Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Happy Tuesday with Fresh Food, Mardi Gras Art Party, and Lots of Music in NOLA!

Happy Tuesday!

Farmer's Market and Fresh Food!
You can get your day started off right with a trip to the Farmer's Market!  Visit the Crescent City's Farmer's Market at University Square (200 Broadway) from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm for the freshest veggies, fruits and seafood.This month the Market is double happy to welcome La Hillel's Kitchen once again for the month of February. Come enjoy the (hopefully) warmer weather and a healthy lunch at Tuesday market. Your choices include falafel in pita with israeli salad, a cup of roasted tomato soup with quinoa, a slice of banana bread, or some flavorful hot chai tea.
Eat local and find more fresh veggies at the Hollygrove Market.   You can go by their location at 8301 Olive Street Monday  thru Friday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  They also have home delivery if you can't make it to the Market - Click here to find out how - http://www.hollygrovemarket.com/content/5669

In the "Box"!

-Pesticide Free Arugula (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Green or Savoy Cabbage (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Carrot Bunch (Glaser's Produce Farm, New Roads, LA)
-Pesticide Free Collards (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Pesticide Free, Hydroponic Tomatoes (Tomott's, Larose, LA)
-Pesticide Free Sweet Potatoes (Pointe Coupee Minority Growers Co-op, Pte. Coupee Parish)
-Raw Sugar (Three Brothers Farm, Youngsville, LA)
-Pesticide Free Turnips OR Beets (Frank Fekete Farms, Hungarian Settlement, LA)
-Double Share of Naturally Grown Blood Oranges (Landrum Farms, Plaquemines Parish)
-Naturally Grown Shiitake Mushrooms (MSNP, New Hebron, MS)
-Naturally Grown Navel Oranges (Landrum Farms, Plaquemines Parish)

Carnival Fun Time!

Mardi Gras Preview Party Art Show tonight at Crescent City Brewhouse (527 Decatur St.) from 5:00 to 7:00 pm - Bring on the beer and beads! Join us for the opening of a an art show with FREE great brews and food. Five local artists showcase their work on the Brew House walls including:
Simon of New Orleans
Mark Kirk of UP/Unique Products
Luis Colmenares

Good Music Tonight!

It's going to be a beautiful night on the Avenue at The Columns Hotel (3811 St. Charles Ave.) - Grab a cocktail and enjoy the sounds of guitar man John Rankin at 8:00 pm

Get your self to Mid-City and to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal St.) for piano master Jon Cleary at 8:00 p.m., and be sure to stay on for The Yakiniku All-Stars featuring June Yamagishi at 10:00 pm - it's going to be a great double header of music at Chickie's!

Right down the street the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) has a triple header with no cover - Andy Forest at 4:00 pm, Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns at 6:00 pm, and top off the evening with the Smokin' Time Jazz Club at 10:00 pm!

There's more fun on Frenchmen over at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) with the The Treme Brass Band at 10:00 pm - there's a $5 cover for the show - but you know you don't want to miss it!

Top off the evening over at the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street...with the REBIRTH Brass Band - they come on around 10:30ish - there's a cover, but you'll be glad you paid and stayed up late!! 

Have a wonderful Tuesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!