Remembering history and making history, all in one weekend
Published on Wednesday, Jan 9th, 2019
Whew! We made it past New Year’s Day and the start of Carnival last week! But there’s no time to waste, because Sunday is the game we’ve been waiting for, when the Saints (hopefully) blow out the Eagles again!
This week’s picks include remembering history with the Battle of New Orleans and gearing up to make history again with the Saints!
What: Saints Black and Gold Friday at Hancock Whitney Center
Where: Hancock Whitney Center, 701 Poydras Street, 12 – 1 p.m.
Music and light refreshments will be served at this CBD lunch-hour party. Former Saints player Roman Harper will be there, mascot Sir Saint, and the Saintsations. There’s also giveaways for field passes and tickets for Sunday’s game! Click here for more information.
What: Battle of New Orleans reenactment
Where: 8201 W Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, La. 70043
The popular reenactment, usually held at the Chalmette Battlefield, is moving to the St. Bernard Parish Government Building due to the most recent government shutdown. Click here for more information.
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MEET THE CAST: Lune Noirr, known as the Mistress of the Dark, the Woman of Many Headdresses, brings a fresh yet soulful presence to the art of the tease. Lune performs regularly with Society of Sin Nerdlesque Productions, Bella Blue Productions, and Trixie Minx Productions in New Orleans. Lune embodies sex appeal, uniqueness, and passion, with a hint of spook. Come see Lune Noirr at One Eyed Jacks on Saturday, January 12 for Oh! You Pretty Things where she’ll capture your attention with her vibrant stage presence and use her tantalizing dance moves to put you under a spell.
What: Oh! You Pretty Things – David Bowie Burlesque tribute
Where: One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse Street, New Orleans, La. 70130
A burlesque tribute to David Bowie — the Starman himself. Burlesque and live music tributes to the late legend go all evening on Saturday, with two shows dedicated to all things Thin White Duke. Click here for tickets.
What: Saints Tailgate Concert Series featuring Casme
Where: Fontaine Palace Nola, 218 S. Robertson Street, New Orleans LA 70112
Four bars, surrounded by parking lots for the tailgaters, DJ’s and live music. Click here for more information.
What: New Year, New Headshots
Where: Tiffany Caines Photography, 930 Gulf Drive, Gretna La. 70053
Start off the new year right with new headshots! This event is perfect for business professionals and creatives. Click here for more information.