We've got your weekend: CLUE, puppets, Brazilian music
Wednesday - Sunday / Shane's shout out: Dont-miss Jazz Fest beyond the Fairgrounds shows
Wednesday: Tank and the Bangas at Rice Mill Lofts rooftop, 6:00 PM, $25
Thursday: Galactic at One Eyed Jack’s, 9:00 p.m., $35
Friday: Soulive at Steamboat Natchez, 9:15 p.m., $45
Saturday: Marco Benevento at Blue Nile, 2:00 a.m., $20
Sunday: Colin Lake Band at Gasa Gasa, 9:00 p.m., $10
Thursday / CLUE burlesque : Marigny theatreThe AllWays Lounge (2240 St Claude), presents a mystery-themed burlesque show based around popular Hasbro board game CLUE. The interactive show consists of burlesque and variety performances recreating the events leading up to the "murder"; audience members play along, using the process of elimination to guess the winning combination of room, murderer and weapon. Winners will be awarded prizes, which include the board game, an autographed poster, an AllWays Lounge t-shirt, a Dr. Sick CD and a bottle of booze. The show is from 10 - 11 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door.
Friday - Sunday / Puppet performance : Puppeteer Zach Dorn presents "An Excruciatingly Ordinary Toy Theater Show ," a performance that tells several quirky stories through video projection and Dorn's paper puppets, at Indywood Theater (628 Elysian Fields) in the Marigny at 9 p.m. each day. Tickets $10.
Saturday / Teen Arts Exhibition showcase: As part of the New Orleans Arts District Association's art walk, the Contemporary Arts Center presents the opening reception for Teen Zine: Third Eye exhibition, "Here's to," at 6 p.m. The year-long program pairs members of the Teen Arts Exhibition group with a professional curator to lay out and install the exhibition. "Here's To" will showcase the teen's final work from the past year. The exhibition will be on view through May 31.
Saturday /Brazil music workshop: The Ashe Cultural Arts Center (1712 OC Haley) presents a Brazil music workshop featuring saxophonist Luciano Silva and percussionist Gina Conceaicao. The performance will also feature music from Louisiana Musicians including Louisiana musicians including harpist Patrice Fisher, percussionist Carlos Valladares, trombonist Ben Smith, guitarist Roberto Moreira, flutist Betsy Braud, bassist Edwin Gonzalez, pianist Fran Comiskey and German trumpeter Klaus Fats Lumma. The show starts at 6 p.m.