We've Got Your Weekend: It's all over the place!
Thursday, March 24/The Tequila House (417 Bourbon Street): It's true, we don't often send you to Bourbon Street for the weekend. We almost never send you to Bourbon Street when the tourist season has rolled in, but we are making an exception this weekend for the Tequila Festival that is starting on March 24. The Tequila House is putting together a menu of amazing tequilas and music so you can taste, talk, and do a little dance. The kick-off party is on Thursday at 4 PM at The Tequila House. For a full display of the events, you can check out the event page here.
Thursday, March 24/barre3 (611 Okeefe Ave): If you are looking for a good sweat on a rooftop, then barre3 is just what you need. Oh, and even better, it's free. That's right, someone is going to let you sweat and possibly make your body sore for free (that seems like an odd sentence, but we are going with it)! The class will be from 5:15-6 PM, and it's located on the top floor of the Premium Parking Garage-The Park directly across from barre3 New Orleans - Downtown.
Friday, March 25/Hi-Ho Lounge (2239 St. Claude): It's a full line-up at Hi-Ho on Friday with DJ Doug Funnie, Marina Orchestra, and Maggie Belle Band. Here's the run down: DJ Doug Funnie will be spinning Louisiana Groove vinyl the entire evening. What is the Louisiana Groove? Swamp-Funk-Jazz-Blues-Bras
Saturday, March 26/The Contemporary Arts Center (900 Camp Street): Voice of a New Era is an art show curated by the CAC’s Teen Arts Exhibition Group -- a selective group of ambitious high-school students from the Greater New Orleans area. Students chose the theme of the exhibition, put out an open call for submissions, and selected works from 294 entries. The exhibit is free, open to the public, and it will begin at 6 PM.
Saturday, March 26/New Orleans Cemeteries (1539 Jackson Ave): If there is one thing we are dying to keep sacred in New Orleans, it's our cemeteries. Well, we've also thrown in cocktails and history to make it a must go! Save Our Cemeteries has partnered with the New Orleans Catholic Cemeteries to provide a unique tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 at dusk. This exclusive evening cemetery tour departs from Richard Fiske’s Martini Bar at the Chateau LeMoyne Hotel. After a guided tour of the cemetery, guests return for complimentary drinks, appetizers and post tour socializing. The tour will begin at 6 PM, and you must be 21 years of age and older to partake. Ticket price is $45 per person, and advance reservations are required. You can reserve your spot here.
Sunday, March 27/The New Movement Theater (2706 St. Claude): Well, after your Easter brunch, why not head over to The New Movement Theater for some improv? But this isn't just any improv. Eritria Pitts will be performing some of the characters that reside within her mind, body and soul in a one-woman sketch/character show. There will be other performers joining the stage, but since it's improv, the details are pretty loose. The show begins at 8 PM, and the tickets are $5. You can purchase tickets in advance here.