It’s almost summer already?! The kids are getting out of school and there’s something happening in the city every weekend. Bayou Boogaloo is going on this weekend so you might want to pull out those giant pool swans and get them water ready now!
The Boogaloo is a celebration of Bayou St. John, and here in the city, the neighborhoods have plenty of people to celebrate.
Get Your Groove On
At Euclid Records in the Bywater, you can grow your vinyl collection, hear local bands live and take a trip back to the ’90s in this funky, cool record shop. Check out what makes Euclid, and vinyl records in general, a worthwhile experience here.
Be Nice or Leave
You’ve seen his signs all over the city; Dr. Bob’s mantra of “Be Nice or Leave” are definitely words to live by. The folk artist spoke to us about the art of giving and how charity has helped him grow as an artist and person.
Vegan Wit A Twist
For some people, switching over to a plant-based diet can be a challenge when it’s hard to access, or maybe it just doesn’t taste like what you’re used to. That was the case for one barber, who started making his own vegan food that was so good, he started his own business around it. Check out his story and the pictures of BBQ cauliflower that looks just as good as it tastes.
Want to have some quality family time but don’t want it to be boring? NORD is having a family night including board games, interactive games, music, dancing and prizes. A discussion on healthy food and a meal will be provided at the end of the night.
Witches, wizards and even muggles are invited to a prom celebration, which also doubles as a fundraiser for racial justice work at the Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal.
Boogaloo Bets: Anders Osborne, Valerie Sassyfras, Cole Williams Band
Live paintings, local food vendors, wine tastings, a photo booth and live music will take place at Armstrong Park. Artists performing include Jack Freeman, DJ Raj Smoove and Nayo Jones.
The highly anticipated reopening of the lion exhibit at Audubon Zoo is happening, with four new residents who arrived in March. The new exhibit is a replica of an abandoned 1920-era train station, a symbol of the kind of transportation that once spanned lion country and opened the door to habitat loss and poaching.
Boogaloo Bets: Cowboy Mouth, Little Freddie King, Lucky Lou, Erica Falls, Soul Brass Band
Come celebrate the opening of the newest business and only full-service coffee shop in New Orleans East.
This is it: the final “Game of Thrones” episode. Who will be left to take the Iron Throne? There are plenty of bars having watch parties
where we’ll watch everyone in Westeros die, and one of them is even a trivia-themed shindig.
Boogaloo Bets: Tab Benoit, Amanda Shaw, Raw Oyster Cult