Things to do in NOLA Apr 11th- Apr 17th




Monday, April 11th

  • What: Lucky Bean Poetry Night 
  • Where: Blue Cypress Books, 8123 Oak St
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: This month’s featured reader is Brad Richard. He has taught creative writing at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) and Lusher Charter School, and is a faculty member of the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop for Teachers. His newest chapbook, In Place, is Number 24 in the Robin Becker Chapbook Series and published by Seven Kitchens Press.
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Tuesday, April 12th

  • What: Sake & Cheese Pairing Class 
  • Where: Wetlands Sake, 634 Orange St 
  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Wetlands Sake is teaming up with St. James Cheese to show you how sake is the PERFECT drink to pair with cheese. Explore a variety of FIVE cheeses paired with our sakes and find out how the flavors play off of each other to create a luscious, unique culinary experience.
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Wednesday, April 13th 

  • What: Veggie Drag Bingo
  • Where: 800 Homer Plessy Way
  • Time: 6:00-8:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: This April Drag Bingo Benefits Jeanette Bell’s ‘Garden on Mars’ gardens in Central City, Gert Town and the Lower 9th Ward.
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Thursday, April 14th

  • What: One Eyed Jacks presents Greet Death with Infant Island
  • Where: Gasa Gasa, 4920 Freret 
  • Time: 9:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: $12
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Friday, April 15th

  • What: Bunnies in the Big Easy
  • Where: CrescentCare, 1631 Elysian Fields
  • Time: 6:30-9:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Bunnies in the Big Easy is one of the gayest and glitziest soirees of the whole gay Easter weekend and with only 100 tickets available, it sells out fast every year. Tickets are only $45. The ticket amount is the cost to feed a client for two weeks. Bunnies in the Big Easy is a part of the Gay Easter Parade fundraisers raising money to produce the 21st Annual Gay Easter Parade. Proceeds from the parade will be donated to Food for Friends—a program of CrescentCare (formerly known as the No/AIDS Task Force). 
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Saturday, April 16th

  • What: Lonesome Wilde (Micah McKee Band) and Paris Achenbach
  • Where: Portside Lounge, 3000 Dryades
  • Time: 9:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Lonesome Wilde is an exploration of the intersections between classic pop, rock, psychedelia, and modern R&B. Paris Achenbach is one of New Orleans’ most captivating singer/songwriters. Don’t miss her opening set.
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Sunday, April 17th

  • What: 21st Annual Gay Easter Parade
  • Where: Starts at Armstrong Arch, ends at Grandpre’s
  • Time: 4:30pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: The parade showcases the fashion and creativity of the LGBTQ+ community dressed in Easter and summer suits, tuxedos, and dresses with festive Easter hats. 
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