5 Things To Do in New Orleans This Weekend
Our top picks for this weekend's events
"War Horse" is onstage at the Saenger this week.
Thursday, May 15
You only have a few more days to catch War Horse, the Tony Award-winning play that was adapted for film, at the Sanger. Info here.
If you want to watch a local production, the Mel Brooks farce Young Frankenstein is on the books at Rivertown Theaters. Info here.
Friday, May 16
All weekend Bayou Boogaloo — which this year features music from Big Freedia, Eric Lindell, The Iguanas and more — takes place along Bayou St. John. Info here.
Comedian TV host Chelsea Handler signs her latest book, Uganda Be Kidding Me, at Garden District Book Shop before taking the stage at the Mahalia Jackson Theater later that night. Info here.
Sweet Crude, Social Set, Paul Sanchez & Minimum Rage and Tank & the Bangas all perform tonight at Tipitina's as a benefit for The Instrument Repair Initiative. Info here.