The fearless female rapper Boyfriend is having her birthday this Friday at Siberia with her buddies Sex Party, Bouffant Bouffant, and aboynamedruth at 9 p.m. You may see Boyfriend in an upcoming issue of Where Y’at, so check her out live before you simply read about her great live show! Siberia was closed for some days this week for renovations so come to check out the new look!
The 3rd Annual New Orleans Daiquiri Festival was not able to happen last Saturday, but they have rescheduled for this Saturday. It’s at the Michalopoulos Studio on Elysian Fields and begins at 11 a.m. Before you leave the area, enjoy some nostalgia with a screening of Rewind This!; it’s a documentary on the impression VHS tapes made on the 80s, 90s, and beyond. The showing at Antenna Gallery is free, thanks to the efforts of the Charitable Film Network, and begins at 7:30 p.m. Seating is limited. Later that night enjoy some Gravy Flavored Kisses and Roxy Roca at Gasa Gasa on Freret Street at 10 p.m. for $8, or stay in the Bywater for the Downfall of Gaia, Black Table, Red Shield, and Cape of the Matador at Siberia at 10 p.m. Just across the street is Bella Blue’s Dirty Dime Peepshow at the Allways Lounge, the same bar where Bella’s picture is causing a controversy on the bar’s front door. There will be quite a few ladies from around the country to appeal to all of your tastes, and there will be free ice cream by the sponsor New Orleans Ice Cream Company to appeal to your actual taste. The show begins at midnight and costs $15. After a stint in New York, Debauche comes on home to do a show at the Spotted Cat club on Frenchmen Street at 10 p.m.
Dat Dog on Freret Street will be holding a fundraiser for the injured Tulane football player Devon Walker from 1:30-7 p.m. The event will feature Devon's own hot dog creation called the Devon Dog, and ten percent of all sales will go to his recovery fund.
Just to inject a little fun and adventure into the extreme music scene, there will be a hardcore show at an undisclosed location on Tuesday night with Hoax, Psychic Blood, Mystic Inane and Classhole beginning at 8 p.m. Call 504-BED-FLIP the day of the show to get the location.
The fifth annual Culture Collision crashes into Generations Hall on Wednesday. The exposition brings together non-profit performing and visual art organizations for your exploration from 5-8 p.m. for free, then a party ensues with the Morning 40 Federation at 8 p.m. in the next room for $12. There will be food, a cash bar, and raffles.
Not so gnarly, Big Deal Burlesque shows you why they’re a big deal at Siberia on Thursday at 10 p.m. Tickets are $10. Immediately following will the Disco Nouveau.