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March 5th

00:00 March 05, 2013
By: Emily Hingle
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 Even though it’s hot today, the weather stations say it will get quite cold soon, but with the great shows happening, you can’t stay inside. Bundle up!

Wednesday at the Square is back at Lafayette Square in the CBD this week with guitarist Anders Osborne and the Colin Lake Band at 5 p.m. for free. Don’t leave your cash at home, however, for there will be the obligatory food and drink vendors as well as local crafts that you’ll want to take home. Don’t forget to get your yoga on at the WET Deck at the W Hotel on Poydras Thursday afternoon at 5:30 p.m. Reserve your spot for the free class on the W Hotel CBD’s Facebook page. Alternative rock band Borgessa performs at Banks St. Bar at 10 p.m.

Friday is going to be a varied day. First there is the Slow Food Louisiana Lenten Fish Fry Pop-up at the non-profit farm Grow Dat Youth Farm at 150 Zachary Taylor Drive beginning at 7 p.m. The seated dinner is $50, however, regular admission is just $5 and you can purchase dishes for $5. Your early evening event is the Beyond “Beasts”: The Art of Court 13 Opening Reception and at the Contemporary Arts Center for free beginning at 6 p.m. where you can see the truck boat from the film Beasts of the Southern Wild. At 8 p.m., the Homecoming Dance commences and will have live music by the Lost Bayou Ramblers. The dance is also free. Beginning this Friday is horror film The ABC’s of Death stint at the Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center. It continues through the 17th, and will play at 8 p.m. each night. Finally, if the film got you in the mood for doing something on the darker side, you can witness the oddities at the 999 Eyes Freakshow at One Eyed Jacks for $12 at 9 p.m.

Metal moves to Metairie on Saturday with Godhunter at Babylon performing with local band The Chronic Death Slug for $5 at 10 p.m. Over at Hangar 13 is West Water Outlaws with South Jones and Strange Roux at at 9 p.m. Siberia will host two separate concerts on Sunday beginning with Useless Eaters and Nightmare Boyzzz at 6 p.m. At 10 p.m., Austin, Texas, metallers Howl perform with local black metal bands Serpentis, and Necrotic Priapism. 

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