If you are reading this, then you survived the zombie outbreak last weekend. Congrats! Now you’ll want to celebrate this weekend, and there are many interesting ways to do just that.
NO With A KICK is an organization that wants to help women protect themselves by providing them with pepper spray, and they are having a party at the Howlin’ Wolf on Thursday at 8 p.m. where each woman will be given a free can of the hot stuff with their $5 donation at the door; $10 for men. The money goes to providing other females with the liquid deterrent. Four bands are playing for your pleasure including Gravy Flavored Kisses, The Kid Carsons, Dana Abbott, and Caleb Caudle. Other goodies like a raffle and auction will further liven the night.
Valorie Hart, the Visual Vamp, is signing her book House Proud: Unique Home Design/Louisiana at the Contemporary Arts Center at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. Hart has compiled a book full of interesting, innovative, and local home décor that anyone will find intriguing. Were you ever a fan of the sketch comedy show The Kids in the Hall? If so, you can watch a movie hosted by one of the show’s alum: actor Kevin McDonald! The Prytania Theater hosts the film Brain Candy at 10 p.m. for $15. U.K. metal band Orange Goblin performs at One Eyed Jacks at 10 p.m.
If you haven’t gotten your free tickets for the Smithsonian’s Museum Day, then visit their site here to register for them. The Smithsonian tickets allow people into one local museum for no charge. The Scorseses are releasing their latest album “Magnumopus” at the House of Blues on Saturday night at 9 p.m. for the low price of $15. Super Water Sympathy and Tyler Kinchen & The Right Pieces will help to open the show. Another local band that reminisces about the old country will be bringing some or their local delicacies to their show. Debauche performs at Carrolton Station at 10 p.m., and their bringing homemade Ukranian Borsch and their infamous Honey Pepper Vodka which you can try out for free.
For you working stiffs in the service industry, Burlesque-ivus for the Rest of Us was made just for you. On Monday night at 10 p.m., beautiful ladies will take it all off just for you! The cover is $10 and the show begins at 10 p.m. at the Allways Lounge. The Saints game will be shown at the bar before the burlesque begins.