POSTED Fri. Apr 15, 2016

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Get Your Weekend On, New Orleans: April 15-17
Adam Karlin
Written by ADAM KARLIN
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This weekend in New Orleans
Indie theater, music galore, neighborhood festivals and the usual roster of food, drinks and fun characterize New Orleans on this likely overcast weekend.

This weekend
You’re hardly infringing if you make an effort to attend InFringe Fest, a brand new, independent and edgy addition to the New Orleans performing arts calendar.

If you’re curious about learning the history of the iconic New Orleans shotgun house, consider the PRC’s Shotgun Home Tour.

A sonnet? We’re on it. Plus, there’s punk-meets-poetry mashups at the New Orleans Poetry Festival.

Explore cinema on a global scale at the Louisiana International Film Festival.

Friday
Boyfriend brings it – ‘it’ being clever, ‘English major rap’ – to One-Eyed Jack’s.

The annual Sippin’ In Seersucker party will feature some fly seersucker sartorial skills in the Shops at Canal Place.

Tank & the Bangas bang out at Chickie Wah Wah.

DJ Yes Kate Yes turns into D-Jaime Lannister to celebrate the Lannister Family Reunion – A Twelve Mile Limit Dance Party. No cover!

Saturday
The 9th Ward Festival is a cozy little neighborhood party with a lot of love in its heart.

Food, music and local artists will pepper the monthly Arts Market of New Orleans.

Chick Corea and Bela Fleck perform their idiosyncratic sounds at the Orpheum.

The Brass-A-Holics get down at Le Bon Temps.

Sunday
Head up to Abita Springs for the Busker Festival.

Dawes and Hiss Golden Messenger play at Tipitina’s.

It’s your last chance to check out Record Store Day Weekend.

Image of Sippin’ In Seersucker courtesy of Facebook.

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