Weekly Wins: Things to Do in New Orleans 10/9 – 10/15



Celebrate rapper Drake’s birthday in a very Drake way, learn a new crafting skill and deep dive into all you ever wanted to know about everyone’s favorite food staple – that’s right, cheese – this week.

Wednesday, 10/9

Thom Yorke

The Radiohead frontman has been hard at work on other projects the past few years. He scored the remake of the cult horror movie Suspiria last year, and in 2019, dropped a surprise short film and album titled Anima!. His live shows are renowned for their visual elements and incorporation of career-spanning works. (Mahalia Jackson Theatre // 8 p.m. // $59)


Thursday, 10/10

Stuff You Should Know

Come hear a live taping of the incredibly popular Stuff You Should Know podcast as they talk through, uh, stuff you should know, in this fun and informative evening. (Civic Theatre // 7 p.m. // $29.50)


Friday, 10/11

Vans Presents ‘Color and Line: An Introduction to Weaving with Lena Kolb’

Interested in learning the art of weaving? Come to this class where you’ll explore lines, shapes and color to craft your own geometric art. (The Art Garage // 6-8:30 p.m. // The Art Garage)


Saturday, 10/12

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Drake on Cake at The Bakehouse

Turn your birthday (or Drake’s birthday) into a lifestyle as you celebrate Drake’s birthday month by baking beautiful cakes emblazoned with his best lyrics. Joy the Baker walks you through the skills you need to get creative, and 20% of proceeds will go to the Louisiana Parole Project, making this class even sweeter. (The Bakehouse // 11 a.m. // $155)


Sunday, 10/13


Closeout the Crescent City Chamber Music Festival, an annual mission-based festival that aims to bring classical music to the community, with this performance by Ensemble-in-Residence the Manhattan Chamber Players in a historic setting. (Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church // 5 p.m. // Free)  

Tuesday, 10/15

Cheese Beyond the Basics

Everyone loves cheese. But do you love cheese enough to deep dive into the intricacies of this delicious and versatile food? If the answer is yes, spend your evening with an expert, and you’ll even get the chance to ask your questions about all things cheesy. (NOCHI // 6-8 p.m. // $65)

Is there a can’t-miss event you’re excited for this coming week? Remember to tag us in all of your own weekly wins by using #FrayLife #NOLFray on social!

Also, if check out these upcoming fall races around NOLA to help you stay fit heading into the holidays!

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