Here's what to do in New Orleans this week

Looking to mix things up this week? From a wine tasting to a networking event, here's a lineup of options to help you get out and about in the days ahead.

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Meet the Winemakers

Meet three legendary French winemakers at this meet and greet and tasting. The event will feature 12 wines from Champagne, the Rhone Valley and Burgundy. Expect to taste French cheeses paired with the wines.

When: Wednesday, April 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Swirl Wine Bar & Market, 3143 Ponce De Leon St.
Admission: $28

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Pythian Girls Night Out and Networking Soiree

The New Orleans Housewives in the City will host a networking event at Pythian Market. Share your business cards with new contacts at this soiree while enjoying food, drinks and conversation.

When: Thursday, April 18, 6-9:30 p.m.
Where: 234 Loyola Ave.
Admission: Free

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The Future of New Orleans

Learn what is in store for the future of New Orleans from Quentin Messer, president and CEO of the New Orleans Business Alliance, at this public meeting. You'll also find out the state of the city's economy and entrepreneurship creation.

When: Thursday, April 18, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Urban League of Louisiana, 4640 S. Carrollton Ave.
Admission: Free

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Bunnies in the Big Easy

Help raise money for the 20th Annual Gay Easter Parade at Bunnies in the Big Easy. The event, hosted by Tony Leggio, will include a limited open bar, live basket raffles, bunny boys and live entertainment throughout the evening. 

When: Friday, April 19, 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal St.
Admission: $45

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Afro Karaoke

Sing your heart out at Afro Karaoke! DJ Renzay and DJ Ojay will spin music from afrobeats and reggae to soca, soukous, highlife and more. Karaoke sign up will be available at the door.

When: Friday, April 19, 10 p.m.-3 a.m.
Where: The Howlin' Wolf, 907 S. Peters St.
Admission: $10

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No Lye Comedy

Laugh with the ladies of No Lye Comedy at Hi-Ho Lounge. The stand up show will be hosted by Rochelle the Comic and headlined by the West Bank's Nita Cherise. Nkechi Chibueze, TK Fairley, Michele Poole and Ashleigh Branch will be featured.

When: Saturday, April 20, 8-11 p.m.
Where: Hi-Ho Lounge, 2239 St. Claude Ave.
Admission: Free

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