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5 events worth checking out in New Orleans this week

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By Hoodline - Published on January 29, 2020.

Looking to mix things up this week? From concerts to a guided meditation class, here's a rundown of options to help you get off the couch and out into the world.

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Musical Excursions: Simon Shaneen 

From the event description:

Join us for an evening of captivating Arabic music by oud player Simon Shaheen. Simon Shaheen dazzles his listeners as he deftly leaps from traditional Arabic sounds to jazz and Western classical styles. His soaring technique, melodic ingenuity and unparalleled grace have earned him international acclaim as a virtuoso on the oud and violin.

When: Friday, Jan. 31, 7-10 p.m.
Where: The University of New Orleans - Performing Arts Center Recital Hall, Milneburg Road
Admission: Free (students/faculty/staff); $10 (UNO alumni/ seniors). More ticket options available.

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Trey Anastasio Band

From the event description:

Trey Anastasio Band at Civic Theatre in New Orleans.  Anastasio is the lead singer and guitarist for Phish.

When: Friday, Jan. 31, 9 p.m.-midnight
Where: Civic Theatre, 510 O'Keefe Ave.
Admission: $49.50-$75 (Advance)

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Zero waste for beginners workshop

From the event description:

Heard about zero waste but want to know more? Skeptical of recycling and worried about plastic pollution? We can help! Attend the  workshop to learn more about the zero waste movement, including super simple tricks and swaps to save money and reduce your waste by recycling better, reusing, or composting in new ways.

When: Saturday, Feb. 1, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Launch Pad, 400 Poydras St., Suite 900
Admission: $15

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Onesie pub crawl 

From the event description:

We're bar hopping in onesies in New Orleans! Join us anytime for your wristband! There's live entertainment throughout, no cover charges, drink specials, professional photographers and a costume contest with cash prizes! Anyone is welcome! Bring your friends or make new friends here!

When: Saturday, Feb. 1, 12 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: New Orleans, To be announced
Admission: $10 (Pre-Sale); $15 (Day Before Event Pre-Sale). More ticket options available.

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Guided meditation class

From the event description:

This guided class encompasses loving kindness practices and ways to become more compassionate and empathetic toward yourself and others.

When: Sunday, Feb. 2, 5-7 p.m.
Where: MVMT by Romney, 1320 Magazine St., #103
Admission: $30

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