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NOLA WEEKEND: Saints vs. Bucs, the Nutcracker & More Dec. 19 – 25

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We’re highlighting some things to do to help you plan out your week.

Tuesday, Dec. 20

PJ Morton Performs at Blue Nile

Maroon 5 band member PJ Morton performs at the Blue Nile on Tuesday at 10 p.m.

Catch the New Orleans native before his month-long residency at the Frenchman Street nightclub ends.

Morton features a lineup of local musicians backing the R&B artist. Blue Nile posts a $10 cover charge for the event.

For more information visit: http://bluenilelive.com/tickets/?Page=https%3a%2f%2fpublic.ticketbiscuit.com%2fBlueNileLive%2fEvents%2f288483

Wednesday, Dec. 21

 Jambalaya, the Musical at the Orpheum Theater

The Orpheum Theater plays host to Jambalaya, the Musical starting on Wednesday at 8 p.m.

The performance celebrates everything about South Louisiana — from hurricanes to Cajun culture. Combining music and dance, the musical is sure to take audience members for a wild ride through the Louisiana Bayou.

The show closes Friday. Ticket prices range from $25 – $65>

For more information visit: http://orpheumnola.com/calendar/jambalaya-the-musical-3/

 New Orleans Pelicans vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

The New Orleans Pelicans take on the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Smoothie King Center. 

Check out the Pelicans website for special deals on tickets: http://www.smoothiekingcenter.com/events/detail/pelicans-vs-oklahoma-city-thunder

Thursday, Dec. 22

Harry Shearer and Judith Owen’s Christmas Without Tears at Le Petit Theatre

Actor Harry Shearer and his wife, musician Judith Owen host a Christmas party that’s bound to make you laugh.

See the pair’s “2016 Christmas Without Tears Tour,” on Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Le Petite Theatre.

The variety show may bring a little light and laughter to what some consider a stressful season.

Expect surprise appearances by local actors and musicians. 

Ticket prices range from $32 – $67.

For more information visit: http://www.lepetittheatre.com/listings/events/harry-shearer-and-judith-owen-s.html

Friday, Dec. 23

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

A holiday favorite comes to the Saenger Theatre this week.

See Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker Friday at the venue for only two performances, one at 3 p.m. and the other at 7 p.m. 

Award-winning Russian dancers take the stage for a stunning performance. 

Ticket prices start at $30.

For more information visit: https://www.saengernola.com/shows/moscow-ballet's-great-russian-nutcracker2016

Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic

Mickey, Minnie and all their Disney friends come to the UNO Lakefront arena Friday for a performance for all ages.

The venue lists two show times at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Cinderella, the Toy Story gang, Rapunzel, Snow White, Tinker Bell and Aladdin’s Genie will all take the stage to captivate the audience.  

Tickets start at $15.

For more information visit website: http://www.disneylive.com/mickey-and-minnies-doorway-to-magic

Saturday, Dec. 24

Firebird: A Soulful Christmas with Robin Barnes & Friends

The Songbird of New Orleans, Robin Barnes, makes an appearance Saturday at 8 p.m. at Ace Hotel’s Three Keys.

Barnes puts on a holiday performance along with some musician friends.

Admission is free with RSVP.

For more information visit: http://threekeysnola.com/events/firebird-soulful-christmas-robin-barnes-friends/

New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

There’s one more home game for Saints fans still in the spirit, and it happens to fall on Christmas Eve.

The team takes on the Bucs Saturday at 3:25 p.m. in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

If you can’t watch the Saints in the Superdome or at home, read about this interesting game watching experience for another option: http://www.mbsuperdome.com/events/detail/saints-vs-tampa-bay-buccaneers

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