Celebrate Mardi Gras, Eat Real Cheap or Take a Trip to the Moon.
It's a quiet Monday for sure, but it comes at a pretty optimum time. Your best bet tonight, perhaps, is to soak up some of that Mardi Gras weekend hangover with some half-price pizza and then to spend a relaxing evening either watching a bit of antique cinema or taking in some badass jazz music as you attempt to recover enough for Fat Tuesday.
Monday Night Fight at Caribbean Grill
Lose yourself in the music, the moment Caribbean Grill's weekly Monday Night Fight begins. The free-style rap battle is hosted by 97.9 FM The Beat's Headkrack and open to all. Admission is just $5, don't miss your chance to blow.
Badass Jazz with Shelley Carol at Amsterdam Bar
Free no-frills fun courtesy of local sax hero Shelley Carol.
Half-price pizza at Bryan Street Tavern
Last week, we discovered that the folks over at Bryan Street Tavern make one hell of a thin crust pie. Mondays make a great night to see for yourselves what we mean as that's the night when Bryan Street offers up its pies for half-off.
A Trip to the Moon at Texas Theatre
The 1902 film took over a decade to restore, a process making it the most technically-sophisticated and expensive ever. The updated version is presented here with an updated soundtrack by the French band Air, and will be followed by a screening of The Extraordinary Voyage, a documentary chronicling Moon's arduous restoration process.
Half-price food and all-night happy hour at Barcadia