The banks of Bayou St. John are the place to get your boogaloo on for the annual MID-CITY BAYOU BOOGALOO, a three-day festival of music, food, arks and kayaking along the calm waters. 5 p.m. Friday, 500 N. Jefferson Davis Parkway, New Orleans. the…
Friday, May 18, 2018
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Here's a PDF of the entertainment cubes for the 2018 Bayou Boogaloo on the banks of Bayou St. John in New Orleans. Save this page on your phone, print out this schedule and take it with you, or look for a copy in Thursday's Beaucoup section of The…
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
About a year ago, a local gallery came across a suitcase that had been discovered in a sleeper berth of an old City of New Orleans rail car.
Monday, May 14, 2018
According to NOMA photography curator Russell Lord, “Lee Friedlander in Louisiana” isn’t just a comprehensive survey of the work of one of America’s pre-eminent photographers. It’s “a 60-year retrospective of a city.”
Friday, May 11, 2018
New Orleans is renowned for its marvelous cultural traditions. One of the most splendid is the spring NOLA Project’s annual entertainment performed in the Bestoff Sculpture Garden. This year NOLA presents the world premiere of Peter McElligott’s r…
Friday, May 11, 2018
MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH AT THE ZOO is a tradition in New Orleans, with singer Irma Thomas headlining plus music, crafts, food vendors and activities. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. audubonnatureinstitute.org.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
More than 20 years after they worked together as young theater students at the University of New Orleans, Gary Rucker and Scott Sauber have teamed up again for a production of "Little Shop of Horrors" at Kenner’s Rivertown Theater in conjunction w…
The bubbly will flow along the Uptown commercial corridor that bears the French-based term for shopping Saturday for the Magazine Street Champagne Stroll from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
If you set aside “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s 1982 “Little Shop of Horrors” might be the most popular cult classic of our time.
Saturday, May 05, 2018
Friday, May 04, 2018
The Fair Grounds isn't the only place to have fun this weekend. Tonight is the annual ZOO-TO-DO at the Audubon Park zoological garden, a black-tie fundraiser under the oaks. The fun starts at 8 p.m., with patrons getting an hour head start. $110 a…
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Cripple Creek Theatre Company will disband after its final two shows in the 2018 season, according to a Gambit report.
The omnipresent cocktails in “Southern Charm New Orleans” function almost like a soundtrack. Drinks set the mood of each scene and heighten dramatic tension — all while reminding viewers that life in the Big Easy isn’t like life anywhere else.
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is famous for world-class music and classic food favorites, such as Crawfish Monica. But the extravaganza also features an impressive arts and crafts scene, much of it rooted in Louisiana.
Monday, April 30, 2018
With 1,300 acres devoted to nature, recreation and family fun, New Orleans City Park is a photographer's dream. Park officials are sponsoring a photo contest this spring, encouraging shutterbugs to capture that beauty.
Friday, April 27, 2018
Head over to the West Bank for some world-class action on the greens when the ZURICH GOLF CLASSIC tees off for four days of professional play, with a typical New Orleans spin of food, fun and music. 7 a.m. through Sunday, TPC Louisiana, 11001 Lapa…
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Tank & the Bangas and the theater productions Jelly's Last Jam, Hand to God and The Spider Queen all claimed multiple awards at the 30th annual Big Easy Awards gala Monday night at Orpheum Theater, according to a report by Gambit.
The Liberian Civil War was a remarkably brutal affair, even as these things go. Parents were murdered; children snatched. Child soldiers were armed with automatic weapons and plied with drugs. Women were gang-raped by soldiers. Hundreds of thousan…
Friday, April 20, 2018
Head down to the riverfront to see the TALL SHIPS in town to celebrate the city's 300th birthday. The vessels will be open for tours through Sunday, with other events at Woldenberg Riverfront Park, 1 Canal St., New Orleans. tallshipsnola2018.com.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Like many New Orleanians, Fari Nzinga has been looking forward to the 300th anniversary of the founding of the city.
Friday, April 13, 2018
Music, food and fun are on tap at the 35th annual FRENCH QUARTER FESTIVAL with stages throughout the Vieux Carré. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday; various locations throughout the Vieux Carre. fqfi.org.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Monday, April 09, 2018
A magazine for girls and developed with girls, Geaux Girl! gives New Orleans teenagers the opportunity to learn about inspiring women, to access sex education and to read stories written by their peers.
Friday, April 06, 2018
The SPRING GARDEN SHOW at City Park features exhibits, activities, lectures, plant sales, a plant health clinic and live music. $10, $5 children 5-12, Friends of City Park free. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., also Sunday; New Orleans Botanical Gardens Tolmas C…
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The nearly two dozen artists in the Ogden Museum's “The Whole Drum Will Sound: Women in Southern Abstraction” are — as advertised — women from the South who make abstract art.
Sunday, March 25, 2018
Enrique Alférez is considered one of New Orleans’ artistic treasures. His sculptures adorn the city from downtown to the lakefront.
“I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person.” — Tennessee Williams
Saturday, March 24, 2018
One of the biggest challenges for many New Orleans theater companies is a lack of dedicated theater space. For audiences, following your favorite theater-makers often means never knowing where they’ll pop up next.
Friday, March 23, 2018
Enjoy the tasty bounty of the Bayou State at the LOUISIANA CRAWFISH FESTIVAL through Sunday, with crawfish dishes, live entertainment, rides, crafts and more. Sigur Center, 8245 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette. $5 admission. louisianacrawfishfesti…
Thursday, March 22, 2018
When playwright and director Moisés Kaufman first stumbled across “One Arm,” an unproduced screenplay by Tennessee Williams, he recalls being “smitten” by the tale of a French Quarter hustler accused of murder.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Eno Edet is a writer and artist who frequently finds himself in bizarre situations. He seeks them out, but chaos seems inclined to find him as well.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
For adults of a certain age, watching cartoons as kids on a Saturday morning was the highlight of the week.
On Saturday, the rhythmic sounds of African drumming, singing, dancing and storytelling, paired with a dinner of African cuisine, will highlight a weekend devoted to showcasing and teaching African culture.
Monday, March 19, 2018
RHINO Gallery will be hosting a celebration of the season with their "Spring Fling" from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at their location on Magazine Street.
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Romantic French novels seemed to fascinate late 20th century musical theater artists, inspiring the likes of “Beauty and the Beast,” “Les Miserables,” “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and, most notably, “The Phantom of the Opera.”
Saturday, March 17, 2018
French-Russian modernist painter Marc Chagall is considered among the most significant artists of the 20th century. A work by the revered painter will be auctioned in New Orleans on March 18, and if the pre-auction estimates are on target, Chagall…
When the Depression Glass Society hosts its annual show and sale at the Pontchartrain Center this weekend, one truth will be self-evident.
Friday, March 16, 2018
In daily life, David Peters Montana is a socially conscious thinker and a dapper dresser, usually topped with a hat, clad in leather shoes.