Richard Boyd will be missed at this weekend’s Jane Austen Literary Festival.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival's full schedule was released Tuesday, kicking off the one-month countdown to the fest's opening day.
Little Feat’s iconic 1978 live album “Waiting for Columbus” will be the subject of an all-star concert at the Saenger Theatre on May 6, the second Saturday of the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
As the name implies, the annual Hogs for the Cause fundraiser is primarily about pigs. But the music component has grown more robust over the event’s nine-year existence. The roster of this weekend’s 2017 Hogs for the Cause includes Chris Robinson…
Monday, March 27, 2017
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Sample local crawfish and enjoy live entertainment, rides, and arts and crafts at the LOUISIANA CRAWFISH FESTIVAL in Chalmette. The family-oriented fair goes all weekend at the Sigur Center, 8245 W. Judge Perez Drive. $5 admission. louisianacrawfi…
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
With Tony Green pulling double duty as a guitarist and the creator of the 2017 French Quarter Festival's official poster, organizers unveiled the full schedule Tuesday (March 21) during a news conference at the intersection of St. Louis and Royal …
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The classic Mexican taco is based on a simple concept: Stuff a warm tortilla with savory fillings; top with tasty garnishes.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Italian-Americans in New Orleans and surrounding communities celebrate the feast of St. Joseph (March 19) with parades, a St. Joseph’s altar that travels through the French Quarter, and a 500-pound bowl of pasta covered with 150 gallons of meatles…
Monday, March 13, 2017
Whether they're two-stepping to Cajun music, celebrating history or sampling local food favorites, festivalgoers know that somewhere in the Bayou State, the good times are always rolling this time of year.
Friday, March 10, 2017
The 2017 Buku Music + Art Project was going along swimmingly Friday night until a festival attendee apparently decided to go for a swim in the Mississippi River and had to be rescued.
Thursday, March 09, 2017
The Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo, the free, three-day festival staged along the banks of Bayou St. John, has announced its 2017 music roster.
Sallie Ann Glassman, the prominent New Orleans vodou priestess, and her husband, developer Pres Kabacoff, recently hosted a discussion with a cross-section of local religious leaders: Baptist, Mormon, Muslim, Methodist, Roman Catholic.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Monday, March 06, 2017
At only 6 years old, the Buku Music + Art Project is the youngest member of the New Orleans festival family. Appropriately, its attendees, roster and mindset also skew decidedly young.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Chance the Rapper, who took home the coveted best new artist trophy during the recent Grammy Awards, has joined the roster of the 2017 Essence Festival in New Orleans this summer.
Monday, February 27, 2017
The Krewe of Proteus, founded in 1881, celebrates their one hundred and thirty-sixth anniversary with this year’s parade. This is the oldest night-time parading Krewe in New Orleans, offering you a glimpse into the fabled pageantry of the Golden A…
Friday, February 17, 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017
If you plan to buy tickets for either the Bayou Country Superfest or the New Orleans Jazz Fest, this Tuesday, Feb. 14, is an important date.
Friday, January 27, 2017
From the splendor of Elvis Presley's fabulous Medici collar — complete with a sequined hound dog and blue suede shoes — to a giant wearable pirate ship, to Mardi Gras Indian creations and real costumes worn by the 610 Stompers, a new museum celebr…
Headliners of the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Festival will include Stevie Wonder, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Maroon 5, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, Kings of Leon, Usher & the Roots, Harry Connick Jr., Meghan Trainor, Lorde, Snoop Dogg,…
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Stevie Wonder, Tom Petty, Maroon 5, Snoop Dogg, Pitbull and Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds are some of the big acts that will perform at the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Just in time for Aaron Neville's 76th birthday on Tuesday, organizers of the 2017 French Quarter Festival announced that he'll perform at the massive free festival for the very first time this spring.
Friday, January 20, 2017
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Get sparkly at the NEW ORLEANS WINTER JEWELRY AND BEAD SHOW, featuring jewelry, beads, tools and classes. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. $5. (504) 265-8830. aksshow.com.
Monday, January 16, 2017
During the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Festival, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews will once again headline the Saenger Theatre for his annual Treme Threauxdown.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
The 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival schedule will be unveiled soon. Until then, fest fans will bide their time guessing, and hoping.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Thursday, January 05, 2017
Kick off Carnival with PHUNNY PHORTY PHELLOWS as they roll along the St. Charles streetcar line accompanied by the Storyville Stompers Brass Band. The costumed riders set out from the Willow Street Car Barn at 7 p.m. Friday.
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
The facts surrounding the Battle of New Orleans remain the same. Outnumbered and on the defensive, American troops led by Gen. Andrew Jackson defeated the British forces on Jan. 8, 1815. It was the final, major land conflict in the War of 1812 and…
From the silver screen to Netflix to prime time TV shows, comic culture has become established outside the borders of comic book panels. Who hasn't heard of A-listers like Superman or Wonder Woman?
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
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Monday, December 19, 2016
Friday night and Christmas Eve are your last chances to catch the nightly MIRACLE ON FULTON STREET, on Fulton at Poydras streets, New Orleans. Light displays, music, interactive ornaments and daily "snow." miracleonfulton.com.
Steps away from the honking horns and jangling cash registers of Christmastime on Canal Street, there's another, more harmonious world of twinkling lights, warm tea and the soothing sounds of a harp.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
The 2017 Essence Festival will welcome Diana Ross to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for the first time. She’ll join Mary J. Blige, Chaka Khan, Erykah Badu, India.Arie, John Legend, Jazmine Sullivan, Solange, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and M…
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Marci Schramm has resigned as executive director of French Quarter Festivals Inc., the nonprofit organization that produces the French Quarter Festival, Satchmo Summerfest and Christmas New Orleans Style. She led the organization for nine years.