Midori Tajiri-Byrd’s faded lilac mohawk falls across her forehead as she flips through a book of photos.
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
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
Monday, December 26, 2016
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
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.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Electronic music deejay Deadmau5 and rapper Travis Scott will headline the 2017 Buku Music + Art Project at Mardi Gras World, organizers announced Tuesday.
The 2017 Hogs for the Cause barbecue competition and music festival will feature the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Railroad Earth, Shovels & Rope, the London Souls and Fruit Bats, organizers announced Tuesday.
Thursday, December 01, 2016
The 2017 Bayou Country Festival will remake itself in 2017, moving into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome after seven years at LSU's Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge. Fans should recognize the roster, as five of the six biggest names — Blake Shelton, Mirand…
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
The Bayou Classic is a football tradition, the clash of two rivals in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Both Grambling State University and Southern University have strong fan bases in the area, so the Bayou Classic draws fans and families to …
Let’s be honest: If Celebration in the Oaks didn’t change one little thing, thousands of New Orleanians (and a fair number of visitors) would flock to the annual marking of the holiday season.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
As a chef and the head of Brooklyn Brewery’s culinary programming, Andrew Gerson wants “to bring beer back to its rightful place at the table.”
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
The National World War II Museum honors VETERANS DAY with a ceremony, patriotic music, speakers and museum tours. 10:30 a.m. Friday at Andrew Higgins Drive between Camp and Magazine streets. (504) 528-1944. nationalww2museum.org
Friday, November 04, 2016
Thursday, November 03, 2016
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Ten years ago, Jeffery Vannor was a high school dropout with little hope for his future. But he mustered the will to apply to Café Reconcile, the nonprofit restaurant and training center. He became a waiter, and now he's the cafe's alumni coordina…
Monday, October 31, 2016
Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler had the last, incongruous word at the 2016 Voodoo Festival. Wrapping up a nearly two-hour set at 9:20 p.m. Sunday, Butler halted on his way offstage and exclaimed, apropos of nothing, “No more private prisons in the…
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Saturday, October 29, 2016
When they weren’t marveling at the spiffy new restroom facilities, posing for pictures in the Mortuary’s haunted cemetery or gobbling up the Blue Oak Barbecue booth’s entire supply of nachos and po-boys, opening-day attendees at Voodoo Fest 2016 h…
Friday, October 28, 2016
On Friday afternoon, Rachel Ribando-Gros passed swiftly through the entrance of the 2016 Voodoo Music & Arts Experience in City Park, hoping to see her handiwork.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Save Our Cemeteries and Anne Rice’s Vampire Lestat Fan Club were joined by the public for a celebration of the upcoming restoration of the Karstendiek Family tomb, also known as the “Vampire Lestat Tomb”, in historic Lafayette Cemetery No. 1.
Baton Rouge rapper Kevin Gates has canceled his scheduled performance at the 2016 Voodoo Fest in New Orleans' City Park this weekend. In a tweet, Voodoo organizers said Gates backed out "due to an unforeseen incarceration."
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Rising from the grave after three years, the resurrected 6t’9 Social Aid & Pleasure Club will bring its ultimate neighborhood Halloween second line-style Pumpkin Parade to the streets Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Saturday, October 08, 2016
Phoebe Pitre, 9, wanted to go straight to the ice cream beignets, but her dad overrode that decision, demanding they get something more substantial to eat first.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
As a welcome autumn chill takes hold, Deutsches Haus invites the public to its annual Oktoberfest to eat, dance and play in the spirit of "Gemütlichkeit," German for an atmosphere of warmth, friendliness and good cheer.
Sunday, October 02, 2016
The rich and multicultural heritage of Gretna and the powerful strains of Southern rock will be celebrated in the annual Gretna Heritage Festival this weekend.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
What started out as a fundraiser for first responders after Hurricane Katrina has blossomed into a three-day celebration of music, food and a staple for a New Orleans neighborhood.