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, Miran…
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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.
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 …
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.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
As far as Quint Davis was concerned, the Bayou Country Superfest would have remained at Baton Rouge’s Tiger Stadium, where it was launched in 2010, indefinitely.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Monday, September 19, 2016
Beignet Fest will be held at Lafayette Square, 500 St Charles Ave. with sweet and savory beignets served up by restaurants such as Bread & Circus (Lafayette), Café Du Monde, Ye Olde College Inn, The Ruby Slipper, Café Beignet and New Orleans C…
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Sept. 17 is halfway to St. Patrick’s Day, and what better way to celebrate all things Celtic in the Crescent City than attend an Irish Festival deep in the heart of New Orleans’ Irish Channel?
Monday, September 12, 2016
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Poison Ivory remembers one of the first times she stepped onstage, just four years ago, as an inexperienced burlesque performer in New York, at the weekly “Le Scandal” cabaret show.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Whether you love them roasted, fried, grilled or slurped straight from the shell, for New Orleanians, there’s no shortage of ways to enjoy fresh oysters.
Saturday, September 03, 2016
Luxurious Louisiana seafood, live music, demonstrations and activities for kids were on the menu at the Louisiana Seafood Festival at the City Park Festival Grounds.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
This year’s Southern Decadence features some things old, some things new, some things borrowed and something red, white and blue — and purple, the official four colors of the 45th annual party often dubbed the “gay Mardi Gras.”
Friday, August 26, 2016
Friday, August 19, 2016
Andy Griffith always denied that his hometown of Mount Airy, North Carolina was the model for Mayberry, the fictional location of "The Andy Griffith Show."
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Monday, August 08, 2016
Saturday, August 06, 2016
The annual Whitney White Linen Night, which began as a fundraiser for contemporary art center, kicks off the gallery season. When the first White Linen Night took place in 1994, it was conceived as a respite from the misery of a New Orleans summer.
Pete Fountain, the iconic traditional jazz clarinetist whose sweet sound and merry spirit personified New Orleans for millions of fans, died early Saturday after a decade of declining health. He was 86.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Monday, August 01, 2016
New Orleans may still be in the thick of summer, but fall events are already gearing up and one popular food and drink festival today began its “early bird” ticket deal.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
More than 2,000 women, from the greater New Orleans area and around the United States, are expected to take to the stage and the streets this weekend as part of the sixth annual FestiGals, a uniquely feminine festival that celebrates both women an…