The LOUISIANA SPORTSMAN SHOW DEER, DUCK & FISHING EXPO is the largest in the state, complete with celebrities, vendors, seminars and more, Friday through Sunday. $12, $6 ages 6-12. Mercedes-Benz Superdome. louisianasportsmanshow.com.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Friday, July 13, 2018
Allons Enfants! The BASTILLE DAY FÊTE has music, dancing, food, films puppets and more in a celebration of the storming of the French prison that marked a turning point in that nation's revolution. 6 p.m. Friday, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Colli…
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Some people think of July in New Orleans as a quiet month — a stretch that leaves the city feeling less populated. For centuries, our ancestors fled summer nuisances like malaria and yellow fever. Even today, many decamp for vacations to points no…
Thursday, July 05, 2018
When the local Depression Glass Society hosts the National Depression Glass Association convention Saturday and Sunday at Kenner’s Pontchartrain Center, the organizers will have a few surprises up their collective sleeves.
Friday, June 29, 2018
Murder, mayhem and a trio of witches are all in store as "Macbeth" unfolds on stage, part of the New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane University.
Music, food and fireworks mark the SLIDELL HERITAGE FESTIVAL Saturday starting at 4 p.m. Entertainment by the New Orleans Mystics — Days of Motown, 7 Bridges — Ultimate Eagles Experience and Bag of Donuts following the 9 p.m. fireworks. No food or…
Friday, June 29, 2018
Celebrate National Fried Chicken Day this evening at the COPELAND'S CHICKEN JAM, a benefit to fight cancer, with live music, food vendors kids' activities and more. 5 p.m., UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. $12 advance, $15 doo…
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
The title of the new show at the New Orleans Museum of Art commemorating the city’s tricentennial doesn’t just describe the alternative histories it depicts. It signals a new way that the museum has organized one of its marquee shows.
Friday, June 22, 2018
The LOUISIANA CATFISH FESTIVAL starts Friday at 5 p.m. and runs through Sunday, with carnival rides, contests, live music and competitions. St. Gertrude the Great Catholic Church, 17324 La. 631, Des Allemands. louisianacatfishfestival.com.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
The 1987 publication of “I’m With the Band” introduced Pamela Des Barres to people outside the rock ’n’ roll world. The book’s subtitle — “Confessions of a Groupie” — explains its popularity and infamy.
Saturday, June 16, 2018
“Sometimes under those hats there’s a lot of joy and a lot of sorrow,” wrote American novelist James Baldwin, a line at the heart of the spiritually rousing “Crowns,” being presented in a wonderful production at Le Petit Theatre through July 1.
Friday, June 15, 2018
Avast, matey! The PIRATE BALL comes aboard for Odyssey House Louisiana, with food, libations, entertainment by the Sirens marching club and silent auctions. 8 p.m. Friday at The Cannery, 3803 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $50 and up. ohlpirateball.com.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
“A Season of Transformation and Triumph” is on the boards for the 51st season of Summer Lyric Theatre at Tulane University featuring productions of Lerner & Loewe’s “My Fair Lady” (June 21-24), “Ragtime” (July 12-15) and Disney’s “Newsies” (Au…
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
With every iteration of Prospect New Orleans, the citywide art exhibition readjusts its focus through its leadership and artistic directors.
Sunday, June 03, 2018
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane celebrates its 25th season this year, and current festival artistic director Marty Sachs has been involved in almost every one.
Friday, May 25, 2018
Unfazed by the packed auditorium and spotlights shining above them, a group of spunky 4-year-olds kicked off a recent dance competition with a pair of fast-paced merengue songs. The tots from Audubon Charter School held hands and performed simple …
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
“I’m coming for you, Dick,” threatens President Lyndon B. Johnson to his former mentor and subsequent adversary, Georgia Sen. Richard Russell. “I love you more’n my own daddy, but if you get in my way, I’ll crush you.”
Live theater has its Romeo and Juliet, and classical ballet has its Giselle and Albrecht. One of the dance world’s most popular ballets, Adolphe Adam’s “Giselle” returns to New Orleans after a long absence, thanks to an inspiration by Gregory Schr…
There are many familiar landscapes in Ben Depp’s current show at A Gallery for Fine Photography in the French Quarter — just not the way you’re used to seeing them.
Monday, May 21, 2018
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Friday, May 18, 2018
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…
For Friday through Sunday, the banks of Bayou St. John and the Holy Trinity Cathedral and Cultural Center become a satellite of Greece for the annual GREEK FESTIVAL of food, fun, dancing, culture, beverages and some tricentennial moments this year…
THE CREOLE TOMATO FESTIVAL is the celebration of the red, ripe delicacy, with cooking demonstrations, food booths, entertainment, kids' activities, a run/walk and the Bloody Mary Market in Dutch Alley. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday; Frenc…
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
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…
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.