Hospitality Industry Press Releases

03/31/2014 The Saenger Theatre presents FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS

Wednesday, August 6 at 8pm Tickets on sale Friday April 4 at 10am ... More

03/26/2014 Biennial lecture on advances in historic preservation presented by VCPORA, Vieux Carré Commission Foundation and THNOC

Pratt W. Cassity to speak at seventh Jacob Haight and Mary Meek Morrison Memorial Lecture ... More

03/20/2014 New Orleans Spring Fiesta 78th Anniversary March 22nd - March 30th 2014

Festival Activities and Home Tours in French Quarter and Garden District ... More


“BATT ON A HOT TIN ROOF” Sunday, March 30 @ 7 p.m. Tickets: $30, $40, $50; 504-522-2081 ... More

03/13/2014 The First-Ever New Orleans Mini Maker Faire Celebrates Invention, Creativity & Community

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03/12/2014 Earth Fest at Audubon Zoo: A Conservation Celebration

Saturday March 15, 2014 ... More

03/12/2014 New Orleans Ballet Association presents A Star-Studded Weekend with The Joffrey Ballet Featuring The Spectacular Gala des Etoiles and Extraordinary Main Stage Performance

Ballet in Joffrey's hands is accessible, provocative, and sublimely beautiful." The Chicago Tribune ... More

03/12/2014 World-Famous Street Food Festival, The Vendy Awards, Returns to New Orleans

New York City’s Annual Street Food Championship Expands to New Orleans for Second Annual New Orleans Vendy Awards on Thursday April 3, 2014 Tickets On Sale for New Orleans’ Favorite Street Chef Competition ... More


Irish Channel Parade Specials Saturday, March 15th and Lunch Offerings Monday, March 17th ... More

03/07/2014 Finding Your Irish Immigrant Ancestor:

A Case Study of New Orleans Genealogical Research with Marguerite Scully ... More

03/06/2014 Hidden Treasures: Spring Arts Edition

Presented by Friends of the Cabildo ... More

02/26/2014 Local Favorites Headline Soul Fest at Audubon Zoo

A celebration of African American culture returns for 11th year Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9, 2014 ... More

02/21/2014 The Fountain Lounge at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Announces March Entertainment Lineup

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Conductor Paul Mauffray to Revive Historic “Tabasco” Opera for One Night Only ... More

02/20/2014 W New Orleans Kicks Off #wmardigras Social Media Photo Contest

Fans Invited to Capture Mardi Gras Festivities for Chance to Win a 2-night Stay at W Fort Lauderdale ... More


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02/12/2014 ICM launches performance series with New York Celtic-Jazz singer

On Saturday, March 15, the Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans welcomes New York chanteuse Tara O’Grady to its 2014 Performance on the Patio series. ... More

02/04/2014 Emeril's Restaurants Shake Up Mardi Gras Cocktails

Restaurants running specialty drinks now through March 3 ... More

02/04/2014 Experience Mardi Gras like never before at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

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01/30/2014 The Fountain Lounge at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Announces February Entertainment Lineup

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01/16/2014 The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Wraps Up 2013 with Two Major Awards

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01/13/2014 The SAENGER THEATRE welcomes


01/10/2014 Hotel Monteleone Receives the 2013 Pinnacle Award and the 2013 Incentive Platinum Partners Award

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01/06/2014 38th Annual MARDI GRAS GUIDE GOES DIGITAL

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01/02/2014 Vote New Orleans as the 10Best Readers' Choice for Best Romantic North American Getaway!

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12/18/2013 2013 Creole Christmas Set For December 27-28

Presented by Friends of the Cabildo ... More

12/18/2013 New Year's Swingin' Eve - Ring in the New Year at The National WWII Museum

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12/18/2013 Register now for THNOC's symposium on Louisiana's Civil War experience

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12/17/2013 Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse New Year’s Eve Blowout Featuring Kermit Ruffins

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12/16/2013 Kyle Kinane and Sean Patton Return to New Orleans

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12/16/2013 LRA SIF Members to Receive More Than $2 Million in Dividends Next Year

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12/16/2013 The Historic New Orleans Collection returns as a participant in Creole Christmas

Tours of five French Quarter homes, including the Williams Residence, to be featured on Dec. 27–28 ... More

12/12/2013 Lamarque Ford to Visit and Donate Christmas Gifts to EVERY patient at Children's Hospital on Dec. 12th.

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12/11/2013 Loyola Opera revives Mozart's 'The Magic Flute'

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Enjoy New Traditions including Sunday Jazz Brunch and Live Entertainment at Superior Seafood ... More


First Ever Holiday-Themed Double Decker Bus Tours Announced ... More


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12/03/2013 Redvillion - A Joyeux N'Awlins in the Kitchen at Red Fish Grill

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12/02/2013 NETworks presents DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - The smash hit Broadway musical coming to New Orleans Saenger Theatre

FEBRUARY 4 - 9, 2014 ... More

11/19/2013 Bicentennial celebration of Verdi and Wagner boasts Loyola symphony, chorus and illustrious alumni

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11/19/2013 Christmas New Orleans Style Holiday Cooking Demonstrations

Acclaimed New Orleans Chefs Share and Sample Holiday Recipes ... More

11/19/2013 Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport announces Holiday “Gingerbread Tea”

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11/19/2013 Eatmoor in Broadmoor, every 3rd Tuesday of the month

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11/19/2013 Le Petit Noel: A Swinging Christmas at the Square

A New Family Holiday Tradition in the Old Vieux Carre ... More


Gulf Coast’s Hottest Costume Inspired Christmastime Event Benefits Military Veterans on December 14 ... More

11/19/2013 Seven fine New Orleans Hotels create a historic “Battle of New Orleans Package and Dinner” in commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812

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11/19/2013 Southern Rep and The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Announce Partnership on THE NEW PLAY BACCHANAL

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11/19/2013 The New Orleans Fringe Festival is "Off the Leash Again!"

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11/19/2013 The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Celebrates the Holidays With Reveillon French Dining Tradition, Brunches, Dinners

Events Include Festive Feasts for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Eve ... More

11/19/2013 W New Orleans - French Quarter Presents Holiday W Happening: “Naughty + Nice” Movies in the Courtyard

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11/15/2013 The SAENGER THEATRE welcomes THE IRISH TENORS Holiday Celebration Tour

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3 at 8 PM ... More


Galatoire's hosts annual Christmas and Mardi Gras auctions to benefit Galatoire Foundation, The Idea Village and Café Reconcile ... More

11/11/2013 Hotel Le Marais of the New Orleans Hotel Collection receives highest Expedia Travel Award

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11/05/2013 Broadway Legend Patti LuPone Returns to New Orleans on Saturday, November 16

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11/05/2013 Irish singing sensations The Priests return to New Orleans

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11/05/2013 W Hotels in Austin and New Orleans Celebrate Southwest’s New Non-Stop Flights Between Same Cities with Special Stay Package: From Bourbon Street To Sixth Street

Hotel guests can get a taste of the “Big Easy” or relish in the “Live Musical Capital of the World” with exclusive offerings highlighting each city’s local charm ... More

11/01/2013 Audubon Zoo hosts Special Needs Day

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11/01/2013 Traveling exhibition at Loyola honors the art of book workers

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10/29/2013 The Fountain Lounge at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Announces Entertainment Lineup Full of Local Flavor

New Lounge to Feature Live Entertainment Wednesday through Sunday Evenings ... More

10/24/2013 Gray Line New Orleans Honored with Brand Leadership Award

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10/15/2013 Italian drummer Andrea Marcelli performs at Loyola

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10/15/2013 Southern Rep presents a limited engagement of Jane Austen's PRIDE & PREJUDICE Nov 13 - 24 at Ursuline Academy

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10/15/2013 The National WWII Museum Receives Grant from Wounded Warrior Project®

Museum to Offer Paid Internships and Training to Injured Soldiers ... More

10/14/2013 Ashé Cultural Arts Center Presents “The African Presence in México: From Yanga to the Present”

An Educational Panel Display Highlighting African Contributions to Mexican Culture ... More

10/14/2013 Emeril’s Delmonico and NOLA Brewing Offer Two Specialty Brews for Four-Course Beer Dinner Oct. 25

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10/14/2013 The 10th Anniversary Celebration of Dutch Alley Artists Co-Op

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10/14/2013 The O. C. Haley Boulevard Merchants and Business Association Announces the 7th Annual Central City Festival – Make a Joyful Noise!

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Culinary Delights, Creative Cocktails and Live Entertainment ... More

10/11/2013 “New Orleans Christmas in the District” Event Announced

Features New Orleans-Themed Light Display Animated to Music ... More

10/11/2013 Hell Yes Fest Announces Final Lineup and Ticket Information

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10/10/2013 Audubon Zoo hosts Fourth Annual Latin Festival

It's a Fiesta Uptown! ... More

10/10/2013 Bourbon Orleans Hotel releases new book with book party: Kings and Pawns: The Bloodlines of Bourbon Orleans

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10/10/2013 Cindy Hayes, Hospitality Professional, Joins AlliedPRA as Director of Sales for New Orleans

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New Orleans Hottest Christmastime Event supports military families on December 14 ... More

10/09/2013 2013 Creole Christmas Set For December 27-28

Presented by Friends of the Cabildo ... More


Harrah’s New Orleans Invites Community to Take a Stand against Crime and Neighborhood Violence on Oct. 15 ... More

10/09/2013 Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and National WWII Museum Present “Honoring our Heroes

Concert Honors Veterans at World Premiere Event Presented by Morgan Stanley ... More

10/08/2013 Buzz Down to Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium for Chocolate Covered Insect Day

Melts in your Mouth, Not in your Hands. There's No Wrong Way to Eat a Chocolate Covered Cricket ... More




Last Call Studio by Neiman Marcus Anchors a Line-Up of Fashion, Culinary and Entertainment at Nation’s First Downtown Outlet Center ... More


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10/01/2013 Announcing DAVE MATTHEWS and TIM REYNOLDS at the Saenger Theatre!

Online Presale For Warehouse Fan Association Begins , Sept. 24 Tickets Go On Sale To The General Public Saturday, Sept. 28 ... More

10/01/2013 AnnualArt Show & Patron Party Benefits Poydras Home

Original Artistic Creations for Sale by more than 150 Local and Regional Artists ... More

10/01/2013 Brand New Production Company Announces New Orleans Premiere of "Evil Dead: The Musical"

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10/01/2013 Kristin Diable to headline Concerts in the Courtyard in October

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10/01/2013 Loyola researcher showcases how man and machine make music

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10/01/2013 National Organization Taps Local Professionals to “Represent” for Youth Mental Health Awareness

Bowling Fundraiser at Mid City Lanes “Rock N Bowl” to Benefit Youth Move National ... More


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09/30/2013 New Orleans International Sound Exchange (N.O.I.S.E.) Presents HIP Fest

Inaugural festival dedicated to improvised music hits Frenchmen Street November 5th and 6th ... More


ArT Home New Orleans welcomes the public once again into the spaces of the creative and culturally-minded for its 4th annual weekend tour presented by the Creative Alliance of New Orleans (CANO), ... More

09/17/2013 The 5th Annual New Orleans Swing Dance Festival Featuring The 12th Annual Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown

An international celebration of jazz music and jazz dances! Friday, October 4th - Monday, October 7th ... More

09/17/2013 The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum Announces 24th Annual Wooden Boat Festival

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09/16/2013 Saenger's Broadway in NOLA + Dinner & Driver + Ralph's on the Park + Cafe b

Get Me to the Show On Time! ... More


Enjoy Five Course Dinner, Featuring European Wines from the Artisan Fine Wines Portfolio ... More

09/13/2013 Bonnie Raitt to Perform at the Saenger Theatre with special guest Paul Brady Saturday, December 7th

Tickets go on-sale Friday, September 20, 11am at the Saenger Box Office, or by calling 800-745-3000 ... More

09/13/2013 Emeril’s Delmonico and Old New Orleans Rum to Host Four-Course Creole Caribbean Dinner Sept. 27

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09/10/2013 New Orleans’ First DMC and Creative Tourism Personality Merge

Custom Conventions founded by Carling Dinkler, “Father” of the modern Destination Management Industry, incorporates Tailored Tours, founded by Morgan Molthrop, who is reshaping the city’s ‘story’ for a new generation. ... More

09/10/2013 THNOC participating in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day

Sixteen Louisiana institutions offering free tours for one day only ... More

09/09/2013 Filthy Linen Night - Saturday, September 14

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09/09/2013 Party your Fins Off at Scales & Ales

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09/09/2013 The Saenger Theatre and Live Nation welcomes Chris Tucker, Friday November 15 at 8 p.m.

Tickets go on sale Friday, September 13 at Noon ... More

09/09/2013 THNOC announces fall 2013 Concerts in the Courtyard series lineup

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09/06/2013 Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan Released

Innovative Water Management Strategy Will Decrease Flooding and Land Loss, Improve Quality of Life ... More

09/05/2013 Loyola Theatre opens season with HIV/AIDS docudrama 'Patient A'

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09/05/2013 New Orleans Ballet Association opens its 2013-14 season on 10/4 with The North American Premiere of Scottish Ballet’s A Streetcar Named Desire

“A tour-de-force and blazing new work…” The Herald ... More

09/04/2013 Record-breaking comedian BRIAN REGAN coming to the Saenger

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08/30/2013 The Fountain Lounge to Mark Next Chapter in The Roosevelt New Orleans' Legendary History

New Restaurant and Lounge Concept to Open at The Roosevelt New Orleans, Fall 2013 ... More

08/28/2013 The SAENGER THEATRE welcomes Wynton Marsalis & The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

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08/21/2013 Investigate America’s Most Haunted City with Gray Line New Orleans during Ghost Camp

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08/21/2013 THNOC to participate in fifth annual Culture Collision at Generations Hall

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08/20/2013 Fashion Week New Orleans Hosts Poolside Fashion Show at W New Orleans

Local Designers and Boutiques Debut Latest Summer Fashions and Trends ... More



08/19/2013 Saenger Theatre to Host Free Community Concert Event with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Special Musical Program to Highlight History of Saenger Theatre for Area Schools and Community Members ... More

08/15/2013 The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Celebrates the Birth of Famed Louisiana Governor and Frequent Hotel Guest Huey P. Long with a One-Night Performance of “The Kingfish”

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08/08/2013 The Roosevelt New Orleans to Celebrate 64th Anniversary of “Stormin’ of the Sazerac” September 27

Blue Room Luncheon, Fashion Show and Contest, Swing Music and More Also Celebrate Sazerac Bar’s 75th Year ... More

08/06/2013 Emeril's Delmonico Hosts Exclusive Sicilian Wine Dinner

Four-course menu pairing held Aug. 16 ... More

08/06/2013 Jon Cleary To Headline Old U.S. Mint

Presented by Friends of the Cabildo ... More

08/01/2013 Get Shucking!

Red Fish Grill Celebrates National Oyster Say with Oysters for Life Contest ... More

08/01/2013 New Upgraded Aircraft to Service New Orleans

New Orleans First City to Debut New American Airlines Embraer E-175 Jet ... More

08/01/2013 Saenger Theatre to Celebrate Grand Opening with Gala and Special Performance Starring Kristen Chenoweth and Featuring the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Proceeds from Grand Opening Gala to Benefit Restoration of the Robert Morton Theater Organ ... More

08/01/2013 Tickets Now on Sale for Lombardi at Le Petit Theatre Love, Loss & What I Wore A Big Success

Sept. 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21 @ 8 p.m. Sept. 8, 15 @ 3 p.m., Tickets:, 504-522-2081 ... More

07/31/2013 Jazz in the Park Releases its Fall 2013 Lineup

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07/31/2013 The Greater New Orleans Foundation Announces Pitch It!

August 26th is deadline to apply ... More


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07/30/2013 Councilwoman Cynthia Hedge-Morell to issue official Proclamation at Aunt Sally's Grand Opening

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07/29/2013 Public Votes to Name Audubon Aquariem Penguin Chick "Hubig"

Name that Penguin Results are Cute as Pie! ... More

07/26/2013 Dumpstaphunk To Release New Album,

New Orleans' Heavyweight Funk Collective Hits the Road to Showcase Music from the New Full-Length Studio Album, "Dirty Word" ... More

07/26/2013 The Roosevelt New Orleans Invites Louisiana Residents to Experience the Iconic Hotel with Special Summer Offer

Louisiana residents can enjoy a luxurious stay for a special summer rate ... More

07/22/2013 World-renowned Designer Cesar Pelli Joins

César Pelli and Ray Manning tapped to lend talent to New Airport Terminal Envelope Design ... More

07/18/2013 Audubon Nature Institute Launches New Web Series

The Real Wild Animals of New Orleans Premieres Thursday, July 25 at 6pm CT ... More

07/17/2013 Contributors from three PBS programs to speak at 2013 New Orleans Antiques Forum, Aug. 1-4

Appraiser from "Antiques Roadshow" will join hosts of "Victory Garden" and "America's Castles" ... More

07/17/2013 Windsor Court Hotel Named One of the World's Best Hotels by Travel + Leisure

Windsor Court Is the Only New Orleans Hotel Ranked Among Top 50 Large City Hotels ... More

07/11/2013 "Victory Belles" Labor Day Performance at Burgundy Bar

Celebrate the holiday in true American Fashion ... More

07/11/2013 Galatoire's Restaurant to Host Wine Dinner Series Beginning July 31

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07/09/2013 New Orleans Spirits Exchange Brings Premium Spirits to the City

Windsor Court Hotel and Area Businesses Partner in Barrel Exchange ... More

07/09/2013 Thoroughbred meet will open with NIGHT racing Nov. 22

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07/08/2013 Jose Balli hosts "Silver for Service" event for St. Paul's Homecoming Center

Local designer creates custom pieces to benefit ongoing New Orleans recovery ... More

07/08/2013 Ponderosa Stomp Festival Unveils New 'Behind the Curtain' Mini-Doc

Featuring Music from the Line-up Including Swamp Dogg, Chris Montez, Baby Washington, Maxine Brown, The Standells, Ty Wagner, Chris Clark, Spencer Wiggins October 3-5 in New Orleans, Louisiana ... More

07/08/2013 Tulane and Smithsonian partner for national tour of Newcomb Pottery

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07/02/2013 Arnaud’s Offers Month Long Special in Celebration of 95th Anniversary

Special Includes Trio of Arnaud’s Signature Items for Just $19.18 ... More

07/02/2013 Hotel Monteleone Named Best Large Hotel by AAA Southern Traveler

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07/02/2013 Le Salon at Windsor Court Hosts Princess Tea

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07/01/2013 Le Petit Theatre Announces Cast of Love, Loss and What I Wore

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07/01/2013 Scales & Ales Tickets Go On Sale Today

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07/01/2013 Sweet Home New Orleans Presents “The NOLA Soul Review”

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Registration now open for 2013 championships at The House of Blues ... More

06/25/2013 Reveals that New Orleans’ French Quarter is the Most Popular Destination for July 4th 2013

Average domestic & international airfares for July rise over 4% ... More

06/20/2013 Fourth of July Dueling Barges Fireworks Show to Illuminate the Mighty Mississippi

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06/18/2013 Diana Ross Added to Saenger Theatre's Star-Studded Grand Opening Lineup

Legendary Entertainer to Perform on the Historic Stage Oct. 30 ... More

06/14/2013 Audubon Zoo Elephants Packing Their Trunks for New Home

State-of-the-Art Elephant Barn, Splash Park Expansion Coming Soon ... More

06/13/2013 THNOC’s 2013 Francisco Bouligny Lecture to feature early Spanish music

Spanish baroque group La Folía to perform using period instruments ... More

06/12/2013 3rd Annual Jude Sounds of New Orleans Concert

Join St. Jude Community Center supporters for an evening of music and fun for the entire family. This event is one of the major fundraisers for St. Jude’s Community Center as they continue to help the less fortunate in our city. ... More

06/11/2013 JPII Exhibit Extended To July 7

Potrait of Fath originally scheduled to close Father's Day weekend to be held over due to popularity ... More


Celebration of the Ogden Museuam of Southern Art's Commitment to Musical Practices ... More


Third Season Ends on Celebratory Note with Two True Champions of Armstrong Park, Treme, and New Orleans ... More


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06/03/2013 Father Knows Best!

Chefs "dish" on the best lunchtime meal they had as a child ... More

06/03/2013 James Cameron’s DEEPSEA CHALLENGER to be Displayed at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas En Route to Final Home at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Submersible that explorer and ‘Avatar’ director and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence engineered and piloted for record-breaking solo dive to the deepest place on Earth will pay a visit to New Orleans on June 5, 2013 ... More

06/03/2013 Kick off summer reading at The Historic New Orleans Collection

New Summer Book Festival to feature THNOC’s publications and four other regional publishers ... More

06/03/2013 Think Global, Eat Local

Café NOMA's 2013 "Art You Can Eat" Summer Cooking Series ... More

06/01/2013 W New Orleans Hosts

Rooftop Pool Opening to the Public in June, July and August ... More


As part of the web series that follows rising stars Megan & Liz on their cross-country road trip the duo released a video that was shot at the Hotel Maison de Ville. ... More


Ritz-Carlton Creates One-Of-A-Kind Experience for Guests ... More

05/30/2013 One of the Country's Largest Urban Parks Launches Family Fun Pass

One of the Country's Largest Urban Parks Launches Family Fun Pass ... More

05/30/2013 This Hotel is Smokin! – Figuratively, that is…

The first smoke-free hotel in New Orleans pays tribute to American Heart Association's 50 year campaign ... More

05/29/2013 Cruise with your Crew on the Steamboat NATCHEZ

Family fun day cruise celebrates the end of school, promises fun for everyone ... More

05/29/2013 The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Receives Prestigious Chairman’s Award from City’s Downtown Development District

Honor Recognizes Hotel’s “Extraordinary Contribution and Commitment to the Development of Downtown New Orleans” ... More


Season subscriptions and single tickets available June 1 for Love, Loss & What I Wore July 19- 28 ... More

05/22/2013 Premium Parking Offers Premium Ease

Company Offers Discounted Rates for Parking in the City ... More

05/21/2013 Researching Your New Orleans Property

Presented by Friends of the Cabildo & Preservation Resource Center ... More

05/20/2013 Editor of rare, uncensored account of French colonial New Orleans

Historian to discuss The Historic New Orleans Collection's latest publication ... More

05/17/2013 New Orleans Culinary and Cultural Preservation Society Honors Recipients of the Seal Of the Sazerac® Winners

Seal of the Sazerac Honorees to be recognized on July 17th at the 2013 Tales of the Cocktail® celebration ... More

05/16/2013 New Aviation Board Chairman Named

First Woman Board Chair at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport ... More

05/13/2013 2013 New Orleans Antiques Forum to explore 19th-century exoticism

Program to be held August 1–4 in the French Quarter; registration opens June 15 ... More

05/13/2013 We Live To Eat- Neighborfood Launches in New Orleans

An afternoon delight of food and community--NOLA Style! ... More

05/08/2013 Lasting Legacy of 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four Impacts New Orleans Community

The impact of the 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four on the New Orleans community will be felt for years to come thanks to numerous legacy programs that the NCAA and New Orleans Local Organizing Committee implemented in the Crescent City, with additional help from Tulane serving as the host institution. ... More

05/08/2013 The People United for Armstrong Park Celebrate the Life and Achievements of Pat Evans

Ms. Evans Served on PUfAP's Executive Board as a Guiding Force from the Organization's Inception ... More

05/06/2013 Fossil Fueled – Art Opening

Vehicle Art Show Rolls On New Orleans ... More

05/06/2013 Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch on the Steamboat NATCHEZ

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05/06/2013 Voodoo Blessing to celebrate 6th annual cultural and economic festival as AEDF Announces Musical Line-up for 2013 Wednesdays on the Point Riverfront Concert Series

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05/01/2013 NOMA, the NOLA Project present Much Ado About Nothing in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

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05/01/2013 Opening Reception to Showcase Exhibit on May 11 from 7 – 10 p.m.

Opening Reception to Showcase Exhibit on May 11 from 7pm – 10pm ... More

05/01/2013 The Westin New Orleans Canal Place Welcomes General Manager, Scott Weber

April 2013 marked a new beginning for downtown hotel, Westin New Orleans Canal Place with the arrival of General Manager, Scott Weber. ... More


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04/30/2013 Bourbon Orleans and Hotel Mazarin offer Mother's Day Brunches

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04/30/2013 Lt. Gov. Dardenne Announces Record-Setting 2012 for Tourism

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04/30/2013 Memorial Day on Andrew Higgins Drive

Victory Belles to sing; History Scholars to speak in moving public ceremonies ... More


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04/18/2013 Glen David Andrews and Shannon Powell's All-Star Band Live in Armstrong Park

Second Line Parades Throughout the Event Feature The Undefeated Divas and Gents Social Aid and Pleasure Club and New Skool Brass Band ... More

04/17/2013 Glen David Andrews and Shannon Powell's All-Star Band Live in Armstrong Park

Second Line Parades Throughout the Event Feature The Undefeated Divas and Gents Social Aid and Pleasure Club and New Skool Brass Band ... More

04/17/2013 Jazz Fest After Dark: Tipitina's Announces May 2 Headliner

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04/17/2013 Jim Oliver Appointed General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

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04/17/2013 Rhonda Shear to headline FestiGals Weekend!

Hollywood Actress, Entrepreneur and Business Executive Coming Home to Headline Women’s Festival ... More

04/17/2013 Volunteer Graffiti Cleanup - April 20th

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04/17/2013 Zhang Chongguang Artwork Debuts at Foundation Gallery May 11, 2013

Opening Reception to Showcase Exhibit on May 11 from 7pm – 10pm ... More

04/16/2013 Megan Hilty of NBC's "Smash" joins 5x Tony Winner Audra McDonald for Broadway @ NOCCA Lineup for New Orleans

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04/16/2013 National WWII Museum to Host Winston Churchill Symposium

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04/15/2013 Jazzfest Calendar: InstrumentHead by Michael Weintrob

InstrumentHead To Spotlight 75 Iconic Entertainers in Mainstream, New Orleans, Blues, Jazz and World Music During Jazz Fest ... More

04/10/2013 Chef Randy Buck of Hotel Monteleone honored as Chef of the Year

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04/10/2013 Disney on Ice presents Rockin' Ever After Skates into New Orleans UNO Lakefront Arena, May 2-5

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04/10/2013 Dumpstaphunk Announces Exclusive New Album Preview During Jazz Fest

Celebrating 10 Years at Jazz Fest, New Orleans' Heavyweight Funk Collective Offers Exclusive First Copies & In-Store Performance Of Forthcoming Summer Release, Dirty Word ... More


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04/10/2013 From jazz to classical, Montage series continues with free April concerts

Loyola’s Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series continues this month with a series of free concerts by faculty and student ensembles. ... More

04/10/2013 New Orleans Honored as One of the Tastiest Towns in the South in the May Issue of Southern Living

The City Is Recognized for Its Masterful Oysters and Innovators ... More

04/09/2013 Southern Rep Presents 6X6: NEW PLAY SLAM April 24, 2013 at Mid-City Theatre

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04/05/2013 New Orleans Marriott/5 Fifty 5 Welcomes Chef Thorsten Leighty into the Kitchen

German Chef to bring fresh ideas and talents into the hotel & restaurant ... More

04/04/2013 James Andrews and Flow Tribe kick off the Spring 2013 season of Jazz in the Park

Event With Expanded Entertainment Marks Third Installment of Concert Series ... More


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04/01/2013 New title offers rare, uncensored account of French colonial world

New Orleans publisher transforms unique archival discovery into a book for the 21st century ... More

04/01/2013 The 4th Annual Big Easy Comedy Festival Returns to New Orleans Memorial Day Weekend 2013

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03/29/2013 Additional LA. Derby & Infield Festival Parking at 1913 Gentilly; Festival Promotions Include Jagermeister Cookoff, Hat Contest

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03/28/2013 Cool Zoo at Audubon Zoo

Opens Saturday, March 30, 2013! ... More

03/28/2013 Irma Thomas To Headline Old U.S. Mint

Presented by Friends of the Cabildo ... More

03/28/2013 The Grill Room at Windsor Court Hosts Egelhoff Wine Dinner

Bob Egelhoff joins The Grill Room to present a special four course dinner. ... More

03/27/2013 5:30 P.M. Screening of 1970 Jazz Fest Movies Added for April 25th

Presented by Friends of the Cabildo/New Orleans Film Society ... More

03/27/2013 LEH names THNOC’s Ernie K-Doe biography 2013 Humanities Book of the Year

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03/26/2013 New Orleans Web Series “Bloody Sunday Sessions” Brings Mule-Drawn Music to the Masses

Free screening will showcase 12 acoustic videos and live performances by King James and Colin Lake at One Eyed Jacks ... More

03/26/2013 Saenger Theatre To Launch New VIP Seating Program

New Club Seats to be available to Saenger Theatre Patrons, in addition to Saenger Grand Suites ... More

03/22/2013 Steamboat NATCHEZ Reveals 10 Finalists in Wedding Giveaway Sweepstakes

Voting Begins on Facebook to Determine the Winning Couple ... More

03/20/2013 New Orleans Hotel Collection Partners with Stash Hotel Rewards

Now Part of the Largest Point-Based Loyalty Program for Independent Hotels in the U.S. ... More

03/19/2013 Red Fish Grill- 3 Millionth BBQ Oyster to be Served Wednesday, March 20

Ralph Brennan's Red Fish Grill, in first 100 block of Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, is anticipating to serve, to an unsuspecting guest, its 3 MILLIONTH BBQ OYSTER DISH at Lunch, this Wednesday, March 20, 2013. ... More

03/19/2013 Rene Bistrot Debuts New Menu

New menu features returned favorites from the original René Bistrot ... More

03/18/2013 FoodFest: America's Hometown Eats Next Weekend

Formerly known as New Orleans Road Food Festival; FoodFest to celebrate America's hometown eats for the fifth year ... More

03/18/2013 Second NOLA Bike to Work Day Presented by Entergy and Bike Easy

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03/14/2013 Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939

From furniture and metalwork to jewelry and glass, the New Orleans Museum of Art's upcoming exhibition, Inventing the Modern World, highlights the extraordinary artistic and industrial ingenuity of works presented at world's fairs from 1851 to 1939. ... More

03/13/2013 Jazz in the Park Releases its Spring 2013 Lineup

Concert Series Enters Its Third Season in Armstrong Park ... More

03/13/2013 New Attractions Draw Unprecedented Level of Visitors

On an otherwise typical Monday at The National WWII Museum, an all-time record attendance level was set by visitors. The Museum counted 3,556 visitors on Monday, March 11, topping the previous daily attendance record of 3,261 visitors set on Friday, March 27, 2009. ... More

03/13/2013 The Historic New Orleans African American Museum in Tremé to undergo a Six Million dollar Renovation and Expansion

While undergoing renovations the Museum will partner with the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation to curate and host a temporary Pop-Up gallery in the Foundations main lobby at N.Rampart and Gov. Nicholls, where it will also offer Tremé Walking Tours. ... More

03/11/2013 The 6th Annual Louisiana Oyster Jubilee names "the Best Oyster Po-Boy" in New Orleans

Today at the 6th Annual Louisiana Oyster Jubilee chefs from 17 restaurants throughout New Orleans competed to win the title of the "Best Oyster Po-Boy" in New Orleans. Each restaurant presented their version of the oyster po-boy to a team of judges for the competition. ... More

03/07/2013 Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport to sponsor Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour

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03/06/2013 SOUTHERN REP THEATRE'S 3x3: THE ONE ACTS by Pat Bourgeois, Madison Curry, Mike Harkins and Lisa Marie Shattuck at MID-CITY THEATRE

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03/05/2013 “My Way” a Fun-Filled Tribute to America’s Beloved Crooner

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03/05/2013 2013 Secret Gardens Tour® to Feature Day of Free Yoga Workshops

The Secret Gardens Tour® (SGT) is proud to announce its partnership with Yoga Lagniappe, a New Orleans-based newsletter and yoga resource, and will offer a line-up of free yoga classes for the public on March 23, 2013 as part of the annual Secret Gardens Tour®. ... More

03/05/2013 A Menagerie of Talent Slated for 27th Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 20-24, 2013

A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather for the 2013 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, marking its 27th anniversary, March 20-24. ... More

03/05/2013 Alumnus and award-winning Bach pianist returns to Loyola

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03/05/2013 Armstrong International Airport Traffic Continues to Grow

End of Year Statistics Show Continued Upward Movement ... More

03/05/2013 Carnival Cruise Lines, Port of New Orleans Agree To Three-Year Extension

Deal Keeps Two Carnival Ships Sailing Year Round From New Orleans ... More

03/05/2013 French Quarter Festival 30th Anniversary Celebration

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03/05/2013 Limoncello Cocktails + St Joseph's Day + New Orleans + March 14-20 + Loa at International House

St. Joseph’s Day, March 19, 2013, Loa and International House Style ... More

03/05/2013 New Orleans: A Food Biography and Dinner at Dijon

A portion of the proceeds to benefit SoFAB ... More

03/05/2013 ProStart® Students Compete for More Than $870K in Scholarships

Louisiana Seafood on board as title sponsor ... More

03/05/2013 Ricky Graham to premiere new musical at Loyola

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03/04/2013 Country Fried opens 2013 Concerts in the Courtyard on March 15

Spring series sponsored by Associated Office Systems ... More

03/04/2013 Flow Tribe Added to Infield Festival Lineup; $5 Off Advance Tickets Online Only Starting Friday!

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03/04/2013 The 6th Annual Louisiana Oyster Jubilee is the biggest oyster party in New Orleans

Special “White Coat Brigade” tribute planned for Louisiana oysterman Mike Voisin as part of this year’s Louisiana Oyster Jubilee ... More

02/28/2013 Event Details Announced for 2013 Women's Final Four in New Orleans

The NCAA Women's Final Four is one of America's most prestigious women's championship sporting events and this April it will be coming to New Orleans and the New Orleans Arena. ... More

02/27/2013 Tulane Cancer Center Receives $100K Grant from the Kay Yow Cancer Fund

The Kay Yow Cancer Fund®, in partnership with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and The V Foundation for Cancer Research, has awarded a $100,000 women's lung cancer research grant to the Tulane Cancer Center. ... More

02/22/2013 PSL Karting Announces World Champion Racing School with Pier-Luc Ouellette at NOLA Motorsports Park

PSL Karting is pleased to announce the World Champion Racing School at NOLA Motorsports Park April 6 & 7, 2013. A North American first, the two-day school will be led by two-time Rotax DD2 World Champion and Team PSL Karting driver Pier-Luc Ouellette and the entire PSL team. ... More

02/22/2013 The Second Annual 'NOLA Girl Jam' Honors Ladies of Jazz Music and Dance

Party with, learn from, and dance to the cream of the Crescent City ... More

02/21/2013 The People United for Armstrong Park Holds Inaugural Fundraiser

Party in Support of Jazz in the Park and Host of Community Initiatives ... More

02/21/2013 The Second Annual 'NOLA GIRL JAM' Hnors Ladies of Jazz Music and Dance

Party with, learn from, and dance to the cream of the Crescent City ... More

02/20/2013 National WWII Museum Lecture and Presentation Recalls Their Sacrifice

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02/19/2013 ACCENT on Arrangements-DMC Hires Bob Aucoin as Operations Manager

ACCENT on Arrangements is pleased to announce that Bob Aucoin has been named to the position of Operations Manager. ... More

02/19/2013 Dillard Launches New Event to Celebrate Global Cultures

Inaugural International Arts, Music & Health Festival planned for April 6 ... More

02/19/2013 Governor Appoints Barkerding to Board of Commissioners

President of Admiral Security Services Joins Port Governing Board ... More

02/19/2013 Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament Set for March 11

Tournament will take place March 11 at Lakewood Golf Club ... More

02/19/2013 New Exhibition Examines Louisiana’s Natural History and its First Explorers

Display to include works by Audubon, lavishly illustrated folios and plant and animal specimens ... More

02/19/2013 New Orleans Auction Galleries Invites the Public to February Auction, Featuring "The Southern Experience"

Feb. 23 – 24 Auction to Celebrate Southern Art, With Evening Preview Party Feb. 22 ... More

02/19/2013 Ride to Recovery 2013 Gulf Coast Challenge to Kickoff in New Orleans

Challenge to Kickoff March 3 in New Orleans, LA and end March 8 in Tallahassee, FL ... More

02/19/2013 The 6th Annual Oyster Jubilee is the Biggest Oyster Party in New Orleans

The Longest Oyster Po-Boy Created by Mix of Local Restaurants is the Center of the Festival ... More

02/19/2013 The People United for Armstrong Park Holds Inaugural Fundraiser

Party in Support of Jazz in the Park and Host of Community Initiatives ... More

02/18/2013 The Only French Festival in New Orleans is Planned for March

The 14th Annual Fête Française is to be held on March 23 ... More

02/14/2013 “Tie the Knot” on the Steamboat Natchez Wedding Sweepstakes Launches on Valentine’s Day

Total prize package for one lucky couple values more than $5,000 ... More

02/07/2013 New Orleans Newest Arena Adds to City’s Arsenal of Convention & Event Spaces

Xavier University of Louisiana’s Convocation Center provides an alternative venue for event planners ... More

02/06/2013 Free Outdoor Screening of Award-Winning Documentart 'T-Galop' After Races March 9

The New Orleans Film Society, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots present a free outdoor screening of the award-winning documentary film T-GALOP: A LOUISIANA HORSE STORY ... More

02/06/2013 Loyola Jazz Festival boasts two performances by famed percussionist Brian Blade

Acclaimed jazz percussionist and former Loyola student Brian Blade will perform in two concerts Saturday, March 9 as part of the 44th Annual Jazz Festival at Loyola University New Orleans. ... More

02/06/2013 New Orleans Hosts “Greenest” Game In Super Bowl History

Super Bowl Host Committee’s Environmental Committee Initiatives Focus on a “Greener” Game, Fans and Community ... More

02/06/2013 Port Announces Schedule Changes To Access Stations Due To Mardi Gras Parades

Cruise Passengers, Port Truck Traffic To Be Unaffected ... More

02/06/2013 The Maison Dupuy Hotel Appoints New Managing Director

Fillmore Hospitality announced the appointment of respected New Orleans hotelier, Steve Ferran, as Managing Director of The Maison Dupuy Hotel. ... More

02/06/2013 The Roosevelt New Orleans Welcomes New Chef de Cuisine, Justin Ferguson

Prominent Louisiana Chef to Bring Fresh Perspective to Renowned Sazerac Restaurant ... More

02/06/2013 W Hotels of New Orleans Launch Social Media Photo Contest for Mardi Gras

To enter the contest, revelers can share their best Mardi Gras photos on Instagram through Mardi Gras day and tag the hotels by using @whotelsnola along with the hashtag #wmardigras. ... More

02/02/2013 Louis Armstrong International Airport will process a record number of travelers for Super Bowl XLVII and Mardi Gras 2013

In preparation for football’s biggest sporting event, the Louis Armstrong International Airport will process a record number of travelers for Super Bowl XLVII. ... More

02/01/2013 Best Football Cities

New Orleans is “America’s #1 Football City”, hometown to the greatest number of pro football players since 1920, and in the modern era ... More

02/01/2013 Super Bowl Roman Numerals Arrive At Bienville Street Wharf

The Super Bowl XLVII roman numerals, standing 30 feet high and 100 feet wide, floated down the Mississippi River by barge and docked near the French Quarter. ... More

01/31/2013 Free Bike Valet & Bike share at the NFL Experience & Super Bowl Blvd

Don't have a bike, but want a fast and cheap way to travel between the NFL Experience and Super Bowl Blvd activities? ... More

01/31/2013 Louisiana Children’s Museum Announces Places to Play during Super Bowl

New initiative brings attention to health and wellness in New Orleans ... More

01/31/2013 REDD LINEN NIGHT - A Visual Arts Fundraiser with a Twist

Saturday, February 23, 2013 | 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. ... More

01/30/2013 13th Annual “Got Gumbo?” Cook-Off Benefits a “Gumbo” of Services to the Community

The 13th Annual “Got Gumbo?” Cook-off featuring mouth-watering gumbos and desserts from New Orleans’ top chefs and first-rate restaurants ... More


Local talent and regional favorites will be featured on two stages in City Park ... More

01/30/2013 Winners announced for the Super Service Challenge New Orleans

$1,000,000 awarded to New Orleans Charities By Brees Dream Foundation and Companies with a Mission ... More

01/29/2013 Hotel Monteleone Earns Place on U.S. News & World Report’s List of the Best Hotels in the USA

Hotel Monteleone has received recognition as one of the 2013 Best Hotels in the USA by U.S. News & World Report. ... More

01/28/2013 Festival on the Lakefront Celebrates the State’s Most Famous Crustacean

2nd annual Crawfish Mambo planned for May 11 ... More

01/28/2013 NTA Names Top Ranked Destinations and Suppliers

The NTA Tour Operators voted the New Orleans CVB as one of the top CVBs in the country. ... More

01/28/2013 The Brees Dream Foundation awards $1,000,000 to New Orleans area nonprofits for the Super Service Challenge

Drew Brees will announce the winners of the New Orleans Super Service Challenge, giving away $1,000,000 to New Orleans area nonprofits. ... More

01/28/2013 Thousands of Louisiana Youth Set to be Entrepreneurs on May 4th

Saints and Hornets leading the charge for this year’s Lemonade Day ... More

01/25/2013 February forum features special guests from Treme’s underground Mardi Gras tribes

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01/25/2013 GNO, Inc. Releases Study on National Public Perception of New Orleans

Research Identifies Views of New Orleans in Target Media Markets around the Country ... More

01/25/2013 Steamboat Natchez and Gray Line New Orleans Celebrate Super Bowl XLVII - New Orleans Style

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01/24/2013 Amy Sins Opens Langlois Culinary Crossroads

International award-winning cookbook author, local radio host, and Beat the Chefs winner, is pleased to announce the opening of her innovative new restaurant Langlois Culinary Crossroads ... More

01/24/2013 FoodFest: America’s Hometown Eats Scheduled for March 22-24

Formerly known as New Orleans Road Food Festival, FoodFest to celebrate America’s hometown eats for the fifth year ... More

01/24/2013 Free Bike Valet and Bike Share at the NFL Experience

Bike Easy, Entergy, and the Downtown Development District make biking the best option during the 2013 New Orleans NFL Experience ... More

01/24/2013 Gray Line New Orleans Prepares for Record Crowds During Super Bowl XLVII

This January, locally owned and operated Gray Line New Orleans prepares for the big game with a rigorous training program to meet the high volume of guests anticipated in the city for Super Bowl XLVII. ... More

01/24/2013 Hidden Treasures: Clementine Hunter Edition

Presented by Friends of the Cabildo ... More

01/24/2013 Local Hotelier Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Andrea Thornton of Hotel Monteleone honored by Historic Hotels of America ... More

01/24/2013 Loyola Theatre Presents New Take on Classic Greek Comedy

Loyala Theatre presents a new take on the classic Greek comedy "Wealth." ... More

01/24/2013 Mayor presents jockey with Key to the City

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu presents Fair Grounds jocky Rosie Napravnik with a "Key to the City." ... More

01/24/2013 New Comprehensive Concierge Service Launches in New Orleans

Crescent City Concierge Service launches with a wide array of services to simplify life. ... More

01/24/2013 New Dukes of Dixieland and Luther Kent Duo Album Release

New Orleans-based Dukes of Dixieland and Luther Kent are pleased to announce the release of their collaborative album Super Bowl @ Mardi Gras 2013. ... More

01/24/2013 New Orleans Photo Alliance Presents

The New Orleans Photo Alliance announces its first exhibition of 2013 ... More

01/24/2013 Saenger Theatre Enthusiasts Continue to Join the "Share Your Saenger Stories" Campaign

Notable New Orleanians Bryan Batt, Dale Barriere and Irvin Mayfield Share Saenger Sentiments in Anticipation of 2013 Re-Opening ... More

01/24/2013 Spirit Airlines Starts Ultra Low Fare Service Between New Orleans and Dallas/Fort Worth

Spirit Airlines starts operating nonstop ultra low fare service between New Orleans and Dallas/Fort Worth ... More

01/22/2013 ACCENT on Arrangements-DMC Hires Marvin Andrade, Director of Sales

ACCENT on Arrangements is pleased to announce that Marvin Andrade has been named to the position of Director of Sales. With over 15 years in the hospitality industry, Andrade has most recently worked for hotels; however he has also managed private event venues and been the General Manager of a prominent New Orleans restaurant. ... More

01/18/2013 Local Hotelier Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Andrea Thornton of Hotel Monteleone honored by Historic Hotels of America ... More

01/18/2013 The 15th Annual Gridiron Celebrity Hoops All-Star Basketball Game with Something Extra for N'AwlinsAttracts Top NFL Players, NBA Legends, Star Celebrities and Thousands of Fans During Super Bowl Weekend

First and only official celebrity basketball game of Super Bowl reaches its 15th Year making its producer the first African American and first woman to reach this major historical milestone in history ... More

01/17/2013 Wind & Fire and Willie Nelson To Join Hundreds of Special Guests and Louisiana Greats at 2013 Jazz Fest

$45 Tickets Available Through January 29; VIP Packages On Sale; Special Hotel Room Rates Available ... More

01/16/2013 Mardi Gras and Valentine's - The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans Offers an Experience Like No Other

Mardi Gras and Valentine’s Day will be back-to-back this year and The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans is offering experiences that will help guests celebrate in style. ... More

01/16/2013 New Orleans Auction Galleries to Present Bidders, Brunch and Bubbles January 19

A fresh approach to decorating with antiques ... More

01/16/2013 Rebecca Rebouché and Jupiter Lala “Treat Yo’Self” Trunk Show Feb. 1

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01/16/2013 Young Leadership Council Unveils 14th Annual YLC Wednesday at the Square Line-Up

Anders Osborne kicks off this year’s line-up for 12-week concert series ... More

01/15/2013 Starlight Racing Returns Friday with The Chee-Weez, DJ San-D

The Starlight food lineup includes Crepes a la Carte, Empanada Infitada, La Cocinita and Woody’s Fish Tacos. ... More

01/14/2013 Saenger Theatre Enthusiasts Continue to Join the "Share Your Saenger Stories" Campaign

Notable New Orleanians Bryan Batt, Dale Barriere and Irvin Mayfield Share Saenger Sentiments in Anticipation of 2013 Re-Opening ... More

01/11/2013 Commander's Palace Launches Wine Dinner Series in Celebration of Wine Spectator's Grand Award

Award-winning winemakers from across the country are collaborating with Wine Guy Dan Davis and Chef Tory McPhail in a series kicking off January 30, 2013 ... More

01/11/2013 French Market's 30th Annual Mask Market and New "Mardi Gras Market" will be held February 8-11th, 2013 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

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01/11/2013 People Under the Stairs on Highlighter Tour - Coming to Tulane

Los Angeles based People Under The Stairs, Double K (Michael Turner) and Thes One (Christopher Portugal) are currently on their Highlighter Tour, and they're coming to Tulane U on Saturday, February 1. ... More

01/11/2013 Southern Rep Announces OpenAuditions for Next to Normal with Book and Lyrics by Bryan Yorkey and Music by Tom Kitt

Southern Rep Theatre will be holding open auditions for NEXT TO NORMAL, Thursday January 17, 2013 from 5pm-8pm at the Contemporary Arts Center. ... More

01/11/2013 Southern Rep Theater's New Play Program Presents 3X3: The One Acts by Kerry Cahill, Michael Santos, and Jon Broder at Mid-City Theater

Southern Rep continues its "New Plays New Orleans" mission with 3X3: THE ONE ACTS by Kerry Cahill, Michael Santos, and Jon Broder, continues a year-long cycle presenting works by eleven senior members of 6X6 Play Slam. ... More

01/11/2013 Spirit Airlines Giving Away 20 Million Frequent Flyer Miles in New Orleans on Monday, January 14th

1,000 Area Residents to Receive Enough Miles for Award Ticket* (with taxes and fees from only $5 per award) ... More

01/10/2013 Thierry Connault Appointed Executive Chef of The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

Connault will join The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans culinary team in January of 2013 to oversee the operations for M bistro, The Davenport Lounge, banquets, in-room dining, garde manger, pastry, employee cafeteria and spa café for the city's premier luxury property. ... More

01/09/2013 Port of New Orleans Operations Unaffected By Low Mississippi River Conditions In The Midwest

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01/08/2013 New Orleans Auction Galleries to Present Bidders, Brunch and Bubbles Jan. 19

A fresh approach to decorating with antiques ... More

01/04/2013 SoBou Named Among the "50 Coolest New Businesses in America" ranks New Orleans' "spirited restaurant" as one of the hottest new businesses nationwide ... More

01/04/2013 The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans: The Crescent City's Big Game Headquarters

The Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans are already preparing to offer their guests a championship level experience unlike any other. ... More

01/02/2013 Pig-Pickin’ It Up A Notch

5th Annual Hogs for the Cause increases venue size, amenities and events to bring home more bacon this year ... More

01/02/2013 The 5th Annual Joan of Arc* Parade Walks Through the French Quarter on Sunday, January 6 (Twelfth Night) in Honor Of Joan's 601st Birthday!

Parade begins at 6 p.m. at Bienville Park, Conti & Decatur Streets & ends at 7 p.m. in Dutch Alley. ... More

01/02/2013 Volunteer Graffiti Cleanup - Jan 12th

The FQBA and VC-GAP invite individuals and groups to volunteer on Saturday, January 12, 2013 to help rid public spaces of unsightly graffiti. ... More

01/01/2013 Seven fine New Orleans Hotels create a historic “Battle of New Orleans Package and Dinner” in commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812

The New Orleans Hotel Collection has announced a special package to commemorate the famous “Battle of New Orleans.” ... More

12/31/2012 Tales of the Cocktail® Establishes B.A.R. Scholarship Program

This special program awards ten scholarships to former Tales of the Cocktail® apprentices to attend the renowned Beverage Alcohol Resource (B.A.R.) Program. ... More

12/28/2012 Zebras, Ostriches to Race at Fair Grounds Jan. 12

The first zebra race ever in the South will be paired with the return of ostrich and mascot racing. ... More

12/26/2012 Bottoms Up! SoBou Partners with museum of the american cocktail to host a series of monthly seminars in 2013

Bar Chef Abigail Gullo kicks off the new monthly series with a seminar titled "I'll Take Manhattan," discussing the history, techniques, and variations of the beloved classic cocktail ... More

12/26/2012 Friends of the Cabildo Debuts Mardi Gras Baby doll Exhibit at Presbytere

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12/26/2012 Ring in the Noon Year at Audubon Zoo!

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12/26/2012 Starlight Racing Kicks Off Dec. 28 With College Night Featuring DJ Soul Sister and Category 6

Four $1,000 Scholarship Giveaways and Free T-Shirts for College Students ... More

12/17/2012 Southern Rep Theater Extends Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

Four additional performances added ... More

12/14/2012 New Orleans Public Library Celebrates the Arts this Holiday Season with Jazz Tunes and Poetic Prose

Main Library Hosts Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Premiere Preview and U.S. Poet Laureate Reading ... More

12/13/2012 Flashdance makes its New Orleans premiere at the Mahalia Jackson Theater, Feb. 26 - March 3

Tickets on sale December 14, 2012 ... More

12/13/2012 Santa Claus Visits the Penguins at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas!

Unique Holiday Penguin Feeding by Santa Claus - Friday, December 21 - Saturday, December 22, 10:30am and 3pm ... More

12/11/2012 Geaux Entertainment’s 6th Annual NOLA New Year’s Eve

Come ring in 2013 at Geaux Entertainment’s 6th Annual NOLA New Year’s Party at the Contemporary Arts Center. ... More

12/11/2012 Seventh annual collaborative concert explores Louisiana’s natural history through music

“Envisioning Louisiana,” a concert with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Carlos Miguel Prieto. ... More

12/07/2012 Creole Queen Cruise Supports Make-A-Wish with Santa Letters

Local paddlewheeler participates in Macy's Believe to raise money for nonprofit ... More

12/07/2012 Discoveries Furniture & Finds to open Magazine Street location

Louisiana's Largest Direct Import Furniture Retailer Announces the Opening of Its Fourth Location in South Louisiana. ... More

12/07/2012 New Orleans Auction Galleries Announces Record=-Breaking Sales at its Grand Re-Opening December Auction

New Orleans Auction Galleries is proud to announce its most successful auction under new ownership. ... More

12/07/2012 The Collection to offer holiday-themed tours of Williams Residence

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12/07/2012 The Color Run Returns to New Orleans for Mardi Gras

The “Happiest 5k on the Planet” Estimates 40,000 Participants this February ... More

12/06/2012 Haydel's Announces Release of The Amazing Adventure of Mardi Gras Bead Dog®

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12/04/2012 NORDC/NOBA Center For Dance Students in Holiday Performances

More than 200 youth and 20 senior citizens of NOBA's nationally award-winning dance training programs featured in community production of The Nutcracker Suite ... More

12/04/2012 The Roosevelt New Orleans Toasts the Season with Festive Book Signing and Reading

Through a series of book signings and book reading, The Roosevelt New Orleans will showcase works by local authors as well as books that honor Southern culture, food and drink. ... More

12/03/2012 Florida and Louisville to Meet in 79th Allstate Sugar Bowl

Annual Classic To Be Played on Wednesday, Jan. 2 in New Orleans ... More

11/30/2012 Southern Rep Announces Open Auditions For World Premiere of Freedom by Sean Patterson, Joyce Patterson, David Seelig, Kitty Greenberg

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11/28/2012 ‘Candide’ features largest orchestra ever used in a Loyola opera

The Loyola Opera Theatre brings the legacy and genius of American composer Leonard Bernstein to life with its new production of the fast-paced comic operetta, “Candide,” Friday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 20 at 3 p.m. ... More

11/28/2012 New Orleans Public Library Announces United States Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey Visit

Main Library to Host Poetry Reading and Book Signing, Dec. 6 ... More

11/28/2012 The Collection to offer holiday-themed tours of Williams Residence

Admission is $5 per person, free for members of The Collection ... More

11/28/2012 The Magic of the Holiday Season is Coming to Hotel Monteleone

Children’s holiday parties, caroling students & special room discounts mean the holidays are finally here! ... More

11/27/2012 In the Spirit of Giving Tuesday… St. Paul’s Homecoming Center is asking the Community to “Give $100 of Hope to a Braithwaite, La. or East Coast Family” this Holiday Season

We urge people to donate by December 15 so this relief can get to those in need by Christmas. ... More

11/21/2012 Crescent City Countdown Club to Welcome 2013, New Orleans-Style!

With another year of generous community support, our spirited city can welcome 2013 with live New Orleans music, a unique fleur de lis drop, and the midnight fireworks display over the Mighty Mississippi River. ... More

11/20/2012 Port Welcomes Two New Home-Port Cruise Ships

Sets Weekend Record for Passengers ... More

11/20/2012 Riverwalk Marketplace Announces Special Holiday Hours

In addition to extended holiday hours, the Riverwalk will once again host Holiday Movies on the Mississippi at Spanish Plaza, Nov. 30 and Dec. 7. ... More

11/19/2012 Come Join the Fun at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel for the Downtown Development District’s Canal Street Lighting

On November 20, stroll along Canal Street and watch as the Downtown Development District and the Astor Crowne Plaza hotel “flip the switch,” turning on more than 1 million twinkling lights on New Orleans’ grand corridor. ... More

11/19/2012 Fair Grounds Announces Inaugural Infield Festival Set for March 30

Cowboy Mouth to Headline Infield Festival Stage ... More

11/19/2012 Fair Grounds Set to Open 141st Thoroughbred Season Thanksgiving Day

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will once again renew a beloved New Orleans tradition dating back to 1898 when the 141st Thoroughbred Racing Season opens on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. ... More

11/19/2012 Fourth Annual French Market Saint Nicholas Day Fair Saturday, December 1st from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free!

Live music, children’s author visits & readings, interactive craft-making booths, a petting zoo, and free photos with Saint Nick! All events take place in Dutch Alley, between Decatur Street and the River Enter at Dumaine or St. Phillip Streets, behind our retail shops on the Colonnade ... More

11/19/2012 Mignon Faget trunk show at The Shop at The Collection Dec. 8

THNOC members can also save 20 percent on in-store purchases for Member Appreciation Day ... More

11/19/2012 The Sizzling Hot Ballet Hispanico Returns with the 20-Member, Grammy Award-winning Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

The evening’s program is comprised of three high-octane works, including Tito on Timbale, a tribute to the music of master percussionist Tito Puente. ... More

11/19/2012 THNOC hosts Member Appreciation Day Saturday, Dec. 8

THNOC members will receive 20 percent off purchases, including items from Mignon Faget trunk show ... More

11/15/2012 Mayor Landrieu announces all-star lineup for Hurricane Sandy NOLA Pay It Forward Benefit Concert

Irvin Mayfield, Ivan Neville, Amanda Shaw, Stephanie Jordan, James Andrews, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Mia Borders, Khris Royal, Sasha Masakowski, the Stooges Brass Band, and the Wild Magnolias with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux ... More

11/15/2012 New Orleans Auction Galleries to Celebrate Grand Reopening Under New Ownership, Nov. 29

More Than 1,700 Lots To Be Auctioned, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 ... More

11/15/2012 Saenger Theatre Enthusiasts Join the “Share Your Saenger Stories” Campaign

Notable New Orleanian Alden J. McDonald, Jr. Shares His Saenger Memories in Anticipation of 2013 Re-Opening ... More

11/15/2012 Tickets Now On Sale for Whitney Zoo-To-Do and Zoo-To-Do For Kids

Björn Again to Headline the Musical Entertainment ... More

11/14/2012 Louis Armstrong Harrelson Trumpet Auction to Benefit New Orleans Non-Profit, French Quarter Festivals, Inc.

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11/14/2012 Visitors Enjoy New Twists to Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium!

Tuesday, November 20 - Wednesday, November 21, 2012 ... More

11/12/2012 “Le Marché des Fêtes,” Unique Holiday Boutique Benefiting the Louisiana Landmarks Society’s Pitot House

Le Marché des Fêtes is a unique holiday boutique benefiting the historic Pitot House, home of the Louisiana Landmarks Society on Bayou St. John. ... More

11/12/2012 Turkey & Trimmings Give-A-Way

Presented by Greater St. Stephen in conjunction with Winn Dixie ... More

11/09/2012 The Astor Crowne Plaza Is Honored With ConventionSouth’s Prestigious Annual Readers’ Choice Award

The publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, has presented The Astor Crowne Plaza with a 2012 Readers’ Choice Award. ... More

11/09/2012 The Astor Crowne Plaza Is Honored With ConventionSouth’s Prestigious Annual Readers’ Choice Award

This is the first year that The Astor Crowne Plaza has received this award, making it an even greater honor for the hotel to receive a 2012 Readers’ Choice Award. ... More

11/08/2012 Ride New Orleans Hosts Third Annual Transit Week – November 11 - 17

Transit Week is a time to celebrate transit and raise awareness about the importance of world class transit to the economic vitality, sustainability and health of New Orleans and the greater region. ... More

11/08/2012 THNOC participates in PhotoNOLA 2012 with new exhibition & catalogue

The Historic New Orleans Collection returns as a participating venue in PhotoNOLA 2012 by hosting an exhibition of photographs by Charles Martin. ... More

11/07/2012 ‘Name The Stakes Race' to Win a Day at Fair Grounds

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is asking fans for help naming a race that is new to the 2012-2013 stakes schedule. ... More

11/07/2012 Famed French maestro Philippe Entremont joins Loyola orchestra for powerhouse performance

On Friday, Dec. 7, the maestro returns to New Orleans to perform the “Triple Concerto,” one of Beethoven’s most celebrated compositions. ... More

11/07/2012 Get Fired Up for Kingsley House with Kermit Ruffins

Kingsley House, the Young Leadership Council and Junior League of New Orleans will host "Get Fired Up for Kingsley House with Kermit Ruffins" on November 7th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Kingsley House. ... More

11/07/2012 Keep The Music Free Benefit Concert in Armstrong Park

All-Star Lineup Rallies for Jazz in the Park ... More

11/07/2012 LaGrange Highlights Record TEUs, $100M Investment In Annual Address

Port To Continue Focus On Expansion Of Cargo, Cruise, Industrial Facilities ... More

11/07/2012 Steamboat NATCHEZ offers veterans complimentary cruises in honor of Veterans Day

The Steamboat NATCHEZ will offer veterans the opportunity to take a free two-hour cruise down the Mississippi River on Veterans Day. ... More

11/07/2012 The Foundation Gallery, 608 Julia Street, presents the work of Paul Santoleri, November 10, 2012 – January 12, 2013

With an opening reception to meet the artist on November 9, 2012, from 7p.m. – 10p.m. ... More

11/07/2012 The New Orleans Hotel Collection Launches Winter Holiday Packages with special Christmas travel sweepstakes

The New Orleans Hotel Collection has announced a variety of New Orleans vacation deals offered at seven hotels during the leisure travel period of the winter holidays. ... More

11/05/2012 2012 Creole Christmas Set For December 27-28

Presented by Friends of the Cabildo ... More

11/05/2012 A Glimpse Inside By Modern Home Tours

Private Homes Open to the Public for Modern Architecture Tour this Fall ... More

11/05/2012 Hyatt Regency New Orleans presents a special beer dinner with Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

Lazy Magnolia will be providing its newest seasonal beers for the reception in Vitascope Hall, including its Timber Beast and Gulf Porter brews. ... More

11/05/2012 PhotoNOLA 2012

The Seventh Annual Festival of Photography in New Orleans November 29 - December 2, 2012 ... More

11/05/2012 THNOC to sponsor, participate in 2012 New Orleans Bookfair

Event to take place Saturday, Nov. 17, at a new location in the Warehouse District ... More

11/02/2012 First-Ever Family Movie Night at Audubon Zoo

Spread Your Blanket and Watch the Stars Come Out ... More

11/02/2012 Giving Thanks to Those Who Have Served and Sacrificed

5% Community Giving Day November 14 ... More

11/02/2012 Riverwalk Announces Lundi Gras Entertainment Lineup

New Orleans’ Own Cowboy Mouth to Headline 27th Annual Lundi Gras Event on February 11 ... More

11/02/2012 The Lighting of the Monteleone Columns: City Park “flips the switch” on donation of LED lights

The City Park environs became a bit brighter as City Park “flipped the switch” on the new LED lights at the Monteleone Gate ... More

11/01/2012 Fashion Week New Orleans Seek Designers for Competition

Third Annual Top Design Competition ... More

10/31/2012 "Shop Away in the Vieux Carre" this Season!

French Quarter Business Association hosts a Special Holiday Shopping Day - Saturday, November 17th ... More

10/31/2012 Hell Yes Fest Adds Film: The Time-Raptor World Premiere & Studio 8 Retrospective

November 8, 10 p.m. at Prytania Theater ... More

10/31/2012 St. Paul’s Homecoming Center is asking the Community to “Give $100 of Hope to a Braithwaite, LA or New Jersey Family” this Thanksgiving

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, St Paul’s Homecoming Center is asking people across our area to consider donating $100, or about the cost of one night out at a nice restaurant, to help their fellow citizens both near and far rebuild their lives. ... More

10/30/2012 Carnival Conquest Returns to New Orleans with Multi-Million Dollar Enhancements

Carnival Cruise Lines Commemorates Occasion with United Way of Southeast Louisiana Donation Supporting Coastal Communities Affected by Hurricane Isaac ... More

10/30/2012 The Roosevelt New Orleans Celebrates the Holidays by Paying Tribute to a French Dining Tradition

Events Include Festive Feasts for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve ... More

10/30/2012 The Roosevelt New Orleans Makes Old Traditions New Again with the Waldorf Wonderland Lobby and Teddy Bear Tea

Holiday Display Runs November 26 through January 6, Featuring Gingerbread Village; Teddy Bear Tea Schedule Also Announced ... More

10/30/2012 Tony Award-winner David Henry Hwang, author of ‘M. Butterfly,’ to speak at Loyola

Hwang will offer two presentations at Loyola University New Orleans Monday, Nov. 5 in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall. ... More

10/26/2012 Third Annual Art Home New Orleans Tour of the Most Exciting Artist Studios and Private Art Collections in New Orleans

Art Home New Orleans is opening doors to the city's elegant and eclectic homes and studios for the 3rd Annual weekend of tours presented by the Creative Alliance of New Orleans, (CANO). ... More

10/25/2012 Green Light New Orleans and Entergy Team to Help Jeffrerson Parish Residents Save Energy and Money

A Day of Community Service to Focus on Energy Efficiency and the Environment ... More

10/25/2012 New Orleans Public Library is Calling All Ghosts, Goblins and Ghouls to Celebrate the Spookiest of Holidays

Celebrate Halloween at your neighborhood library location with events suited for the whole family ... More

10/25/2012 Port, Carnival to celebrate refurbished Conquest

Statewide economic impact from cruise industry to be released ... More

10/24/2012 Emeril’s Delmonico Announces New Chef de Cuisine

Anthony Scanio Selected to Lead Restaurant’s Culinary Operations ... More

10/24/2012 Fall Forward - Experience What's in Store This Fall and Winter at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

Enjoying the fall and fast forwarding to the winter, there is a lot in store at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. ... More

10/24/2012 Louisiana Swamp Festival

"Come Pass a Good Time' at a Celebration of Louisiana's Cajun Heritage ... More

10/24/2012 New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Announces Partnership to Build Innovative Food and Farming Center On Site

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10/23/2012 Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium Presents Crawloween!

Celebrate Halloween with "ghoulies and ghosties and long leggety beasties and things that go bump in the night!" ... More

10/23/2012 Jayna Morgan & the Sazerac Sunrise Jazz Band to close out fall series of Concerts in the Courtyard

Nov. 16 event to include cocktails from Republic National Distributing Co. ... More

10/23/2012 The Upper Pontalba on Jackson Square launches website featuring leasing, shopping, and historical information

The website includes a timeline of the 1849 building’s origins, with information about New Orleans and the Pontalba family history and much more. ... More

10/18/2012 Elon Reveals 'Only Elon' with Exclusive EP Release Party and Performance

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10/18/2012 The Super Bowl XLVII Super Tree Giveaway for Laplace

Hike for KaTREEna launches the first of five tree-giveaway events starting in St. John Parish ... More

10/18/2012 THNOC among sponsors of Louisiana Book Festival in Baton Rouge

Festival on Sat., Oct. 27, will feature presentation on new Ernie K-Doe biography ... More

10/17/2012 Dance for Life November 10 Event at NOCCA

Dance for Life is a free artistic music and dance experience, which is open to individuals of all ages. ... More

10/16/2012 Discover French Quarter Fitness with Romney Pilates and The Ritz-Carlton

Romney Pilates Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, New Orleans ... More

10/16/2012 The New Orleans Hotel Collection announces prize winners of the Wounded Warrior Project

“Big Kahuna” motorcycle race charity raffle ... More

10/15/2012 First Annual Blues in da Parish Festival Celebrates Louisiana Blues Music

This year's free event will feature 7 hours of continuous live performances including some of today's best Louisiana blues musicians. ... More

10/15/2012 New Orleans-Based Carnival Conquest Departs For Multi-Million-Dollar Refurbishment in the Bahamas

To Celebrate Ship’s New Innovations, Carnival Is Hosting an Online Contest Awarding Free Seven-Day Caribbean Cruise for Two ... More

10/15/2012 Steamboat NATCHEZ hires Joey La Bella as Executive Chef

The Steamboat NATCHEZ, the last authentic steamboat on the Mississippi River, has promoted Joey La Bella to Executive Chef. ... More

10/12/2012 Clubhouse Reservations Line Opens October 22; New Opening Day Premium Tables Offer VIP Experience

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will begin accepting Clubhouse and box seat reservations on October 22, one month prior to the traditional opening on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22 ... More

10/11/2012 New exhibition opens today in THNOC’s recently completed Perrilliat House

Galleries feature paintings, Newcomb pottery from the Laura Simon Nelson Collection ... More

10/10/2012 James Carville, Mary Matalin to Co-Host the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Post-Election Political Summit at Tulane University

Leading Political Insiders from Both Parties will convene on November 15 to Analyze a Transitioning Government ... More

10/10/2012 Oak Alley Plantation Fall Arts & Crafts Festival

Saturday, October 20 & October 21, 2012 ... More

10/10/2012 Tales of the Cocktail® Hits Record Numbers for 10th Anniversary Celebration

The 10th Anniversary Tales of the Cocktail® achieved record-breaking numbers for attendees, hotel nights and economic impact on New Orleans. ... More

10/10/2012 The French Market’s 4th Annual Boo Carré Halloween and Harvest Festival Sunday October 21, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A daytime family event featuring free trick or treating for kids, indoor/outdoor entertainment, petting zoo, cooking demonstrations, costume contests, and plenty of pumpkins for sale! ... More

10/10/2012 Ticketing Lobby to Expand at the Airport with Whitney Bank’s Relocation

This is part of the airport's $356 million capital program. ... More

10/09/2012 City Council President Stacy Head and Good Work Network Host Central City Food Truck Fest

City Councilmember at Large Stacy Head and Good Work Network are organizing a Central City Food Truck Fest on October 11 from 5:30-7:30 pm. The event, which will showcase several local food truck favorites and music by local musicians, will be on the 2000 block of Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, on the corner of St. Andrew Street. ... More

10/09/2012 Diane B. Lyons, CMP, DMP, President of ACCENT on Arrangements, Inc. named one of New Orleans CityBusiness Women of the Year for 2012

This selection recognizes those whose successes in business and contributions to the community have set the pace for our region’s future. ... More

10/08/2012 Courtyard New Orleans French Quarter Now Open

Iberville Suites transformed into Courtyard by Marriott hotel in New Orleans ... More

10/08/2012 First Annual Blues in da Parish Festival Celebrates Louisiana Blues Music

This year's free event will feature 7 hours of continuous live performances including some of today's best Louisiana blues musicians. ... More

10/08/2012 Palmetto Bug Stompers to headline Concerts in the Courtyard in October

October 19 event to include cocktails from Republic Tequila ... More

10/05/2012 ESQUIRE Names SoBou One of the Best New Restaurants in America

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10/04/2012 Criollo at Hotel Monteleone Earns OpenTable Award

Recognition for Exciting New Restaurant Based on Diner Feedback ... More

10/04/2012 English Turn Gives back in 1st Annual Breast Cancer Community Walk

Prominent Local Golf Course Lends a Helping Hand to Find a Cure ... More

10/03/2012 Caribbean Festival Celebrates its 10th Year in New Orleans

Bayou Bacchanal heats up downtown with its Caribbean celebration once again in New Orleans November 3-4 ... More

10/03/2012 Celebración Latina at Audubon Zoo

More than a Festival - It's a Fiesta! ... More

10/03/2012 French Quarter Festivals, Inc. announces the return of the Musician Sponsorship Program

Community supports the music it loves ... More

10/03/2012 Key Dates to Know: 141st Thoroughbred Racing Season

The 141st Thoroughbred Racing Season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is fast approaching, with the traditional Thanksgiving Day opening set for Nov. 22 ... More

10/03/2012 The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans announces Free Gallery Admission for Louisiana Residents

Beginning Saturday, October 6, 2012 ... More

10/02/2012 HELL YES FEST to take New Orleans by its WITS

The annual comedy festival curated by Chris Trew, co-founder and Creative Director of The New Movement and co-owner of, returns November 7-11 ... More

10/02/2012 NOLA Motorsports Park to host first annual OctoberFast, October 28

Event to Include Zombie 5K Race, Trunk-or-Treat, Pumpkin Patch, Hayride and More ... More

10/02/2012 NOLA Restaurant Celebrates 20 Years

Proceeds from Classic Menu Donated to Youth and Community Initiatives ... More

10/01/2012 Airport to Restore Artwork and Improve Placement in Parabola

The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is going to restore the “Louis Armstrong and his Heavenly All-Star Band – What you Loose on Earth Shall Be Loosed in Heaven” by renowned artist Richard C. Thomas. ... More

10/01/2012 National WWII Museum's Stage Door Canteen Pays Tribute to "The King of Swing" with New Original Show

Jump, Jive & Wail: The Music of Louis Prima Opens October 5, 2012 ... More

10/01/2012 Saenger Theatre Launches “Share Your Saenger Stories”

Campaign Encourages Public to Share their Stories in Anticipation of 2013 Re-Opening ... More

10/01/2012 The Hit Broadway Musical Comes to New Orleans for a Special One Week Engagement

East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans and producers Thomas Schumacher of Disney Theatrical Productions and Cameron Mackintosh announced today that tickets for the long-awaited production of MARY POPPINS will go on sale to the public Friday, October 5 at 11 a.m. New Orleans' most eagerly awaited stage production will begin performances at the Mahalia Jackson Theater on December 18 for a limited 6-night engagement through December 23. ... More

10/01/2012 Two THNOC publications win awards from the Southeastern Library Association

Book on Louisiana furniture and memoir of jazz musician Harold Battiste Jr. both recognized ... More

09/27/2012 LaGrange Receives C. Alvin Bertel Award

Port of New Orleans President and CEO Gary P. LaGrange received the 2012 C. Alvin Bertel Award today at an industry luncheon. ... More

09/27/2012 NOLA Goes Pink

Top Chef Event to Benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure, New Orleans ... More

09/27/2012 Tremé 200 Bicentennial Celebration and Mahalia Jackson International Rejoicin' in the Park Lineup Announced

Featuring Musical Tributes to Rebirth Brass Band and the Late "Uncle" Lionel Batiste ... More

09/26/2012 NOLA Goes Pink Press Conference-Friday

Top Chef Event to Benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure, New Orleans ... More

09/25/2012 Anba Dlo V Halloween Festival and Parade

Anba Dlo V is unique as a one-of-a-kind, costumed, interactive community festival that also celebrates the multicultural and artistic heritage of New Orleans. ... More

09/25/2012 New Orleans Ballet Association opens its 2012-13 season AMERICAN MOVES with the highly anticipated return of PILOBOLUS

1: A sun-loving fungus 2: "The most popular dance company in the country" The New York Times ... More

09/25/2012 PERLIS Cajun Clothing Debuts at Armstrong International Airport

A New Orleans landmark store, Perlis Cajun Clothing, opened its first airport venture at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. ... More

09/24/2012 Taking Care Of Our Own

On September 30, 2012, local New Orleans restaurants and businesses will come together on the Piazza d'Italia to host a Hurricane Isaac Relief tailgate from 12:00pm - 3:00pm before the New Orleans Saints vs. Green Bay Packers away game. ... More

09/20/2012 THNOC announces fall 2012 Concerts in the Courtyard series lineup

The Historic New Orleans Collection’s Concerts in the Courtyard offer an affordable happy-hour experience with live, local music in a beautiful French Quarter courtyard. ... More

09/19/2012 New Orleans Acclaimed Seafood Chef Asked by Navy to Prepare Locally Inspired Meal for the Crew of the Seattle-Based USS Louisiana

New Orleans' acclaimed Seafood Chef, Tenney Flynn, Executive Chef and Co-Owner of GW Fins, has been asked to bring his culinary abilities and local seafood to cook for the crew of the Seattle-based USS Louisiana. ... More

09/18/2012 The Astor Crowne Plaza in New Orleans Is Offering Some Enticing Packages for Saints Football Season

The perfectly located Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel, in the heart of all that's happening in New Orleans, is offering "Who Dat" Saints fans and rival team visitors great packages for Saints home games. ... More

09/17/2012 Fourth Annual Magazine Street Blues Festival to Feature Top Local Bands, Cuisine, Artists and Kids' Games and Activities

The 4th annual Magazine Street Blues Festival, sponsored by and benefiting COPS 2, announces its 2012 schedule of events. Top local acts such as Rockin Dopsie and the Zydeco Twisters will perform this year. ... More

09/17/2012 Le Salon at Windsor Court Hosts Mad Hatter Tea

Come enjoy the revered tradition of afternoon tea with Wonderland-worthy additions ... More

09/13/2012 Audubon Aquarium Unveils its New Backstage Penguin Pass!

Visitors Get Up Close to One of Audubon’s Beloved African Penguins ... More

09/11/2012 Diane B. Lyons, CMP, DMP, President of ACCENT on Arrangements, Inc. named one of New Orleans CityBusiness Women of the Year for 2012

This selection recognizes those whose successes in business and contributions to the community have set the pace for our region’s future. ... More

09/07/2012 Rockin' Dopsie, Jr. & The Zydeco Twisters and Charmain Nevell to Perform in Armstrong Park

Show Kicks Off the Fall Jazz in the Park Concert Series ... More

09/06/2012 New Orleans Film Society Patron Party and Gala on September 27 at Hotel Modern

Beasts of the Southern Wild Director Benh Zeitlin Honored as this Year’s “Celluloid Hero” ... More

09/06/2012 Party your Fins Off at Scales & Ales

Tickets on Sale Now! ... More

09/06/2012 Volunteers for Omnicomcares, Jefferson Parish School System and KaBOOM! Forge Ahead with Plans to Build Playground for Gretna Children

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09/04/2012 M1 PowerSports and New Orleans Hotel Collection Announce Partnership for Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans Motor Race

M1 PowerSports and The New Orleans Hotel Collection today announced a partnership naming the Collection as the Official Recommended Hotel Partner of the Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans race presented by Dunlop Tire and LeoVince. The race weekend takes place October 5 - 7, 2012 and marks the first professional event scheduled at NOLA Motorsports Park. ... More

08/24/2012 Realtors and Law Enforcement Race to Find a Way to Stop the Violence in Our City

All Proceeds from the Inaugural 5K Canal Street Race to Stop the Violence to Support Crimestoppers ... More

08/22/2012 Louisiana Museum Foundation Presents Louisiana Legends of Rock and Roll

1950s themed gala rocks with the music of Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley, featuring stars from Tony-nominated Broadway Musical ... More

08/21/2012 M1 PowerSports and New Orleans Hotel Collection Announce Partnership for Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans

M1 PowerSports and The New Orleans Hotel Collection announced today a partnership naming the company as the Official Recommended Hotel Partner of the Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans presented by Dunlop Tire and LeoVince. ... More

08/20/2012 New Orleans School of Cooking: Finalist in the American Express Big Break for Small Business Competition

Over 12,000 small businesses across the nation entered this Facebook® competition, and the New Orleans School of Cooking is one of the 10 finalists! ... More

08/20/2012 Residence Inn New Orleans Downtown Unveils Innovative Renovation

Total redesign of suites and public spaces allow extended stay guests to thrive on the road ... More

08/16/2012 We Live to Eat: Louisiana Seafood Restaurant Week Announces Sponsors, Restaurants

This premier event is promoted through the We Live to Eat (WLTE) campaign of the Louisiana Restaurant Association's Greater New Orleans Chapter ... More

08/15/2012 AMERICAN MOVES! NOBA’s 2012-2013 Season of Dance

The New Orleans Ballet Association announces its 2012-2013 Season of Dance American Moves, celebrating American dance pioneers, visionaries, and legends. ... More

08/15/2012 New location, live performance bolster 4th annual Culture Collision

Attendees will have the opportunity to scope out upcoming events, take advantage of exclusive ticket promotions, and meet like-minded arts lovers. ... More

08/15/2012 New Orleans Hotel Collection Hotel Mazarin to be featured on new Travel Channel Show called "TOP SPOT"

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08/15/2012 The Roosevelt New Orleans Celebrates the Birth of Famed Louisiana Governor and Frequent Hotel Guest Huey P. Long with a Special Two-Night Engagement of "The Kingfish" Aug. 30-31

"Seersucker and Fizz" Celebration in the Sazerac Bar Precedes Performance ... More

08/15/2012 Waiting Around Extended Through September

Waiting Around (the Restaurant Musical) depicts life in the restaurant industry ... More

08/09/2012 Harrah's New Orleans Presents Le Royal Rouge Show to the Big Easy

Experience the Flirting, the Variety and the Fun Exclusively at Harrah's Theatre, Beginning July 25 ... More

08/08/2012 Horse Population Swells for Quarter Horse Meet

The 12-day Summer Quarter Horse Meet opens next Wednesday, August 15. ... More

08/07/2012 Saints 5K Announced to Kickoff 2012 NFL Season

The New Orleans Saints and Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the leading active lifestyle sports media and event entertainment company, today announced a partnership and launch of a new 5K running event to kickoff the 2012 NFL season. The Ochsner Back to Football 5K will be held on Saturday, September 8, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the 2013 New Orleans Super Bowl XLVII Host Committee. ... More

08/02/2012 Renovations Nearing Completion at Famous French Quarter Hotel

Hotel Monteleone Refreshes, Modernizes While Retaining Historic Charm ... More

07/31/2012 The Roosevelt New Orleans Pays Tribute to Its Past with Re-creation of "Stormin' of the Sazerac"

Drink Specials and Vintage Fashion Modeling Top Off Celebration ... More

07/30/2012 The Ogden Museum of Southern Art names artists in Louisiana Contemporary

Announcement of winners on Whitney White Linen night. Sat. Aug. 4 ... More

07/26/2012 Hotel Monteleone Wins Prestigious Award

The Hotel Monteleone earned the 2012 "Award of Excellence" from Corporate & Incentive Travel, a national publication for corporate meeting and travel planners. ... More

07/26/2012 The Howard Hughes Corporation Announces Redevelopment of Riverwalk Marketplace into Upscal Outlet Center

First Upscale Downtown Outlet a Key Component of New Orleans Retail Revitalization ... More

07/25/2012 Louisiana Children's Museum Hosts 14th Annual Chairish the Children

Classic Carnival Theme will create the Greatest Show in NOLA ... More