Hospitality Industry Press Releases

05/06/2016 "Thursdays at Twilight" Concert Series

May through August 2016 Schedule of Concerts at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park ... More

05/06/2016 2016 New Orleans Pride Festival Announced

June 17 - 19 festival highlights the diversity of the LGBT community in New Orleans ... More

05/05/2016 Audubon Commission Hosts Community Meeting to Discuss Upcoming Projects

Audubon Commission to Host Community Meeting On Upcoming Audubon Park Projects Tuesday, May 10 meeting at 6:30 p.m. in Audubon Tea Room ... More

05/05/2016 FestiGals Announces Keynote Speaker and Details on Expanded Lineup

FESTIGALS ANNOUNCES CARLA HARRIS AS WOMEN'S CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER Celebrated Downtown Stiletto Stroll Shines a Light on Domestic Violence ... More

05/04/2016 Cool Zoo and Lazy River Attractions Opening Daily for Summer Season at Audubon Zoo on Monday, May 16, 2016

Warmer weather means more chances to chill out at Cool Zoo and Gator Run, a lazy river, as the popular Audubon Zoo attractions shift to a seven-days-a-week schedule on Monday, May 16. ... More

05/04/2016 Ogden Museum of Southern Art to Host Reading Featuring World- Renowned Photographer Sally Mann on Saturday, May 14

Mann to read and discuss new memoir ... More

05/03/2016 ***Tomorrow!! Wed. May 4th at 2:30: Chef Kevin Belton at French Market Farmers Market Crescent City Farmers Market***

New Orleans School of Cooking Chef Kevin Belton Demonstration and Book Signing Tomorrow! Wednesday May 4, 2016 from 2:30 to 3:30 P.M. at the French Market Farmers Market. ... More

05/03/2016 Local Beauty Industry Leader Honored by National Trade Organization

Helen Brett Announces its 2016 Local Beauty Pavilion Honoree Thousands Expected to Attend Largest Gift and Jewelry Trade Show in the Gulf South ... More

05/03/2016 Southern Food & Beverage Museum Unveils "Tujague's: 160 Years of Tradition" Saturday, May 21st

SoFAB PRESENTS TUJAGUE'S: 160 YEARS OF TRADITION A Retrospective Exhibit Featuring Photos, Awards & Memorabilia from the Second Oldest Restaurant in New Orleans ... More

05/02/2016 Presser Alert: FestiGals Unveils Expanded 2016 Lineup News Alert

FESTIGALS UNVEILS EXPANDED 2016 LINEUP FOR ITS SIXTH ANNUAL GIRLFRIEND WEEKEND Community nonprofit group highlights contributions to local women's causes ... More

05/02/2016 Trinity Restaurant Set to Open in New Orleans' Lower French Quarter on Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Trinity, the new restaurant from real estate developer Hugh Uhalt and rising star Chef Michael Isolani, will open its doors to the public in New Orleans' lower French Quarter on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 1117 Decatur Street. ... More

04/29/2016 Zurich Classic Partial First Round Notes

(The 25th of 43 events in the PGA TOUR Season) Avondale, La. April 28-May 1, 2016 FedExCup Points: 500 TPC Louisiana Par/Yards: 36-36-72/7,425 Purse: $7,000,000/$1,260,000 ... More

04/28/2016 Angeline Celebrates "Rosé All May" and Extends Bar Hours

An extended rose menu will be offered throughout May to celebrate the season ... More

04/28/2016 Celebrate Mother's Day at New Orleans' Restaurants Sunday, May 8, 2016

Tujague's, Compere Lapin and Grand Isle Mother's Day Specials ... More

04/27/2016 Galatoire's "33" Bar & Steak Hosts Kentucky Derby Party May 7

Galatoire's "33" Bar & Steak will bring the excitement and tradition of the Kentucky Derby to Bourbon Street with the restaurant's second annual Kentucky Derby Party. ... More

04/27/2016 Galatoire's "33" Bar & Steak to Host Whistlepig Tasting

Galatoire's "33" Bar & Steak will host an exclusive tasting of its new WhistlePig "33" Single Barrel 10-Year Rye on Tuesday, May 3, at 6 p.m. ... More

04/26/2016 Expansive New Home for Elephants Debuts at Audubon Zoo Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Panya and Jean, the beloved Asian elephants at Audubon Zoo, are inviting visitors to their new home to see them like they've never been seen before. ... More

04/26/2016 NOMA and The NOLA Project present "Don Quixote" in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden May 4-22

This spring, The NOLA Project and NOMA have once again partnered to bring a new and hilarious adaptation to Miguel de Cervantes' classic tale, "Don Quixote". Pete McElligott, a Big Easy Award-winning playwright, helps bring this classic novel to life in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden. ... More

04/26/2016 PGA TOUR LIVE to Provide Early Round Coverage at Zurich Classic of New Orleans

PGA TOUR LIVE will feature exclusive early-round coverage of two Featured Groups on Thursday and Friday at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans at TPC Louisiana from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. CT. Following featured group coverage, PGA TOUR LIVE will switch to complementary featured hole coverage on Thursday and Friday from 2-5 p.m. CT. Visit pgatourlive.com for more information. ... More

04/26/2016 Windsor Court Hosts Four-Course Feast for Mother's Day Brunch

Windsor Court Celebrates Mother's Day with Special Brunch Menu and Tea in Le Salon ... More

04/25/2016 China Lights in New Orleans City Park Closes Soon

Don't wait to visit China Lights in New Orleans City Park - the event will only be in the Park through Sunday, May1. Marvel at more than 30 extraordinary silk covered structures in the Botanical Garden. You'll see a glowing dragon that is 131 feet long and a panda play land. Visit the Under the Sea exhibit to see some of your favorite ocean characters. Watch the Fancy Fan's dragonflies dance, and don't forget to see the penguins in the Train Garden. ... More

04/25/2016 Jazz in the Park Update

This week's Jazz in the Park closing act will start at 7:30 and run till 9:00 to accommodate Jazz Fest attendees who want to attend Jazz in the Park to see New Orleans Jazz Orchestra featuring Irvin Mayfield. The late start time for NOJO will allow Jazz fest attendees time to travel to Armstrong Park. ... More

04/25/2016 New Orleans City Park Announces 2016 Photo Contest

"The Heart of City Park" ... More

04/25/2016 Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces Third Annual Magnolia Ball

Join The Ogden Museum of Southern Art as it hosts its third annual Magnolia Ball on Saturday, June 11 at 9:00 p.m. The Magnolia Ball celebrates and benefits the Center for Southern Craft and Design at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, which serves to highlight the artistic contributions of craft artists and designers from the American South. This year's honoree will be Top Mob, the New Orleans graffiti collective. In addition to honoring the artists of Top Mob, Magnolia Ball will honor the memory of Top Mob member, DJ Real. ... More

04/22/2016 Final field for 2016 Zurich Classic

One-Page Alpha Field List Zurich Classic of New Orleans Ends 05/01/2016 ... More

04/21/2016 All-star lineup includes Chefs Tenney Flynn of GW Fins, Susan Spicer of Bayona, Ryan Prewitt of Peche, and much more!

Gulf United for Lasting Fisheries (G.U.L.F) Presents Summer of Sustainability Dinner Series June 2, July 9 and August 4, 2016 ... More

04/21/2016 Audubon Commission to Consider New Ways to Increase Public Input on Green Space

April 28 meeting at 4 p.m. in Audubon Tea Room ... More

04/20/2016 Elephant Exhibit at Audubon Zoo Receives $1 Million Gift

Thanks, in part, to the generosity of New York real estate developer Jeffrey Feil and the Charitable Lead Annuity Trust Under the Will of Louis Feil, the new elephant exhibit at Audubon Zoo has a whole new look. ... More

04/20/2016 New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Honors Three-Time Grammy Award Winner Dee Dee Bridgewater with Stage Dedication and Celebration

The stage at NOJO's home, the Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market, will be officially dedicated in honor of the singer, songwriter, actress, producer and ambassador during Jazz Fest. ... More

04/19/2016 Grammy® Award Winner Irma Thomas Back at Audubon Zoo for 33rd Consecutive Year

Irma Thomas and Audubon Zoo: A Mother's Day Tradition on Sunday, May 8, 2016 ... More

04/18/2016 Alice Cooper to Rock the Saenger Theatre August 17th, Tickets on Sale Friday

Wednesday, August 17 at the Saenger Theatre, Tickets on Sale Friday, April 22nd at 10 AM ... More

04/18/2016 Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons Return to Saenger Theatre August 14th, tickets on sale Friday

FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016 SAENGER THEATRE TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 22ND AT 10AM ... More

04/14/2016 Celebrating the Restoration of Audubon Zoo's Tropical Bird House

Whitney Zoo-To-Do Lights up the Night on Friday, May 6, 2016 ... More

04/14/2016 Empowering Women's Organizations Join Forces to Celebrate Equal Pay Day

Educational Event Offered to Create Awareness and Sharpen Negotiation Skills ... More

04/14/2016 K. Michelle Coming to the Saenger Theatre Sunday, May 8th

Memphis-bred K. Michelle will bring the drama, heartache and triumph to the stage of Saenger Theatre in New Orleans, LA on May 8th, 2016 for Mother's Day. ... More

04/13/2016 Former Champions Vijay Singh and K.J. Choi Return to Zurich Classic, Along with Keegan Bradley and Chris Kirk

All four have made Presidents Cup teams ... More

04/12/2016 Bring the family, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ® is bringing Xtreme to New Orleans

Tickets on sale now for The Greatest Show On Earth® featuring extreme acts fused with iconic circus traditions for the ultimate family entertainment experience ... More

04/12/2016 French Market Seeks Creole Tomato Recipes for 30th Anniversary Creole Tomato Fest Souvenir Cookbook! Plus New Cresecent Park Stage at the Fest!

THE FRENCH MARKET CELEBRATES 3OTH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL WITH COOKBOOK, CRESCENT PARK STAGE, AND MORE! ... More

04/12/2016 The Fountain Lounge at The Roosevelt New Orleans Announces New Chef de Cuisine, Unveils New Menu

The Fountain Lounge at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel named Chef Cody Curl chef de cuisine and has unveiled brand new menu items derived from Chef Curl's culinary ingenuity. ... More

04/12/2016 WWE Presents Monday Night Raw at Smoothie King center in New Orleans, LA on Monday, June 13, 2016 at 6:30 PM

Tickets on Sale Saturday, April 9 @ 10:00 AM! ... More

04/11/2016 2016 French Quarter Festival presented by Chevron

Festival by the Numbers: Record-breaking crowds from across the globe enjoyed the largest showcase of Louisiana food and music in the world ... More

04/11/2016 Former Zurich Classic Champions Billy Horschel (2013) and Jason Dufner (2012) Commit to Play 2016 Tournament in New Orleans

Both earned their first PGA TOUR victory at the Zurich Classic after stellar SEC golf careers ... More

04/11/2016 J.B. Holmes, Danny Lee, Jamie Donaldson and Angel Cabrera Lead Latest Commitments to Zurich Classic of New Orleans

American J.B. Holmes, ranked 21st in the Official World Golf Rankings, and tied for fourth in this week's Masters tournament, joins international stars Danny Lee, Jamie Donaldson and Angel Cabrera in the 2016 Zurich Classic of New Orleans, announced Steve Worthy, CEO of the Fore!Kids Foundation, producer of the tournament. ... More

04/11/2016 NOMA exhibits major works by contemporary photographer Vera Lutter while exploring the historical role of the photographic negative in two related presentations on view April 15-July 17

This spring, NOMA will explore the historical and contemporary role of the photographic negative in three related presentations. Drawing mostly on its own permanent collection, NOMA will exhibit some of the earliest examples of photographic negatives in Paper Negatives and avant-garde and twentieth-century uses of the negative image in Negative Image. ... More

04/11/2016 Poppy Tooker Donates Personal Archives to Southern Food & Beverage Museum

Culinary Historian, Author & TV Personality Contributes Over 400 Pieces to Museum Collection ... More

04/11/2016 The Gipsy Kings feat. Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo at the Mahalia Jackson Theater

Tickets on Sale Friday, April 15th at Noon ... More

04/11/2016 The Gipsy Kings feat. Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo at the Mahalia Jackson Theater

Tickets on Sale Friday, April 15th at Noon ... More

04/07/2016 CRESCENT PARK WEBSITE IS NOW LIVE! EXPERIENCE CRESCENT PARK AT THE CRESCENT PARK BAZAAR APRIL 16TH!

EXPERIENCE CRESCENT PARK ONLINE AND IN-PERSON! CrescentParkNola.org is now live & Crescent Park Bazaar is Saturday April 16th ... More

04/07/2016 Festival of Balloons Features Inflated Family Fun on Sunday, April 10

Stunning Balloon Sculptures, Fashion and Exhibitions Set on Display for New Orleans Families ... More

04/07/2016 Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Create Festival Season Finale with a Tribute to Stevie Wonder at House of Blues New Orleans

After three packed weeks of festival performances, Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra will present "Living for the City: The Music of Stevie Wonder." ... More

04/07/2016 New Orleans City Park Earth Day 2016

Earth Day promises to be a great event! Celebrate living a ‘green life' with your friends in City Park. The event will take place along Victory Avenue on the plaza in front of the Oscar J. Tolmas Center. ... More

04/07/2016 THREE FORMER LSU FIGHTING TIGERS ROAR INTO 2016 ZURICH CLASSIC OF NEW ORLEANS

Former LSU stars Kaufman, Toms and Loupe will play this year's event ... More

04/07/2016 Tickets on Sale Now for 2016 Amazing Grapes Wine Auction

Enjoy rare wines to support Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses ... More

04/06/2016 Audubon Nature Institute to Participate in GiveNOLA Day

Audubon Nature Institute will participate in GiveNOLA Day 2016 on May 3. Hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, GiveNOLA Day is the community's third annual, 24-hour online charitable giving event to inspire people to give generously to nonprofit organizations that are making our region stronger, creating a vibrant community for all. Audubon is proud to be a participating not-for-profit. ... More

04/06/2016 Catahoula Hotel / Cafe / Bar Officially Open to Public

The Catahoula Hotel, a 35-room boutique hotel nestled in the Central Business District, is officially open . The café and bar will be open between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 a.m. daily for coffee, cocktails and a full menu. ... More

04/06/2016 New Orleans' Newest Riverfront Stage Returns to The Riverwalk® during French Quarter Festival

New Food Selections, Discounted Parking and Festival Fashions Highlight 33nd Annual Event ... More

04/06/2016 Press Release- R. Kelly at the Smoothie King Center

Grammy Award Winning Superstar, Singer, Songwriter & Producer R. Kelly Announces "The Buffet" Tour ... More

04/06/2016 World Balloon Convention's Thursday Presser Canceled

The World Balloon Convention's news conference that was scheduled for Thursday, April 7 is canceled due to an overwhelming interest from the media for personal feature stories. ... More

04/05/2016 OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART TO HOST READING FEATURING WORLD-RENOWNED PHOTOGRAPHER SALLY MANN

Mann to read and discuss new memoir ... More

04/05/2016 Trio of International stars playing in the Masters this week have committed to the 2016 Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Grace, Casey and An all rank in top 26 in the world. Three international stars ranked in the top 26 in the world have committed to play the 2016 Zurich Classic of New Orleans, announced Steve Worthy, CEO of the Fore!Kids Foundation, producer of the tournament. ... More

04/04/2016 Arrival of New Orleans' Newest Cruise Ship, Carnival Triumph, Celebrated with Fun Charity Event on Board Benefitting Four Local Music Organizations

Latest Capacity Increase Will Result in 450,000 Carnival Cruise Passengers Annually From New Orleans - Most of Any Cruise Operator ... More

04/04/2016 Bob Dylan: The New Orleans Series on view in NOMA's Great Hall

Bob Dylan: The New Orleans Series is a collection of paintings by artist, singer and songwriter Bob Dylan. In this series of paintings, Bob Dylan presents a distinctive vision of New Orleans, a city for which he has well known affection. ... More

04/04/2016 Ogden Museum of Southern Art and the Shops at Canal Place to Host Twelfth Annual Sippin' in Seersucker

Summer is approaching, and that means it's time for Sippin' in Seersucker, an evening of Southern art, cocktails, live music, delicious cuisine, fashion and shopping. A benefit for the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Sippin' is in its twelfth year of collaboration between the Ogden Museum and The Shops at Canal Place. Attendees are encouraged to don seersucker and celebrate the start of the summer social season in style. Sippin' in Seersucker attracted nearly 600 people in 2015, and continues to be one of the most popular events in the city. ... More

04/02/2016 Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival Launch Springtime Fun in City Park

The Nation's Oldest Fresh Water Fishing Rodeo ... More

04/01/2016 Free Zumba Classes in New Orleans City Park

Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park, Elmwood Fitness Center, and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you'll work up a sweat! ... More

04/01/2016 Guns N' Roses Return for Historic North American Summer Stadium Tour

Founder Axl Rose and Former Members, Slash and Duff McKagan, Regroup For The 'Not In This Lifetime Tour' Produced by Live Nation ... More

04/01/2016 NIGHT FLYING: Visionary Artist Chris Roberts-Antieau to Debut New Work at Antieau Gallery

Nationally-recognized New Orleans artist and gallery-owner Chris Roberts-Antieau is hosting an opening reception on Saturday, April 16th, 2016 to unveil a new selection of work entitled "Night Flying." The Opening will be held at Antieau Gallery located in the French Quarter at 927 Royal Street. The event will begin at 6 pm. ... More

04/01/2016 Nola Foodfest Kicks off Spring Events at the Outlet Collection at Riverwalk®

Free event highlights hometown fare from dozens of America's best restaurants, diners and food trucks ... More

04/01/2016 Sista Strut Coming to the Outlet Collection at the Riverwalk®

Inaugural 3K walk devoted to raising awareness of breast cancer in women ... More

04/01/2016 Spring Garden Show at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park

The annual Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden invites visitors to explore the beautiful Botanical Garden, more than 50 horticultural exhibits, family friendly activities, and enjoy educational ‘Walk and Talk' lectures. The festival includes plant sales, garden product sales, a Plant Health Clinic, a Children's Discovery Zone, an art market, and live music on the Haspel Outdoor Stage. ... More

04/01/2016 World Balloon Convention Convenes in NOLA to Celebrate Soaring Industry

Hundreds of Balloon Professionals from Around the World Compete at Convention in New Orleans ... More

03/31/2016 The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery & Where Y'Art to Debut "Ooh Poo Pah Doo: Rhythm N' Hues Set One" on April 7, 2016

A tribute to Allen Toussaint and celebration of emerging artists ... More

03/29/2016 New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation (NOTMC) Launches #HappyTuesday Campaign

New Orleans personalities share what makes Tuesdays in NOLA special in real-time #HappyTuesday social media campaign ... More

03/27/2016 The French Market is a Proud Sponsor of French Quarter Fest!

The French Market plays host to live local opera, trad jazz, and international music Thursday-Sunday! ... More

03/25/2016 Art Madness Art Festival

Art Madness Art Festival Saturday, March 26 at the Ashe Cultural Arts Center ... More

03/25/2016 OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART PRESENTS ARTHUR KERN: The Surreal World of a Reclusive Sculptor

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is excited to announce its presentation of Arthur Kern: The Surreal World of a Reclusive Sculptor. Opening Saturday, March 19 and running through July 17, 2016, the exhibition will be celebrated with an opening reception on Thursday, March 31, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. during Ogden After Hours. ... More

03/24/2016 Inaugural Anchor Classic Golf Tournament at Beau Chene to benefit the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum

The inaugural Anchor Classic will be held at Beau Chene, 602 North Beau Chêne ... More

03/24/2016 We are having our second annual Chefs Taste Challenge, August 19, 2016 and our annual conference Farm to Table Experience, August 18th-August 20th, 2016.

One night. Ten Chefs. America's best farm to table cuisine. The annual Farm to Table Chefs Taste Challenge is a fun dinner event that aims to broaden awareness for the use of fresh, healthy, sustainable ingredients in preparing food. Furthermore, this event will provide a platform to feature ten of America's best farm to table chefs across the country and attendees can cast their vote for their favorite dish. ... More

03/23/2016 The Champagne is Flowing! Grab a friend and take a stroll down Magazine

Magazine Street Merchants Association in conjunction with First NBC Bank, is proud to announce the sixth annual Magazine Street Champagne Stroll taking place Saturday, May 7th! ... More

03/18/2016 Abita New Orleans International Beer Festival Rescheduled for June 4, 2016

Due to the thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in the New Orleans area today and forecasted for tomorrow, the Abita New Orleans International Beer Festival scheduled for tomorrow, March 19 at Champions Square has been postponed until Saturday, June 4. All current ticket holders should hold on to their tickets which will be honored on June 4. ... More

03/15/2016 **Date Change** Egg Scramble Presented by The Angry Birds Movie New Orleans City Park Annual Easter Egg Hunt

With rain in the forecast for Saturday, New Orleans City Park has rescheduled the Egg Scramble Easter egg hunt from March 19th to the following day, Sunday, March 20, 2016. Location and times for the event will remain the same. ... More

03/15/2016 Cool Zoo and Lazy River Attractions Open at Audubon Zoo Saturday, March 19, 2016

Just in time for school break season, Cool Zoo and Gator Run, a lazy river, are opening Saturday, March 19, at Audubon Zoo. ... More

03/15/2016 French Quarter Festival Returns to Headline Roster of Spring Events at The Riverwalk

French Quarter Festival Returns to Headline the Roster of Springtime Community Events at the Outlet Collection at the Riverwalk® ... More

03/15/2016 Spring Garden Show at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park :: Media Advisory

The annual Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden invites visitors to explore the beautiful Botanical Garden, more than 50 horticultural exhibits, family friendly activities, and enjoy educational ‘Walk and Talk' lectures. The festival includes plant sales, garden product sales, a Plant Health Clinic, a Children's Discovery Zone, an art market, and live music on the Haspel Outdoor Stage. ... More

03/14/2016 ABIGAIL GULLO APPOINTED HEAD BARTENDER AT NINA COMPTON'S COMPÈRE LAPIN IN NEW ORLEANS

Award-Winning Cocktail Maven Crafts Classic Cocktails with Modern Twists ... More

03/14/2016 Bellwether Technology and IBERIABANK Sponsor Music Under the Oaks in Audubon Park

Music Under the Oaks, a complimentary concert series in Audubon Park, kicks off Sunday, April 3, at Newman Bandstand with a performance by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Brass Quintet from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ... More

03/14/2016 Botanical Garden Spring Symposium in City Park :: Media Advisory

Join your friends for the 4th annual New Orleans Botanical Garden Spring Symposium. The speaker, Dr. Allan Armitage, is one of the best known horticulturists in the world. Gardeners can bring their personal experiences and questions to the symposium and learn from one of the best known in the business. Ticket revenue supports the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park. ... More

03/14/2016 Colorful New Residents for World of Primates Audubon Zoo Welcomes Pair of Mandrills

The World of Primates at Audubon Zoo recently got some eye-popping additions: two new mandrills which are among the world's most fascinating mammals. ... More

03/14/2016 Emeril's Homebase Announces Chef to Helm Meril, Lagasse's 4th NOLA Restaurant

EMERIL'S RESTAURANTS VETERAN CHEF WILL AVELAR TO HELM MERIL, EMERIL LAGASSE'S NEWEST CONCEPT OPENING IN NEW ORLEANS ... More

03/14/2016 New Orleans International Beer Festival This Saturday

5th Annual Abita New Orleans International Beer Festival This Saturday, March 19th, 2016 / 2-6pm Champions Square- New Orleans, LA ... More

03/14/2016 Riverwalk Kicks Off New Orleans Fashion Week with Kids Runway Day

THE OUTLET COLLECTION AT RIVERWALK® KICKS OFF NEW ORLEANS FASHION WEEK WITH KIDS RUNWAY DAY ... More

03/14/2016 Smashing Pumpkins to Play Saenger Theatre April 2nd, Tickets on Sale Friday

An Acoustic-Electro Evening with SMASHING PUMPKINS. In Plainsong WITH SPECIAL GUEST LIZ PHAIR FRIDAY, APRIL 22 at the SAENGER THEATRE ... More

03/11/2016 ***MEDIA ALERT***FRENCH MARKET CORPORATION OFFICES, OPEN AIR MARKETS, PARKS, RESTAURANTS & RETAILERS CLOSED TODAY

DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER, THE FRENCH MARKET IS CLOSED TODAY ... More

03/10/2016 Omni Royal Orleans ranks on US World News & Report's 'Best New Orleans Hotels'

OMNI ROYAL ORLEANS RANKS ON U.S. WORLD NEWS & REPORTS' ‘BEST NEW ORLEANS HOTELS'Hotel Ranks as No. 5 Best Hotel in New Orleans and Louisiana ... More

03/09/2016 B.B. King's Blues Club Honors Late Musician in Three-Party Grand Opening Ceremony

King's namesake club and restaurant opens in a typical New Orleans style ... More

03/08/2016 Marie Hull: Opening Exhibition Reception Sat. 3/12 7pm-9pm

Marie Hull: Opening Exhibition Reception Sat. 3/12 7pm-9pm OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART PRESENTS BRIGHT FIELDS: THE MASTERY OF MARIE HULL ... More

03/08/2016 Windsor Court Hotel Appoints New Assistant General Manager

The Windsor Court Hotel recently named Ralph Mahana, a 10 year veteran of the luxury hotel, as the new assistant general manager. ... More

03/07/2016 Crawfish Love Fest: Deanie's Seafood's Pinch a Palooza Festival 2016

7th-annual Festival April 17 Celebrates Louisiana Crawfish Season, Features Seven Bands ... More

03/07/2016 Get Lucky at Grand Isle on St. Patrick's Day

Specialty Cocktails, Bites & Brews Thursday, March 17, 2016 ... More

03/07/2016 New Orleans Welcomes Jazz in the Park Treme Art & Music Festival

Budweiser presents Jazz in the Park Season, the King of Beers & People United for Armstrong Park teamed up to promote and preserve New Orleans culture in our Jazz in the Park Thursday Concert series and our new "Jazz in the Park Treme Art & Music Festival". ... More

03/07/2016 NOLA4Women Launches on International Women's Day

NOLA4WOMEN to Launch on International Women's Day, March 8, 2016, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Community-driven initiative launches a global conversation to leverage change for women and girls ... More

03/07/2016 Ogden Museum of Southern Art and the Shops at Canal Place Announce Sippin' in Seersucker

Friday, April 15, 2016 6 - 9 PM ... More

03/07/2016 St. Patrick's Day and St. Joseph's Day Celebrations at the Historic French Market

Wednesday, March 16th 1:00-5:00 p.m. St. Joseph's Day "preview" at the Crescent City Farmers Market. View a "mini"-altar created by Sicilian sisters and daily French Market vendors The Portera Sisters as a preview to their full St. Joseph's Day altar presentation on March 19th at the St. Joseph's Day Celebration at the French Market; enjoy acoustic live music by Karl Kummerle, and a chance to talk with and buy from Tony Accardo, a Sicilian vendor whose family has been selling at the French Market for generations. We will also have brief presentations and talks, including a talk at 2 p.m. by Rosanna Giacona, Beuregard-Keyes Historic House tour guide, will speak about her Sicilian heritage and the Sicilian heritage of the French Market. ... More

03/05/2016 Spring into New Trees in City Park

On Saturday, March 5th disc golf players and other volunteers will be planting 200 trees throughout City Park's Disc Golf Course. The planting will take place between 9 am and noon. Trees will include pine, oak, sycamore, cypress, ash, and maple. ... More

03/04/2016 B.B. King's Blues Club Honors Late Musician with Three-part New Orleans Grand Opening

B.B. King's Blues Club, known for its Memphis BBQ and hiring of local musicians, will host its Grand Opening in the heart of the French Quarter. ... More

03/04/2016 BOGO at City Putt Park and Putt At City Putt in New Orleans City Park

City Park is proud to announce the parking lot next to the First NBC sponsored City Putt is complete and ready for patrons' cars! The former site of tennis courts, the parking lot will hold 64 cars. New plaza areas have also been built between the entrance to City Putt and the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn. ... More

03/04/2016 Fuel up at Superior Seafood Before Irish Channel Parade

Superior Seafood will open at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 12 ... More

03/04/2016 I'll have a Bloody Mary please! Louisiana SPCA presents Brunch Fest NOLA

Brunch Fest NOLA is the premiere brunch festival in the region, combining New Orleans' love of brunch, music, cocktails and animals! Join us on April 3 from 10 a.m.-3p.m. at City Park for the inaugural Brunch Fest NOLA, benefiting the animals of the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. ... More

03/04/2016 Longue Vue Announces Sentimental Journeys "Coming Home to Longue Vue" benefit to be held on its beautiful grounds for the first time

The April 8 event will support preservation of the National Historic Landmark site, and its cultural and educational resources ... More

03/03/2016 Bad Company & Joe Walsh Announce ‘One Hell Of A Night' Co-Headlining US Tour

25 Shows Kicking Off On May 9th In Dallas, TX; New Orleans Date- May 26 at Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square ... More

03/02/2016 A New City Park Event: Once in a Brew Moon

No one will want to miss this event. The Once in a Brew Moon party will be a blast. Tell all your friends to meet you at Carousel Gardens Amusement Park in New Orleans City Park for all the rides and beer you can handle for one low price. Oh, and the beer is included in the price! There will be delicious snacks, too (some included in ticket price and some for purchase). There will also be Tito's vodka snoballs and giveaways. ... More

03/02/2016 Announcing 12th Annual Midnight Preserves at Preservation Hall

April 22-24/ April 29-May 1. Preservation Hall's annual Midnight Preserves series during Jazz Fest welcomes prominent artists from a variety of genres to join the Preservation Hall Jazz Band for intimate midnight concerts within the walls of our hallowed venue in the heart of the French Quarter. Past guests have included Jimmy Buffett, Shovels and Rope, Alabama Shakes, Robert Plant, The Del McCoury Band, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and dozens more. ... More

03/02/2016 Celebrate Spring with Audubon Nature Institute!

Audubon Attraction Open Seven Days a Week March 1 through September 5, 2016 ... More

03/02/2016 Chaka Khan Headlines Third Annual UNCF New Orleans Mayor's Masked Ball

Entertainment Tonight Co-Host Kevin Frazier will Emcee ... More

03/02/2016 Cool Zoo and Lazy River Open for 2016 Season Earth Fest Celebrates Conservation At Audubon Zoo

Saturday, March 19 - The lesson of the day will be fun ways to learn about saving the environment as Audubon Zoo hosts its annual Earth Fest on Saturday, March 19. ... More

03/02/2016 Egg Scramble Presented By The Angry Birds Movie :: Media Advisory

Egg Scramble Presented by The Angry Birds Movie; New Orleans City Park Annual Easter Egg Hunt ... More

03/02/2016 The Slowest Second Line on Earth Second Annual Turtle Parade at Brennan's Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 11:00am-2:00pm

NEW THIS YEAR! • Avery Kyle, the finalist of the FOX TV network's hit cooking competition MasterChef Junior will be honored as the Junior Marshall of the parade along with the Grand Marshall Haley Bittermann, RBRG's Executive Chef • A new dazzling Queen's float has been created • After party will take place in Brennan's courtyard from 12:00-1:00pm with complimentary ocktails and passed hors d'oeuvres ... More

03/01/2016 2016 Essence Festival New Orleans Reveals First-Round Performance Lineup featuring Headlining Performances

Experience today's hottest acts performing across five stages over four nights: Ciara, New Edition, Babyface, Charlie Wilson, Tyrese, Faith Evans, plus festival first-timers include Jeremih, Leon Bridges, the Internet, DEJ Loaf, Lion Babe, Tink and many more to be announced. ... More

02/29/2016 New Orleans Entrepreneur Week to Feature a Women's Business Summit

Half-day event on Thursday, March 17 will engage some of the nation's leading businesswomen ... More

02/29/2016 NOLA Chefs Dazzle on South Beach

The Crescent City was strongly represented at this year's Food Network and Cooking Channel's South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF)presented by Food & Wine magazine, with an all-star line-up of incredible chefs. The picture-perfect Miami weather, tantalizing bites and libations and of course NOLA's top-tier talent all made for an amazing festival. ... More

02/25/2016 Last Chance to Journey Back in Time: Audubon Zoo's Dinosaur Adventure to Make Way for New Experience

Audubon Zoo's Dinosaur Adventure will close this weekend to make way for a new experience for visitors. Sunday, February 28, 2016, is the last day to see Audubon Zoo's animatronic dinosaurs in action before the exhibit goes extinct! ... More

02/25/2016 New Orleans DMC Wins International Award with the Help of Local Partners

Local DMC, BBC Destination Management (BBC), won the prestigious ADMEI Achievement Award for Best Innovative Event ($200,001 to $500,000) at the ADMEI Annual Conference in Oklahoma City, OK for their Interactive Festival at the Historic French Market. ... More

02/24/2016 China Lights Opens TONIGHT :: New Orleans City Park (2/24/2016)

China Lights in New Orleans City Park will be open tonight, February 24, 2016. ... More

02/24/2016 Lifetime TV Hit Series "Bring It" Coming to Saenger Theatre July 20th, Tickets on Sale Saturday

Lifetime® Hit Series "Bring It" Set to Hit the Stage in New Orleans- Saenger Theatre on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 8 PM ... More

02/24/2016 New Orleans DMC Professional Elected President of International Association

BBC Destination Management (BBC), New Orleans' premier destination management firm, is pleased to announce that Director of Sales, David Rome, CMP, DMCP, has been elected as the 2016 Board President of the Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI). ... More

02/24/2016 New Orleans DMC Professional Wins International Lifetime Achievement Award

Bonnie Boyd, New Orleans DMC, professional and owner of BBC Destination Management (BBC), won the prestigious ADMEI Lifetime Achievement Award at the ADMEI Annual Conference in Oklahoma City, OK for 30 years of advocacy for the DMC industry and her beloved destination, New Orleans. ... More

02/24/2016 The Beautiful New Digital World of the Ritz-Carlton

Immersive Travel Site Pushes Guest Photos to the Forec ... More

02/23/2016 China Lights Opening Night Postponed Due to rain (2/23/16)

Due to impending inclement weather passing through New Orleans, China Lights will not be open tonight, February 23, 2016. ... More

02/23/2016 Travel the World in a Single Day at the Children's World's Fair

Presented by Dow - Saturday, March 19 Proceeds of the Daylong Journey Benefit the Louisiana Children's Museum ... More

02/22/2016 African-American Cultural Celebration Returns for 13th year

Glen David Andrews Headlines Soul Fest at Audubon Zoo Saturday and Sunday, March 5 and 6, 2016 ... More

02/22/2016 Maison Dupuy Hotel's Celebrated Sunday Champagne Jazz Brunch Returns Beginning Easter Sunday

Every Sunday is a Culinary Celebration - Egg-ceptional Easter Room Package Starts at $143 ... More

02/22/2016 THNOC announces artists for spring 2016 Concerts in the Courtyard

The Colin Lake Band opens the series on March 18 ... More

02/19/2016 City Park Media Advisory : The Sound of Silence

Children will be screaming and birds will be chirping in the park this weekend. One thing that guests won't be hearing is the sound of traffic from I-610. Weather permitting, I-610 will be closed from 10 pm Friday through 5 am Monday to allow for the dismantling of the Wisner Overpass. ... More

02/18/2016 New Orleans Photo Alliance Presents: Malcolm Lightner: Mile O' Mud

March 5, 2016 - May 29, 2106 Opening March 5, 6:30 - 9 pm, NOPA Gallery ... More

02/18/2016 Rihanna New Orleans Tour Date Rescheduled

Due to Production Delays, Rihanna Reschedules a few of the Earlier Anti-World Tour Dates ... More

02/16/2016 Bayou Rum Distillery Named Attraction of the Year by Louisiana Travel Promotion Association

Lacassine Landmark Receives Prestigious 2016 Louey Award ... More

02/16/2016 Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces Arthur Kern: The Surreal World of a Reclusive Sculptor

On View March 19 - July 17, 2016 ... More

02/16/2016 THNOC to screen classic 1927 silent film "Wings" with live musical accompaniment

Program presented in conjunction with exhibition on World War I ... More

02/16/2016 Windsor Court Partners with The Sweat Social to Bring Experiential Workouts to "Fitsetter" Guests

The Sweat Social Partners with Windsor Court, New Orleans' Premier Luxury Hotel, to Bring Experiential Workouts to "Fitsetters" ... More

02/15/2016 Dorothy Allison, Mary Badham, Rick Bragg, Billy Cannon, Dick Cavett, and Estelle Parsons to top Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

Festival releases full program for 30th Anniversary Festival in the French Quarter ... More

02/12/2016 Stars of ABC's Dancing with the Stars Maks & Val Chmerkovskiy Coming to Saenger Theatre August 4th

Maks & Val Live on Tour: Our Way Coming to New Orleans This Summer ... More

02/12/2016 The Fountain Lounge Celebrates Romance with Special Four-Course Valentine's Day Menu

The Fountain Lounge at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, is celebrating Valentine's Day with a special four-course dinner, perfect for the most romantic date night of the year. ... More

02/12/2016 Trombone Short & Orleans Avenue Brings 2nd Annual Treme Threauxdown to Saenger Theatre Saturday, April 23rd

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, with Special Guests Dirty Dozen Brass Band at the Second Annual Treme Threauxdown ... More

02/11/2016 A Chinese Lantern Festival in City Park

New Orleans City Park China Lights Tickets on Sale Now ... More

02/11/2016 Event Producers, New Orleans' most experienced national live event production and design firm, has named Ms. Cammy Livingston to the post of National Business Development Sales Manager.

Hired to develop client relationships, and grow key business segments in major cities across the U.S., Ms. Livingston is tasked with building relationships with National Corporate Meeting Planners, Brand Marketing Firms, National Production Companies, Independent Producers, and National Destination Management Companies from her office in New Orleans. ... More

02/11/2016 Happy Hour Gets Happier at Grand Isle - New Bites & Drinks

New Specials on Crafts, Drafts, Wines & Bites ... More

02/11/2016 New Orleans Restaurants Offer Lent Specials

EMERIL'S DELMONICO, GRAND ISLE, EMERIL'S NEW ORLEANS, COMPÈRE LAPIN, NOLA ... More

02/10/2016 Chefs Alex Harrell and Jason Goodenough to Cook Collaborative Dinner on Tuesday, February 23

The five-course pairing dinner will feature olive oils from California Olive Ranch ... More

02/10/2016 Monster Jam® Roars Into New Orleans on February 20

Monster Jam, a Feld Motor Sports® production, will perform at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 starting at 7 p.m. ... More

02/10/2016 Monster Jam® Roars Into New Orleans on February 20

Monster Jam, a Feld Motor Sports® production, will perform at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 starting at 7 p.m. ... More

02/05/2016 Allegiant Celebrates One Year of Nonstop Flights to the Big Easy

Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today celebrates one year of flights to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. ... More

02/05/2016 B.B. King's Blues Club Opens on Decatur Street

Featuring Memphis BBQ, classic New Orleans cuisine and local musicians daily in the heart of the French Quarter ... More

02/05/2016 Monster Jam Revs Up New Orleans Community, Team Gleason and New Orleans Mission

Monster Jam is bringing back its gigantic trucks and non-stop action to New Orleans Saturday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. ... More

02/04/2016 Bacchus Bash Kicks off Annual Mardi Gras Music Festival This Sunday

Bacchus Bash, the annual, indoor/outdoor Mardi Gras block party which started in 1987, will kick off at noon on Sunday, February 7 from Generations Hall located at 310 Andrew Higgins Drive, and the popular Mardi Gras tradition is free to the general public. ... More

02/04/2016 Gospel Showcase at Audubon Zoo Celebrates Black History Month

Bishop William Murphy III, one of the brightest lights in the contemporary praise & worship world, will headline Audubon Zoo's annual Get Yah Praise On gospel showcase on Saturday, February 20. ... More

02/03/2016 Media Alert: Ogden Museum Presents 'Artist Talk: Sarah House'

On Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 5:30 PM the Center for Southern Craft and Design at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will present an artist talk with Sarah House. It will immediately precede the Museum's regular Thursday night concert series, Ogden After Hours, featuring Chris Thomas King. House will discuss the process and inspiration behind her work, currently on view in Artist Spotlight: Sarah House. Regular Museum admission applies. ... More

02/01/2016 ‘Let Them Eat King Cake' at Royal Sonesta New Orleans' 46th Greasing of the Poles

Celebrity guests, local musicians and Carnival royalty help ring in a revered, one-of-a-kind cultural tradition ... More

02/01/2016 Donner-Peltier Distillers Teams with Salon by Sucre For "A Night of Sips and Bites" February 18

Great things happen when Louisiana's favorite spirits company combines with one of the most creative new restaurants in the French Quarter, for a special event. Such is the case on Thursday, February 18, when Donner-Peltier Distillers (DPD) joins forces with Salon by Sucre for "A Night of Sips and Bites". ... More

02/01/2016 In the SoFAB Kitchen with Pigeon & Prince

Cooking Demonstration with Chef Erik Loos of Besh Restaurant Group Saturday, February 13 ... More

02/01/2016 Media Alert: Michael Meads: Bent, Not Broken Panel Discussion

On view through February 28, 2016, Michael Meads: Bent, Not Broken, focuses on Meads' massive graphite drawings created post-Katrina. In these drawings, the artist creates a magical world (much like Carnival itself) where valkyries and Roman gods mingle with frat boys and firemen. ... More

01/30/2016 Fogo de Chão Set to Open in the Renovated J.W. Marriott Hotel Authentic Southern Brazilian Steakhouse Makes its Mark

Authentic Southern Brazilian Steakhouse Makes its Mark in New Orleans' Downtown District ... More

01/29/2016 Celebrate Valentine's Day at New Oreans' Restaurants

In celebration of Valentine's Day, some of New Orleans hottest restaurants are offering special menus certain to spice things up. From aphrodisiac oyster dishes to sinful chocolate desserts, lovebirds can choose from the following options. ... More

01/29/2016 Ray Lamontagne Announces 2016 North American Tour Visiting 45 Cities

New Album, Ouroboros Set for Release March 4th, Pre-Order Album Starting Today on Amazon and Receive Early Access to Tickets ... More

01/29/2016 Tulane Pediatrics New Sponsor of Zoo-To-Do For Kids at Audubon Zoo

Tickets now on sale for Friday April 29, 2016 event ... More

01/28/2016 Bacchus Bash Combines Carnival Revelry, Super Bowl 50 and Live Music

Bacchus Bash 2016 Releases Schedule for Free Mardi Gras Block Party, Annual Carnival Event Serves as Premier Venue for Super Bowl Sunday Festivities ... More

01/27/2016 Luna Fe^te 2015 Closes with Impressive Impact

Visionary, cutting-cutting edge light festival concludes weeklong run with successful statistics ... More

01/26/2016 Teddy's Café at The Roosevelt New Orleans Unveils Year-Long Dessert of the Month Special

Teddy's Café at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, invites all to succumb to their sweet tooth and enjoy one-of-a-kind desserts, with a new special each month. Along with her award-winning desserts at Teddy's Café, Head Pastry Chef Deborah Heyd will unveil a special dessert each month, guaranteed to satisfy any sweet tooth. Each dessert will be available beginning the first Wednesday of each month, allowing all to add some sweet to the middle of the week. ... More

01/26/2016 The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk® Celebrates Return of Lundi Gras on the Mississippi with Free Music, Fireworks and Arrival of Rex, King of Carnival

All-Star Entertainment Line-Up Features Cowboy Mouth, Bonerama and Big Sam's Funky Nation ... More

01/25/2016 Chef Paul Prudhomme's Legacy Lives on at Southern Food & Beverage Museum

Prudhomme Family Bequeaths Over 600 Personal Books to Museum Collection ... More

01/25/2016 Krewe of Orpheus Announces Monarch and Music Lineup

Parade co-founder and native son Harry Connick, Jr. will be returning to ride with the Krewe of Orpheus for the 2016 parade. The Grammy & Emmy Award winning musician, actor, and "American Idol" judge will also make a special appearance at the Orpheuscapade. ... More

01/25/2016 Ogden Museum of Southern Art Presents Bright Fields: The Mastery of Marie Hull

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is excited to announce its presentation of Bright Fields: The Mastery of Marie Hull, organized by the Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson. Opening Saturday, February 20 and running through May 28, 2016, the exhibition will be celebrated with an opening reception on Saturday, March 12, 6 - 8 PM. ... More

01/22/2016 Weezer & Panic! At the Disco to Embark on Massive Summer Co-Headline Tour Rock Bands To Hit 40+ U.S. Cities with Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness as a Special Guest Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square June 12

Tickets On-Sale Beginning Jan. 22 ... More

01/21/2016 Chateau LeMoyne-French Quarter, Boutique Hotel, Completes Renovation

Historic IHG-managed hotel boasts beautiful French Industrial updates, preserving its historical charm ... More

01/21/2016 Horses, Hops and Cops Returns to City Park

A Fundraiser featuring the World Famous Budweiser Clydesdales ... More

01/19/2016 Tyler Perry's Madea on the Run Coming to Saenger Theatre March 4th and 5th, Tickets on Sale Friday

Tickets on Sale Friday, January 22nd at 10 AM ... More

01/18/2016 5th Annual Abita New Orleans International Beer Festival

Saturday, March 19th - 2016 / 2-6pm, Champions Square- New Orleans, LA ... More

01/18/2016 Audubon Nature Institute working to save species Rescued Juvenile Dolphin Passes Initial Hearing Test

Milestone reached in quest to release animal into the wild. Audubon Nature Institute, working in partnership with Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), rescued a juvenile male dolphin that was stranded on Grand Isle beach Monday, October 26, 2015. The dolphin was transported to Audubon Aquatic Center (AAC) in New Orleans and is making positive progress following months of evaluation and treatment. ... More

01/18/2016 New Carnival Inspired Window Installatiion at the Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

Hotel unveils local artist collaboration led by Kit Wohl capturing the essence of Mardi Gras ... More

01/18/2016 The Sweat Social Partners with Global Boutique and Luxury Hotels to Bring Experiential Workouts to "Fitsetters"

The first and only cutting-edge fitness service designed specifically for travelers provides a refreshingly fun and unique take on the traditional workout ... More

01/18/2016 Vocalist Arynne Fannin Treats Audiences To Romantic Songs From Jane Austen's Era

Guests are invited to tour historic Beauregard Keyes House and a Wine Reception before concert ... More

01/18/2016 WYES-TV Broadcasts Nationwide Rex Ball and Meeting of the Courts

WYES-TV/Channel 12 presents one of the highlights of the Carnival season ... More

01/13/2016 Generations Hall Announces Entertainment for Bacchus Bash

2016 Free Annual Block Party Prepares Thousands of Parade-Goers for the Super Krewe ... More

01/13/2016 Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces New Photography Exhibition: A Place and Time Part 1: Photographs from the Permanent Collection

On February 10, 2016, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will open its latest exhibition, A Place and Time Part 1: Photographs from the Permanent Collection. On view through May 29, 2016, the exhibition will be celebrated with an opening reception on Thursday, March 3, from 6 - 8pm, during the Museum's Ogden After Hours concert series. ... More

01/12/2016 Allegiant Air Announces Service to Two New Cities from New Orleans

Nonstop destinations from New Orleans now total 52 routes ... More

01/12/2016 Allegiant Expands Service in the Big Easy with 2 New Flights and Fares as low as $39

Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces new, nonstop service from Jacksonville, Florida and Tampa / St. Pete, Florida to New Orleans. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares for as low as $39.* ... More

01/12/2016 Audubon Aquarium of the Americas Celebrates Penguin Awareness Day on Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is celebrating Penguin Awareness Day on Wednesday, January 20 to raise public awareness about the endangered species. ... More

01/11/2016 It's Carnival Time at Emeril's New Orleans Restaurants

Emeril's New Orleans, NOLA and Emeril's Delmonico Introduce Mardi Gras Cocktails & Desserts ... More

01/11/2016 Landry Vineyards, Louisiana's Premiere Wine Producer, Featured at The NOLA Home Show, Jan 15 - 17

The vineyard will be the primary wine served at the Home Show and feature five varieties of wine at their tasting booth. ... More

01/11/2016 Whoopi Goldberg Coming to the Saenger Theatre on Saturday, June 25th. Tickets on Sale this Friday at 10 AM

An evening of Whoopi's unique observations on current events and a wide variety of topics on her mind is coming to the Saenger Theatre on Saturday, June 25th. ... More

01/08/2016 Orpheum Theater Presents Marlon Wayans

The Orpheum Theater is excited to present Marlon Wayans on Friday, Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. Join the hilarious star of White Chicks, Scary Movie, and the recent Fifty Shades of Black for his SCANDAL-LESS comedy tour! ... More

01/06/2016 Katy Casbarian to Serve as LRA Chair

The Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA) is pleased to announce that Katy Casbarian, Co-Proprietor of Arnaud's Restaurant, Arnaud's French 75 Bar and Remoulade Restaurant in New Orleans, will serve as the 2016 LRA Chair of its Board of Directors. She assumed this role with the start of the New Year. ... More

01/06/2016 Rex, King of Carnival, On Behalf of City of New Orleans, Issues Official Invitation to Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras and the carnival season is upon us, so Rex, King of Carnival, has issued his proclamation to citizens of the world via the New Orleans tourism industry. ... More

01/05/2016 ACCENT-DMC, Inc., a DMC Network Company

NOMINATED FOR FOUR PRESTIGIOUS ADMEI Awards ... More

01/05/2016 Registration for 21st annual symposium opens Jan. 8

Taking place Feb. 19-20, the event will explore New Orleans architecture ... More

12/30/2015 Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces New Docent Training

Wednesdays, January 13, 20, 27 and February 3, 17, 24 from 10 AM - 12 PM ... More

12/30/2015 The 8th Annual Joan of Arc Parade Walks in Eight days!

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the French Quarter ... More

12/28/2015 Meauxbar to Serve Bistro-Inspired Sunday Brunch Starting Sunday, January 3

Sunday brunch will also feature an Unlimited Mimosa Set Up and a Pimm's Series ... More

12/24/2015 French Market Corporation Awarded "President's Award" by Patio Planters

The French Market Corporation was awarded the Patio Planters' 2015 Presidents Award for their exceptional holiday displays and events schedule. The award was presented at the annual Patio Planters' Caroling on the Square on Sunday December 20, 2015. ... More

12/23/2015 Audubon Nature Institute Working to Save Species in the Wild

Audubon Zoo Releases Rescued Brown Pelican On Mississippi River ... More

12/23/2015 Get Your Art on in New Orleans: The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery & Where Y'art Team Up for Curated Exhibitions and Debut "The Art of Travel" Package

The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery, ranked #3 on USAToday's 10Best list of the Best New Hotels of 2015, is upping the ante on artful travel by partnering with Where Y'Art - passionate connectors of lovers and creators of New Orleans art who curate a dynamic online shop, a brick and motor gallery on Royal Street in the Marigny and, now, a space at the hotel itself. ... More

12/23/2015 New Orleans Joins Forces with 6 Other Emerging Startup Hubs in the United States

March Madness-style entrepreneur pitch competition to be held in New Orleans in April during Collison ... More

12/23/2015 Nine-Time GRAMMY® Nominated Saxophonist, Dave Koz, Returns As Special Guest On Barry Manilow's ONE LAST TIME! Tour

Barry Manilow announced today that nine-time GRAMMY® nominated Koz will once again be his special guest on his ONE LAST TIME! Tour in 2016. ... More

12/23/2015 NOLA Christmasfest Record Breaking Crowds Prompts Extended Hours

Wintertime Festival Offers Coca Cola Student Discount Days Today and Wednesday ... More

12/23/2015 Poet and National Book Award Winner Robin Coste Lewis Will Speak at NOMA

Poet and National Book Award winner Robin Coste Lewis will present a reading and lecture in conjunction with NOMA's exhibition Visions of US: American Art at NOMA Friday, January 8 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in NOMA's Stern Auditorium. The talk is included with general admission, and a book signing in the Museum Shop from 7:30-8:00 p.m. will immediately follow. ... More

12/23/2015 Ring in 2016 in Style at Windsor Court

New Year's Eve Celebration Includes Dinner, Live Entertainment and a Champagne Toast at Midnight ... More

12/23/2015 Ring in the New Year at New Orleans' Hottest Restaurants

Compère Lapin, Emeril's Delmonico, NOLA, Emeril's New Orleans. ... More

12/23/2015 The 8th Annual Joan of Arc Parade is Two Weeks Away!

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 -- French Quarter **New Start Time of 7:00 P.M.** ... More

12/23/2015 Video of Aquarium Animals Enjoying their First Christmas

Santa Visits Penguin Chicks, Otters, Fish and Gator at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ... More

12/18/2015 Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse Presents "A Night with the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band"

Ring in 2016 in style with an exclusive New Year's Eve celebration featuring Gerald French and the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band. ... More

12/17/2015 Saints Game Day at Champions Square & the Mercedes-Benz Superdome

The Saints will take on the Detroit Lions on Monday, Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. To assist fans in preparing for the game, SMG is pleased to provide the following information about Champions Square and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. ... More

12/17/2015 Zoo Year's Eve at Audubon Zoo December 31, 2015

Members of the New Orleans Star Trek Chapter, super heroes and story book characters will be on hand to help ring in 2016 a little early during the annual Zoo Year's Eve countdown to noon at Audubon Zoo. ... More

12/15/2015 Holiday Food & Fund Drive Culminates with Construction of the World's Largest Cruise Ship Made of Canned Goods

Carnival Cruise Line is capping off a holiday food and fund drive to benefit Second Harvest by donating over 17,000 cans of food to construct the world's largest cruise ship made of canned goods. The cans will ultimately provide more than 75,000 meals for those in need this holiday season. ... More

12/14/2015 "Ice" Skating Returns As Part of Snofari Adventure At Audubon Zoo December 26-31. 2015

Holiday "ice' skating is returning to Audubon Zoo - this time for six days in a row - as part of a Snofari Adventure celebration from December 26 through December 31. ... More

12/14/2015 2015 WWC Champions to Hold Public Training Session on Dec. 15 at Mercedes-Benz Superdome Ahead of Final Match of Victory Tour

USA to Face China PR on Dec. 16 as Abby Wambach Plays Final Game ... More

12/14/2015 Doug Wertz named 2015 PGA TOUR Volunteer of the Year for commitment to Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Fore!Kids Foundation member nears 30 years of dedication ... More

12/14/2015 From Reveillon to Ringing in the New Year, Celebrate the Holiday Season at Windsor Court

Windsor Court Announces Holiday Celebrations and Specials ... More

12/14/2015 Guy Harvey Magazine Announces Special Issue Through Partnership with LA Department of Wildlife & Fisheries

Louisiana's rich, natural resources to be featured in Guy Harvey Magazine's Spring 2016 Issue ... More

12/14/2015 Tenth annual concert to highlight the 1884 World's Fair in New Orleans

The Historic New Orleans Collection and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra ... More

12/11/2015 New Year's Eve Fireworks to Drench the Night Sky Over the Mississippi River with Brilliant Color

With another year of support, the Crescent City Countdown Club will produce a NOLA New Years' Eve 2015, presented by Chevron and sponsored by Allstage Sugar Bowl, French Quarter Festivals, Inc. and New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation. ... More

12/11/2015 The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk Presents Movies on the Mississippi Screening of 'Home Alone'

Free Outdoor Screening Preceded by Holiday Market Featuring Local Artists ... More

12/10/2015 Krewe de Jeanne D'Arc Court Announced!

Krewe de Jeanne D'Arc Names 2016 Royalty for 8th Annual Joan of Arc Parade Court Features French American Chamber of Commerce President Eric Belin; Festigals, Inc. Partnership Liason Sandra Savoye Dartus; Ben Franklin Student Margaux Shexnider ... More

12/10/2015 NOMA Presents Tina Barney Photographs in Conjunction with Visions of US: American Art at NOM

NOMA Presents Tina Barney Photographs in Conjunction with Visions of US: American Art at NOMA ... More

12/10/2015 Now open: Exhibition to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of WWI and Examine its Influence in New Orleans

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I, The Historic New Orleans Collection presents the exhibition "At Home and at War: New Orleans, 1914-1919." The free exhibition is now on view at THNOC's Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., which is open Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ... More

12/10/2015 Running of the Santas Celebrates Five Years of Christmas Revelry in New Orleans this Saturday with Flow Tribe and Category 6

New Orleans fifth annual Running of the Santas on Saturday, December 12 ... More

12/10/2015 The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses - Master Quest

New Master Quest Installment Will Include Epic, All-New Music from The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes ... More

12/09/2015 Six Reasons to Visit New Orleans this Winter

New Orleans is a city known for its celebrations, and winter is no exception. From unique holiday traditions and special deals on hotels, cocktails and cuisine, to playing host to citywide celebrations, New Orleans is sure to delight guests of all ages. Below are six reasons to experience New Orleans this winter. ... More

12/08/2015 Audubon Nature Institute Offers Wild Gift Ideas To Tame Holiday Shopping

Audubon Nature Institute offers wild gift ideas that are conveniently available for purchase online. Shoppers can choose from an array of memorable gifts that are just a mouse-click away. Every gift helps Audubon care for animals in the collection and teach young people to appreciate nature. ... More

12/08/2015 Duran Duran Announce New Orleans Date on Upcoming 2016 North American Tour

Paper Gods Tour Kicks Off March 25, 2016 and Will Support Release Of Band's Latest Billboard Top 10 Album April 24, 2016, Smoothie King Center - Tickets On Sale Saturday, Dec. 12 at 10 AM - ... More

12/08/2015 New Air Carrier GLO Launches Inaugural Flights between New Orleans and Shreveport Regional December 14

Flights restore intrastate commercial air service for first time since 2004 ... More

12/08/2015 New Orleans Celebrates the Holidays

Celebrate the holidays at some of the best restaurants in New Orleans with holiday offerings throughout the month of December. Emeril's Delmonico, NOLA and Emeril's New Orleans will be serving Reveillon dinners through the entire month of December as well as specialty cocktails guaranteed to keep the holidays bright. Grand Isle and Compère Lapin will be offering a plethora of holiday specials this season, including specially curated menus and craft cocktails. Eat, drink and be merry. ... More

12/08/2015 Nola Christmasfest Kicks off at 10-Day Winter Wonderland with Children's Lantern Parade Thursday, December 17

NOLA ChristmasFest, New Orleans only indoor Christmas festival, opens to the public Friday, December 18 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, but local children can get a sneak preview the night before by being part of a colorful Lantern Parade through the streets of the Warehouse District. ... More

12/08/2015 Ogden After Hours Presents Walter Wolfman Washington Special Performance in the Patrick F. Taylor Library

Walter "Wolfman" Washington to perform in the Ogden Museum's historic Patrick F. Taylor Library ... More

12/08/2015 Omni Royal Orleans Offers Holiday Festivities Spiced with Charitable Offerings

Hotel introduces Holiday Spice Kids Cooking Classes benefiting Edible Schoolyard New Orleans. Offers Stocking Stuffer package with chance to give back to choice of charities. ... More

12/08/2015 Royal Sonesta Partners with Local Artist to benefit Children's Hospital

For the eighth consecutive year, Royal Sonesta New Orleans has partnered with a local artist for an annual holiday initiative that benefits Children's Hospital. ... More

12/07/2015 Charmaine Neville Headlines Soulful Holiday at Audubon Zoo December 12, 2015

Hometown favorite Charmaine Neville will highlight the Souful Holiday celebration at Audubon Zoo on December 12, 2015. ... More

12/07/2015 Holiday-themed tours of Williams Residence return in December

Holiday Home and Courtyard Tours of the Williams Residence ... More

12/07/2015 The Fountain Lounge at The Roosevelt New Orleans Celebrates 2016 with Special International Menu and Live Entertainment

The Fountain Lounge at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel will ring in the new year with a special New Year's Eve menu created by Chef de Cuisine Mark A. Majorie Jr., from 6 - 10 p.m. and live entertainment by Antoine Diel from 6 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. ... More

12/03/2015 Buku Music + Art Project Announces First Round of Talent for 2016 Lineup

Pretty Lights, Kid Cudi, Chvrches, Future, Above & Beyond, Miike Snow, Nero, Fetty Wap, Griz, Crystal Castles, A$ap Ferg, Baauer + More ... More

12/03/2015 Celebrate the Holiday Season with the Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses

French Quarter historic house museums announce seasonal offerings ... More

12/03/2015 Experience the Phenomenon The Blue Man Group Returns to New Orleans May 13-15, 2016 at the Saenger Theatre

Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 11 at 10 a.m. ... More

12/03/2015 Jingle Bugs, Jingle Bugs, Jingle All the Way...

Jingle Bugs Holiday Celebration at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium Saturday, December 12, 2015 ... More

12/03/2015 The Galatoire Foundation's 2015 Christmas Auction Raises Thousands for Local Non- Profits

The Galatoire Foundation raised $44,600 at its annual Christmas Auction, held on Monday, Nov. 30 in the famed first floor of Galatoire's. ... More

12/03/2015 THNOC to Host Multiple Events for PhotoNOLA 2015

The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) will return as a participating venue for PhotoNOLA 2015, which will take place citywide Dec. 10-13. ... More

12/01/2015 Arts Council New Orleans' LUNA Fête: Bigger, Better, and Back beginning Sunday, Nov. 29

A Series of Vibrant Art Installations Light Up Lafayette Square, Julia Street and Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard ... More

12/01/2015 Robert Brantley to sign copies of "Henry Howard: Louisiana's Architect" at Maple Street Book Shop

Robert S. Brantley, author and photographer of "Henry Howard: Louisiana's Architect" (The Historic New Orleans Collection and Princeton Architectural Press, 2015) ... More

11/30/2015 The Amazing Acro-cats Meowy Catmas in Mew Orleans! Fur Immediate Release.

The Amazing Acro-cats with Tuna and the Rock Cats Meowy Catmas in Mew Orleans A troupe of real rescued acrobatic cats including a live cat band! Purrforming their Christmas Special. ... More

11/30/2015 The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans is Spreading Holiday Cheer

The holiday season is fast approaching and The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans has plenty in store to provide guests with holiday cheer not to be missed. ... More

11/30/2015 THNOC hosts annual Member Appreciation Day, Saturday, Dec. 12

THNOC members can save 20 percent on all shop purchases, including Mignon Faget items ... More

11/30/2015 Tory McPhail, Scott Maki and More at SoFAB

Saturday Cooking Demonstrations November 28 through December 12, 2015 ... More

11/27/2015 Gulf of Mexico Shark Tagging Expedition Concludes OCEARCH Shark Research Vessel Docks at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

Shark Research Exhibit, Guest Speaker Chis Fischer at Aquarium ... More

11/25/2015 America's Most Dazzling Holiday Light Festival: New Orleans City Park Celebration in the Oaks Tickets on Sale Now

In its 29th year, with hundreds of thousands of dazzling lights and breathtaking displays, Celebration in the Oaks in New Orleans City Park is an annual holiday tradition for families in the Crescent City and across the country. The event uses LED lights in 99% of the installations and trees. ... More

11/24/2015 Celebrate the Season at the Omni Riverfront Hotel with NOLA Christmasfest, Stocking Stuffer and Park, Shop & Save Packages

Fulton St. Bistro Bar Serves Holiday Reveillon Dinners All December Long ... More

11/24/2015 Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces Exhibition and Programming in Conjunction with PhotoNOLA

On December 11, 2015, the Ogden Museum of Southern art will open CURRENTS 2015: New Orleans Photo Alliance Members Showcase in partnership with the New Orleans Photo Alliance and PhotoNOLA. ... More

11/23/2015 The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk® Kicks off the Holidays During Second Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Plus, Don't Miss Seasonal Savings While Shopping on Thanksgiving and Black Friday ... More

11/20/2015 Audubon Nature Institute Offers Complimentary Admission to Taylor Audubon Students and their Families

Saturday, November 28, 2015 ... More

11/20/2015 NOMA Acquires Two Earthworks by Dennis Oppenheim and Will Reeanact 1970 Performance Piece Beginning November 20

In conjunction with the fall exhibition, Visions of US: American Art at NOMA, NOMA has collaborated with the Dennis Oppenheim Estate to reenact a performance piece, Guarded Land, originally performed at NOMA in 1970, at NOMA this fall. ... More

11/20/2015 The Ritz- Carlton, New Orleans is Spreading Holiday Cheer

The holiday season is fast approaching and The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans has plenty in store to provide guests with holiday cheer not to be missed. ... More

11/20/2015 The Roots of Music and NOLA Brewing Honor #GivingTuesday

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, The Roots of Music and NOLA Brewing will join forces for #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrate generosity worldwide. ... More

11/19/2015 Make Your Season Bright At the Royal Sonesta New Orleans'10th Annual Lighting of the Balconies

Tuesday December 1st at 6:00 p.m. ... More

11/19/2015 Southern Rep Theatre Announces a Christmas Carol

Details announced for Lagniappe Stage production featuring John "Spud" McConnell ... More

11/18/2015 Back by Popular Demand: The Book of Mormon Returns to the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans

March 8 - 13, 2016. Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. ... More

11/18/2015 Now open! "An Architect and His City: Henry Howard's New Orleans, 1837?1884"

Exhibition presented as companion to new book "Henry Howard: Louisiana's Architect" ... More

11/16/2015 Come Home for the Holidays to the Louisiana Children’s Museum’s Fifth Annual Festival of Trees Family Fun Day

A holiday celebration of families and grandparents -- Saturday, December 5 ... More

11/16/2015 Omni Royal Orleans Serves up Reveillon Dinners, Papa Noel Discount, Stocking Stuffer Package During Christmas New Orleans Style

Omni Royal Orleans, 621 St. Louis St., is offering sweet holiday treats for guests planning a stay over the holiday season with a special Papa Noël discount of 20 percent off the best available rate as well as a Stocking Stuffer Package featuring treats for guests and a chance to give back. ... More

11/16/2015 The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel Brings Back the Magic of the Holidays with its Waldorf Wonderland Lobby, Teddy Bear Tea and Traditional Holiday Brunches

The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel will, once again, capture the true essence of the holidays in continuing the traditions and celebrations known and loved by guests worldwide. ... More

11/13/2015 French Market Festivities Begin with Annual Tree Lighting November 19th

Thursday, November 19th 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.: FRENCH MARKET ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING AT WASHINGTON ARTILLERY PARK, ACROSS FROM JACKSON SQUARE ... More

11/13/2015 It's otterly exciting! Audubon Aquarium of the Americas Welcomes Pair of Rescued Southern Sea Otters

"Mollie" and "Clara" to join "Emma" in the Sea Otter Habitat Tuesday, November 17, 2015 ... More

11/13/2015 Spirit Airlines Launches New Service to Las Vegas and Announces New Service to Los Angeles from New Orleans

Ultra-low cost service on Spirit Airlines is now available to seven non-stop destinations ... More

11/13/2015 Thanksgiving Prix-Fixe at Compère Lapin

On Thursday, November 26, 2015, Compère Lapin, one of New Orleans' hottest new restaurants by Chef Nina Compton, will offer a special Thanksgiving menu with a range of autumnal options that will make guests thankful for the celebrated holiday. ... More

11/12/2015 Dedication: Oscar J. Tolmas Center in City Park

City Park is proud to open a new facility on Victory Avenue in New Orleans City Park. The new Oscar J. Tolmas Center will be a Visitor Center, the entrance for Storyland, the entrance for the New Orleans Botanical Garden, and will have public bathrooms. ... More

11/12/2015 Galatoire Foundation Announces Christmas and Mardi Gras Auctions to Benefit Local Non- Profits

Galatoire's hosts annual Christmas and Mardi Gras auctions to benefit Galatoire Foundation, New Orleans Mission and Boys Hope Girls Hope Greater New Orleans Chapter ... More

11/12/2015 One Month Countdown Starts for the "Running of the Santas"

Renowned Costumed Christmastime Event has new home for the South Pole on December 12 ... More

11/11/2015 Audubon Aquarium of the Americas Announces

On August 31, an endangered black-footed penguin chick hatched at the Aquarium. Weighing in at 56.9 grams (about 2 ounces), this new chick is the second offspring for penguin pair Puddles and Millicent. ... More

11/11/2015 Carnival Cruise Line and the New Orleans Saints Challenge Area Schools with Holiday Food & Fund Drive to Benefit Second Harvest Food Bank

Project Will Culminate in Construction of the World's Largest Cruise Ship Made of Canned Goods at the Saints vs. Lions Game on December 21 ... More

11/11/2015 Co-author of Book Exploring Effects of Historic New Orleans Hurricanes to Speak at THNOC

Lecture and book signing for "New Orleans Hurricanes from the Start," presented in conjunction with the exhibition "The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City" ... More

11/11/2015 New Films Launch at Entergy Giant Screen Theater

Jouney to Space 3D and Jerusalem 3D Open Thursday, November 19, 2015 ... More

11/11/2015 NOMA Features American Art Collection with Visions of US

Visions of US: American Art at NOMA is on view November 14-January 24, 2016 ... More

11/11/2015 Omni Riverfront Hotel Celebrates One-Year Anniversary as an Omni Hotels & Resorts Property

The Omni Riverfront Hotel, 701 Convention Center Blvd., located in the heart of New Orleans' revitalized Arts District, is celebrating its first anniversary operating under the Omni Hotels & Resorts' flag. ... More

11/11/2015 Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans Celebrates Its 40th Annual Holiday Home Tour

Enjoy the Splendor of the Garden District on a Tour of Eight Spectacular Private Homes ... More

11/11/2015 Seasonal Splendor, Celebrations and Savings at the Outlet Collection at Riverwalk®

Outdoor Movie Screenings, Tree Lightings, Holiday Concerts and a Local Art Market Highlight Holiday Happenings in New Orleans ... More

11/10/2015 From Reveillon to Ringing in the New Year, Celebrate the Holiday Season at Windsor Court

Windsor Court Announces Holiday Celebrations and Specials ... More

11/09/2015 A Night with Janis Joplin: Monday, April 18, 2016 at the Saenger Theatre

Broadway's Critically-Acclaimed Musical, Featuring Tony Award- Nominated Actress Mary Bridget Davies as Janis Joplin ... More

11/09/2015 Bug Appétit! Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium Serves a Buggy Feast at Hoppy Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 24 - Wednesday, November 25 ... More

11/09/2015 New Orangutan Habitat Debuts at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans

Just in time for Orangutan Caring Week, Audubon Zoo has raised the curtain on its new habitat for the critically endangered primates. ... More

11/09/2015 Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces Free Family Day: Mixed up Media

Inspired by Objects of Interest: Recent Acquisitions for the Permanent Collection, Saturday, November 21, 2015, 10AM - 2PM ... More

11/09/2015 Thanksgiving Artfully Celebrated at Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Traditionally, Thanksgiving Day is a time for gathering family and friends around a table of celebration. ... More

11/06/2015 Tales of the Toddy® Announces Participating Bartenders and Restaurants

Tales of the Toddy® returns for its 10th celebration of the holidays spirits at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans on December 17th with a record number of participating bartenders and restaurants. ... More

11/05/2015 America's Most Dazzling Holiday Light Festival

New Orleans City Park Celebration in the Oaks Tickets on Sale Now ... More

11/05/2015 Second- Annual Nola Home Show Featuring More Than 200 Exhibitors Coming to New Orleans Jan. 15 - 17, 2016

Special guests include The Cooking Channel's Fabulous Beekman Boys and DIY Network's Matt Muenster ... More

11/04/2015 Audubon Nature Institute celebrates Veterans Day

Complimentary admission for military personnel at Audubon attractions Wednesday, November 11, 2015 ... More

11/04/2015 Audubon Nature Institute Working to Save Species in the Wild

Six Critically-Endangered Sandhill Cranes Released at Mississippi Refuge ... More

11/04/2015 Billboard's #1 World Music Artist, Celtic Woman, Announces 2016 North American Concert Tour

Celtic Woman: The Destiny Tour at the Saenger Theatre May 7, 2016 ... More

11/04/2015 Deanie's Seafood presents kid-friendly Vince Vance Holiday Program

Enjoy breakfast with Santa and kids holiday dance party in the French Quarter ... More

11/04/2015 Ogden Museum of Southern Art and New Orleans Public Library Partner to Offer Free Museum Access

A new partnership between the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and the New Orleans Public Library is providing library cardholders the opportunity to check out an Ogden Museum Pass for free museum entry. ... More

11/04/2015 The Baroness Pontalba Turns 220 Years Old this Friday, November 6th!

The Shops at the Upper Pontalba host the 2nd annual Baroness Pontabla Birthday Bash this Friday, November 6th, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Free and Open to the Public ... More

11/02/2015 "South Carolina Barbecue - Culture, Misconceptions & Preservation" with Dr. Howard Conyers & Friends

First Anniversary of SoFAB's "Trail of Smoke and Fire" Celebration to Feature Presentations & South Carolina Whole-Hog Barbecue ... More

11/02/2015 2013 Tony® Award- Winning Best Musical is Coming to New Orleans Feb. 16-21, 2016 at the Saenger Theatre

Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. ... More

11/02/2015 30th Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Line Up Announced

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is happy to announce a stellar line-up for its 30th anniversary in 2016. ... More

11/02/2015 Audubon Zoo Hosts Special Needs Day November 7. 2015

Audubon Zoo hosts its fourth annual Special Needs Day on Saturday November 7, 2015, offering special needs visitors of all ages an opportunity to connect with nature in a family-friendly setting. ... More

10/30/2015 Audubon Aquarium Hosts Louisiana Appreciation Day Sunday, November 1, 2015

Audubon Nature Institute is thanking Louisiana residents for their support by offering complimentary admission to Audubon Aquarium of the Americas on Sunday, November 1, 2015, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ... More

10/30/2015 Before the Curtain Rises Celebrate Opening Night at Restaurant R'evolution

The arrival of fall heralds the beginning of New Orleans vibrant cultural season with a myriad of entertainment options suited for every taste. But before you take your seats at the theatre, allow Restaurant R'evolution to indulge your culinary senses with the perfect prelude for a special evening. ... More

10/30/2015 Bourbon Orleans Hotel is Honored with Readers Choice Award

Selected as one of best meeting sites in the South ... More

10/30/2015 Dauphine Orleans Hotel of the New Orleans Hotel Collection to host May Baily Look-Alike costume contest

A bawdy bevy of hopeful harlots will vie for the title of Best Dressed Madame at the annual May Baily Look-Alike Contest to held Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. in the bar of the Dauphine Orleans Hotel, 413 Dauphine St., in the French Quarter. ... More

10/29/2015 2016 French Quarter Festival Opening Night Gala

Give the Gift of Gala and Take Advantage of Early Bird Pricing! ... More

10/28/2015 Celebrate the Roots of Music Saturday, November 14, 2015

Annual Fundraiser to Feature Tantalizing Bites, Libations and Live Entertainment ... More

10/28/2015 Galatoire's "33" Bar & Steak to Host Glenmorangie Scotch Dinner

Galatoire's "33" Bar & Steak is proud to announce it will host a scotch dinner featuring a distinguished selection of Glenmorangie scotch on Wednesday, November 11 at 7 p.m. ... More

10/28/2015 Jimi's Greatest Songs Performed Live on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the Saenger Theatre

Featuring Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jonny Lang, Doyle Bramhall II, Eric Johnson, Chris Layton, Mato Nanji, Noah Hunt, Henri Brown and more special guests TBA ... More

10/27/2015 Sheraton New Orleans Hotel Launches Carnival Suites

Mardi Gras came early to the Sheraton New Orleans as the hotel celebrated the launch of their new Carnival Suites on October 7, 2015 with a reception in the hotel's Armstrong Ballroom. ... More

10/27/2015 Sheraton New Orleans Hotel Welcomes John Brewster

John Brewster has joined the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel as Director of Sales & Marketing. Brewster brings over thirty years of hospitality industry experience to the Canal Street landmark. ... More

10/27/2015 Trinity Rodee: Chef Scott Maki "Pops Up" to Preview Trinity Restaurant

The opening of Trinity on Lower Decatur in the French Quarter in Late 2015 will signal the arrival of one of the most anticipated restaurants of the season. ... More

10/26/2015 Audubon Nature Institute seeking partnerships Educational Programming Available for Area Schools

Audubon Nature Institute is seeking partnerships with schools in New Orleans East, St. Tammany and St. Bernard parishes. ... More

10/26/2015 Audubon Nature Institute Working to Save Species in the Wild

Stranded Juvenile Dolphin Rescued in Grand Isle Currently receiving treatment at Audubon Aquatic Center in New Orleans ... More

10/26/2015 Celebrate Halloween with Creatures of the Sea Scarium at Audubon Aquarium

Saturday, October 31, 2015, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ... More

10/26/2015 Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse Features RAWArtist Bailey Flores Halloween Night

Saturday October 31st at 8:00 p.m. ... More

10/26/2015 New Orleans Ballet Association Presents The Nutcracker Suite

More than 200 participants of NOBA's nationally award-winning dance training programs to be featured in community production ... More

10/26/2015 Tickets go on Sale for NOLA Christmasfest 2015 on November 1

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Holiday Festival Premiers Indoor Ice Skating Rink ... More

10/26/2015 World- Renowned Dance Theatre of Harlem Makes its Highly Anticipated Return to the New Orleans Stage

"Dance Theatre of Harlem has reclaimed its rightful and vital place as one of the major companies in America." -The Dance Enthusiast ... More

10/21/2015 Copa Airlines Offers Super-Sale Weekend from New Orleans to Latin American Destinations

Up to 50% discount on regular ticket prices to Latin American destinations. Four nonstop flights per week New Orleans to Panama, with the fastest, most convenient connections to more than 55 destinations in Latin America. Tickets may be purchased in person at Louis Armstrong International Airport, Oct. 17-18 (free parking is available) or via Copa's call center or website. ... More

10/21/2015 Emeril's Delmonico to Host Exclusive C. Donatiello Wine Dinner

On Thursday, November 5, 2015, Emeril's Delmonico - Emeril Lagasse's iconic modern creole dining destination in the Lower Garden District - will host a spectacular dinner featuring the wines of C. Donatiello Winery based in Healdsburg, California. ... More

10/21/2015 Liberty's Kitchen Invites You to Come Grow With Us

Liberty's Kitchen is hosting its annual fundraiser, Come Grow With Us-Chef Showdown. The event features some of the most respected culinary talent in New Orleans working alongside Liberty's Kitchen trainees. ... More

10/21/2015 NOMA Presents Jasper Johns: Reversals

Prints from the Donna Perret Rosen and Benjamin M. Rosen Collection ... More

10/21/2015 The Friends of the Cabildo to Host Annual Ghostly Gallivant Fundraiser & Ghost Tours

The Friends of the Cabildo, the support organization for the Louisiana State Museum, will host its 30th annual Ghostly Gallivant fundraising gala on Friday, October 23, from 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m. ... More

10/20/2015 "Running of the Santas" Sparks the Christmas Flare in the Big Easy

Registration for partygoers now underway for Popular Costumed Christmastime Event on December 12 ... More

10/20/2015 A Perfect Time for Some Six-Legged Hijinks: Crawloween

Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium Thursday, October 29 - Saturday, October 31, 2015 ... More

10/20/2015 THNOC Among Sponsors, Participants of 12th Louisiana Book Festival

The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) is proud to return as a sponsor of the Louisiana Book Festival. ... More

10/20/2015 TUJAGUE'S COOKBOOK Creole Recipes and Lore in the New Orleans Grand Tradition

Creole Recipes and Lore in the New Orleans Grand Tradition ... More

10/19/2015 New Orleans Creole Cookery Announces November 11 Wine Dinner Event to Feature Six-Course Meal Paired with Wine Selections by Vintners

Benziger Family Winery and Chloe Wine Collection ... More

10/14/2015 Luna Fete 2015: New Orleans Festival Expanding, Shining New Light on Local Arts Culture

International and local artists fuse cutting-edge light-based technology with historic architecture ... More

10/12/2015 Fall Garden Festival 2015 Kicks Off at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park

New Orleans, LA - October 9, 2015 ... More

10/12/2015 NOBA Opens 2015-2016 Season with American Dance Icon Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour

"One of the most prolific choreographers working today." - Los Angeles Times ... More

10/12/2015 NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance Offers Open

Tuition-Free Dance and Fitness Classes For Teens, Adults and Seniors ... More

10/09/2015 Desire Oyster Bar To be Featured on Food Network's "Flip My Food" Thursday October 15th

One of the Food Network's most popular television programs will soon turn the spotlight on Desire Oyster Bar for a feature episode airing next week. ... More

10/09/2015 French Market Celebrates the One Year Anniversary of the Weekly Wednesday Crescent City Farmers Market!

Special programming planned for Wednesday, October 14th at the weekly 2-6 p.m. market ... More

10/09/2015 Lunch in New Orleans Just Got a Huge Promotion

Windsor Court Redefines Weekday Routine with Inspired Plate Lunch and Martini Specials ... More

10/09/2015 NOMA and Louisiana State Museum Co-Organize First Pierre Joseph Landry Survey

Pierre Joseph Landry: Patriot, Planter, Sculptor Exhibition Showcases Art of Earliest Known Self-Taught Artist in Louisiana ... More

10/09/2015 Rodgers+ Hammerstein's Cinderella, Saenger Theatre and The Cinderella Project Invites the People of New Orleans to be a "Fairy Godmother" and Donate a Dress to Girls in Need

October 6-7 ... More

10/07/2015 "South Carolina Barbecue - Culture, Misconceptions & Preservation" with Dr. Howard Conyers & Friends"

First Anniversary of SoFAB's "Trail of Smoke and Fire" Celebration to Feature Presentations & South Carolina Whole-Hog Barbecue ... More

10/07/2015 Fore! Kids Foundation Distributes $787,500 to Seven New Orleans Area Charities as Part of $1.8 Million in Total Donations

In a ceremony at Children's Hospital, The Fore!Kids Foundation distributed $787,500 to seven local charities as part of a total of $1.8 million in donations generated by the 2015 Zurich Classic of New Orleans and other events. ... More

10/07/2015 Halloween Kicks off with Second Annual "Boo Dat" Event at the Outlet Collection at Riverwalk®

Celebrate in Costume During a Stylishly Spooktacular Sunday ... More

10/07/2015 World-Famous Mystical Creatures of the Sea Coming to New Orleans

Weeki Wachee Mermaids to Splash into Audubon Aquarium of the Americas; Limited Engagement Begins Thursday, October 15, 2015 ... More

10/05/2015 Audubon Nature Institute Working to Save Species in the Wild

Rehabilitated Critically-Endangered Sea Turtle Released into Gulf of Mexico; "Jitterbug" released into the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 ... More

10/05/2015 Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces Programming Events for Michael Meads: Bent, Not Broken

On View October 3, 2015 - February 28, 2016 ... More

10/05/2015 Star TrekTM The Ultimate Voyage National Concert Launches in 2016

Live event brings five decades of Star Trek to concert halls for the first time ... More

10/05/2015 The Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard Merchants & Business Association Announces The 9th Annual Central City Festival! "Dancin' In The Streets"

Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 1600-1700 Blocks of Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans. Free and open to the public. ... More

10/02/2015 "Tripod: New Orleans at 300" Begins Thursday, October 1 on 89.9 FM

A New Approach to 300 Years of New Orleans History ... More

10/02/2015 Audubon Aquarium of the Americas Asks Public to Vote on Name for New White Alligator

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas recently welcomed a new white alligator to the Mississippi River Gallery and is asking the public to help name its new addition. ... More

10/02/2015 New Sommelier Brings Enthusiasm and Innovation to the Grill Room

Windsor Court Welcomes New Sommelier, Bill Burkhart ... More

09/30/2015 GLO Announces New Service to Three Cities

New Orleans-owned, based operator announces service from Armstrong International ... More

09/30/2015 Kingfish to Serve Halloween Inspired Menu

Thirsty for Something "Odd" this October? ... More

09/30/2015 SEAlebration at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

An exclusive appreciation party for Audubon Nature Institute members ... More

09/30/2015 Trinity: Eating, Drinking & Conversation

Convivial Eatery to Open on Lower Decatur - Late 2015 ... More

09/28/2015 The James Beard Foundation's Taste America® New Orleans Hosts "A Night of Culinary Stars"

All-Star April Bloomfield to collaborate with Local Star Donald Link for once-in-a-lifetime dining experience ... More

09/25/2015 Irish Fest: New Orleans, Saturday, October 17, 2015

Celebration of Irish music, dance, history, sports and food presented by The Ancient Order of Hibernians along with The Zydepunks headlining on Saturday, October 17, 2015, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. ... More

09/25/2015 Motown the Musical Performances Jan. 19-24 at the Saenger Theatre

Public tickets on sale Friday, Oct. 2 at 10 a.m. ... More

09/25/2015 Ogden Museum Announces Día de los Muertos Altar Exhibition and Events

The Ogden Museum Honors the Tradition of Día de Los Muertos or Day of the Dead with an Alter Exhibition and a Series of Special Events ... More

09/24/2015 1964 The Tribute Will Invade the Mahalia Jackson Theater Saturday, November 7th, 2015

Tickets on sale Friday, September 25, 2015. ... More

09/24/2015 4th Annual Hell Yes Fest Comedy Festival October 1-11, 2015

Featuring Tim Heidecker, Doug Benson, Neal Brennan, Todd Barry, Nikki Glaser, Neil Hamburger & more... ... More

09/24/2015 Latin Festival Celebrates 11th Year

Audubon Zoo Hosts Celebracion Latina on Sunday, October 11, 2015 ... More

09/24/2015 THNOC's Concerts in the Courtyard series continues October 16 with Banu Gibson

Concerts in the Courtyard, The Historic New Orleans Collection's popular outdoor music series, continues Friday, Oct. 16, with a performance from Banu Gibson, whose appearance at the May 2015 event was rained out. ... More

09/23/2015 Comedian Brian Regan Coming to the Mahilia Jackson Theater on Sunday, January 10, 2016

Tickets on sale Monday, September 28th at 10 AM ... More

09/23/2015 SoFAB Presents Cirque de Cuisine: A Kitchen Tour

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum is happy to announce that the Cirque de Cuisine: A Kitchen Tour, will be taking place on Sunday, October 4, 2015 from Noon to 4:00PM. ... More

09/21/2015 Accent on Arrangements, Inc., a DMC Network Company Wins Distinguished International Award

Diane B. Lyons, CMP, DMCP, President of ACCENT on Arrangements, Inc., a DMC Network Company, has won a prestigious International Special Events Society (ISES) "ISES Esprit Award" in the category of Best Meeting/Conference Program with a budget over $250,000. ... More

09/16/2015 Award-Winning Chefs Showcase Bounty and Diversity of Gulf Seafood

Gulf United for Lasting Fisheries (G.U.L.F.) Chef Council presents unique dinner in front of Audubon Aquarium of the Americas' Gulf of Mexico exhibit ... More

09/16/2015 Hot Plates, Cold Drinks & Hot Wheels at Grand Isle

On Saturday, September 19, 2015 dinner guests at New Orleans' Grand Isle will get an eyeful of some real hot wheels when the Mardi Gras Region of the Porsche Club of America takes over the pedestrian promenade on adjacent Fulton Street starting at 6:30 PM. ... More

09/16/2015 Josh Groban Adds Tony Award® Winning Actress, Lena Hall, to Stages Tour

Multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban has invited Tony Award®-winning actress, Lena Hall, to join him onstage for several songs, including two duets, during his Fall 2015 North American tour. ... More

09/16/2015 New Live-Action Adventure ‘Peppa Pig's Big Splash' Brings Hit Nick Jr. TV Series to Life on Stage Beginning this Fall

Peppa Pig's First-Ever U.S. Live Theatrical Tour comes to the Mahalia Jackson Theater on Friday, February 12th, 2016 Tickets on sale Saturday, September 19th at 3 p.m. ... More

09/16/2015 Screening of Beasts of the Southern Wild with Live Orchestra to the Saenger Theater

Taking place on Saturday, October 10 and presented by Court 13, New Orleans Film Society, Winter Circle Productions, and Wordless Music ... More

09/15/2015 Compère Lapin Now Serving Weekend Brunch

Fun Brunch with Tantalizing Eats Available Saturdays and Sundays ... More

09/15/2015 Cooking the Books at SoFAB

Jyl Benson & Poppy Tooker's Cookbook-Based Cooking Class September 24, 2015 ... More

09/15/2015 Football Season Commands a Special Toast at Restaurant R'evolution

Restaurant R'evolution is kicking off this football season by introducing fans to a refreshing new cocktail befitting the occasion. ... More

09/15/2015 Joan of Arc Conference "Salon de Jeanne D'Arc" to be held at Loyola

The Sixth annual Salon de Jeanne D'Arc on Saturday, September 19th 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Danna Center, Loyola University ... More

09/15/2015 Longue Vue Welcomes Suzanne Rheinstein to the 2015 Design Symposium

The 2015 Essence of Style Design Symposium presented by Longue Vue House and Gardens welcomes designer and author Suzanne Rheinstein as she shares her design philosophy of "fewer things, but better things" and discusses her new book "Rooms for Living: A Style for Today with Things from the Past." Following Suzanne's talk, guests will enjoy a three-course lunch, silent auction and book signing. ... More

09/15/2015 New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Announces Dates for NOLA Christmasfest 2015

Holiday Festival Expands to Include an Indoor Ice Skating Rink ... More

09/15/2015 New Orleans' Grand Isle Celebrates Saints Game Days

Saints-inspired Cocktails, Beer and Food Specials ... More

09/10/2015 "Running of the Santas" Celebrates Five Years of Christmas Revelry in New Orleans

New Orleans Largest Costumed Christmastime Fundraiser Sets 2015 Event for Saturday, December 12 ... More

09/10/2015 America's Got Talent First Ever All-Stars Tour Coming to the Saenger Theatre New Orleans- Sunday, November 8

Featuring Taylor Williamson, Emily West, Kristef Brothers, Recycled Percussion and Announcing Blue Journey & Smoothini, Tickets on Sale Now! ... More

09/10/2015 Audubon Aquarium of the Americas Welcomes New White Alligator

Moved to his new home in the Mississippi River Gallery ... More

09/10/2015 By popular Demand ZOOvies Back for Two More Nights

Friday, September 18, and Friday, September 25 at 6 p.m. ... More

09/10/2015 Celebrate the Return of Football Season at Emeril's New Orleans Restaurants with Saints- Inspired Cocktails and Extended Hours

September marks the beginning of fall but to New Orleanians, September also signifies the return of Saints football. To celebrate the 2015 home season, Chef Emeril Lagasse's Big Easy restaurants - Emeril's New Orleans, NOLA and Emeril's Delmonico will offer Who Dat Nation game-winning bites and libations, and special game day hours. ... More

09/10/2015 Celebrate the Spirit of Halloween Opera Style at the 2015 Masquerade Fundraiser

Save the date for the annual Masquerade benefiting the New Orleans Opera Association on Friday, Oct. 23, from 8 to 11 p.m. ... More

09/10/2015 Compère Lapin to Host Exclusive Pastry Pop Up

Acclaimed pastry chef Josh Gripper of The Dutch Miami Beach ... More

09/10/2015 Disney's Newsies Coming to New Orleans

Opening Dec. 1 at the Saenger Theatre, Tickets go on sale Friday, Sept. 11 at 10 a.m. ... More

09/10/2015 Learn about the Fab Four Hundred Thousand Species of Beetles

Beetlemania Invading at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium Saturday, September 12 & Sunday, September 13, 2015 ... More

09/10/2015 Show Postponed! Patton Oswalt's September 13th Show at the Mahilia Jackson Theater

Show Postponed! Patton Oswalt's September 13th Show at the Mahilia Jackson Theater ... More

09/10/2015 The House of Shock Returns for 2015 Season

New Orleans #1 Haunted Attraction Resurrected as Result of Overwhelming Community Support ... More

09/08/2015 Flash Career Fair at the Carver Theater

Local hospitality and tourism companies reach out to community seeking new hires ... More

09/04/2015 Carnival on Track for Record Year from Port of New Orleans in 2015

Expects to Embark 3 Millionth Passenger Post- Katrina Next Year ... More

09/04/2015 Fifth Annual WE LIVE TO EAT Restaurant Week

September 14-20, Diners can prepare to dig in at nearly 100 restaurants! ... More

09/02/2015 Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces New Docent Training

Wednesdays, September 16, 30 and October 7, 14, 21, 28, 10 AM - 12 PM ... More

09/01/2015 26th Annual Wooden Boat Festival Reveals 2015 Commemorative Poster and Artist

On Friday, September 18, 2015, The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum will unveil the 2015 Wooden Boat Festival poster from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum, 133 Mabel Drive, Madisonville, La. ... More

09/01/2015 Robert Brantley to sign copies of "Henry Howard: Louisiana's Architect" at 1850 House

Robert S. Brantley, author and photographer of "Henry Howard: Louisiana's Architect" (The Historic New Orleans Collection and Princeton Architectural Press, 2015) ... More

08/31/2015 Big Chief Doucette's 75th Birthday Bash

A Mardi Gras Indian and R&B Revue on Friday, October 30th Mahalia Jackson Theater ... More

08/31/2015 New Orleans' Hottest Restaurants Celebrate National Bourbon Month

Sip & Savor Specialty Cocktails Through-out September ... More

08/27/2015 Audubon Zoo to Host Hurricane Katrina Reunion Event

Louisiana Residents Receive Complimentary Admission to Audubon Zoo ... More

08/27/2015 Compère Lapin Introduces Weekday Happy Hour

Cocktail Specials and Snacks at Chef Nina Compton’s Warehouse District Hotspot ... More

08/27/2015 Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces Family Fair 2015

Free Family Day Inspired by a Southern County Fair Saturday, September 12, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm ... More

08/27/2015 Ogden Museum of Southern Art Announces Family Fair 2015

Free Family Day Inspired by a Southern County Fair Saturday, September 12 10:00 am - 2:00 pm ... More

08/26/2015 Audubon Aquarium of the Americas Celebrates 25 Years of Fintastic Memories

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas celebrates its 25th birthday with a splash, featuring three days of "fintastic" activities this Labor Day weekend! ... More

08/26/2015 Legendary Composer and Performer Yanni to Perform at Saenger Theatre Saturday, March 26, 2016

YANNI’s World Tour continues with an ALL NEW show for 2016 including a stop at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on Saturday, March 26th . ... More

08/26/2015 Modern Gramma Pop- Ups Coming to New Orleans

Emeril's Pastry Chef Jeremy Fogg to Host Justin Burke-Samson for Rooftop Tasting Event & Surprise Pop-Up in the City ... More

08/26/2015 Rob Thomas Coming to the Saenger Theatre Tuesday, October 20th

Tickets on sale Friday, August 28th at 11am ... More

08/26/2015 The Creative Alliance of New Orleans Hosts 3 Presentations on the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

The Creative Alliance of New Orleans (CANO) announces three upcoming presentations in conjunction with the 10 Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina that recognize the past while looking towards the future. ... More

08/21/2015 Announcing the Sixth Annual Salon De Jeanne D' Arc at Loyola University New Orleans

A day of education, creation, reflection and celebration of Joan of Arc, her times and her influence(New Orleans, Louisiana-August 19, 2015)- The Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc will present its annual one-day conference about Joan of Arc, on Saturday September 19th at Loyola University's Danna Center, Audubon Room. ... More

08/21/2015 Downriver 2015 Festival at Old U.S. Mint and French Market September 12th

September 12, 2015 Theme: Rum & Sugar Lectures-Live Music-Cooking Demonstrations-Pop-Up Exhibits ... More

08/21/2015 Emeril's to Host Exclusive Domaine Serene Dinner Tuesday, September 8, 2015

On Tuesday, September 8, 2015 Emeril Lagasse's iconic flagship restaurant - will host a spectacular dinner featuring the wines of Domaine Serene. ... More

08/21/2015 Foundation for Louisiana Co-Hosts Katrina 10 Commemorative Parade

Foundation for Louisiana Co-Hosts Katrina 10 Commemorative Parade Community Second Line Parade to Culminate with Block Party at Ashe Cultural Arts Center ... More

08/21/2015 Get Wild with Provenance Hotels' Fall Packages at Hotel Preston & Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery

Kick up your heels in the honky tonks of Nashville and tempt fate as gator bait in New Orleans ... More

08/21/2015 New Art Installation at the Ritz- Carlton New Orleans

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans unveils its newest art installation titled, Reflections of Recovery. ... More

08/21/2015 Nola Chef De Cuisine Brian Mottola Introduces New Menu Items at Emeril Lagasse's French Quarter Staple

Nola Chef De Cuisine Brian Mottola Introduces New Menu Items at Emeril Lagasse's French Quarter Staple ... More

08/21/2015 The Spirits of Hurricane Katrina - 10 Year Anniversary Shines Spotlight on Paranormal Activity

New Orleans Psychic Medium Cari Roy Shares Insights On What Happened When America's Most Haunted City Met the Century's Most Deadly Storm ... More

08/21/2015 Traveling Photo Exhibit Arrives in New Orleans Offering a Unique View of Food from Nathan Myhrvold and Modernist Cuisine

Traveling Photo Exhibit Arrives in New Orleans Offering a Unique View of Food from Nathan Myhrvold and Modernist Cuisine ... More

08/19/2015 The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel Offers Guests The Ultimate Driving Experience

The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel is bringing the Waldorf Astoria Driving Experience to the streets of New Orleans. This year, the exhilarating driving program will come to The Roosevelt on two separate occasions and offer hotel guests the unique opportunity to get behind-the-wheel of three incredible supercars, under the guidance of world-class professional racecar driver Didier Theys. ... More

08/18/2015 “The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City” On view at The Historic New Orleans Collection Aug. 22, 2015–Jan. 9, 2016

“The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City” On view at The Historic New Orleans Collection Aug. 22, 2015–Jan. 9, 2016 ... More

08/18/2015 A New City Park Event Moonshine Fever

No one will want to miss this event. The Moonshine Fever party will be a blast. Tell all your friends to meet you at Carousel Gardens Amusement Park in New Orleans City Park for all the beer and rides you can handle for one low price. Oh, and the beer's included in the price! There will be delicious food, too (some included in ticket price and some for purchase). There will also be a mechanical bull ride, a DJ, and giveaways. ... More

08/18/2015 America's Got Talent Live! Coming to Saenger Theatre November 8th.

America's Got Talent Live! Sunday, November 8th Saenger Theatre tickets on sale Friday, August 21st @ 11am. ... More

08/18/2015 Chef Alex Patout Returns to N.O. as a Partner in the New Orleans Creole Cookery

AJ and Anna Tusa of the New Orleans Creole Cookery, one of the French Quarter’s most popular and authentic Creole / Cajun restaurants, proudly invites you to join them in welcoming Chef Alex Patout as a partner in the New Orleans Creole Cookery. ... More

08/18/2015 Kelsey Bradley Favrot Memorial 5K Walk/Run Benefitting the LSU Neurosurgery Brain Tumor Center

Kelsey Bradley Favrot Memorial 5K Walk/Run Benefitting the LSU Neurosurgery Brain Tumor Center Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 Audubon Park; 8am ... More

08/18/2015 Mystic Krewe of NYX's "Purses & Pearls" Fashion Show to Support the New Orleans Chapter of the American Cancer Society

Sunday, October 18th @ 11:30 a.m. Sheraton New Orleans, 500 Canal Street, Tickets are $75.00 and up ... More

08/18/2015 Only 3 Weeks left for Tina Freeman: Artists Spaces at the Ogden Museum

On September 6, 2015 the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will close the exhibition Tina Freeman: Artist Spaces. Opened on March 7, this exhibition contextualizes Freeman’s photographs of artists’ studio spaces with masterful examples of each artist’s work. Beautiful objects in their own right, the images become windows into the history of the objects and into the creative souls of their makers. ... More

08/18/2015 Spirit Airlines Launching New Service to Las Vegas from New Orleans

Ultra‐low cost service on Spirit Airlines is now available to six non‐stop destinations ... More

08/18/2015 The Brian Setzer Orchestra 12th Annual Christmas Rocks! Tour Coming to Saenger Theatre December 8th, Tickets on Sale Friday

The Brian Setzer Orchestra 12th Annual Christmas Rocks! Tour Featuring music from new studio Christmas Album, three best- selling holiday albums and original material from Brian Setzer. ... More

08/18/2015 THNOC Panel discussion to open new exhibition marking 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

The Historic New Orleans Collection will host a Panel discussion and reception presented in conjunction with the opening of “The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City”. Panel includes Mark Cave, Jack Davis, John H. Lawrence and David G. Spielman. ... More

08/18/2015 Tony Award Winning Broadway Musical Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella comes to the Saenger Theatre

Tony-Award Winning Broadway Music Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella Comes to the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans October 27- November 1, Tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. ... More

08/17/2015 Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue to open Fall 2015 Concerts in the Courtyard September 18

Concerts in the Courtyard, The Historic New Orleans Collection’s popular outdoor music series, returns Friday, Sept. 18, with a performance from Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue. ... More

08/17/2015 Puscifer Performing Live at the Saenger Theatre Saturday, November 7th.

Puscifer Performing Live at the Saenger Theatre Saturday, November 7th. Tickets on Sale Friday at 10 AM. ... More

08/17/2015 The Orpheum Theater Commemorates its Triumphant Return Ten Years after Hurricane Katrina with Announcement of Newly-Confirmed Acts

Restored Theater Announces Selection of Music, Comedy and Dance Acts Including Wilco, Dwight Yoakam, Rickey Smiley, Chick Corea & Béla Fleck and Paul Taylor Modern Dance Company ... More

08/13/2015 Rivertown Theaters Opens with The Broadway Phenomenon, Tony Awards Record-breaking Musical, “THE PRODUCERS”

Rivertown Theaters Opens Its Most Ambitious Season Yet with The Broadway Phenomenon, Tony Awards Record-breaking Madcap of a Musical, “THE PRODUCERS” ... More

08/12/2015 Louisiana Children’s Museum Introduces Katrina Voices Storytelling Project and Exhibit

New Orleans’ Youngest Citizens Share their Journeys of Personal Growth, Love and Resilience 10 Years Following Hurricane Katrina ... More

08/12/2015 Season Subscriptions and Individual Tickets Going Fast for Rivertown Theaters' 2015-2016 "All Musical Season

Mel Brooks’ zany, record-breaking Tony Awards winner “The Producers” Kicks off the Season September 11! ... More

08/11/2015 Jerry Seinfeld returns to the Saenger Theatre for two shows on Friday, November 20th

Saenger Theatre Friday, November 20th at 7PM & 9:30PM ... More

06/08/2015 Save the Date for the 15th Anniversary Satchmo SummerFest

Three days of music and seminars; unveiling of new Louis Armstrong exhibit; special screening of "High Society" at Le Petit Theatre; special presentation to commemorate Katrina's 10th anniversary; new "Spirit of Satch" Awards; and much more. ... More

06/04/2015 THNOC’s Concerts in the Courtyard series concludes June 12 with Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses

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06/03/2015 RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY® CIRCUS PRESENTS THE THIRD ANNUAL CRESCENT CITY SUMMER CELEBRATION PARADE

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05/27/2015 NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART MARKS TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF HURRICANE KATRINA WITH EXHIBITION TEN YEARS GONE

On view at from NOMA May 29, 2015 – September 7, 2015 ... More

05/27/2015 SIZZLING SUMMER HAPPY HOUR AT EMERIL’S DELMONICO

Garden District Gem Introduces Cocktail Specials & Bar Bites Seven Days a Week ... More

08/04/2014 Emeril Lagasse Foundation's Bourbon, Boudin & Beer

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08/04/2014 THNOC to participate in 13th annual Dirty Linen Night

Institution will offer extended exhibition hours and book signing for Creole World ... More

07/31/2014 Chef Tenney Flynn of GW Fins Spearheads Gulf United For Lasting Fisheries (G.U.L.F.) Chef Council

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07/31/2014 WINNER OF SIX 1997 TONY AWARDS INCLUDING BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL

PERFORMANCES BEGIN OCTOBER 7TH AT THE SAENGER THEATRE CHICAGO is BACK IN TOWN and it's PURE ENTERTAINMENT! ... More

07/30/2014 Local Event Planning Agency Clandestine Selected for Prospect New Orleans Opening Gala

Event to be held Friday, October 24, 2014 ... More

07/29/2014 NINE LIVES, THREE SIBLINGS AND A HUNK LAUNCH LE PETIT THEATRE'S NEW SEASON

"Nine Lives: A Musical Witness of New Orleans" ... More

07/28/2014 14th Annual Satchmo SummerFest presented by Chevron

THREE FULL DAYS of FEST Dirty Dozen Brass Band's festival debut, Pops' Playhouse for Kids, Fleurty Girl merchandise, Satchmo Seminars and birthday party, Jazz Mass at St. Augustine Church, and more ... More

07/28/2014 DAVID GRAY Friday, September 26th

Saenger Theatre, New Orleans Tickets on sale Friday, August 1st at 10am ... More

07/28/2014 HARRAH'S NEW ORLEANS OFFERS LOCAL LIVE ENTERTAINMENT EVERY THURSDAY WITH "MASQUERADE LIVE!" AT MASQUERADE NIGHTLCUB

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07/25/2014 ENJOY SEASONAL FIVE-COURSE WINE DINNER AT LE FORET

New Orleans's Culinary Gem Hosts Amici Cellars Pairing, Thursday, July 31 ... More

07/25/2014 Petal to the Metal: Trailer McQuilkin's Wildflowers Bloom at Longue Vue

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07/25/2014 The National WWII Museum Presents: Thanks for the Memories: Bob Hope and His All-Star Pacific Tour

September 19, 20, 21, 26 & 28, 2014 ... More

07/24/2014 Audubon Nature Institute Members Go Behind-the-Scenes at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

SEAlebration, Wednesday, August 6, 2014 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. ... More

07/24/2014 THNOC to screen Robert Aldrich-directed thriller July 26

Screening is third in seven-part series presented with exhibition on Louisiana in film ... More

07/22/2014 ABITA SPRINGS OPRY @ THE FRENCH MARKET

Saturdays in August 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Two bands-Three Hours-Five Saturdays ... More

07/21/2014 National WWII Museum Welcomes 4 Millionth Visitor America's Official WWII Museum Celebrates a Year of Record Growth, Looks Forward to Opening of New Pavilion this December

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07/21/2014 THE CONGO SQUARE PRESERVATION SOCIETY AND BAMBOULA 2000 LAUNCH TWO-DAY MUSICAL CELEBRATION AND MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

Several bands and community organizations including Zion Trinity - Spirit of the Orishas, Ben Hunter, the Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame and others join to aid in the preservation of the historic Congo Square in New Orleans ... More

07/18/2014 Carnival Cruise Lines, Port of New Orleans Agree to New Five-Year Extension

New Agreement Keeps At Least Two Carnival Ships Sailing Through 2019 ... More

07/18/2014 Hash House Harrier's Red Dress Run Announces Partnership with New Orleans Hotel Collection in a benefit event with a twist

Red Dress Run brings thousands to New Orleans in a fun run to benefit multiple local causes. ... More

07/18/2014 HOUSE OF BLUES HOSTS BREWSIANA:

A CELEBRATION OF SOUTH LOUISIANA BREWS, BANDS, AND BITES ... More

07/18/2014 The Contemporary Arts Center announces WHITNEY WHITE LINEN NIGHT | A CAC FUNDRAISER

TO BE HELD SATURDAY, AUGUST 2nd 20th ANNIVERSARY PRESENTED BY THE NEW ORLEANS ARTS DISTRICT ... More

07/18/2014 When: A three day celebration beginning on September 29, 2014 at 1 pm.

What: Day One - Ribbon cutting celebrating the re-opening of the ... More

07/18/2014 Wooden Boat Festival Announces

25th Anniversary festivities and Musical Line-up ... More

07/17/2014 NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance Hosts Annual Summer Intensive

Local dance students study and perform alongside world-renowned guest artists ... More

07/17/2014 Tuition-Free Dance Classes Available For New Orleans Youth

NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance & NOBA After-School Programs Host Registrations Beginning August 18 for 2014-2015 Academic Year Classes ... More

07/15/2014 Bourbon Orleans Hotel and New Orleans Hotel Collection Announce Sponsorship and support for Annual New Orleans TechNOLAgy Festival Aug 28th

Historic Orleans Ballroom to be site of "300 Years of Technology in Louisiana" Dinner ... More

07/15/2014 Dauphine Orleans Hotel named to "Top 100 list of Southern Hospitality Hotels for Groups"

Hotel is one of only five in Louisiana with this honor. ... More

07/14/2014 American Cancer Society Announces Belles & Beaus Honorees at Patron Party and Kickoff Event

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07/14/2014 THNOC to screen Robert Aldrich-directed thriller July 26

Screening is third in seven-part series presented with exhibition on Louisiana in film ... More

07/14/2014 TIM AND ERIC & DR. STEVE BRULE ARE COMING TO A TOWN NEAR YOU!

FIVE-WEEK, CO-HEADLINE TOUR OF A LIFETIME ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 10AM ... More

07/13/2014 Prospect New Orleans Reveals Artists for Prospect.3: Notes for Now

International Contemporary Art Biennial announces framework of exhibit opening fall 2014 ... More

07/10/2014 6th Annual Magazine Street Blues Festival to

Move Locations and to Change Name ... More

07/09/2014 Hotel Monteleone's Carousel Bar & Lounge Recognized As One of the Top 20 Bars in the World

Only 20 Bars Across the Globe Recognized on Vogue Living's Short List ... More

07/08/2014 GALATOIRE'S RESTAURANT TO HOST WINE DINNER SERIES BEGINNING JULY 23

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07/03/2014 The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Celebrates Summer with Exclusive Waldorf Astoria Wednesday Packages

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07/01/2014 Rediscover Steinbeck at the Irish Museum this summer

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06/27/2014 Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport named one of "The South's Best Meeting Site Boardrooms"

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06/27/2014 July 2014 Events at The National World War II Musuem

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06/26/2014 CELEBRATE FRENCH INDEPENDENCE AND TALES OF THE COCKTAIL AT LE FORET

New Orleans Culinary Gem Hosts Bastille Day and Angel's Envy Dinners Monday, July 14 & Thursday, July 17 ... More

06/26/2014 EATIN' IN THE BIG EASY

Louisiana Restaurant Association Announces Fourth Annual We Live to Eat Restaurant Week September 8-14, 2014 ... More

06/25/2014 "Trivia Night at the Old U.S. Mint "

Presented by Friends of the Cabildo ... More

06/25/2014 NEW ORLEANS TOURISM MARKETING CORPORATION (NOTMC) PARTNERS WITH DISNEY/ABC ON 'THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG' INTERACTIVE SOCIAL CAMPAIGN AND SWEEPSTAKES

Summer campaign deepens connection between 'The Princess and the Frog' and New Orleans, highlighting real-life locations where Princess Tiana 'follows her NOLA' on Disney and NOTMC websites ... More

06/25/2014 Open Mic Night at Hard Rock New Orleans!

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06/23/2014 The National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses, Inc.

81st National Session 2014 Sunday, August 3 - Friday, August 8, 2014 ... More

06/19/2014 Satchmo Seminar Schedule Announced for the 14th Annual Satchmo SummerFest presented by Chevron

Fascinating discussions about New Orleans music and Louis Armstrong ... More

06/19/2014 THNOC to screen Elvis Presley's

Screening is second in seven-part series presented with exhibition on Louisiana in film ... More

06/18/2014 The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, and Angela Hill Pay Tribute to its Enduring History During "A Night in the Blue Room"

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06/17/2014 Olé!! Café NOMA

2014 Free Summer Cooking Series from Ralph Brennan ... More

06/12/2014 ANNOUNCING A NEW SUMMERTIME CONCERT & LECTURE SERIES:

"THE NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM EXPERIENCE AT THE FRENCH MARKET" LIVE MUSIC & LECTURES IN DUTCH ALLEY Sundays: June 22, July 20, & August 10th 1:00-400 p.m. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ... More

06/12/2014 Celebrate Tales of the Cocktail® with Hotel Monteleone

Specialty Cocktails & Lunch Pairings Menu Available in Conjunction with Premiere Cocktail Festival ... More

06/12/2014 Hard Rock Celebrates its Birthday with a 70’s Costume Contest, a Burger Badge Bash and More!

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06/11/2014 Schedule Released for 2014 Farm to Table International Symposium

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06/10/2014 "AMERICAN IDOL XIV" AUDITIONS IN NEW ORLEANS ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25

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06/10/2014 Dishcrawl's "Sweet on Maple Street"

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06/10/2014 MARK YOUR CALENDAR: GiveNOLA Day will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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06/10/2014 Preservation Resource Center hosts Ladies in Red Gala to Honor Jazz Musicians

14th Annual Celebration at the Cannery on Friday, June 13 ... More

06/10/2014 The Big Easy Buddies' Smash Hit Under the Boardwalk To Take the Stage at Le Petit Theatre July 11 -26

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06/09/2014 The Mahalia Jackson Theater presents RON WHITE

Saturday, September 6th at 8:00pm ... More

06/06/2014 Audubon Zoo Resumes

Sunday, June 8, 2014 ... More

06/06/2014 Fresh from the Farm To the Royal Sonesta's Round Table Luncheon

Wednesday June 18th at 12:00 Noon ... More

06/05/2014 OMNI ROYAL ORLEANS NAMED ON GAYOT'S ‘TOP 10 BRUNCH HOTELS IN U.S.' LIST

Praises the Rib Room Jazz Brunch Featuring Regional Cuisine, Prime Rib ... More

06/04/2014 GALATOIRE’S AND GALATOIRE’S 33 BAR AND STEAK KEEP NEW ORLEANS SUMMER TRADITIONS ALIVE

Galatoire's Launches Promotional Days Beginning June 2 through August 29 ... More

06/03/2014 MARTIN • LAWRENCE ~GALLERIES~

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06/02/2014 ALTON BROWN ANNOUNCES NEW US TOUR DATES

"Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour" Visits New Orleans' Saenger Theatre Friday, October 24th! ... More

06/02/2014 SIX PROPERTIES OF THE NEW ORLEANS HOTEL COLLECTION EARN 2014 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

Bourbon Orleans, Dauphine Orleans, Hotel Le Marais, Hotel Mazarin, Hotel Le Marais and Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport Honored as a Highly Rated Hotels as Reviewed by Travelers on the World's Largest Travel Site ... More