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Letter from the Incoming President

I am excited and honored to transition into the role as JLNO president from Alice Glenn, someone I am humbled to call my mentor and friend. The Board of Directors and I…

Letter from the Outgoing President

What an honor it has been to serve as your president for this year, which has been one of significant transformation for JLNO. We saw the closure of Bloomin' Deals and the…

Letter from the Incoming Editor

Anyone who knows me can tell you Spanish is my chosen secondary language. Lessons since first grade, four years in high school and two years in college should provide a firm foundation to tackle any Spanish-speaking occasion life can afford.…

Letter from the Outgoing Editor

As I approach the last issue of Lagniappe under my tenure as Editor, it is hard to believe this will be the final edition to organize, review, proof, edit, etc. Through…

Free Summer Film Series at the Orpheum

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) announced the Summer Film Series at the Orpheum Theater as an audience warm-up to its 30th New Orleans Film Festival (October 16-23, 2019). Admissions are FREE and open to the public, with…

Wellbeing: Race Results

        • 26 runners for JLNO, which included 10 JLNO members and two spouses • Averaged $635/runner • 30 volunteers…

Thank You to Our Sponsors and Donors

Donations Received between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019 Support includes gifts to JLNO Programs, Annual Giving, Endowment and Fundraising Events. Please contact Development Coordinator Paige Morrison about bequests and planned giving: Paige@jlno.org or 504-891-5845     $10,000+ Fran…

National Mac n' Cheese Day Celebration! Sunday, July 14

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – To prepare for the third annual NOLA Mac n’ Cheese Fest this Fall, the team is excited to announce its National Mac n’ Cheese Day Celebration on Sunday, July 14 at the Civic Theatre (12 –…

Mamma Mia! Premieres at Rivertown

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Get out your ‘70s duds and get into the musical magic of Mamma Mia! at Rivertown Theaters this July featuring two dozen hits from the ’70s pop sensation ABBA. It’s the most wonderfully entertaining summer escape…

Upcoming Events at NOMA

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In the weeks ahead: Friday, June 21, 5 - 9 p.m.: Self-described "NOLAmerican" musician Lynn Drury will perform during Friday Nights at NOMA.   Sunday, June 23, 6:30 - 9 p.m.: NOMA will partner with…

Free admission to NOMA for military families through Labor Day

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Museum of Art is pleased to once again participate in BlueStar Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts, BlueStar Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free…

New Summer Menu Items & Happy Hours at Ace Hotel New Orleans

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Ace Hotel New Orleans' eateries announce summer menu items and updated happy hour times and specials. Seaworthy: Set in a classic Creole cottage from 1832, Seaworthy is an oyster bar and seafood restaurant…

New Orleans Roller Derby Pride Celebration

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Big Easy Rollergirls (BERG) are defending their rankings at their Home Bout on Saturday, June 15 at the UNO Lakefront Arena. The roller derby action starts at 5:00pm with the Big Easy Rollergirls Allstars …

Picnic Provisions & Whiskey Grants Full Scholarship To NOCHI

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Picnic Provisions & Whiskey is living out their mission to support and mentor members of the culinary community by granting a full scholarship to the New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute (NOCHI). Picnic Provisions &…

Juleps in June

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – One Book One New Orleans (OBONO) is excited to host Juleps in June, which will be held at the home of Honorary Chair Leah N. Engelhardt on Friday, June 28, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. "This year,…

No Menu Tuesdays Dining Series Returns To Coquette

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Starting July 2, Coquette's "No Menu Tuesdays" summer dining series is back for its sixth year in a row. Every Tuesday July through September, the Garden District restaurant, led by co-executive chefs Michael Stoltzfus and…

Toups' Meatery Launches Happy Hour

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Mid-City New Orleans’ go-to spot for Cajun rustic cookery and killer cocktails, Toups Meatery, has just announced the launch of Happy Hour. Guests can belly up to the bar every Tuesday through Saturday, from 3 p.m.…