Entertainment Features

Performing Arts Calendar

NOVEMBER • Through Nov. 3 Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding Audience members are the guests in this interactive, improvisational comedy set at an Italian-American wedding. The Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., 528-9569, TheJoyTheater.com • Through Nov. 17 Dr. Jekyll and Mr.…

Christmas in Texas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go in the Lone Star State, and as you go about checking items off of your holiday wish list you can enjoy shopping spree experiences that will make this December…

An Evening at the Saenger

[Editor’s Note: We sent one of our editorial interns, Paige Nulty, to the Saenger Theatre Grand Opening Gala, which starred Kristin Chenoweth and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Saturday, Oct. 5. For this web feature, Paige shares her thoughts about the…

We Are Not Beasts

A little movie shot in the bayous has revived the question of our image as it is projected on the big screen. Beasts of the Southern Wild took the critics by surprise with its young actor Quvenzhané Wallis in the…

Guy Things

In which local men reveal some of their kitchen creations




Maybe you’re full of love, champagne or wedding cake, but you can’t possibly refuse room for bite-sized pieces of sweetness. Lucky You! Candy Catering offers deluxe candy tables in custom colors, designs and themes to sweeten up any occasion; they…

Spinning the Quarter: Searching for a Sense of Place

Jazz has long been associated with the French Quarter, but the music for much of the century since its birth was a stepchild to the rowdy strip joints of Bourbon Street. In the 1940s the neighborhood was down at the…

Fêtes for All

May might bring flowers but April is showered with festivals.






Our picks of this month's top events

Mardi Gras Rhythms

There are two different strands to the music of Carnival in Louisiana - both can get you moving