Festival Spotlight

Sarah Maricelli Wins Peach Cookery Competition

Congratulations to Ruston resident Sarah Maricelli*! She recently won the Peach Cookery Contest at the annual Louisiana Peach Festival, sponsored by Louisiana Life Magazine. Read more about the contest in the story below, written by Jessica Darden of The Ruston…

Event Preview: Louisiana Peach Festival, June 21-22

Louisianians tend to associate the month of June with its scorching temperatures and kids’ pleas for entertainment, but the month also has a significant perk: June marks the beginning of peach season in Ruston, La. Beat the summer heat by…

Doing Festivals Right: Tips for Festival Season

The number of festivals staged around here has got to be staggering. There is not a weekend at any time of the year when a festival does not occur. No exaggeration. Well, maybe the weekend after or during Christmas, but…

Fleur de List

Day Parades 1. Rex. “Lore of the Ancient Americas” is this year’s Rex theme. Providing something that’s totally fresh in parade themes, the tableau will speak of native mythology, legends and images. The krewe works hard at developing an original…

2012 Bridal Showcase

2012 New Orleans Bride Event of the Year - Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.

2011 Official Jazz Fest Program

If you would to pre-order your Official 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell Program call Tona at (504) 828-1380.  The cost is $5 plus shipping and handling.

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2011 Lineup

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival announced the music lineup today for the 2011 festival scheduled for April 29 – May 1 and May 5 – 8. Jazz Fest incorporates a wide variety of music styles, from rock and…

New Orleans Seafood Festival

Food- and music-lovers get ready –– the Third Annual New Orleans Seafood Festival kicks off next Friday, Sept. 25. The three-day event features artists such as Amanda Shaw and Dumpstaphunk, along with cooking demos from great local chefs including Susan…