Festivals

Cruisin' the Crescent

People flock to New Orleans to experience all sorts of things, such as jazz, food and cocktails, but we often forget one other gem New Orleans has to offer, and that’s our wide abundance of antiques. Though the street that…

NOWFE Keeps the Party Going

The New Orleans Wine and Food Experience is one of the best festivals of its type anywhere in this country. Period.

Video: Jazz Fest Casa do Brasil Craft Store

This year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival's Cultural Exchange Program celebrates Brazil, and will feature Brazilian music, food, art and more in a large pavilion style tent called Casa do Brasil. Letiticia Baeta and Marcelo Freitas of Arariba, a…

Events and Highlights

North Steamboating in Columbia On a natural crossing of the beautiful Ouachita River, the town of Columbia, seat of Caldwell Parish, was founded in 1827. The river is named for the Ouachita Native Indians; the word Washita is an Indian…

The Jazz (Fest) Age

Having the option of Jazz Fest, even if we reject it, still makes us some of the luckiest people anywhere.

Making Noise at the Jazz Market

Late February saw the groundbreaking of the New Orleans Jazz Market, a joint project of Grammy-winning trumpeter Irvin Mayfield and The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra in Central City at the intersection of Oretha Castle Haley and Martin Luther King boulevards.…

Piggin’ Out

Hogs for the Cause co-founders Becker Hall and Rene Louapre discuss the upcoming festival-fundraiser.