Lagniappe

In Memoriam

  Pamela Marquis, a longtime contributor to various titles at Renaissance Publishing, died unexpectedly on May 3. A devoted gardener, Marquis’ gardening column and other contributions to New Orleans Homes kept readers in the know not only with trends and…

New Orleans Public Library to Expand Services, Fully Reopen May 17

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Beginning Monday, May 17, the New Orleans Public Library will expand services, including allowing patrons to come into Library buildings without making appointments. The Library will continue to follow City health officials and CDC guidelines…

Farmstand Live Tickets Still Available for May 1

METAIRIE, La (press release) – After a successful first weekend for Farmstand Live – a series of cultural experiences featuring live music, culinary delights and farm fresh produce served up in a drive-in setting – the event will continue this…

Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo Announces 2021 Dates

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The North Mississippi Allstars presented by National Endowment for the Arts will headline this year’s version of the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo. Friends of Bayou St. John, the non-profit organization that puts on the annual Mid-City…

Live Music Returns to Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Traditionally, this upcoming weekend would close out what should have been the final weekend of the 51st New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Yet, for the second consecutive year, festival- goers are “festing in place”…

New Orleans & Company Job Fest, Free Parking

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Finding talented people for hospitality industry careers is the number one priority for New Orleans’ tourism industry as it begins to recover from the pandemic. That’s why New Orleans & Company, the industry’s official…

Chandelier Bar Debuting at Four Seasons Hotel

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Opening in summer 2021, Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Orleans introduces Chandelier Bar. Celebrating the rich and renowned history of New Orleans cocktail culture, Chandelier Bar is the glamorous lower-level centrepiece of Four Seasons Hotel…

Monologues & Wine with Columnist and Actress Nell Nolan

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Nell Nolan was the eldest of seven children. Her family home was featured in the movie "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." She has traveled to six continents and over 100 countries. Her pet dove,…

Take Paws Rescues and Charwell Art Show Event

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chartwell's training room and parking lot will be transformed into a gallery space to showcase their students' artistic creations on Saturday, May 8, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 1225 Magazine St. They've invited…

New Lapis Center for the Arts at NOMA

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) announces the opening of the Lapis Center for the Arts. The newly renovated cultural space will serve multiple functions, including film screenings, lectures, theater and dance performances, and much…

2020-2021 Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Winners Announced

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – The State Library of Louisiana is excited to announce the winners of the 2020-2021 Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Awards. Louisiana’s young people have read more than 1.3 million books and cast over 411,000 votes…

Festin' For Two

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Copeland’s of New Orleans will celebrate the traditional Festin’ weekends with a special “Festin’ for Two” menu from April 22 through May 2, with 19% of proceeds going to the Jazz Heritage & Music Relief…