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Krewe of Nyx Royal Toast and Second Line Set For Thursday

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) — The Mystic Krewe of Nyx will usher in this year’s festivities with its annual Royal Toast on Thursday, February 21. Nyx Captain Julie Lea and approximately 200 krewe members will toast Goddess Nyx VIII, Shelby…

LSU Health New Orleans Gives Kids A Smile

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry and the New Orleans Dental Association (NODA) are partnering to Give Kids a Smile on Feb. 22. Students at Esperanza Charter School are expected to take part in…

"Into The Woods" Opens at Rivertown Theaters March 15

KENNER, La (press release) – Rivertown Theaters rises to new heights with the upcoming production of one of Stephen Sondheim’s most intriguing musicals, "Into The Woods," on the Main Stage March 15 - 31. With intertwining of four of their…

Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign

KENNER, LA — Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser is kicking off his re-election campaign with a fundraiser at Oakland Plantation on Monday, March 11. The event, hosted by Pat and Henry Shane, will feature a VIP reception to be followed…

Lyft Offers Rides to Local Black History Sites

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – During the month of February, Lyft is offering one free ride up to $10 to local Black history museums, memorials, and Black-owned businesses in our community and others across the US and Canada. With 54 percent…

Angela Hill Named Krewe of Nyx Grand Marshal

NEW ORLEANS (press release) — Angela Hill, a mainstay on the local television airwaves for nearly 40 years, will lead this year’s Mystic Krewe of Nyx parade.  “Angela Hill is New Orleans,” said Nyx founder and Captain Julie Lea. “She…

Foo Fighters And The Fillmore Announce "Krewe du Foo"

NEW ORLEANS (press release) — Foo Fighters and The Fillmore have assembled their Krewe du Foo, Broken Hearts Social Club Parade to roll Feb. 14 kicking off the grand opening weekend of The Fillmore at Harrah’s Casino making the band…

2019 French Quarter Festival presented by Chevron Music Lineup

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – French Quarter Festivals, Inc. proudly announces the music lineup for the French Quarter Festival presented by Chevron, which takes place April 11-14. A full schedule will be revealed in March.  French Quarter Festival is consistently voted…