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Italian Winemaker Pairs Up With Gianna For Special Lunch

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chefs Donald Link, Stephen Stryjewski and Rebecca Wilcomb of Gianna will host a winemaker lunch featuring Alois wines on Friday, Feb. 21, at noon. Winemaker Massimo Alois brings his Italian wines from Campania found in…

*NEW* Menu Items Announced at Gris-Gris!

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Last month, Gris-Gris introduced new menu items to its lunch and dinners menus starting TODAY! Oyster Pie: Sautéed Leeks, Oyster Cream, Whipped Potatoes, Charred Artichokes, Tarragon. Mississippi Rabbit Fricassee: Braised Local Rabbit, Seared Trinity, Louisiana…

Tickets For Broadway’s ANASTASIA Go On Sale FRIDAY, FEB. 7

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans announced today that the individual tickets for the tour of the critically-acclaimed Broadway production of ANASTASIA will go on sale Friday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. Named “one of…

The Sirens of New Orleans Celebrate 10 Seasons

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Your favorite local nautical dance krewe is turning 10 years old! The Sirens of New Orleans have been proudly parading down the streets of New Orleans for a decade, shimmering in only the way mermaids…

NOMA Announces Auditorium Complex Renovation

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In its mission to serve as a multi-faceted cultural convener arts and audiences, the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) began construction on renovations to its auditorium complex in early January of 2020. NOMA is…

February Happenings at NOCHI

For Black History Month: Daiq History + Holy Spirits Happy Hour – Wednesday, Feb. 12 Daiq History (6-7 p.m.) is an intimate, one-hour hands-on cocktail class led by Cocktails by POP that focuses on the history of rum, molasses, and…

Double Dealer Debuts Beneath NOLA's Orpheum Theater

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The boundary-breaking Orpheum Theater debuted in the heart of New Orleans in 1918, beginning its tenure as the city’s centerpiece for avant-garde entertainment. Two years later, the dawn of prohibition led to the inevitable birth…

Toups Meatery Launches Wine Wednesday

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Toups Meatery, Mid-City’s go-to spot for Cajun rustic cookery and handcrafted libations, has just announced the launch of Wine Wednesday. Now, guests can belly up to the bar every Wednesday from 11 a.m. – 10…

Miss Saigon Flies Into The Saenger

  This week, the new Cameron Mackintosh revival of “Miss Saigon” debuted at The Saenger Theatre and is set to run through Jan. 26. The Broadway production follows the life of Kim, a Vietnamese woman who is orphaned during the…

This Weekend at the Ogden Museum, Jan. 25

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – On Saturday, Jan. 25, be a Southern artist with the Artist Workshop Series. Join the museum for the first in a series of creative mornings exploring Ogden Museum exhibitions! This workshop will focus on creating…

James Beard Foundation's Taste America Returns To New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The James Beard Foundation’s Taste America presented by Capital One returns to New Orleans on Feb. 12 and 13, to celebrate America’s culinary diversity with an exciting lineup of celebrity chefs and mixologists. The New…

Registration Now Open for Ogden Museum Summer Camps!

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Through a series of small, specialized camps, kids in grades 2 through 12 can explore fashion design, photography, painting, printmaking, mixed media and more! Each session draws inspiration from Southern works of art and gives…

Truffle Tuesday Continues at Compère Lapin

NEW ORLEANS (After a sold-out smashing success in December 2019, Chef Nina Compton has just announced that her very special Truffle Tuesday Lunch at Compère Lapin will continue every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. until truffle season ends in…

Bridge House/Grace House Hosts 11th Annual Recycled Fashion

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Presented by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust, Bridge House/Grace House 11th Annual Recycled Fashion Show invites local designers to showcase the possibilities of renewal with re-envisioned treasures found in the Bridge House/Grace House Thrift…

A Tribute to Chef Paul Prudhomme - GRFA Aioli Dinner March 12

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts in partnership with the New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute (NOCHI) has announced that it will celebrate the culinary legacy of Chef Paul Prudhomme with an Aioli Dinner…

Audubon Zoo Welcomes Lion Cubs to the Pride

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – There’s a lot to roar about this week at Audubon Zoo with the arrival of African lion cubs. The cubs, whose sexes have yet to be determined, were born on Saturday, January 11 to mom…