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Opera Nouvelle brings 'Carmen' to Friday Nights at NOMA

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In advance of its full-scale production, the New Orleans Opera will present selections from Georges Bizet's Carmen in the Great Hall during Friday Nights at NOMA on Sept. 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.…

Ogden Museum Family Fair, Sept. 7

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – A day of kid friendly art activities and entertainment - all inspired by the American South! Join the Ogden for this annual celebration and FREE admission day featuring art activities, games and performances inspired by…

New, Noteworthy Brunches In New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – With a slew of brunch offerings available throughout the Crescent City, it’s hard to keep up. From fried boudin to crab omelets and bottle specials, here are…

Gris-Gris Announces New Sunday Brunch

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Gris-Gris is excited to launch its NEW Sunday Brunch Menu this Sunday! The menu will be available from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and feature new menu items including: Blueberry Bourbon Pain Perdu. Chicken…

New Brunch Service Announced at Seaworthy at Ace Hotel

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Seaworthy is the oyster bar and sustainable seafood restaurant set in a classic Creole cottage from 1832 at Ace Hotel New Orleans from executive chef Justin Koslowsky [previously of Michelin-awarded Atera and acclaimed Contra in…

September Culinary Happenings Around The City

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – A few restaurants around the city prepare for September with culinary happenings.    COMPÈRE LAPIN INTRODUCES ISLAND HOP THEMED DINNER SERIES Compère Lapin is inviting diners to embark on a culinary tour through the Caribbean…

"American Idol" Open Auditions Visit Baton Rouge Sunday, Aug. 25

WHAT: Open call auditions for AMERICAN IDOL in BATON ROUGE, LA   WHERE:          Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center 201 Lafayette St., Baton Rouge, LA 70801   WHEN:           REGISTRATION / AUDITIONS – SUNDAY, AUGUST 25 Media check-in for auditions will begin at…

Compère Lapin Introduces Caribbean Dinner Series In September

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Located in the Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery, Chef Nina Compton’s Compère Lapin has earned raves for its contemporary cuisine, creative cocktails and bustling atmosphere. Now, the Warehouse District hotspot is inviting diners…

GW Fins Is Bringing Back Lobster Feast Sept. 13-21

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – For more than a decade GW Fins has celebrated the wonderful flavors of the Northeast’s most decadent crustacean by offering a special week-long Lobster Feast menu. This annual week has proven to be one…

Couvant Announces New Executive Chef

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chef Elliot Cunniff has returned to New Orleans to take the reins as executive chef at Couvant. Elliot has been intimately involved with the restaurant since opening, helping to create the original concept, test…