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French Quarter Festival Announces New 2020 Date

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI), the non-profit organization that produces French Quarter Festival presented by Chevron, announces new dates for the 2020 festival. Originally scheduled for April 2-5, 2020, the event will now take place…

Café Du Monde Opens in New Orleans City Park

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – New Orleans City Park is proud to announce the opening of the newest Café Du Monde in the Park’s Casino Building. They invite the public to join them for the grand opening and ribbon cutting.…

French Ambassador Declares Degas House A French Monument

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – If you are a fan of impressionist artwork, a tremendous honor was presented to a house in New Orleans. The Degas House received the Maisons des Illustres (may-sawn D Loose) or Houses of the Famous…

Trinity Community Center Announces Back to School Festival

NEW ORLEANS – Trinity Community Center (TCC) will host its annual Back to School Festival and Family Resource Fair this Friday, July 26. TCC will be giving away 100 bookbags filled with school supplies for the upcoming 2019 school year.…

Pythian Market Announces Willie Mae Scotch House as Newest Vendor

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Today, Pythian Market announced its newest vendor, Willie Mae's Scotch House, which will be opening a location in the food hall in mid-August. Pythian Market, an urban food hall located in the Central Business District, provides…

Culture Collision at the Ogden Museum August 28

NEW ORLEANS (July 8, 2019) – Now in its 11th year, Culture Collision will kick off the 2019-2020 cultural season on Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Presented by WWNO and hosted by the Ogden Museum of Southern…

Taste of Africa Mini Fest; Saturday, July 27

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The NOLA Caribbean Experience & Afrobeat NOLA are teaming up to bring New Orleans this one-of-a-kind event! The Taste of Africa Mini Fest showcases African & African diaspora cuisine, music, dance, and culture. The event…

Return of Art & AC

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – To help Louisianians beat the heat, The Helis Foundation has again teamed up with some of New Orleans’ largest art institutions for the third year to offer free admission when temperatures hits 95 degrees.…

The NOLA Project Announces Season 15

NEW ORLEANS (press release) - The NOLA Project, an ensemble-based theatre company focused on presenting new and classic works of theatre often with large casts in unique and immersive settings throughout the city of New Orleans, announces its 15th Anniversary…

Gris-Gris Summer Wine & Spirit Series Announced

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Gris-Gris is excited to announce the launch of its Summer Wine & Spirits Series, starting tonight, July 18 (5:30 – 7:00 p.m.) with their favorite summer wine, rosé! The series will be held in…

This Week At The New Orleans Museum Of Art

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Join the New Orleans Museum of Art in the week ahead for the following programs and events: Wednesday, July 17, 12 - 3 pm: Artist Wafaa Bilal will activate his installation 168:01, a work that…

Bellegarde Bakery Announces New Retail Opening Date

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) - After cancelling the company's retail opening due to Tropical Storm Barry, Bellegarde’s retail bakery will officially open this Saturday, July 20. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; on opening day, Bellegarde…

Bellegarde Announces Retail Bakery Opening Date Saturday, July 13

NOTE (7/11/19, 11:50 a.m.): due to impending weather, Bellegarde is postponing their retail opening! More info to come!   NEW ORLEANS (press release)—Bellegarde Bakery, a nationally-recognized leader in the fields of artisan bread and stone-milling, announced today that its highly-anticipated…

Guest Bartender Series Continues At Bywater American Bistro

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Since launching its Guest Bartender series last year, Bywater American Bistro (BABs) has attracted cocktail enthusiasts each month throughout the summer to see what local cocktail experts are slinging behind the bar. On Sunday,…

Baby Shark Live! Heads To The Mahalia Jackson Theater

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Baby Shark Live!, the brand new, fully immersive concert experience from Pinkfong and Round Room Live, heads to the Mahalia Jackson Theater on Sunday, October 13th. This is one of the first shows of its…

Friends of City Park's Friends' Fest July 17

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Join the Friends of City Park for the annual membership appreciation party, Friends’ Fest! The evening is an exclusive night in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland for Friends of City Park members.…