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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…

Book of Mormon Heads To The Saenger

  The Tony Award winning production of "The Book of Mormon" is set to hit the stage Tuesday, Feb. 5 at The Saenger Theatre. And this satirical, quick-witted production is sure to give you a night full of laughs and new…

Aladdin Flies into The Big Easy

  There are many things said about millennials, from a question of their motivation levels to their social media addictions. Full disclosure, I am a millennial and could potentially be biased, but this generation was truly blessed with a plethora…

Foo Foo Food

The Foo Foo Festival is known for being 12 days focused on all things artistic, including incredible culinary experiences. These experiences are not only focused on taking visitors on a foodie tour of what Pensacola has to offer, but also…

All About the Arts

Since its inception, the Foo Foo Festival has been all about the visual art and dance, and this year’s line up stays focused on all things artistic. Whether you’re looking for live art, ceramic art, glassblowers, digital artwork, theater, toe-tapping…

True Crime Meets NOLA History

  Last month, Nashville hosted the 2nd annual CrimeCon - a weekend-long event dedicated to all things true crime. Recently announced, this convention event will be headed to New Orleans in 2019. Thanks in part to mega popular shows like…

Comic Con: An Interview With Will Friedle, Part 2

Will and I began to talk about his role on “Kim Possible,” and one does not talk about Kim Possible without talking about Christy Carlson Romano. Known for her portrayal of Ren in “Even Stevens,” Romano did several television movies like the…

Inside a Man's Head, Through His Hair

When it comes to haircare, it may seem as if women have myriad product options for different hair needs, while men are assumed to only need one or two items to satisfy their needs.  Recently, we encountered two Dove male hair products. With…

A Fashionable History of Mardi Gras

From Brazil to Italy, Mardi Gras is not just a New Orleans tradition. Other countries have taken on the inspiration of Carnival and turned it into their own creation. This January, as the Carnival season began to gear up, Adriana…

Meet the Newest Chewbacca

Like many fans of the “Star Wars” series, one of our favorite characters is cute, furry, an expert pilot and one hell of a fighter. His name? Chewbacca. If you’ve had the opportunity to see the new “Star Wars" films, “Rogue…

Conversation with a Vampire

In the days leading up to the Wizard World Comic Con, taking place this weekend from Jan. 6 to Jan. 8, we had the opportunity to chat with one of the most iconic vampires in television history. And there are…

Bearing It

Here we are, acknowledging the fact that we survived the rough and somewhat somber week that follows Mardi Gras. I miss the strange sensation of accidentally spilling glitter on my late-night, post-parade pizza (and eating it anyways) and waking up…

7 Amazing Furniture Makeovers You Need To Pin Right Now

Do you have a piece of old furniture just sitting in the corner, practically screaming to be made over? Or maybe you’ve recently scored an awesome thrift store find, but you can’t decide what to do with it. While some pieces…