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Britney’s BackOn March 3, one of Louisiana’s homegrown talents will return to her roots. Britney Spears, one of the biggest pop stars in the world, will perform at the New Orleans Arena to promote her latest album, Circus. Though the…

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100 Years of ZuluIt is time to gather your costumes, finalize your King Cake recipe and locate the flasks, because Mardi Gras season is here.  Zulu, one of the parades held on the day itself – Fat Tuesday – will…

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Decking the Halls – and the French QuarterThe French Quarter always seems to have magic in the air, but during the holidays it’s even more magnificent. French Quarter Festivals Inc. will produce the 10th annual Christmas New Orleans Style to…

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Playing “Fare” Tony-award winning playwright Conor McPherson’s The Seafarer will be performed at Southern Rep Theatre this month under the direction of Mark Routhier. Starting on Nov. 5, The Seafarer, will take audiences to a coastal town north of Dublin…

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Bigger and BetterIn 1999, Tad Gormley Stadium held the first annual Voodoo Music Experience, during which a few acts performed before calling it a night. Ten years after its humble start, the Voodoo Music Experience has taken over City Park,…

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For the Love of GershwinA tribute to the late American composer George Gershwin will take place at Le Chat Noir this month with an original musical cabaret show, “He Loves and She Loves: The Gershwin Music We Love.” Gershwin, who…

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White Linens and Dirty LaundryIt’s hot out there, and staying cool by wearing white is the thing to do during the summer. On Aug. 2, the annual Whitney White Linen Night, presented by the New Orleans Arts District, will welcome…

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A Sweet EssenceLL Cool J, Patti Labelle, Keyshia Cole, Rihanna, Kanye West, Mary J. Blige and dozens of other fabulously famous musicians and performers will flock to the city and take the main stage at the annual Essence Festival, July…

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They Say Tomato, We say Creole TomatoTake a bite into a juicy, red Creole tomato during this steamy month and you’ll feel instantly cooler and a bit healthier, too. Loaded with vitamins and antioxidants, the tomato is something to celebrate.…

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Viva La BayouThe scenic Bayou St. John neighborhood will host the third annual Bayou Boogaloo, a family-friendly event produced by the Mothership Foundation. From the banks of Bayou St. John to N. Jefferson Davis Parkway, the Bayou Boogaloo aims to…

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Friends, Food & Fun: It Must be Jazz Fest! We seem to have it all, especially this month as the weather gets warmer and spring is finally here. Jazz Fest has even added an extra day this year, which means…

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A Tribute to TennesseeLegendary playwright Tennessee Williams had a soft spot for New Orleans, and it shows: our city serves as the setting in several of his most famous works. Now New Orleans honors his legacy every year at the…

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Bouncin’ into the CityJust a couple weeks after Mardi Gras comes to an end, the city will experience another big boom in tourism as basketball fans from around the globe will flock to the New Orleans Arena on Feb. 17,…

Our Top Picks of the Month's Events

Three for One!This month, the New Orleans Opera Association will present a complete production of Puccini’s three masterful one-act operas. Il Trittico has been revamped with a local twist – each opera will take place at a French Quarter locale.…

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Get your Greek onMemorial Day weekend (May 25-27) will mark the 34th annual Greek Fest on Bayou St. John at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in the Hellenic Cultural Center. This year, expanded festival grounds allow for gourmet Greek cuisine, desserts,…

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Play Ball!The New Orleans Zephyrs will take a swing at the new season on Friday, April 13. In a town of superstition, the date of the Zephyrs’ first home game seems like an appropriate night to show the Nashville Sounds…

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Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 28-April 1For the Love of LiteratureNow in its 21st year, the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival (March 28-Apr. 1) honors the legacy of a playwright who referred to New Orleans as his “spiritual home.”…

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Chocolate Kitty II – Party in the CityOn Friday, Feb. 16th, there will be a truly unique party at the Dragon’s Den. In full Mardi Gras spirit, guests are invited – until 4 a.m. – to join premier underground female…

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The 73rd Sugar Bowl Football Classic, LSU vs. Notre Dame, Jan. 3Sugar BowlThe 73rd Sugar Bowl Football Classic will be held this year Jan. 3, at 7 p.m in the Superdome. Though tickets have sold out, you can still watch…

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Locals Dancing Through the Season • Delta Festival Ballet of New Orleans will present The Nutcracker on Fri. and Sat., Dec. 22-23. Delta’s three performances will be held at Dixon Hall, located at Tulane University. The theater at Dixon will…

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 Celebrating our SwampsThe 22nd annual Swampfest at Audubon Zoo will host a cultural celebration of New Orleans and the swamps for which we are famous � with tickets no more than regular zoo admission. Nov. 4-5, Zydeco and Cajun music…

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SPOOKY FUN � Do you hunger for blood? Are your teeth sharper than everyone else�s? Those who have an interest in vampires should consider attending the Vampire Lestat Ball, which will be Fri., Oct. 27 at Rosy�s Jazz Hall. The…

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LIFE IMiTATES ART L’Imitation of Life – New Orleans-based Running With Scissors’ comical rendition of the 1959 Technicolor hit Imitation of Life, can be seen Sept. 8-Oct. 1. A group of five actors and one actress will take on the…

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Full of Hot Air Around the world in 80 days doesn’t seem so far fetched after you see what balloons can do at the Pennington National Hot Air Balloon Championship, Aug. 2 to 6, and the Louisiana State Championship, Aug.…

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The Curtain Calls Theater lights are shining brightly this month with plays and musicals to suit all tastes. • Tulane Summer Lyric is staging two musicals: “Bye Bye Birdie” and “Pippin.” “Bye Bye Birdie,” July 6 to 9, is about…

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Petal Pushers For thousands of years, orchids have lured men and women into obsession – with up to 35,000 species, the flower’s beauty and variety are unsurpassed; there is even one species found in the Arctic. To showcase this unique…

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AN ODYSSEY FULFILLED Where can you find ouzo, moussaka, roast lamb and dancing all in one place? If a trip to Greece is not in your immediate future, the Greek Festival, May 26-28, may be your best bet. A Memorial…

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Bouncing Back The New Orleans Hornets are creating a buzz with three games in the New Orleans Arena. On March 8, the Hornets play the Los Angeles Lakers; March 18, the Denver Nuggets; and on March 21, the Los Angeles…

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But can you buy beer there? The New Orleans Saints take on the Chicago Bears (Nov. 7) and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Dec. 4) in Tiger Stadium. That is, Death Valley. Home of 2004 SEC Champion LSU Tigers. Maybe the…