Jazz Museum’s Latest

The New Orleans Jazz Museum is housed in the historic Old U.S. Mint building, situated at the intersection between the French Quarter and Frenchman Street’s live music corridor. It includes a $4 million, state-of-the-art performance space, where there are sublime performances from some of the city’s leading artists. In addition to permanent exhibitions, the museum hosts continuous temporary exhibitions throughout the year.  Currently on display is “Jazz En Route to France 1917-1918,” which examines how black  military bands stationed in France helped popularize jazz in Paris during World War I. The New Orleans Jazz Museum, Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Avenue, 568-6993, LouisianaStateMuseum.org.


New Orange Theory Gym Opens Downtown

As one of the country’s fastest growing fitness chains, Orange Theory Fitness is set to open its third location in New Orleans after Labor Day. Already in Mid-City and Uptown, the new location will be in the Warehouse District. Orange Theory is based on heart rate monitored exercise aimed at stimulating metabolism and increasing energy. The company claims you can burn between 500-1000 calories with a single, 60-minute workout that incorporates moves for the whole body. Orange Theory Fitness, 954.607.7552, 618 Magazine St., Uptown.orangetheoryfitness.com.