Happy Mother's Day!
“Don’t make me turn this car around.”
Those are the words I said to my mom last Mother’s Day when she began to protest the Sunday Brunch I had planned.
“It’s too expensive!” She argued. “Don’t talk back.” I said with an ear to ear smile.
Mother’s Day Brunch in [...]
In New Orleans, the French Quarter Festival is the unofficial start of the Spring Festival season. Patrons use this week to pull their sun dresses out of the back of the closet, dust off our wicker hats, prepare to pour back Abita in little plastic cups and eat Gumbo out of cardboard. These are [...]
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Less than a month after storing the Mardi Gras floats, it’s time to pull them out again. This time, draped in green and four-leaf clovers to usher in the Luck ‘O The Irish! Parades kick off on Saturday, March 10th in Metairie with the annual Italian-American St. Joseph’s Day [...]
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Rising International Fashion Star Billy Reid has teamed up with local New Orleans entrepreneur Cree McCree of Righteous Fur. Reid ordered 50 pelts after being presented with a “Surprise Box” designed by Loyola University Graphic Design student Vicky Tran for a marketing initiative intended to bring awareness [...]
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and the Historic New Orleans Collection announce the sixth annual “Musical Louisiana: America’s Cultural Heritage”. This is a free concert, open to the public designed to draw attention to Louisiana’s contribution to classical music.
St. Louis Cathedral (Photo Credit: www.lpomusic.com
Each year the series examines the musical arts as [...]
The third installment of Fun Under the Frescos will take place this Wednesday at St. Alphonsus Church in the Irish Channel. Concert goers will be treated to the hypnotic voice of Margie Perez, the Indie label recording artist will perform with fellow Honeypots: Lynn Drury and Monica McIntyre. The songstress oozes quintessential New Orleans [...]
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The Friends of Saint Alphonsus (FOSA) announces the premiere season of the Fun Under the Frescoes concert series. The St. Alphonsus Church located at 2025 Constance Street in New Orleans, will host four performances from this season. The shows will start on Wednesday, November 16 from 6 to 8 p.m., [...]
This weekend celebrates the 6th annual Crescent City Blues & Barbeque Festival at its home in Lafayette Park. This year’s festival features local and international headliners including: Kenny Wayne Shepard and legendary blues activist Tab Benoit. The St. Charles Avenue stage will alternate performances with the Camp Street stage for appearances by Walter “Wolfman” [...]
Elmwood Fitness Center is hosting its 18th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, October 14th at Lakewood Golf Club. This years proceeds will benefit organizations supporting the end to childhood obesity.
Photo Credit: Lakewood Golf Club
Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years. The epidemic has scored national attention by [...]
Photo Credit: www.rtno.org
Photo Credit: www.rtno.org
Rebuilding Together New Orleans (RTNO), an initiative of the Preservation Resource Center (PRC), has partnered with the Junior League and Shell Oil Company, along with other companies and organizations; in a four day push to remodel low income houses in several neighborhoods, including Hollygrove starting next [...]