In a city known for turning anything and everything into a celebration, the return of events is exhilarating to say the least. Galerie de Galatoire, the newest addition to the Galatoire's family, welcomes weddings, fundraisers, and other festivities to its dreamy Royal Street event space tra… Read more

Staying in town over the long weekend? From delicious food to history to famous films, there is plenty to experience in New Orleans this Memorial Day weekend. Be sure to add these three events to your list! Read more

Join New Orleans-based fashion brand Lekha in its continued efforts to support their partners in India during the country's Covid crisis. Lekha has teamed up with Madhu Vaishnay, founder of the embroidery atelier The Saheli Women and the Institute for Philanthropy and Humanitarian Developmen… Read more

Save the date for an evening recognizing Dr. James Ciaravella Jr. and the release of his new book Charity's Children: The Long Days and Nights of the Iron Men. The event is hosted by Garden District Book Shop and will take place at The Rink on Tuesday, May 25 at 6 p.m. Read more

Calling all Louisiana artists! Ogden Museum of Southern Art has opened the call for entries for its annual juried exhibition, Louisiana Contemporary. The exhibition, now in its tenth year, is presented again by The Helis Foundation, who is also sponsoring the annual Helis Foundation Art Priz… Read more

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Picnicking, a long-standing pastime, is getting a makeover. NOLA PopUp Picnic, a local picnic planning company, aims to create a luxurious and unique experience with food, beverage, decorations, and more all sourced from local businesses without the hassle of setting and cleaning up.  Read more

Refresh your space with new art from New Orleans Auction Galleries. On Wednesday, April 28 at 12 p.m., the Modern and Contemporary Art Online Auction will have nearly 250 works by many artists. From paintings and sculptures to furniture and home accents, bidders will have plenty of opportuni… Read more

Meet 12 talented women — leaders in their realms of art, design, fashion, and food — as we spotlight entrepreneurship, innovative thinking, and the power of creativity. Read more

While Jazz Fest is on hold, JAMNOLA invites festival lovers to the newly launched JAMFest taking place Wednesday, April 21 through Sunday, May 2. The family-friendly event includes two new installations at the interactive art gallery, weekend arts & crafts vendors, and festival food, wit… Read more

Enjoy music, dinner, and a night out in NOMA's Besthoff Sculpture Garden during Music in the Garden. On Friday, April 16, The New Orleans Klezmer All Stars will perform an intimate, socially distanced outdoor show, assembled by internationally renowned multi-instrumentalist and composer Mahm… Read more

The Odeon at South Market isn't just the tallest building to be built in New Orleans in 30 years. The new residential development is home to a beautiful collection of artwork by both female and local artists displayed through the entire structure, including the outdoor mural created by New O… Read more

After spending time with the city's homeless community and distributing hygiene items and clothing, Daniel Fowler was inspired to create lasting change and conceptualized Reunion Shoe Co. in 2017. The New Orleans-based footwear company employees people transitioning out of homelessness, whil… Read more

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With warmer temperatures upon us, we're more than ready for a day spent poolside. The Chloe has officially opened its beautiful pool and pool bar to the general public for the season and is offering day passes for both lounge chairs and tables with friends.  Read more

New Orleans Auction Galleries is offering over 250 incredible paintings, sculptures, and other works in its upcoming auction. Modern + Contemporary Art & Design takes place Sunday, April 11 and features works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Derek Boshier, and Pat Steir, as well as Newco… Read more

Since Jazz Fest has been postponed from April to October, a new event might help fill the void. Farmstand Live, a series of cultural experiences featuring live music, culinary delights, and farm fresh produce served up in a drive-in setting, will take place Saturday, April 24 and Saturday, M… Read more

Rally up your pod for a citywide scavenger hunt hosted by Gambit. Felicity to Frenchmen will take place on Saturday, April 17, and the team (up to four participants) with the most points will win $500 and a gift pack from Dirty Coast. There will be second and third prize winners as well, and… Read more

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Spring in New Orleans is officially here, and the city is already bustling with activities. Although festivals have been pushed to later in the year, there are plenty of fun events to attend both in-person and online. Spruce up your home with a hand crafted creation, listen in on a lively di… Read more

Give back this weekend with Sideline Pass during the organization's drive-thru food drive. The event will take place Sunday, March 28 in Metairie, Uptown, Mandeville, and Harvey and will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank. Read more

Calling all animal lovers! Howling Success 2021 will take place Sunday, April 18 virtually and will feature adoptable animals, live entertainment, and raffle all from the comfort of your home. Read more

Red Bull, the New Orleans Pelicans, and visual artist Bmike have teamed up for Red Bull NOLA has Wiiings, an all-new project to replace backboards at basketball courts throughout the city. To kick off the project, original backboards from New Orleans basketball courts were transformed into w… Read more

Planning your post-pandemic travels and adventures? You don't have to look too far. Wanderfest, the world's first outdoor travel festival for women hosted by Wanderful, just released tickets for the March 2022 event taking place at the Spanish Plaza at the Riverwalk. Hundreds of travel lover… Read more

Brush up on your French during the 24th New Orleans French Film Festival taking place Tuesday, March 23 through Wednesday, March 31. This year's festival will showcase 23 films from eight countries during open-air screenings at The Broadside and online through Virtual Cinema.  Read more

Walter Isaacson, the renowned author and New Orleans native, will discuss his latest book The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race this weekend. The Garden District Book Shop is hosting the in-person event on Saturday, March 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the… Read more

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I'll admit it: I'm a candle snob. Previous connections in the industry have left me with dozens of delightful home fragrances, and it doesn't take me very long to determine a candle's quality (usually a whiff or two). This January, I was introduced Hazeltine, a local business thoughtfully cr… Read more

Prepare for warmer days and stop by the Historic New Orleans Collection to see Land of Dreams in its final weeks. The 1,500 square foot multimedia art installation by New Orleans artist Susan Gisleson is "a love letter to a New Orleans summer" and is on display until March 7, 2021. Visitors … Read more

With Mardi Gras behind us, our sights are set on Spring. While festivals have been postponed and life continues to be altered by the pandemic, there are plenty of food-focused events to add to your calendar. Whether you're brushing up your skills in the kitchen, perfecting a famous New Orlea… Read more

Do the cold temperatures have you down? Warm up and boost your mood in an infrared sauna. Unlike traditional saunas, this type uses an electromagnetic wave (infrared) to heat the body versus the air. Infrared saunas boast many health benefits including pain and soreness relief, an increase i… Read more

Valentine's Day may look different this year, but there are still plenty of ways to celebrate! Bakeries and restaurants are continuing to serve tasty fare and desserts, while shops are getting in the spirit with plenty of pink and red gifts and gear. Below, a few ways to mark the occasion wi… Read more

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Nancy Worley and Christopher Faux met at Williams College and embarked on a long distance relationship after graduation. While Chris pursued a career in New York City as a private equity investor, Nancy completed medical school here in New Orleans. When Nancy matched with Mount Sinai Hospita… Read more

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Natasha Patel and Jeff Harwood became friends early on during business school at Georgetown University, and their close friendship became a relationship three years after graduation.  When planning their nuptials, the couple, who resides in New York, decided on New Orleans for their March we… Read more

"Before we were even engaged, I knew I would get married at Sacred Heart," says Coco Ellis Howe. "My parents were married in the same chapel and I'm a 5th generation Sacred Heart alum. We always wanted an intimate wedding, so we knew that the reception would be at my parent's home. It's wher… Read more

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After a four-year long engagement, Daneka Dasher and Patrick Moore Jr. decided to scrap their plans for a traditional wedding with family and friends and elope under the oaks instead. "We thought what better way than to run off to our favorite place and recreate our very first date," says Daneka. Read more

The original plan for Kat Saussy and Jed Antoun was a ceremony and dinner at Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse for immediate family only, followed by a honeymoon in New Zealand and a large celebration on New Year's Eve upon their return. Due to Covid and as a physician in the community, she explai… Read more

The 2021 bridal dress trends reflect the year we've had with ever-changing wedding plans and new twists on the standard traditions. Fashion, impeccable fit, and dresses that reflect great personal style are what it's all about. From minimalist satin columns with plunging necklines to ball go… Read more

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Carnival will look very different this year, but new and exciting traditions are often born from necessity. I have a feeling that "house floats" are here to stay. Our desire to employ artists and musicians, to order king cakes, and shop all things purple, green, and gold speaks volumes about… Read more