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Now that Mardi Gras is behind us, it's the perfect time to rest and relax. Kidding, of course! March is chock-full of amazing events covering food, art, literature, music, and St. Patrick's Day. Take advantage of the cooler temperatures (hopefully!) and seize the day with these 11 festivals,… Read more

It's hard not to love a dinner that supports a cause. The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts in partnership with the New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute (NOCHI) will celebrate the culinary legacy of Chef Paul Prudhomme on Thursday, March 12. All proceeds from the event will be… Read more

Still searching for a Valentine's Day gift? Consider giving an unforgettable musical experience this year with The Music of John Williams. The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra presents a medley of the composer's scored soundtracks to well-known films including The Lost World: Jurassic Park, … Read more

Custom gifts are undeniably the best types. They're thoughtful, require planning, and are certain to be treasured forever. Sofia Ungarino of Paper Gems Co helps capture special dates, events, and occasions with her custom hand-painted bottles that double as works of art. Read more

While summer seems ages away, two New Orleans museums have opened registration for their art-focused summer camp sessions. Ogden Museum of Southern Art and the New Orleans Museum of Art are offering day camp during June and July a.k.a. the perfect way for kids to escape the heat, while learn… Read more

It's no surprise that New Orleans loves Joan of Arc. Between a golden statue located near the French Market to the Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc and their annual parade that takes place on her birthday (and kicks off Carnival Season), the city shows their fondness and appreciation for the young Fren… Read more

Looking for the perfect gift or new wall art for your home? Mignon is hosting the event for you! On Wednesday, February 5, a third generation silhouette artist is setting up for a day of portraits at the shop. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Erik Johnson will hand cut silhouettes by just looking at … Read more

While Maya Taylor may not hail from New Orleans, this is the place she calls home. The choreographer grew up in Omaha, Nebraska and lived in New York for a decade before finding New Orleans six years ago. Her time is split between the Big Easy and Los Angeles, where she choreographs for musi… Read more

Carnival season has officially started! To celebrate, The Historic New Orleans Collection's popular Carnival-themed tour returns through Friday, February 21. During "Rites, Rituals, and Revelry: The History of Mardi Gras in New Orleans," visitors will learn more about the city's traditions b… Read more

Like most of us, I have an ongoing bucket list filled with far-flung places and big adventures. In the meantime, I’m filling my bucket right here in New Orleans with things I have never done or just don’t do quite enough. When you live in a city that many people across the world have on thei… Read more

Cocktails for KID smART is one of my favorite fundraising events of the year. Yes, the party is always swell, but what sets it apart for me is the positive energy in the room. You can feel it. The guests are so committed to KID smART’s mission of bringing art-based learning to public school … Read more

Celebrate the season with impressive sights and experiences at the 6th annual LUNA Fête. From Thursday, December 12 to Sunday, December 15, New Orleanians can enjoy the free large-scale projection mapping festival which has now welcomed more than 100,000 attendees over the years. Read more

Show off your love of New Orleans through Brandi Couvillion's jewelry. The designer's pieces are made from raw sheets of metal and are directly inspired by the city and its history, particularly its transitory landscapes. Earlier this year, Couvillion switched things up and teamed with The H… Read more

Simplify your shopping this holiday season with a present that doesn't require any wrapping. The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra is offering an incredible deal for the holidays which includes tickets to three shows for just $99. The Holiday Trio deal is good for three admissions to any conc… Read more

Should you find yourself in need of an activity with the family this holiday weekend or want to get ahead of your shopping, the Historic New Orleans Collection and its museum shop, The Shop at the Collection, are offering a one-stop shopping experience. On Sunday, December 1, shoppers will f… Read more

Just in time for the holidays, The Historic New Orleans Collection presents an exhibition that tells 20 tales of sporting life and civic communion in New Orleans a.k.a. the perfect activity for the family or any visitors over the next few months. Crescent City Sport: Stories of Courage and C… Read more

Not many people have the opportunity to merge their many passions into their career. Margaux Krane is one of the lucky ones. She's the Director of Brand and Communications at the New Orleans Museum of Art, which combines her love of social media, digital marketing, and art history. Krane's p… Read more

According to Ashley Longshore, her latest book is in her ideal format: photo heavy. The New Orleans-based artist recently released I Do Not Cook, I Do Not Clean, I Do Not Fly Commercial, a photographic coffee table book. "[It's] very visual and a great representation of my work from the last… Read more

The New Orleans Museum of Art's upcoming exhibition, Inventing Acadia: Painting and Place in Louisiana, is the first major exhibition on Louisiana landscape painting in over 40 years. According to Susan Taylor, the exhibition showcases how 19th century landscape painters from across the glob… Read more

Spooky season continues with a special screening presented by The Historic New Orleans Collection. On Tuesday, November 5th, The Phantom of the Opera (the silent one) will be shown with music by pianist Pierre Queval. The French-born musician, who was the young-artist-in-residence at the St.… Read more

Looking to become more involved in the arts? The New Orleans Opera Association has three membership groups worth considering. Each is open to both opera beginners and super fans, and offers calendars filled with events and social opportunities. Whether you're hoping to give back to the arts … Read more

With cooler temperatures (for now at least) and Halloween swiftly approaching, New Orleans has fully embraced all things spooky. From visiting "Skeleton House" on Saint Charles to dining at haunted spots like Cavan or Muriel's, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate the holiday. Belo… Read more

The New Orleans Museum of Art's most anticipated event of the year is just weeks away. The Odyssey Ball returns Friday, November 15th and raises the funds necessary to support the museum's exhibitions and educational programs. This year's bash is themed Mystère Louisiane. Read more

Hunter Cole, an artist and scientist, will give New Orleanians the chance to experience both art and science at the same time. Her interactive event titled GLOW: An Illuminated Living Art Experience, will be held Thursday, October 10th from 6-10 p.m. at the Zeitgeist Theatre. Read more