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This month, the New Orleans Museum of Art is unveiling 4 new exhibitions that will run into 2020. The shows (all but one of which are open now) range from a look at climate change to a celebration of the Bauhaus school. As Museum Month winds down, take advantage of the free admission deals (… Read more

Leave it to New Orleans to celebrate Napoleon Bonaparte's 250th birthday. This week, the downtown antiques gallery M.S. Rau is hosting a weeklong celebration that will include a champagne toast and dessert party on the Emperor’s birthday and an exhibit on his life and work. Read more

Whether your summer has been filled to the brim with activity or you've been taking it easy (lucky you!), there's always a reason to give your calendar a break and spend a night in with a new novel. August happens to be chock full of juicy releases in all genres. From the scary and suspensef… Read more

Who says you’re too old to have a birthday party? Making it to another year is certainly something to celebrate, and though the pointy hats and balloons may be for kids (or not!), there are many ways to commemorate the big event. Whether you’re up for a huge birthday bash or a small gatherin… Read more

White Linen Night, New Orleans’s annual celebration of art, is quickly approaching. In addition to the plethora of white clothing and food and drink, galleries throughout the Arts District will open their doors to the public. For the 25th anniversary of White Linen Night this year, more than… Read more

Mardi Gras may be “The Greatest Free Show on Earth,” but it’s hardly the only free thing to do in New Orleans. Every day, there are multiple offerings in the area that are free or low-cost. If you’re looking for a way to entertain guests (or yourself!) without breaking the bank, here are 5 t… Read more

On Saturday, hundreds will descend on Magazine Street for the annual Moonlight on Magazine block party, an evening long celebration of all things local. Businesses between the 3500-4800 blocks of Magazine will be holding sales and giveaways, as well as providing complimentary food and drinks. Read more

One of the best parts about going on vacation is getting to catch up on reading. With so many books to choose from, it can be difficult to narrow down your selection. Not to worry! These 6 novels are all being released as movies later in the year, so they’re perfect to read (or re-read) this… Read more

June 21 marks many milestones: the official start of summer, National Seashell day, and our favorite, National Stripes Day. As one of our most worn patterns, we're celebrating the big day with a proper round up of striped clothes, home items, and more! From lined dog beds and frames to decor… Read more

If you live in New Orleans, you've probably seen Axil Rose driving around. (No, that is not a misspelling of Slash's counterpart). Axil Rose is an old laundry truck turned mobile greenhouse that sells and educates New Orleanians on exotic plants a.k.a. the kind you can’t find at Home Depot. Read more

Starting an art collection doesn't have to be intimidating. In fact, it can be an enjoyable experience and a way to dive deeper into your love of art. Regardless of age or familiarity with the world of galleries and fairs, starting out requires patience, research, and a budget. Martine Chais… Read more

When we graduated from Tulane University in 1985, we beelined for Manhattan – Bryan to become an actor and Katy to live the life of a creative. Having grown up in a place so steeped in tradition and history, New Orleans was going to be hard to top. New York City seemed like the logical next … Read more

On a beautiful tree lined corner on Magazine Street in the Garden District, Studio Amanda Talley looks at first glance like one of those super chic art galleries often found on Newbury Street in Boston or Sloane Street in London. But mixed in with all the posh signage on the front door, is a… Read more

Ashley Longshore, like her bold and often rebellious pop art, is daring, over the top and in your face. She is. And like her luscious paintings of Audrey Hepburn surrounded by hummingbirds and butterflies, she's also beautiful, immensely kind and keenly aware of the message she is sending to… Read more