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While Christmas Day has come and gone, these experiences are sticking around! Extend the festivities with Audubon Zoo and City Park and their respective lights displays. The events, which are both family-friendly, contain impressive lights, rides, and nightly entertainment.  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

It's no secret that people from New Orleans absolutely love New Orleans. Share some of that appreciation and pride with the rest of the world through books on the topic. Whether they cover the history of the city itself or the origins of our distinctive cocktail culture, there is a read for … 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

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

While we're still recovering from our Thanksgiving feasts, we can't help but look forward to a month of indulgence. From holiday libations to festive gatherings, there is plenty to experience in New Orleans this December. Below, a preview of the can't miss happenings around town. 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

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

It's no secret that we love to shop. While Amazon is great and all, we prefer shopping local and supporting the businesses of New Orleans. On Saturday, November 30th, we invite you to join us in the inaugural year of Shop Adore to Door, an event that brings shoppers into businesses across the city. Read more

Bookworms and foodies of New Orleans will find common ground through a new (and delicious) book club. The New Orleans Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) recently introduced a bi-monthly culinary book club that will read and discuss food-related fiction and nonfiction. Read more

Bibliophiles everywhere can rejoice in a new month of fresh releases to tuck into. From chick lit to biographies, November delivers plenty of captivating material. We narrowed down the list to three books—all written by females—that are worth picking up at Garden District Book Shop. Happy reading!  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

Working on Saturdays in the Fall has become the new normal for Emily Villere Dixon. She's in her eighth season as the coordinator of offensive operations for the LSU Football team, while also serving as a multi-media reporter for LSUsports.net. On a weekly basis, she interviews head coach Ed… Read more

It's no secret that New Orleans loves Halloween. As the most haunted city in the country, it's no surprise that residents do their part to keep the spirit alive with incredible displays throughout the month. While most add a few pumpkins and skeletons to their lawn or porch, others take it t… 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

Easy Does It, a retro road trip flick, will premiere at the New Orleans Film Festival on Friday, October 18th. The evening will also serve as the hometown debut for New Orleans-based director Will Addison, who graduated from University of New Orleans and was active in their film school. The … 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

Shuck Cancer, presented by Latter & Blum and hosted by Superior Seafood, is returning for a second year to Napoleon Avenue this November. The funds raised from the lively oyster-filled fete will benefit the American Cancer Society's local Access to Care Program. 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

"Carmen is the one you have been warned about. And you still fall in love," reads the description by New Orleans Opera. The famous French opera set in Seville, Spain will be performed Friday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 6 at 2:30 p.m. at Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Perform… Read more