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It's almost the weekend! Whether you're catching up on work, errands, or have a fun-filled day scheduled, these events (both virtual and in-person) are great local additions to your weekend lineup.  Read more

Ensure a musical end to your weekend with Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra's new streamed series. Suite Sundays is kicking off Sunday, July 26 and will bring music, sweets, and a bottle of wine to homes across New Orleans. The debut event will feature music by Florence Price, Beethoven, Piaz… Read more

Looking for Fourth of July plans? Z Event Company is hosting a socially distant drive-in music festival and fireworks show on Saturday, July 4. The family friendly six-hour event follows the success of a drive-in showing of Grease, which took place in May. Read more

Join Forever Publishing and Garden District Book Shop for an exclusive event featuring New Orleans author Farrah Rochon and her latest novel The Boyfriend Project. The virtual launch party is scheduled for Tuesday, June 9 at 6 p.m. and will feature a discussion with bestselling author and po… Read more

While this Summer is sure to be different than those of the past, there are still events across New Orleans to look forward to. From days dedicated to nonprofits to movie nights to luxury real estate auctions, these virtual events taking place this June are worth noting.  Read more

As the city slowly begins to move forward with reopening, many businesses and organizations continue to offer virtual programming. The Historic New Orleans Collection has two upcoming events that are meant to bring people together while still remaining physically apart. Whether you're a movi… Read more

Distinguishing one day from another has become a more frequent and difficult puzzle to solve, but adding in something to look forward to during this quarantine might be the trick. Whether you're at home with your significant other, your family, or your roommate, declaring a night dedicated t… Read more

Looking for new ways to give back to New Orleans during the COVID-19 crisis? Avery Rowan, a local artist, and Commander's Palace are currently holding auctions to support the efforts of the Greater New Orleans Foundation and Feed the Front Line Nola. Whether you're walking away with a new pi… Read more

Looking for new sources of entertainment for your housebound kids? Little Miss Muffin has discounted their vast selection of creative and educational toys and activities. Offering a 25% discount on everything from puzzles to craft sets, the options are plentiful for all ages and interests. B… Read more

There is sure to be a moment (or several moments) of boredom during this period of social distancing. While streaming services like Netflix offer hours of entertainment, we suggest stretching your creative muscles with a craft kit. There are kits for all types of crafting—painting, embroider… Read more

You've completed your puzzle and done all of your Spring cleaning. Now what? Skip the screen time and go back to basics with a good old-fashioned coloring page. Artists and big brands are offering free downloads covering everything from New Orleans architecture to your child's favorite Disne… Read more

As we settle into our new reality, it's important to remember that New Orleans can still be experienced from home. Whether it's virtually visiting a museum or enjoying a workout from a New Orleans studio, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the city and its many offerings, while also following… Read more

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With directions to stay home amid COVID-19, we're making the most of our downtime. After work and school are over for the day, we suggest turning off the screens, ordering in from your favorite New Orleans eatery, and settling in with a new game or puzzle. Looking for some suggestions? We've… Read more

On Wednesday, March 11, New Orleanians can experience the musical history of Louisiana through Musical Louisiana: America's Culture Heritage. The free, annual concert is presented by The Historic New Orleans Collection and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra at St. Louis Cathedral. Read more

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

Looking to switch up your Mardi Gras plans? If you're tired of doing the same thing each year or just can't host anymore, these three places are holding parties for parades throughout the week. Whether you're Uptown or Downtown, there's a spot for you and your krewe to comfortably eat, drink… Read more

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If you thought revelry ended on Mardi Gras Day, think again. The Ballet Ballers Ball will take place Saturday, March 7 and guarantees to be an enjoyable evening filled with dance and photography. All proceeds from the event directly support dancers' salaries. 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

Whether you're a Mardi Gras pro or new to the season, this guide dedicated to the holiday will be your companion through and through. Created by the New Orleans-based bloggers of Traveler Broads, the pocket-sized book will help you not only survive, but thrive in between parades. 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

Congrats! You made it through January a.k.a. the longest month ever. To celebrate, February brings a slew of reads that we can't wait to read! From a romantic comedy read to a suspenseful story, there is a new release for every reader. Ahead, four books we'll be reading in between Mardi Gras… Read more

Calling all readers! The New Orleans Museum of Art released the list of books that its book club will read and discuss in 2020. The first book of the year is The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert and the discussion is set for Thursday, January 30.  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

With the holiday season behind us, we're planning to take it easy this month (well, as easy as we can with the start of Mardi Gras). With all of this extra free time, we're diving into five new and anticipated January reads. Included in the batch are thrillers, historical reads, and futurist… Read more

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