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Record Numbers at the French Quarter Festival

Record Numbers at the French Quarter Festival

April 14, 2011  |  New Orleans

The French Quarter Festival estimates that over half a million people attended the festival this past weekend. Their official numbers placed the attendance around 533,000, up 20,000 from last year. The festival has seen continued growth over the past… Read More »

Wheel of Fortune Comes to New Orleans

Wheel of Fortune Comes to New Orleans

April 12, 2011  |  Upcoming Events

TV game show Wheel of Fortune will be taping new episodes at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center later this week, Friday April 15th - Sunday, 17th. Pat Sajak, Vanna White and the whole crew will record three weeks' worth of the 30-minute progr… Read More »

French Quarter Festival Begins!

French Quarter Festival Begins!

April 6, 2011  |  New Orleans

The French Quarter Festival is here with 4 days of festival in 2011! Tonight kicks everything off with the TGIF "Thank Goodness It's Festival" Kickoff Party at the House of Blues. Zydeco king Rockin' Dopsie, Jr. and bluesman Little … Read More »

Brass Roots Movie Accepted to Kickstarter

Brass Roots Movie Accepted to Kickstarter

April 4, 2011  |  New Orleans

The documentary Brass Roots is nearing its completion stage, and the filmmakers are asking for some help. Using the fundraising service Kickstarter, Brass Roots hopes to raise $20,000 to help cover production costs in order to have the film ready … Read More »

New Orleans Loves the Arts

New Orleans Loves the Arts

March 28, 2011  |  Upcoming Events

Do you appreciate the fine arts? Would you like to get a little more culture in your life? Check out these events coming up in the first weekend of April.Jammin' on JuliaThis Saturday, April 2nd, the New Orleans Arts District Association will hos… Read More »

Excuses to Eat in New Orleans March 25-27

Excuses to Eat in New Orleans March 25-27

March 25, 2011  |  New Orleans

It's not as if the city of New Orleans needed an excuse to have a good time or to eat some amazing food, but this weekend has a couple of great opportunities for food and events. Hogs for the Cause - City "Pork" (still known as City … Read More »

Hogs for the Cause 2011

Hogs for the Cause 2011

March 22, 2011  |  New Orleans

Hogs for the Cause will be in City Park this Saturday, March 26th with fantastic food, New Orleans bands and competitions to raise money to fight pediatric cancer. What better way to raise money for a non-profit organization than having a good ol&… Read More »

March Madness Hits New Orleans

March Madness Hits New Orleans

March 15, 2011  |  Upcoming Events

The New Orleans Arena hosts three key games in the 2011 NCAA Tournament. College basketball fans rejoice at this time of year as March Madness officially descends on the nation. Sixty-four college teams begin a tournament that will end with o… Read More »

The Mardi Gras Indians Prepare for Super Sunday

The Mardi Gras Indians Prepare for Super Sunday

March 11, 2011  |  Mardi Gras

For those of you still wanting to hang on to this year's Mardi Gras excitment, check out the Mardi Gras Indians. After becoming well known from the popularity of HBO's show Treme, the press is paying will be paying more attention to the New O… Read More »

St. Patrick's Day in New Orleans!

St. Patrick's Day in New Orleans!

March 10, 2011  |  New Orleans

Hey New Orleans, feeling all rested up after Mardi Gras? The city of New Orleans no sooner cleans up after a massively successful Mardi Gras before it's ready for the next party. This Saturday and Sunday (March 12th and 13th), St. Patrick's D… Read More »