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Satchmo SummerFest Is Coming Up!

Satchmo SummerFest Is Coming Up!

July 27, 2012  |  Upcoming Events

He’s one of New Orleans’ favorite sons, famous for his cornet and trumpet improvisation, throaty scat singing, and bold personality--so it’s only fitting that we honor Louis Armstrong with a music festival each summer around the … Read More »

New Orleans History Lesson: Part Two

New Orleans History Lesson: Part Two

July 20, 2012  |  New Orleans

Need a primer on New Orleans’ long and storied past? Experience New Orleans offers a two-part snapshot of what happened where in New Orleans, from the city’s founding to the present-day. Whether you’re a NOLA native or new visitor, … Read More »

New Orleans History Lesson: Part One

New Orleans History Lesson: Part One

July 13, 2012  |  New Orleans

Need a primer on New Orleans’ long and storied past? Experience New Orleans offers a two-part snapshot of what happened where in New Orleans, from the city’s founding to the present-day. Whether you’re a NOLA native or new visitor, … Read More »

Essence Fest 2012's Lineup Packs a Punch

Essence Fest 2012's Lineup Packs a Punch

July 5, 2012  |  Upcoming Events

This weekend, Essence Fest returns to downtown New Orleans, and it’s bigger than it ever has been, expanding to five full days of contemporary black American music and culture. Legendary soul queen Aretha Franklin headlines, along with Keysh… Read More »

Go 4th On the River!

Go 4th On the River!

June 26, 2012  |  Upcoming Events

We celebrate a lot of things here in Louisiana, from antiques and alligators to wooden boats and zydeco. So it’s nice when the rest of the country gets to join in! On Wednesday, July 4, the Crescent City--and every other American city--celeb… Read More »