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Volunteer at the 2011 Satchmo Summerfest

Volunteer at the 2011 Satchmo Summerfest

July 6, 2011  |  New Orleans

Volunteer Registration Is Now Open! Satchmo Summerfest has officially opened registration for this year's festival. Both individuals and teams are needed. If you are interested in signing up a team, you will need everyone's information … Read More »

Essence Fest 2011 Is Almost Here!

Essence Fest 2011 Is Almost Here!

June 24, 2011  |  New Orleans

Now only a week away, the Essence Music Festival is set to bring the best of both national and local acts, with a strong representation of the commercial sounds of rap, hip-hop, R&B, gospel and the local flavor of brass bands, jazz, and the blues. Th… Read More »

Film-O-Rama Continues This Week

Film-O-Rama Continues This Week

May 16, 2011  |  New Orleans

Even though Film-O-Rama started last week, you can still catch a number of films all this week. The festival ends on Thursday, May 19th.For local film buffs, the New Orleans Film Sociey's Film-O-Rama is an event not to be missed. Showcasing films… Read More »

Dylan Dog Showcases New Orleans

Dylan Dog Showcases New Orleans

May 5, 2011  |  New Orleans

Dylan Dog, released at the end of April 2011 in theaters, prominently features the city of New Orleans throughout the movie. You'd think that a movie about a guy investigating a crime scene among werewolves, zombies and vampires would not be a… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »