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5 local Jazz Artists You've Never Heard Of

5 local Jazz Artists You've Never Heard Of

April 18, 2013  |  New Orleans

Since Jazz Fest is right around the corner, I thought it would be a good time to focus on that musical genre. Names like Louis Armstrong, Harry Connick Jr., the Marsalis Family, you really don’t need me to tell you anything more about th… Read More »

New Orleans Cocktails: The Sazerac

New Orleans Cocktails: The Sazerac

April 11, 2013  |  New Orleans

Think New Orleans cocktails and you may imagine a college student stumbling down Bourbon Street with an oversized green plastic container filled with an oversweet drink called a hand grenade. That’s one aspect, but the city has a much deeper… Read More »

X Factor looking for singers in New Orleans

X Factor looking for singers in New Orleans

April 4, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

  New Orleans is filled with talented singers. Every night of the week, you can see these singers pouring their hearts out at venues across the city. Fox is hoping to share some of that talent with the rest of the country via their hit te… Read More »

April 2013 Things To Do In New Orleans

April 2013 Things To Do In New Orleans

April 1, 2013  |  New Orleans

April showers bring May flowers, or in New Orleans April brings festivals, sports, Broadway plays and more festivals. The most well-known festival coming up this month is the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, but it’s just the tip of… Read More »

Get Social With Experience New Orleans

Get Social With Experience New Orleans

March 28, 2013  |  New Orleans

We’re rather social over at Experience New Orleans. In other words, we spend a lot of time chatting and talking about New Orleans online. If you’re a fellow social media addict, I hope you’ll pull up a seat and join in on the onl… Read More »

Easter 2013 In New Orleans

Easter 2013 In New Orleans

March 25, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

Not too long ago, I heard a visitor to the city ask if there’s any holiday that doesn’t have a parade in New Orleans? Nope, I can’t think of one. We just celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with a number of parades and marches… Read More »

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Fest

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Fest

March 18, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

  Alright fellow book lovers and authors, it’s our turn. The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is this week, March 20 to 24. It combines traditional New Orleans festival standards like music, food and drinks; with… Read More »

Mardi Gras Indians: 2013 Super Sunday

Mardi Gras Indians: 2013 Super Sunday

March 14, 2013  |  New Orleans

The Mardi Gras Indians, with their beautiful, intricate and handmade costumes take to the streets of New Orleans this weekend. In addition to being St. Patrick’s Day, this Sunday is Super Sunday. While St. Patrick’s day i… Read More »

St. Patrick's Day 2013

St. Patrick's Day 2013

March 11, 2013  |  Upcoming Events

I don’t think that I need to tell you that New Orleans is heavily influenced by the French And Spanish, but did you know that the Irish have left their mark on the city too? As early as the 17th Irish headed to the United States in searc… Read More »

5 Random New Orleans Facts You Need To Know

5 Random New Orleans Facts You Need To Know

March 4, 2013  |  New Orleans

Of course, my definition of need to know might be different from yours. These are some random, obscure facts about New Orleans that you need to know to stump your friends. Either way, whether you’re planning your first visit to the Big Easy … Read More »