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Ballet Anyone? ABT Studio Company Comes to Metairie

Ballet Anyone? ABT Studio Company Comes to Metairie

October 19, 2023  |  New Orleans

Jefferson Performing Arts Society Presents ABT Studio Company Great news for ballet lovers in Metairie! On Friday, November 10, 2023, The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will present American Ballet Theatre’s junior company at Jefferson Performing Arts Center. ABT Studio Company is made up of of 12-18 rising stars of the ballet world between the ages of 17 and 21. Nearly 80% of current dancers in American Ballet Theatre are alumni of… Read More »

Gray Line’s New Ghost Tour with AR Is Spooky Fun

Gray Line’s New Ghost Tour with AR Is Spooky Fun

September 25, 2023  |  New Orleans

Discover Gray Line's New Ghosts & Spirits Walking Tour with AR Experience Greater New Orleans has a population of about 1.167 million – if you count only the living. Our 300+ year-old-city is considered one of the most haunted in the country and people from all over the world come to hear our ghost stories. If you’re looking to be educated and entertained – and a little creeped out –… Read More »

Missing October in New Orleans? Scary!

Missing October in New Orleans? Scary!

September 21, 2023  |  Upcoming Events

  Travel + Leisure Names New Orleans One of the 13 Best Places to Visit for Halloween Around the World. New Orleans is at her best in October. It’s perfect weather for a ghost or cemetery tour, plus we have a whole lineup of fun festivals planned, including the Krewe of Boo Parade, featuring floats from the world-renowned Kern Studios. Come celebrate everything from BBQ to Boo at the Zoo.… Read More »

Second Line to New Orleans in September

Second Line to New Orleans in September

August 31, 2023  |  New Orleans

In September, the boys in the black and gold are playing against the Tennessee Titans in the Dome on the 10th. Then on September 18, they take on the Carolina Panthers on Monday Night Football and, at noon on September 24, it's on to Green Bay in Wisconsin. Bars and restaurants all over the city will be packed with fans. Why not come join them? Between games, there’s plenty of special… Read More »

Everybody’s Buzzing about Dr. Wagner’s Honey Island Swamp Tour

Everybody’s Buzzing about Dr. Wagner’s Honey Island Swamp Tour

August 8, 2023  |  New Orleans

You can pick up souvenirs including swamp honey, made by the bees who gave Honey Island Swamp its name. There are two kinds of swamp tours out there. One for people who mostly just want selfies with baby gators; the other for those interested in seeing alligators and other wildlife in their natural habitats and learning how to protect them as well. Dr. Wagner’s Honey Island Swamp Tour falls into… Read More »

Romance on the Riverboat City of New Orleans

Romance on the Riverboat City of New Orleans

August 1, 2023  |  New Orleans

You can’t know New Orleans, really understand her, unless you’ve seen her from the river. On The Riverboat City of New Orleans, one of Old Man River’s newest queens, you’ll discover the energy, excitement, charm, hospitality and sheer romance that make this city roll. The first steamboat, aptly named The New Orleans, traveled from Pittsburgh to the Big Easy between 1811 and 1812 with Teddy Roosevelt’s 4th great grandfather Nicholas Roosevelt… Read More »

The Big Easy’s Easier on a Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

The Big Easy’s Easier on a Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

June 21, 2023  |  New Orleans

  You can travel to New Orleans in books, movies, and in your dreams but, if you ask us, the best way to get around once you’re truly here is on a big red Hop-On Hop-Off New Orleans double decker bus. Why rent a car or pay for Ubers when you can tour the city’s charming neighborhoods in air-conditioned comfort with a guide pointing out not just what you’re seeing,… Read More »

Now Playing at Le Petit Theatre

Now Playing at Le Petit Theatre

May 31, 2023  |  New Orleans

Moving. Mind-opening. Amusing.     Some people go to the theater to have fun. Some go to be moved and inspired. And some go to get a deeper understanding of people and even themselves. If you go for all the reasons above, you’ll love The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, playing through June 4th at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carré.   On the surface, a play about… Read More »

Take the Official Jazz Fest Express

Take the Official Jazz Fest Express

April 27, 2023  |  New Orleans

Gray Line Gets You Closer to the Music.   Follow the second line to Gray Line’s Official Jazz Fest Shuttle. It’s the only shuttle that takes you inside the Fairground's gates! Air-conditioned buses offer round-trip transportation and run continuously until the last festival-goer leaves. What’s more, they enter through an exclusive entrance reserved just for the Official Jazz Fest Shuttle buses! Uber and Lyft have zones that require drop-off and… Read More »

Something for Everybunny this Easter

Something for Everybunny this Easter

April 1, 2023  |  New Orleans

New Orleans celebrates Easter every year with egg hunts, jazz cruises, parades, and, of course, church services. Don’t spend Easter morning with your head in your Easter basket. Here are some eggcellent ideas (if we do say so ourselves). Easter at St. Louis Cathedral St. Louis Cathedral certainly isn’t the only place you can celebrate Easter Mass but, if you’ve never been, make this the year. Click here for the… Read More »