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Tennessee Williams’ “Cat” Gets Another Life

Tennessee Williams’ “Cat” Gets Another Life

March 12, 2023  |  New Orleans

When the Hollywood version of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof came out, playwright Tennessee Williams told people waiting in line to see the film, "This movie will set the industry back 50 years. Go home!" One reason he was upset was… Read More »

Le Petit Theatre Continues 107th Season with Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Le Petit Theatre Continues 107th Season with Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

February 27, 2023  |  New Orleans

New Orleans, LA (February 23, 2023) — Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré brings the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof to the stage March 9 - 26, 2023, with Tennessee Wiliiams’ original third act. … Read More »

Duck! Incoming Cabbage! March in NOLA

Duck! Incoming Cabbage! March in NOLA

February 24, 2023  |  Upcoming Events

Throw Me Something, Paddy! March in New Orleans Mardi Gras 2023 is over but if you can never get enough beads and beer, you’re in luck, lads and lassies! St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and St. Joseph’s Day is ri… Read More »

Why Is New Orleans Called the Big Easy?

Why Is New Orleans Called the Big Easy?

February 7, 2023  |  New Orleans

The Crescent City. NOLA. N'Awlins, New Orleeeens. The Queen City of the South has many names and one that seems to have stuck–even though it makes locals cringe–is the Big Easy.  Believe it or not, the Big Easy moniker did… Read More »

New Orleans Becomes Neverland this November

New Orleans Becomes Neverland this November

October 21, 2022  |  New Orleans

Peter Pan November 11 - 13, 2022, Jefferson Parish of Performing Arts Peter Pan, Wendy and Captain Hook will be back in Neverland this November, thanks to the Genesian Players of Archbishop Rummel.  Broadway's timeless musical, Pe… Read More »

Ten Trippy Horror Films & TV Shows Set in New Orleans

Ten Trippy Horror Films & TV Shows Set in New Orleans

September 30, 2022  |  New Orleans

  Halloween in New Orleans – a time when ghosts, witches and vampires come out (on the big screen, of course). So cover the mirrors, hang some garlic around your neck, turn down the lights and hit play. Here are “Ten Trippy Ho… Read More »

Heads Up: Mardi Gras World Is Must

Heads Up: Mardi Gras World Is Must

June 20, 2022  |  New Orleans

The Good Times Roll All Year Long at Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World Even though Carnival time in New Orleans starts on January 6 every year and ends on Mardi Gras Day (the day before Ash Wednesday), you’ll see people walking around… Read More »

The Moms Behind The Musicians

The Moms Behind The Musicians

April 29, 2022  |  New Orleans

    New Orleans gave birth to jazz. Ever wonder about the women who gave birth to the jazz musicians? With Mother's Day upon us, we thought we'd do a little digging...   Amelia Landry Neville   Before… Read More »

Spring Break In New Orleans

Spring Break In New Orleans

April 1, 2022  |  New Orleans

Five Reasons to Spring for NOLA  If you’re a student or a family who wants to drive south this spring but not ALL THE WAY TO FLORIDA, consider Spring Break in New Orleans. It’s already shorts-and-sandals weather down here and … Read More »

Lace Up for the Caesars Sportsbook Crescent City Classic

Lace Up for the Caesars Sportsbook Crescent City Classic

April 1, 2022  |  New Orleans

April 16, 2022 Not all walks in New Orleans are pub crawls! Since 1978, serious runners and those who just love a good walk have headed to New Orleans for the Caesars Sportsbook Crescent City Classic. It's an Easter weekend tradition down … Read More »