Topics :: New Orleans

Muses Parade Kicks Off Big Carnival Weekend

By Stacey Plaisance | Friday Feb 28, 2014
Calling themselves "Glambeaux," the women of Mardi Gras’ Krewe of Musesshook and shimmied their way down city streets, paving the way for a new take on a Carnival tradition more than a century old.

Go for the Food: New Orleans

By Stacey Plaisance | Thursday Feb 20, 2014
Visiting New Orleans for Mardi Gras? You’ll find hot dog stands galore along the parade routes, but some of the city’s finest fare can also be consumed along St. Charles Avenue, the main drag for th glitziest star-studded processions of Carnival.

Artsy Digs in the Big Easy

By Matthew Wexler | Monday Dec 2, 2013
The Sheraton New Orleans has unveiled its latest addition to the hotel’s George Rodrigue Gallery, which may inspire you to go on an art-inspired trip to The Big Easy.

New Orleans: The Insider’s Guide

By Kelsy Chauvin | Wednesday Nov 13, 2013
Discover what’s old and new in The Big Easy. Whether it’s food, drink, music, or queer camaraderie you seek, New Orleans will seduce you.

Broadway Legend Patti LuPone Returns to NOLA

By EDGE | Thursday Nov 7, 2013
Patti LuPone, the two-time Tony Award-winner for "Evita" and "Gypsy" and star of TV’s ’American Horror Story:Coven’ returns to NOCCA.

8 Years After Katrina, Historic Theater Reopens in New Orleans

By Chevel Johnson | Sunday Sep 29, 2013
Eight years ago, Hurricane Katrina and massive flooding spurred by broken levees heavily damaged the historic Saenger Theatre. On Friday, the theatre reopened for business following a $52 million renovation.

Le Petit Theatre Makes a Big Comeback

By Brian Scott Lipton | Wednesday Sep 11, 2013
Just a couple of years ago, it looked like New Orleans might lose one of its most beloved cultural institutions, Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, due to extreme financial difficulties.

NOLA Brewing Sued Over MechaHopzilla Beer

By Janet McConnaughey | Tuesday Sep 10, 2013
The Japanese company that produced the classic series of "Godzilla" movies has sued a New Orleans brewery, claiming the MechaHopzilla beer brand infringes on its copyrights and trademarks.

Five Teens Booked with Hate Crimes in French Quarter

Sunday Sep 8, 2013
Court documents show five teenagers were arrested Sept. 1 and booked with hate-crime charges after police said they fired pellet guns at a man in the French Quarter and yelled sexual and racist slurs at him.

$outhern Decadence: Not Just a Party, But a ’Green’ Movement

Monday Sep 2, 2013
The symbol of gay pride is a rainbow but if the Southern Decadence festival that draws to a close on this Labor Day proves anything it is that the ubiquitous "pride flag" could easily be the color of money.