Brenda Maitland

That's Entertainment!

May 06, 2014
The good ole' summertime continues New Orleans' love affair with her culture and boundless joy for life. Remember, the unofficial motto for this city is that "anything worth doing, is worth overdoing."

With that in mind the theatre scene's cup runneth over. Great musical and theatrical performances are waiting in the wings to entertain the mind and soar the spirit. From rock 'n' roll to classical, from drama to comedy, from sentimental to hard-edged, what goes on in front of the footlights adds amazing memories to you wonderful people sitting out there in the dark.

Sippin' Into Summer

May 06, 2014
New Orleans and the French Quarter in particular bask in the spotlight as a superb destination for music, culture, food and drink, and other much-loved lifestyle preferences.

The French Quarter's many charms attract visitors from around the globe who appreciate historic architecture and a wide array of arts and entertainment stemming from the city's multi-cultural roots.

The depth and variety of live performances featuring blues, classical, rock and roll, and both traditional and modern jazz emanates from artists with local roots, many of whom are giants in the music world.

A Spirited Stroll

February 12, 2014
Strolling and exploring the French Quarter with its overload of cerebral and sensual attractions - from the history, arts and architecture to food, drinks and music, guests and residents alike are always seeking "the next best thing" or the ensuing extraordinary experience!

With all the fun and anticipation of more head-turning, eye-popping sights and sounds, a little respite may be in order. The always fascinating French Quarter s offers an endless array of places to stop and enjoy a libation and perhaps a light bite while refreshing and reviving.

"It's Showtime!"

February 11, 2014
It has often been said that in New Orleans, dinner is an entire evening's theatre. The exciting dining scene is framed in stunning sets, complex social and cuisine interplay, defined roles, a cast of characters, and a satisfying close.

Now this city boasts one of the most dynamic live theater performance offerings you will find anywhere in the world, AND we still have the dining scene envied by America's other great culinary capitals.

Dinner and A Show

November 05, 2013
The Magic of Broadway is no longer confined to The Great White Way.

Broadway has returned to New Orleans in incredibly big fashion with the reopening of a grand venue, The Saenger Theatre, which takes its important place alongside Le Petit Theatre, the Joy Theatre, the Civic Theatre, and the Mahalia Jackson Theatre for the Performing Arts.

New Orleans' theatres are active and they don't take a back seat to any performance venue in the world when it comes to high-level productions and diversity of shows. In other words, New Orleans is a "hot theatre town."

A Spirited Stroll

November 05, 2013
The mid-winter season brings a much-desired fresh breath of cooler air to New Orleans' usually sub-tropical climate.

Along with the welcome weather changes, opportunities to enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities abound with football games, end of the year holidays, social gatherings, parades, festivals, shows and other events.

Many of these festivities are accompanied by fine food, luscious libations and the music that was born on the streets of New Orleans.

The French Quarter, with its Old World charm, offers