On Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday, May 11, 2019, Brennan’s will celebrate the turtles at the annual parade in their honor with a festive journey down Royal Street in “The Slowest Second Line on Earth” -- complete with a police escort and KinFolk Brass Band procession. In their "home sweet home" tribute, the 10 turtles ride in style on custom festooned wagons decorated by the Brennan’s staff and their families - each float portraying the meaning behind its namesake mother sauce.
French Quarterly Magazine is crossing Canal Street and bringing its flare and NOLA joie de vivre to the CBD and Warehouse District.
Long hailed as the essential pocket guide to the French Quarter, FQM will now also cover the best and the brightest hot spots in the CBD and surrounding areas.
The best places to eat, drink, and BE seen, will be showcased alongside the influential people and foot stomping events on the other side of Canal!!
We bring it big, we bring it colorful, and we are ready to take the CBD by storm.
Carnival season is upon us, and the parade schedule and street closures will affect The Historic New Orleans Collection's hours of operation. A complete schedule is listed below:
Tuesday, February 26 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 27 - Thursday, February 28* 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
*The Williams Research Center Reading Room will admit researchers until 2:45 p.m. Friday, March 1* 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
*The Williams Research Center Reading Room will admit researchers until 1:15 p.m. Saturday, March 2 - Tuesday, March 5 All properties will be closed.
Friday, February 22nd is National Margarita Day! To celebrate, Felipe's Taqueria is offering 2 for 1 margaritas. It calls for fresh-squeezed key limes, 100% blue agave tequila, orange liqueur and simple syrup. So mark your calendar, grab some friends, and join Felipe's to celebrate! More info
FINE ART AUCTIONS Welcome to the Spring 2019 art auctions from Martin Lawrence Galleries. We invite you to explore a singularly remarkable collection of fine art from over forty of the world’s finest 20th and 21st century artists, each presented at exceptional values. This is a superb opportunity for seasoned collectors and novices alike to acquire at levels significantly below gallery prices, with the choice of securing the art immediately or by bidding at the live auctions themselves.
December 5-7 @New Orleans Jazz Museum: the New Orleans Jazz Museum and Arts Council of New Orleans present Sound Collage at the Jazz Museum: A LUNA Fête Celebration of Light and Music. Across several nights, Sound Collage and LUNA Fête will transform The New Orleans Jazz Museum's historic architecture into a playground of light, art, and music. More info
On Sunday, December 2, The Historic New Orleans Collection will screen the silent-era classic Snow White (1916) at the Williams Research Center at 4 p.m. Pianist Paul Goussot will improvise a live score along with the film. Starring Marguerite Clark, Snow White was written by and based on Winthrop Ames’s play, which was inspired by the Grimm Brothers 19th-century fairy tale. The story centers on an evil queen and her young stepdaughter, involving familiar elements like the magic mirror, a poisoned apple, the Seven Dwarves, and finally, a handsome prince.