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Halloween-themed tours of THNOC’s Louisiana History Galleries return

Just in time for Halloween, The Historic New Orleans Collection is offering visitors a glimpse into the city’s ghastly past with special guided tours of its Louisiana History Galleries. At 11 a.m. on Tuesday–Sunday, Oct. 24–31, 2017, THNOC is offering “La Danse Macabre: The Nightmare of History.” This fascinating one-hour, fact-based tour will explore of the city’s more gruesome historical records, many of which went on to fuel local lore. Due to the nature of the content, this tour is not recommended for audiences under 13. Admission is $5 or free for THNOC members.

OPENING RECEPTION TO CELEBRATE EXHIBIT OF MODERN MASTERS AT MARTIN LAWRENCE GALLERY

Immerse yourself in a dynamic juxtaposition of stunning artworks by many of the greatest artists of the 20th century. Join Martin Lawrence Gallery for a world-class exhibition of original paintings, etchings, and lithographs celebrating the spirit and genius of Modern Masters Picasso, Chagall, Miró, Dalí. This special reception and exhibit offers a rare opportunity to collect one of over 80 fantastic original works.

433 Royal Street

Saturday, October 21 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Refreshments and entertainment throughout the evening. Exhibit runs thru November 12

NEW RESTAURANT: Welcome to the French Quarter, Curio!

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA- Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts is proud to announce the opening of Curio, an eclectic bistro, at the corner of Royal and Bienville streets in the French Quarter. Executive Chef Hayley Vanvleet leads the kitchen while General Manager Landon Labor oversees the operations for this exciting, new restaurant situated among world-famous art galleries and antique shops on Royal Street.

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"From Cuba to New Orleans" Series Kicks off at The Historic New Orleans Collection

Join The Historic New Orleans Collection, the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans, and the National Park Service for "From Cuba to New Orleans," a series of events with internationally acclaimed pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine. * * *

The Historic New Orleans Collection presents Francisco Bouligny Lecture Tuesday, September 26 | 6:30 p.m. | Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres Street Admission is free. | Reservations: wrc@hnoc.org or (504) 523-4662

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An Opening Reception with Artist Anne Faith Nicholls for Premier New Orleans Exhibition

Martin Lawrence Gallery New Orleans invites the public for the unveiling of an exclusive new body of work capturing the history and mystery surrounding the artistic soul of New Orleans. Art lovers will not want to miss this rare opportunity to meet the artist and acquire her latest original creations during the evening.

Martin Lawrence Gallery 433 Royal Street (at St. Louis Street, in the block of Brennan’s Restaurant)

Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

Exhibit runs through the end of September

Entertainment and light refreshments

Keep cool with fabulous COOLinary specials

August 1-31 Each year, many of New Orleans’ top eateries partake in this annual restaurant tradition, whereby they offer incredible 2-3 course lunches for $20 and 3-course dinners for $35 or less. You’ll also find lagniappe (special little offers) at select places. It’s the perfect opportunity to indulge in one of America’s top culinary cities without breaking the bank. For a list of participating restaurants, visit coolinaryneworleans.com.

You're Invited: The Country Club's Birthday Celebration!

This Thursday, July 20 from 6-8PMThe Country Club New Orleans is inviting the community to celebrate its 40 years in the historic Bywater neighborhood. This free and open to the public event will provide complimentary sparkling wine and cake for all who join in the celebration.
 

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Dirty Linen Night is August 12th!

A perfect night to support local artists! Sponsored by The French Quarterly Magazine, this “dirty” gallery and shop hop is the French Quarter’s tongue-in-cheek answer to the more pristine White Linen Night, held the prior week in the Warehouse District. Art lovers and casual strollers are invited to visit the participating galleries and shops up and down the world-famous Royal Street and make purchases of fabulous artworks on display. To add to the fun, many of the participating gallery and shop owners give away dirty martinis and dirty rice.

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Tales of the Cocktail

July 18-23 This spirited festival salutes all things cocktail related. The five-day festival features spirited dinners around town that pair creative cocktails with great New Orleans cuisine, educational seminars, late night cocktail soirees, spirited luncheons and excursions, well-stocked tasting rooms and even a Spirited Awards ceremony, which recognizes the best bartenders, spirit writers, bars and cocktail experts in the spirit world. The world’s premier cocktail-centric festival brings together the international spirit community to mix and mingle with the brightest minds in mixology.