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

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.

July 4th Fireworks Celebration

The Riverfront Marketing Group will once again host Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Show, beginning at 9pm over the Mississippi River. Other displays hosted by the Port of New Orleans will begin at 6pm.

Over 30 companies, local media and community sponsors are gearing up to present this event.

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Live Jazz Sunday Brunch with Gregory Agid Trio June 18th at Maison Dupuy

Sundays don’t get any better than this in New Orleans! Locals & visitors can rediscover a beloved tradition at The Maison Dupuy, one of the great Sunday Brunch originals, and a dining gem in a setting unsurpassed for delicious local food creations by talented Chef Matt Regan along with superb service and featuring some of New Orleans best musicians!

Sunday Brunch is served from 10:30 am to 2 pm. For reservations please call 504-648-6113.

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Concerts in the Courtyard June 16th: Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes

The Historic New Orleans Collection’s popular Concerts in the Courtyard series continues Friday, June 16th with the Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; the concert is from 6–8 p.m. THNOC’s Concerts in the Courtyard are an affordable way to enjoy live, authentic Louisiana music in the French Quarter. Admission is $10, free for THNOC members, and includes three beverages; wine, craft beer and soft drinks are served.More info

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Steamboat Natchez Family Fun Day – Saturday, June 17, 2017

The school year is ending and the summer is fast approaching. The New Orleans Steamboat Company invites local families to celebrate summer at the annual Family Fun Day on the Steamboat NATCHEZ, the last authentic steamboat on the Mississippi River. This event will take place on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 2:30-4:30pm. Boarding begins at 2pm. In addition to a two hour narrated cruise down the river, guests can learn how the NATCHEZ operates by visiting the steam engine room.

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With a backdrop of the beautiful St. Louis Cathedral, and a stone's throw from Jackson Square, Gallery Alro features thoughtfully curated collection of original paintings, glass and sculpture. The gallery is located at 837 Chartres Street. More info

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