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July 28, 2014
Seeing and Enjoying Is Believing...
Live Theatre in New Orleans

You can feel the quickening pulse of New Orleans at this time of year. It's not just the changing of the season, since we are a semi-tropical climate the temperatures don't suddenly shift from one extreme to another. It's more gradual over a longer period of time. Four seasons don't come much into play in a place with mild winters.

Dirty Linen, One Hot Night

July 28, 2014
With summer temperatures nearing 100 degrees, Dirty Linen is possibly the only way New Orleans can get any hotter. Dirty Linen, One Hot Night is the French Quarter's largest summer block party, celebrating artists, galleries, street performers and the creative culture of New Orleans. The event is presented by the Arts Council of New Orleans with support from IBERIABANK and Hendrick's Gin. On Saturday, August 9th from 6 - 10 p.m. nine blocks of Royal Street galleries and boutiques will be open their doors for revelers to experience the best of French Quarter art.

A Spirited Stroll

July 28, 2014
As the summer sizzle fades gently into fall, New Orleanians and visitors alike are enjoying the mild autumn climate that encourages walks in the colorful city.

Stroll along Royal Street and take in the art and antique emporiums, or The Shops at Canal Place on North Peters and Canal, the French Market, the Cabildo and Presbytere at Jackson Square, the Historic New Orleans Collection on Chartres, Woldenberg Park along the Mississippi River, the architecturally amazing Vieux Carre, and so many other sights to behold.

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.

A Bride's Story

May 06, 2014
What happens when a girl from Atlanta falls in love with a native New Orleanian? Nina Brantley had that distinct pleasure and it led to her fantasy wedding in a town she had never visited before dating Isaac. However, when she came to our charming city she "fell in love with the culture, food, and friendliness of everyone" and instantly knew that it was the perfect place for the wedding of her dreams, surrounded by magnificent landmarks and the rich sounds and history of one of the world's most celebrated cities.

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.

FestiGals... A Festival to Celebrate and Empower Women!

May 06, 2014
This June, women will be heading to the French Quarter to experience one of the country's most unique celebrations centered around women, FestiGals. The annual event takes place Thursday, June 19th through Sunday, June 22nd with a perfect weekend to celebrate life, laughter, and womanhood, and to share ideas, talents, and passions with other like-minded ladies in a city where food, fun and fabulousness abound! This year's theme, "It's All About YOU!" says it all! Early arrivals on Thursday June 19th will be treated to a private opening reception at the historic Hermann-Grimma House.

Romancing the Quarter

February 12, 2014
While some romantics might think that looking for romance in the French Quarter is like Indiana Jones searching for the Temple of Doom, the truth is that romance is littered in every corner of this unique, American neighborhood we call home.

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.

Party Time

February 11, 2014
Being in the French Quarter in springtime, or festival season, is like being Marie Antoinette on the season finale of the show "Cake Boss" ; so many fabulous bites of moist and delicious cake to sink your teeth into, and so little time to do it. From February to April, New Orleans is bursting at the seams with cultural events, festivals, and parties that not only keep locals and visitors smiling, but also define the very heartbeat of the city for the rest of the year. And, the heart of the party is the French Quarter.