The Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival returns to its home in the historic French Quarter for its 34th annual celebration of contemporary literature, culture, theater, and the works of Tennessee Williams. More than a typical book festival, TWNOLF showcases award-winning writers, actors, musicians, and other artists in over 150 events in the French Quarter and other New Orleans venues.
Louisiana—With the New Orleans Saints headed to the playoffs and the LSU Tigers preparing for a title game against Clemson University, there is no shortage of football parties in south Louisiana, but The Historic New Orleans Collection—a regional history museum located in the French Quarter—is adding one more soirée to the schedule.
One of the city’s most beloved holiday events will again be presented by Patio Planters of the Vieux Carre on Sunday, December 22, from 7-8 pm in historic Jackson Square. The free community sing-a-long brings thousands of visitors and locals alike together for a festive hour of holiday merriment, with carols led by Mayor LaToya Cantrell, District C Councilman Kristen Palmer, Archbishop Gregory Aymond, St. Louis Cathedral Rector Philip Landry and Dean David Allard duPlantier of Christ Church Cathedral.
NEW ORLEANS – (Nov. 25, 2019) – The Saenger Theatre, the crown jewel of New Orleans’ downtown theatre district, is reopening its doors following a temporary closure due to the Hard Rock Hotel collapse. The Theatre will welcome back patrons on Wednesday, Dec. 11 with Criss Angel RAW – The Mindfreak Unplugged.
NEW ORLEANS (November 7, 2019) — The New Orleans Jazz Museum hosts the second annual Improvisations Gala on site at 400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, on Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
Improvisations kicks off at 7:00 pm in the Jazz Museum’s intimate performance venue with an exclusive Patron Party, featuring cuisine by Ruth’s Chris, cocktails and private musical performances by Grammy award winners Dee Dee Bridgewater and Christian McBride, along with Adonis Rose and Detroit Brooks.
LUNA Fête is a thrilling light-art festival for the whole family, produced by the Arts Council New Orleans.
LUNA Lounge is a heated VIP oasis nestled in the festival grounds.
Tickets include: Complimentary bites & non-alcoholic drinks, 2 cocktails for adults 21+, Dedicated restrooms,Exclusive light art installations.
The culinary and hospitality experience is exclusively provided by the exquisite LeBLANC+SMITH group who's brands include: CAVAN, Meauxbar, Longway Tavern, Sylvain, Barrel Proof, and Hotel Chloe.
As night falls, come together for an elegant and extemporized mix of music, dancing, art, and illuminations at our Improvisations Gala on Saturday, December 7, 2019.
Taking place throughout the New Orleans Jazz Museum from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm, Improvisations features libations, gourmet local cuisine, a thrilling silent auction–featuring an exclusive artwork by Emilie Rhys, entertainment by world-class musicians, all set within the Luna Fete Celebration of Light and Music.
The public is invited for a special presentation of breathtaking artworks by many of the greatest artists of the 20th century featuring the works of Picasso, Chagall, Miró and Dalí.
A world-class exhibition celebrating the spirit and genius of extraordinary artists whose insight and vision produced crowning achievements in modern art and culture.