For two decades, Stella Jones Gallery has played a pivotal roll in highlighting historical relevance of African American Art. The gallery fulfills its educational goals through lectures, panel discussions, intimate gallery talks and exhibitions with artists in attendance. Currently on exhibition are two Southern, mixed media artists, GEORGETTE BAKER of Atlanta and EPAUL JULIEN of New Orleans.
On Wednesday, December 7th from 5pm-9pm, join the Maison Dupuy as they light up the Courtyard at its first annual Christmas Tree Lighting! Food and wine specials, as well as spiked egg nog! Head to their website to learn more about their special packages and offers.
What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than brunch with Santa? Broussard's is hosting a special brunch with the jolly ole' man himself on December 11th and 18th. Live music, photos with Santa, and more! Broussard's is also serving a special Friday lunch December 16th and 23rd. Grab your friends and enjoy delightful dishes from this classic New Orleans restaurant!
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AS SEEN ON THE COVER OF OUR CURRENT HOLIDAY 2016 ISSUE! The Bourbon House's FROZEN BOURBON MILK PUNCH, crowned “Best Bourbon Milk Punch” in New Orleans! A thick and creamy blend of milk, ice cream, and Old Forester bourbon. More info
Take a walk down Christmas time memory lane with The Historic New Orleans Collection! Join historian and former THNOC curator John Magill for a look at the history of Christmas shopping on New Orleans’s historic Canal Street. December 3, 533 Royal Street. More info
On December 3rd, head to Canal Street for this festive holiday tradition! New Orleans’ official holiday parade, the “Krewe of Jingle,” will once again delight locals and visitors alike with authentic parade floats, marching bands, stilt walkers, Christmas characters and many more magical surprises! More info
The Historic New Orleans Collection will bring jazz legend and beloved local icon Danny Barker’s life and legacy back into print with the release of a new illustrated edition of his autobiography, A Life in Jazz, on December 1, 2016. Book launch party hosted by Gwen Thompkins and featuring the Shannon Powell Traditional Jazz Band. More info
On Thanksgiving Eve, K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen, founded and still run by the Prudhomme family, offers a Turducken Dinner. Developed by the late, much-loved Chef Paul Prudhomme, a turducken is – well, a glorious treat, boneless, with a chicken stuffed inside a duck and the duck and the chicken stuffed inside a turkey. Each bird will have a different, delicious, dressing inside. The chicken will have oyster dressing inside, andouille for the duck and cornbread dressing for the turkey.