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.
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
The Historic New Orleans Collection’s popular Concerts in the Courtyard series continues Friday, May 19 with the Sweet Olive String Band! A New Orleans-based group influenced by southern and rural song styles, the Sweet Olive String Band is known for vocal harmonies reminiscent of the country-brother duets of the 1930s and ‘40s. 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.
Martin Lawrence Galleries, New Orleans, invites locals and Jazz Fest visitors to discover the bold artistry of contemporary master Mark Kostabi. Enjoy a rare chance to meet the artist, learn the symbolism behind his distinctive style and acquire original works. Entertainment and complimentary refreshments during the evening.
Martin Lawrence Gallery
433 Royal Street (in the heart of the French Quarter between Conti and St. Louis Streets)
Saturday, April 29, 2017 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Exhibit runs through May 2017
RSVP requested but not required (504) 299-9055
Bring your children of all ages to meet the Easter Bunny aboard the Steamboat Natchez Brunch Cruise at 11:30am.
This Easter, April 16, The Maison Dupuy will offer a special added menu to their popular Sunday Jazz Brunch served in the hotel’s iconic courtyard and in the charming Bistreaux Restaurant. An egg-straordinary room package makes an added enticement for spending Easter at the historic French Quarter hotel!
On Saturday, April 1st, Scene By Rhys Art Gallery (located at 708 Toulouse Street) is hosting an event that can't be missed! Resident artist Emilie Rhys will be painting a full color pastel of musicians as they perform.Coffee & tea will be offered. Music by Jackson Lynch & Co.
French Quarterly Magazine is a proud sponsor of this five-day festival is dedicated to the Pulitzer Prize winning American playwright, who spent many years living and writing in the French Quarter. The festival assembles some of the top playwrights, authors, actors, and speakers to sit on literary panels and provide master cla