Music Inked Into Art

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.
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Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is this week!

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


Located in the quiet side of the French Quarter, The Maison Dupuy kicks off its monthly Happy Hour series with a community awareness component to benefit local organizations, feature New Orleans musicians and invite locals and hotel guests to experience the party atmosphere of the Maison Dupuy’s lush and large Courtyard.

Martin Lawrence Spring Fine Art Auction is March 26th!

Martin Lawrence Gallery New Orleans invites admirers of fine art, and new and seasoned collectors to their Spring Fine Art Auction featuring original paintings, sculpture, serigraphs, etchings and lithographs by the great names of the 20th century masters and 21st century stars available for acquisition at incredible prices.

18th annual Bill Russell Lecture: A Tribute to John Robichaux

The Historic New Orleans Collection will present the 18th annual Bill Russell Lecture—“A Tribute to John Robichaux”—on Wednesday, April 5 at its Williams Research Center (410 Chartres Street). Robichaux (1866–1939), a native of Thibodaux, is considered to have been the most continuously active dance bandleader in New Orleans. To add to the fun, the New John Robichaux Society Orchestra, led by Tom Hook and Wendell Brunious, will join forces with the Louisiane Vintage Dancers to recreate an evening of 19th-century entertainment.

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Café Beignet Partners Have Opened A Third Location

New Orleans, LA (March 16, 2017)— For 26 years, Café Beignet has been operating in the French Quarter with two locations. Now, the franchise has announced a third location on Decatur Street. The restaurant opened on February 23, 2017. It is located on the first floor of the JAX Brewery at 600 Decatur St. and the corner of Toulouse Street. The new location will be complete with a 48 foot fully functioning bar and live jazz. It will also eventually have a to-go window serving café au lait and orders of beignets for walk up customers.

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Maison Dupuy Hotel’s Sunday Champagne Jazz Brunch

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!

March 19th – Alex Owen Trio, March 26th – Marlon Jordan Trio (Performance Time from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm)

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Italian-American St. Joseph’s Parade is March 18th

The Italian American Marching Club, one of the largest ethnic organizations in the Southeastern United States, hosts this lively annual parade, which celebrates all things Italian. Tuxedo sporting men hand out flowers, lucky fava beans, kisses and other goodies as they dance and sing with delighted bystanders. The parade also boasts elaborate, Italian-themed floats carrying beautiful young Italian signorinas, dance groups, bands and more. More info