10 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

By Lauren LaBorde | MyNewOrleans.com This article originally appeared here Thursday, June 19 Paul McCartney cancelled his show in New Orleans tonight, but a bunch of New Orleans musicians had already taken off work. So they put together a concert tonight celebrating the Beatle’s music. Musicians include Andre Bohren, Chris Boyle and June Persona subject… Read More

Exhibit Shines Light On City’s Spanish Heritage

By John d’Addario | The New Orleans Advocate This article originally appeared here It isn’t hard to find evidence of the 18th-century French influence in present-day New Orleans. From the very name of the city itself and its centerpiece, the French Quarter, to the continued popularity of French-inflected cuisine, decorative arts and even vocabulary, constant… Read More

New Orleans Rewards Essence Festival Visitors Who Seek Roots Of African-American Culture

By Chris Waddington, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune This article originally appeared here Essence Festival 2014 fits New Orleans. Both the city and the celebration wrap the riches of African-American culture into compelling packages. For Essence visitors, New Orleans offers tons of cultural detours, even beyond the familiar music and culinary destinations. To help you get… Read More

Spheres: Feminism In Photos At NOMA

Through August 24th, in a brief and beautifully-positioned hallway of NOMA known as the “A. Charlotte Mann and Joshua Mann Pailet Gallery” sits a tiny photography show culled from the museum’s permanent collection. It is a show which is as much about collaboration as it is about the unsung, undocumented influence of women in art…. Read More

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