Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo returns to Bayou St. John May 18-20

Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo returns to Bayou St. John May 18-20

Leo Nocentelli, Marc Broussard, Samantha Fish and Deacon John headline the festival


Review: Bayou’s End at A Gallery for Fine Photography

Ben Depp’s otherworldly photographs of Louisiana wetlands
Have you ever dreamed you could fly over remote places that most people never see? Environmental photographer Ben Depp does that routinely in a flimsy...

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Southern Rep opens All the Way

A drama bout LBJ, Martin Luther King Jr. and civil rights
Washington, D.C., politics and civil unrest are not usually as lurid or chaotic as they currently are, but many presidents have been at the center...

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Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival returns May 18-20

There's music, seafood, rides, a pageant and more
The Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival features live music, local seafood dishes, amusement rides, a Seafood Queen pageant, a sandbagging contest, helicopter rides, a 5K race...

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Saber rattling: The NOLA Project presents The Three Musketeers

The theater company's swashbuckling production runs inside City Park
One should not go to a sword fight with a shovel. Or worse, unarmed. But such are the hijinks in the swashbuckling mayhem of The...

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Review: Lee Friedlander's jazz photography

Two series of photographs on display at the New Orleans Museum of Art
The link between jazz and abstract modern art is rarely noted by most art writers and historians, yet it is inescapable, even in photography. Lee...

Art Review

Bryan Batt stars in An Act of God

God shares new commandments in the comedy at Le Petit Theatre
God wants people to know a few things. He doesn't meddle in which actors get what film roles, and he doesn't have time to help...

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Leah Chase and Roger Ogden to be honored May 10

Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities holds an awards dinner in City Park
The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) presents its Humanist of the Year award to Leah Chase at the Bright Lights Awards Dinner May 10...

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Jazz Fest 2018 cubes for week two

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Review: Vessels of Mercy, Vessels of Wrath

A nautically themed group expo at Barrister’s Gallery
Ocean currents travel in circles. Time also is a current, so here we are, contemplating New Orleans' 300th year as an urban island just upriver from...

Art Review

Review: The Rent Is Too Damn High

Art, ritual and neighborhood change at Crescent City Boxing Gym
As a setting for an art event, the Crescent City Boxing Gym, located amid nondescript warehouses in an obscure part of Central City, seems unusual....

Art Review

V4 Dance Festival unites at the CAC April 25-26

Two nights of performances from emerging companies from Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary
Named for the Visegrad Group, a political alliance between Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia, this dance festival was curated by Contemporary Arts Center...

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Gambit's guide to the tricentennial

New Orleans history, events and a Blake Pontchartrain quiz
6 from 300: overlooked people and events from New Orleans history The Blake Pontchartrain tricentennial quizHow well do you know New Orleans history? New...

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Review: Jim Blanchard at the Ogden Museum

The artist's watercolor paintings of local architecture are on display through Aug. 19
Although people and buildings are very different in almost every way, those differences are far less pronounced when reduced to two dimensions in a picture...

Art Review

New Orleans Opera Association celebrates 75th anniversary

An all-star roster of local and visiting singers performs April 20 & 22
The New Orleans Opera Association (NOOA) is celebrating its 75th anniversary this season, with productions including two short operas — Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci —...

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New Orleans Poetry Festival returns April 20-22

Poetry readings, slam competitions, a small press fair and more
Now in its third year, the New Orleans Poetry Festival (April 20-22) celebrates poets and small press publishing with three days of activities. There are...

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Ahoy! It's Tall Ships 2018 and NOLA Navy Week

Historic, replica and military ships sail into the Mississippi riverfront
Riverfront docks will be packed with ships as Tall Ships and NOLA Navy Week converge on the city this weekend. Tall Ships (April 19-22) features...

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Your guide to 2018's French Quarter Fest

What you'll hear, see, eat and drink
What's new at French Quarter Fest 2018 New Orleans artists making their festival debut Rock 'n' roll, the future of funk and otherworldly artists at...

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JPAS stages Catch Me If You Can

The blockbuster-turned-musical runs April 13-22
Were Frank Abagnale Jr. impersonating somebody today, he might be a Facebook subscriber hiding behind a phony photograph, or a scam artist promoting Bitcoin or...

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What's new at French Quarter Fest 2018

New Orleans artists making their festival debut
The 35th annual French Quarter Festival kicks off April 12, with hundreds of musical acts in Jackson Square, Woldenberg Park, at the U.S. Mint and...

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Rock 'n' roll, the future of funk and otherworldly artists at French Quarter Fest 2018

Future of funk Deltaphonic featuring Khris Royal Thursday 2 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Jack Daniel's Stage Jax Parking Lot The saxophonist joins the band's heavy, barn-burning rock...

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French Quarter Fest screens films at Le Petit

Cool down with these screenings at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre
There's plenty of live music at French Quarter Festival, but for those looking for some shade and air conditioning, there are some options. The festival's...

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New places to eat and drink near French Quarter Fest

Six new spots before and after you fest
Part of the fun of French Quarter Festival is exploring the surrounding area's restaurant and bar offerings. Whether you're starting your day with brunch and an...

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Review: Sarah Morris and Jockum Nordstrom at the CAC

Lively and uncharted explorations in paintings, film and collage through June 17
New York-based painter Sarah Morris says her Sawdust and Tinsel expo explores the "semiotics of capital and power structures" and "unapologetic appropriation of corporate iconography,...

Art Review

Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival returns April 13-15

Food, music and rides in "the strawberry capitol of the world"
Ponchatoula calls itself the "strawberry capital of the world," and an annual free festival pays tribute to the berries grown in nearby fields. Three days...

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John Cleese and Twitter, pessimism and The Holy Grail

The Python brings the film and a Q&A to the Saenger Theatre
Decades before the internet meme was born, the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail spawned a litany of quotable lines. Many of them are...

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  • Bayou Boogaloo opens at 11 a.m. Saturday

    Bayou Boogaloo opens at 11 a.m. Saturday

    Festival opens following weather damage
    • May 19, 2018
  • Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo to resume festival Saturday

    Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo to resume festival Saturday

    Bayou Boogaloo was canceled Friday due to severe weather
    • May 18, 2018
  • PHOTOS: Major damage at Bayou Boogaloo

    PHOTOS: Major damage at Bayou Boogaloo

    The event was canceled for tonight. The weekend is still in question.
    • May 18, 2018
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