Southern Rep Theatre will begin offering preview performances this week and the official opening night on Saturday of “Boudin: The New Orleans Music Project,” an original musical production inspired by asking locals in New Orleans the question: “How has New Orleans music saved your soul?”
More than 1,150 premium lots – many of them pulled from prominent estates in Mobile, Ala., Jackson, Miss., New Orleans and elsewhere throughout the South – will be sold at a two-day estates auction slated for April 18th (starting at 9 a.m. CST) and 19th (at 10 a.m.) by Crescent City Auction Gallery, in the firm’s gallery at 1330 St. Charles Ave.
Offered will be many desirable pieces of original Louisiana artwork by artists such as Clarence Millet, Knute Heldner, Robert Rucker, and Clementine Hunter; French and Italian furniture; American furniture, to include a circa-1870 American Renaissance carved and burl walnut bedroom set; antique lamps, including a Pittsburgh Lamp Company reverse painted lamp; and a Sevres-style porcelain vase.
The Orleans Parish School Board may postpone the planned auction of the historic Carrollton courthouse to give neighborhood activists time to research other options for it.
The Rosa Keller library in Broadmoor will host a reading and book signing tonight (Monday, April 13) with two New Orleans authors who were awarded the 2014 Library Choice Awards for fiction and non-fiction.
Privileged, slothful, and ever self-indulgent, the New Orleans “gutter punk” is a creature that inspires near universal disdain.
Our city’s new crusade to stop them, however, could wind up threatening us all.
The Southern Food and Beverage Museum will celebrate its re-opening of the the finished museum, as well as the Museum of the American Cocktail’s New Orleans collection, with a gala Friday night and free demonstrations Saturday and Sunday focusing on fish, barbecue and pastries.
More than 2,000 homes and businesses in the Carrollton area are without power Monday morning amid heavy downpours that could persist throughout the week, officials said.
On Wednesday morning, bicycle commuters can ride with others from Uptown or Broadmoor to a meetup in the Central Business District as part of this year’s Bike to Work Week in New Orleans.
Loyola University New Orleans will host a free performance of “The Diary of One Who Vanished,” 60 years after the last production of this play in New Orleans.
New Orleans police are investigating a homicide on General Ogden Street in west Carrollton, authorities said.
After 18 years in an assuming little building on South Carrollton Avenue, chef “Nino” Bongiorno plans to close his doors there for the final time at the end of next month.
“Everyone knows me, and everyone cries,” Bongiorno said of word about his plans to close getting out. But fans of Nino’s chicken marsala and red wine still have reason to dry their eyes — Bongiorno said that after a short break, he plans to currently seek a new location in the Warehouse District or possibly Freret Street.
After years of trying to find a new purpose for the flooded Our Lady of Lourdes church on Napoleon Avenue, the Archdiocese of New Orleans has decided to place the majestic building up for sale to a buyer that can be a good neighbor to the Catholic school next door.