Whitney White Linen Night Art Walk

      The arts scene comes alive at the tail-end of each summer when its Whitney White Linen Night weekend. Every year on the first Saturday evening of August—this year, it’s Saturday, August 3rd—Julia St in the Warehouse District comes alive … Continue reading

Frenchmen St: Bourbon St’s Authentic Musical Alternative

    Much to the chagrin of locals, Bourbon St and its associated partying and debauchery are often one of the first associations tourists have with the city. It’s a common destination—perhaps all too common—and it can sometimes trump the … Continue reading

Essence Fest: Celebrating the African American Culture

    Every year, Essence magazine hosts its annual music and culture fest, Essence Music Festival, in the Superdome the first weekend of July. The festival—this year hosted from Thursday, July 4th through Sunday, July 7th—celebrates the vibrant music, culture … Continue reading