Hop Across the River for the Gretna Festival

  Encompassing 25 blocks of Gretna on the river, Gretna Hertitage Fest celebrates 19 years of food, music and culture this year on Friday, Oct. 4th (3 p.m. to 11 p.m.), Saturday Oct. 5th (12 p.m. to 11 p.m.) and Sunday, … Continue reading

A Tribute to “Uncle Lionel Batiste”

Everybody  knows by now, “Uncle” Lionel Batiste, bass drummer for Treme’ Brass Band , 81, died on Sunday, July 8 after a brief bout with prostate cancer.  “Uncle” Lionel had become a poster boy for the resurgent New Orleans music … Continue reading

“Joy” on Canal Street – The Theater is Back

Renewal of Downtown Theater Industry brings “Joy” to Canal Street.  As 2011 came to a close, the New Orleans’ entertainment circuit gained an exciting addition with the reopening of the Joy Theater, located at 1200 Canal Street. Its history as a popular … Continue reading