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Stories about New Orleans events and other entertainment features.

Culture Collision 6: Pictures with the queen

Culture Collision. (Photo by: Hanna Rasanen)

Queen Elizabeth starts HER day by reading NolaVie. Or at least that's what she informed attendees at Culture Collision 6. The event brought together cultural organizations and their audiences in a lively evening at the World War II Museum on Wednesday. ... Read More »

White Light After Dark keeps the party going


You know you’ve been around for a long time when you remember when a grand and upscale annual fete was just a rowdy and upstart street festival. White Linen Night turns 20 this year – that’s right, two ... Read More »

Smoothie at the Movies: July picks


The temperature is turned up to eleven. Now's the time, even when the sun's a shinin', to duck into the theatre for some non-stop, over the top action flicks, and even a few movies that could revive your ... Read More »

NOLA goes French for Bastille Day


People think of New Orleans as the most French city in America. And it probably is. But we might not be quite as French as people think we are. Read More »

Can five guys find their inner women via Shakespeare?

Chaney Tullos (Photo:

One has to wonder, in this 450th year of the birth of the Bard of Avon, what Shakespeare would think of the myriad ways his plays are being presented in New Orleans these days.  Would he be outraged ... Read More »

We've Got Your Weekend: Trivia, gypsy swing and cats


Thursday / Trivial pursuit: Think you know Louisiana History? Marie Laveau is buried in which New Orleans cemetery? Which team did the saints beat for their first playoff victory? Find out your local trivia IQ when Friends of the Cabildo holds Trivia ... Read More »

A virtual gallery: World Giraffe Day

World Giraffe Day at Audubon Zoo (Photo: Hanna Rasanen)

  Sure, Saturday was the longest day of the year. But it also was a day to fete the longest neck in the animal kingdom. Yes, World Giraffe Day was celebrated at  Audubon Zoo over the weekend, a first-ever event created by ... Read More »

ET CETERA: Summer solstice celebrations

Sip a St. John's Way for St. John's Eve

Drink: A toast to St. John with the "John's Way Elixir" created by spirit handler (i.e. mixologist) Alan Walter to celebrate St. John's Eve. The rejuvenating drink contains aguardiente, genepi, kummel, rum, sweet olive-infused vodka, Spanish moss tea ... Read More »

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