arts, books and music events Mardi Gras

Pop-up exhibit shows house floats you may have missed

A pop-up exhibition of the House Float art installations that dotted New Orleans’ neighborhoods during the 2021 Carnival season is on display for the next two weekends at the Contemporary Art Center, while the pieces are auctioned off online. These are the “Hire a Mardi Gras Artist” floats co-sponsored by the Krewe of Red Beans. Read More…

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Sponsored: New ‘Pop-Up @ Tchoup’ with local food vendors and live music debuts this Saturday

New Orleans’ hottest new culinary pop-up is here This Saturday and every Saturday this spring, Rouses Markets will host a family-friendly weekend vacation for your tastebuds. Nearly 20 local food vendors from all over the city will be featured at Pop-Up @ Tchoup, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rouses at 4500 Tchoupitoulas Read More…

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The Weekly Broadside: Inauguration Watch Party, Flea Market, Big Sam’s Funky Nation

The Broadside is the sister business of The Broad Theater. This new outdoor, open-air venue hosts movies, music, magic, muppets, and more. The Broadside has a full bar, hot dogs, and of course, the best popcorn in town. Click each event to find out more. Happening This Week Wednesday, Jan. 20 (today) Inauguration Watch Party 11 a.m. to Read More…

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Opening tonight: Supernova art and light display, PhotoNOLA exhibition

Two outdoor exhibitions open tonight in Mid-City. The Supernova, a luminary art exhibit celebrating the Lafitte Greenway’s fifth birthday, will light up the night on Wednesdays through Sundays in December, beginning tonight. The light and art extravaganza is presented in partnership with Luna Fete, the holiday light show in the CBD. It begins at 5 Read More…

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Advertiser: Score clothes from big TV shows and films at ricRACK’s wardrobe sale this weekend

ricRACK is proud to announce another weekend of shopping for a cause with the return of HOLLYWOOD THRIFT (Dec. 10-13). This is a chance to take home wardrobe pieces from TV shows and films like “GIRLS,” “Claws,” “The Highwaymen,” and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” just to name a few! ricRACK is a Read More…

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Art installations, Supernova exhibit light up the new Plaza on the Greenway

The Iris of Memory art installation has been unveiled in the new pedestrian Plaza on the Lafitte Greenway. The permanent installation will be part of a luminary art exhibit, Greenway Supernova, beginning Wednesday. A project of the Friends of Lafitte Greenway, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission and the Arts Council New Orleans, the rapid-build Read More…