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Love Evolution French Quarter Festival

After they performed at French Quarter Festival they came back for an Encore. On Sunday, April 9th, the Sensational Group Love Evolution, held an after-party performance

34th Annual French Quarter Festival

Last week, New Orleans held one of its largest events--second to Mardi Gras--this past weekend in the French Quarter. The 34th Annual French Quarter Festival exhibited over 1,700 artists, several of which include New Orleans favorites.

Spears Group Holds First-Ever Savor Event

On Saturday, March 25th, The Spears Group, the New Orleans-based Public Relations Firm responsible for hosting Dinner En Blanc and the Fried Chicken Festival, held its first-ever Savor Event.

Sixth Annual Class Got Brass Competition

On Sunday, March 19th, Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation hosted a contest for Louisiana Middle Schools

A New Take on Paint and Sip Events

In early March, painting pros and amateurs gathered at Entrepreneur’s Row to participate in the Ceaux Young Instructed Paint and Sip.

Mardi Gras 2017 Round Up

While the Carnival season is over, there is still so much to reflect and remember. From Krewe de Vieux to walking parades on Mardi Gras Day, New Orleans fosters

Keith Hart: Living and Giving in the Key of Life

There is an old adage that states ‘music is a universal language.’ In the case of Music Educator Keith Hart, it is a bridge that connects young people to overcoming obstacles

NOMTOC Parade Celebrates Black Beauty

As the only Black Krewe in its area, the Krewe of “New Orleans Most Talked About Club,” also known as NOMTOC, rolled through the Westbank of Orleans Parish on Feb. 25th.

2017 Coronation Zulu Ball

On Friday, February 24th, the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club held its Annual Zulu Coronation Ball at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Michele Brierre Jean-Pierre: A Holistic Prescription to Saving a Community

Michele Brierre Jean-Pierre, is a woman dedicated to giving back to her community. She is the Executive Director of the Ellis Marsalis Center, located in the Lower Ninth Ward

GirlTrek Empowers Black Women One Step at a Time

Walking can save the world. This statement is how T. Morgan Dixon, the Co-Founder of GirlTrek inspired an audience in a Tulane University Auditorium on Monday, Feb. 6th.

NOLA College Students Experience Culture through Black History Month Event

Across the country, college students are observing and participating in Black History Month through campus and community activities, indicating that their generation is just as “Woke” on recent issues of race, as those of their parents.

Dillard and Xavier Take a Win Each in Tense but Friendly Crosstown Classic

It was cold on Saturday. The temperature was in the mid 50’s, but that did not stop the Convocation Center at Xavier University of Louisiana’s campus

The Next Right Thing Jazz Funeral

On Friday, January 20th, New Orleanians held a 2nd Line Funeral for Lady Liberty on Friday morning, approximately the same time as the travesty of an inauguration occurred in Washington DC.

NOLA Celebrates 31st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day

On Monday, January 16th, New Orleans celebrated the 31st Annual Martin Luther King Holiday. The morning event was themed as New Orleans Together, promoting a space of equity among the citizens