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Music!

It's the last weekend of Jazz fest, but even if you can't make it to the festival, you should be sure to check out the after parties all around the city. There will be live music in almost every bar in the city this weekend. Click here for the full lineup of Jazz Fest...

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Jazz Fest – advice from a local

If you are visiting New Orleans over the next two weeks and planning to attend Jazz Fest at least one of the days, these tips are for you: 1. Skip breakfast and try as much of the food as you can! You can sample dishes from many local restaurants. (Some people go just...

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French Quarter Festival this weekend!

The 33rd annual French Quarter Fest is here! What a great event for visitors and natives of New Orleans! This local festival was established in 1983 and had its first year in action in 1984. Since then, the French Quarter Fest has grown into the biggest FREE music...

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Congo Square and Jazz Heritage

Jazz and Heritage Festival is less than a month away and has gotten bigger than ever. This event now attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors to New Orleans but had its humble beginnings in Congo Square, right outside of the French Quarter in what is now Louis...

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Krewe du Vieux this weekend!

Well, it's that time of year again. Houses, trees, tourists. and locals alike will be adorned in colorful plastic jewlery. The beads, the balls, the beer, the masks, the parades! These are all things we revel in during the Carnival season.  This Saturday,...

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Upcoming Twelfth Night Celebration

Even though Christmas feels like it's over after all of the presents are unwrapped, traditionally the Christmas holiday only just begins on Christmas day, and ends 12 days later on the Twelfth  Night.  This day is believed in Christianity to mark the coming of the...

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