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New Orleans Arts & Entertainment

A guide to the music, arts, culture, and entertainment options in New Orleans.
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American Idol Louisiana Finalist Joshua Ledet
The scoop on American Idol Louisiana Finalist Joshua Ledet

Japanese Zen Art and Calligraphy Exhibit at the New Orleans Museum of Art
Profile of the spring 2011 exhibit of Japanese ink scroll art and calligraphy by Buddhist Zen Master Hakuin at the New Orleans Museum of Art.

The Sound of Music musical play in New Orleans by the Jefferson Performing...
The Sound of Music musical play in New Orleans by the Jefferson Performing Arts Society

Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, LA
Photos of the wild and exotic animals living well at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana

The Big Easy, Vampire, K-Ville, and Now Treme
HBO is going to do a series on New Orleans music in the wake of Katrina. But New Orleans's ain't easy. What makes this town so fantastic - indeed, necessary - to natives (born or selected) isn't something you can slap on film.

Flowers of New Orleans
A picture gallery of some great New Orleans flowers, with plant information and locations where I found them.

Katrina Refrigerator Art in New Orleans Louisiana
Katrina Refrigerator Art kept of all us in New Orleans all a little saner in the first couple months after the storm.

Prytania Movie Theatre
The Prytania Theatre is a beloved living landmark in New Orleans. Opened in 1915, The Prytania is the oldest operating theater in New Orleans and the only remaining single-screen theater in Louisiana.

The Prytania provides a unique movie-going experience combining old-fashioned charm with state of the art equipment. This is a must-do experience for kids or adults who have only seen movies in the big multi-plexes.

The recently renovated theater has new seating, a new huge screen, and renovated lobby, which displays pictures of dozens of old local neighborhood theaters. In the lobby, look for the owner, Mr. Rene Brunet, an expert on New Orleans theater history.

Le Chat Noir
This cabaret theatre venue at 715 St. Charles Ave. between Poydras and Julia) offers musical theater and comedy, much of it by New Orleans' writers. The facility's bar opens for business one hour before each show (generally 7p.m.) and closes around midnight.

Ogden Museum of Southern Art
This museum at the University of New Orleans offers many permanent and traveling exhibitions, educational programs, a research center, and the Goldring-Woldenberg Institute for the Advancement of Southern Art and Culture.

Zoo, Aquarium,& Insectarium - The Audubon Institute
The Audubon Institute has three popular destinations. The sprawling historic Audubon Zoo off Magazine Street uptown, the Aquarium on the riverfront at Canal Street and the Insectarium in the old Customhouse on Canal Street.

Things to Do in New Orleans
Things to Do in New Orleans

Words & Music - A New Orleans Literary Festival for Writers & Readers
Words & Music - A New Orleans Literary Festival for Writers & Readers is held by the Faulkner Society every fall based at the Monteleone Hotel in the French Quarter of New Orleans.

Christmas on Stage in NOLA: Nutcrackers, Spoofs, Musicals, Plays and More
A list of Christmas events on stage in metro New Orleans including a Christmas Carol (Scrooge), Christmas Story, Nutcracker ballets, spoofs, musicals, stage plays, and parodies of classic holiday stories.

Joy in the Canal Street Theater District
There's Joy in the Canal Street Theater District in New Orleans as the Joy Theater reopens as a multi-purpose music and entertainment venue. The Joy is the first and hopefully not the last of four historic downtown New Orleans movie palaces to reopen.

American Idol Auditions 2012 in New Orleans & Beyond
American Idol Auditions 2012 in New Orleans & Beyond. How to Register and Audition for American Idol 12, including eligilbility, rules, procedures, and advice.

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