New Orleans’s Jackson Square is a hub for artistic entrepreneurship. On any day of the week, without fail, you can find local creatives selling paintings that depict local life, lore, and culture. This year-round open-air art market fits as neatly into the city’s landscape as palm readers, fortune tellers, kids drumming on buckets, and informal […]
A formerly blighted piece of property at 300 Rampart street is now home to a colorful mural of Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong created by street artist Eduardo Kobra.
Details: Join us on Thursday, August 29th at 6 pm for a discussion and signing of Kate Lacour’s latest graphic novel, Vivisectionary. Kate will be discussing her inspirations with a visual presentation accompanied by cello music performed by Rudi Meunier, followed by a book signing. The books will come with limited edition bookmark printed through […]
Artists are hiding their miniature art around New Orleans and post hints online for Instagram users to find. Treasure hunting is born.
My goodness, we’ve made it through another week, haven’t we? This computer simulation we call reality keeps throwing us curve ball after curve ball, especially in the city we call big and easy. But, have no fear: Three-weekend events have been selected and sorted out of the collective hat, to put some pep in your step!
After fighting the pandemonium of downstream traffic, I found I urgently needed a restroom while haplessly seeking parking. All of which proved worthwhile plights and pistons in order to enjoy this unique, convivial day, particularly the opportunity to scope out Gallery Rue Royale, located at 541 Royal St in the heart of the French Quarter; […]
If you like Julia’s poetry, be sure to check out some of Big Easy Magazine’s earlier published poems here and here!
Want a way to beat the heat in New Orleans this summer? Why not get out and head to one of the city’s amazing museums? New Orleans Museum of Art For the sake of length, we’ll focus on three (and have a few honorable mentions). Let’s start with one of the city’s largest, and perhaps […]
So do our walls, The wetlands die, Amidst the calls, For environmental reforms, For stricter relations, Anything to save us, From the conquering worms, This gulf. This river. This sea. Rising up around us, until our precious boot, Ceases to be. Only by boat, Can you reach us any longer, Our earthen moat, These levees […]
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