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Our first New Orleans wedding

The New in NOLA crew was fortunate to celebrate the blessed matrimony of two of its own this weekend. Congrats to Margaret and Chapman!

They went with a New Orleans-themed wedding and we thought it was spectacular. 174 more words

New Orleans

Kermit Ruffins and The Rebirth Brass Band

I have a few bucket lists I’ve been working through, and Kermit Ruffins is at the top of each and every one of them. I didn’t know anything about brass music before coming to New Orleans, and what is such a huge part of Louisiana music culture is lost on west coasters because we are not directly exposed to it. 275 more words

Happy Mardi Gras! Love, the Cajun

Here’s to you, my whimsical friends: I wish I could dance beside you in NOLA!

Y’all know what the New Orleans Mardi Gras looks like: lots of costumes, beer cans, half open eye lids, dancing in the streets, beads (maybe flashing for said beads), and some stumbling. 212 more words


Stooges returning to Earth Day Festival!

It’s official — the Stooges Brass Band will be playing the 2014 New Orleans Earth Day Festival! ¬†Last year, the Stooges led the second line at our New Orleans Earth Day Festival. ¬† 22 more words

Earth Day