Dirty Linen Night, the stained and wrinkled downtown art stroll, take place Saturday | arts

Dirty Linen Night, the French Quarter’s annual art block party, returns on Saturday (Aug. 13) from 6 to 9 pm, after a two-year COVID hibernation. According to organizers, the 2022 event is bigger than ever, with participating galleries, boutiques, and other businesses stretching from the 200 to 1100 blocks of Royal Street, plus outposts on … Read more

Dirty Linen Night, the stained and wrinkled downtown art stroll, take place Saturday | arts

Dirty Linen Night, the French Quarter’s annual art block party, returns on Saturday (Aug. 13) from 6 to 9 pm, after a two-year COVID hibernation. According to organizers, the 2022 event is bigger than ever, with participating galleries, boutiques, and other businesses stretching from the 200 to 1100 blocks of Royal Street, plus outposts on … Read more

Unpermitted demolition at original Ruth’s Chris Steak House sparks preservation debate | Local Politics

To Nick Matulich Jr., it wasn’t just an old awning. For decades, his father spent weekends tending to the vacant building on the corner of Broad Street and Ursulines Avenue. It was painted white and red, with a Spanish-style terra cotta awning hanging over the corner entrance. Taking care of the old building, which the … Read more

Artist George Schmidt left New Orleans, learned his lesson and came home: ‘I love the tension’ | arts

George Schmidt moved away from New Orleans two years ago. To the culturati of the city, news of his departure from him was like hearing that Lake Pontchartrain had frozen over. It was unthinkable. After all, Schmidt was a New Orleansian’s New Orleansian, a mustachioed eminence of the art and music scenes. Schmidt has now … Read more

Artist George Schmidt left New Orleans, learned his lesson and came home: ‘I love the tension’ | arts

George Schmidt moved away from New Orleans two years ago. To the culturati of the city, news of his departure from him was like hearing that Lake Pontchartrain had frozen over. It was unthinkable. After all, Schmidt was a New Orleansian’s New Orleansian, a mustachioed eminence of the art and music scenes. Schmidt has now … Read more

White Linen Night, New Orleans’ steamy summertime art party, returns Aug. 6. | arts

Damn the thermometer, full speed ahead. White Linen Night, one of New Orleans’ sultriest soirees, takes place on Saturday evening, Aug. 6. As many as 20,000 fashionable art lovers are expected to swarm Julia Street during the annual gallery stroll. Elegant summer-white attire is suggested, but heaven knows there’s no dress code. The big block … Read more

White Linen Night, New Orleans’ steamy summertime art party, returns Aug. 6. | arts

Damn the thermometer, full speed ahead. White Linen Night, one of New Orleans’ sultriest soirees, takes place on Saturday evening, Aug. 6. As many as 20,000 fashionable art lovers are expected to swarm Julia Street during the annual gallery stroll. Elegant summer-white attire is suggested, but heaven knows there’s no dress code. The big block … Read more

Zion Williamson’s personal chef Christian Green grew up on soul food. Now he cooks for pros. | pelicans

Dorothy Green’s garden in Many was filled with collard greens, mustard greens, okra and sweet potatoes. As a kid, Christian Green loved visiting Louisiana from Boston. His grandmother was the best cook he knew. His favorite dish of hers was okra and tomatoes. All the ingredients were homegrown. “I never heard the word organic until … Read more