• Faith and Food

Faith & Food: A St. Joseph’s Day Lecture

March 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Faith & Food: A St. Joseph’s Day Lecture

After the success of our Tricentennial Lecture Series last year, the Beauregard-Keyes House and VCPORA are excited to bring it back in 2019! Join us for the first lecture of the year on Monday, [...]

  • Greasing of the poles

Greasing Of The Poles 2019

February 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Greasing Of The Poles 2019

In honor of its 50th anniversary year, Royal Sonesta New Orleans is proud to announce the theme of Greasing of the Poles 2019 –Hail to Half a Century! The signature Carnival spectacle is free and [...]

  • At Home in the Vieux Carré

At Home in the Vieux Carré: Mardi Gras Edition!

February 5th, 2019|Comments Off on At Home in the Vieux Carré: Mardi Gras Edition!

At Home in the Vieux Carré continues! As we lead up to Mardi Gras, please join VCPORA for drinks on February 22nd at the home of Billy & Denisa Means at 510 Esplanade Ave. [...]

  • Rites, Rituals, and Revelry: The History of Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Rites, Rituals, And Revelry: The History of Mardi Gras In New Orleans

January 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Rites, Rituals, And Revelry: The History of Mardi Gras In New Orleans

The Historic New Orleans Collection's popular Carnival-themed tour returns this year to the Louisiana History Galleries. "Rites, Rituals, and Revelry: The History of Mardi Gras in New Orleans" follows the city's traditions, beginning with [...]

  • New Orleans Medley

New Orleans Medley: Sounds of the City

January 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on New Orleans Medley: Sounds of the City

The music of New Orleans is the living product of dynamic cultural interactions played out over centuries in this diverse southern port city. To find out more about how the city and its music [...]

  • The French Quarter

The French Quarter, A Symposium

December 26th, 2018|Comments Off on The French Quarter, A Symposium

The French Quarter, A Symposium The symposium will take place on Saturday, January 19th, at the Hotel Monteleone.  Focusing on the fascinating history of New Orleans's oldest neighborhood, the 2019 Williams Research Center Symposium [...]

  • Tiny House Festival

Louisiana Tiny House Festival 2018

December 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Louisiana Tiny House Festival 2018

Louisiana Tiny House Festival 2018 United Tiny House Association, in collaboration with the Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation (LCEF), is EXCITED to announce its 11th tiny house extravaganza... the 2018 Louisiana Tiny House Festival from [...]

  • Cosimo Matassa

Reflections of Cosimo Matassa: An Italian Perspective of the FQ

November 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Reflections of Cosimo Matassa: An Italian Perspective of the FQ

Join us for the November event in our Tricentennial Lecture Series, "Reflections of Cosimo Matassa: An Italian Perspective of the French Quarter", on Tuesday, November 27. Reception: 5:30 | Lecture 6:00 This event is [...]