Allison “Big Chief Tootie” Montana Day

January 6th was officially proclaimed Allison “Big Chief Tootie” Montana Day. You are cordially invited by his family to attend a celebration of his life and the opening of Carnival season. *Blessing, wreath laying at his statue in Armstrong Park followed by Black Indian chants, other musical entertainment, food and beverages. Chief Allison “Tootie” Montana (December 16, 1922 – June 27, 2005), a lather by … Continue reading Allison “Big Chief Tootie” Montana Day

Réveillon Menus at Seaworthy and Josephine Estelle at Ace Hotel New Orleans

It’s December and we have kicked off the Réveillon season in New Orleans. Réveillon, French for Awakening, was celebrated by Creoles after Christmas Eve mass in New Orleans in the 1800s. Local restaurants serve the famous repast throughout the month of December. You are invited to be a part of the celebration and continue the tradition at the Seaworthy and Josephine Estelle at the Ace … Continue reading Réveillon Menus at Seaworthy and Josephine Estelle at Ace Hotel New Orleans

How New Orleans Celebrates Its Dead – The New York Times

The funeral for Leah Chase, a chef and civil rights icon, showcased a street culture that continues to flourish in the city she helped revive. — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/06/13/us/new-orleans-funerals.html Continue reading How New Orleans Celebrates Its Dead – The New York Times

Treme 7th Ward Arts & Cultural Festival

Tremé Fest 2019 happens Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 under the Claiborne Have Bridge at St. Ann street instruction. Two days of live music, food, kids’ activities, arts, and more will be included. The live performance schedule is as follows: MAIN STAGE | SATURDAY, MAY 25 Festival Begins at noon. Between The “Saints Streets” St. Ann – St. Philip Guest Speaker 12:00 p.m. … Continue reading Treme 7th Ward Arts & Cultural Festival