The Stella Shouting Contest Kicks Off This Year’s Tennessee Williams and New Orleans Literary Festival

March 11, 2024

On Sunday, March 17 at 2 pm, the beloved Stella Shouting Contest will take place in Jackson Square. The Stella Shouting Contest replays the iconic scene where Stanley yells up to Stella in the play, A Streetcar Named Desire. Actors Alexandra Daddario (The White Lotus) and Leslie Castay (both currently filming Mayfair Witches) will be there to judge, with Bryan Batt hosting and Errol Laborde as contest emcee. […]


Children’s Hospital New Orleans Hosts 42nd Annual Sugarplum Ball, Presented by Lemoine, To Raise $1.5M in Support of Pediatric Care for All

March 1, 2024

The 2024 Sugarplum Ball, presented by Lemoine and themed “How Sweet It Is’, will be held at Mardi Gras World’s River City Ballroom Saturday, March 23 On the evening of Saturday, March 23, friends and supporters of Children’s Hospital New Orleans will celebrate the 42nd annual Sugarplum Ball, entitled How Sweet It Is. The fundraiser, presented by LEMOINE, […]


LSU Health New Orleans Hosts Camp Tiger Auction To Benefit Children With Medical Disabilities

February 20, 2024

Proceeds benefit free summer camp experience for children with mental and physical disabilities  Medical students from LSU Health New Orleans will host the Camp Tiger Auction & Benefit Friday, March 8 at Club XLIV in Champions Square to raise money for the 38th annual Camp Tiger, a free weeklong summer camp for children with mental and medical […]


City of New Orleans Renewed as a Silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

February 7, 2024

The City of New Orleans today announced that the League of American Bicyclists has honored the City’s efforts to build better places for people to bike with a renewal of its Silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designation. The award recognizes the City for its commitment to creating transportation and recreational resources that benefit its residents […]


TWFest 2024 Returns with Literary Events, Award Winners, and Lots of New Orleans Flavor

January 23, 2024

NEW ORLEANS—Kicking off on Sunday, March 17 with the beloved Stella Shouting Contest, the Tennessee Williams and New Orleans Literary Festival returns to the historic French Quarter for its 38th annual celebration of contemporary literature, theatre, New Orleans culture, and, of course, Tennessee Williams. Literary, theatre, music, and cultural events are set for March 20 – 24. […]


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