Let Loose at the NOLA Jazz Fest

In 1970, Mahalia Jackson and Duke Ellington took part in a spontaneous jazz parade during the Louisiana Heritage Fair, and the NOLA Jazz Fest was born!  April 27- May 6, 2012 marks the 43rd annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage … Continue reading

Happenings Around Louisiana

There’s lots to do and see in Louisiana in the weeks before Christmas. We get visitors all the time who use New Orleans as a base and then they make day trips to other parts of the state. Within two hours drive, there are wonderful festivals and events that you may want to include in a mini vacation to our state. Continue reading