Louisiana Press Releases


 

Louisiana, New Orleans, Event Date: March 24-26, 2017

Saints and Sinners LGBT Literary Festival, New Orleans

Saints and Sinners, an annual LGBT literary conference, will run concurrently with the The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 24-26, 2017, at the French Quarter/Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal St, New Orleans, LA.  Saints and Sinners offers two full days’ worth of panel discussions, with topics ranging from publishing and marketing to retrospectives on the LGBT movement. The reading series also takes place both days featuring nearly fifty writers ...

 

Louisiana, New Orleans, Event Date: March 22-26, 2017

31st Tennessee Williams /New Orleans Literary Festival

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival returns to the historic French Quarter (Hotel Monteleone 214 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130) for its 31st annual celebration of contemporary literature, culture, theater, and the works of Tennessee Williams. From March 22-26, 2017, attendees will enjoy celebrated award-winning speakers alongside fresh new voices on the literary scene. The 2017 program includes master classes; scholarly and ...

 

Louisiana, New Orleans, Event Date: March 25-29, 2015

Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival Unveils Most Ambitious Program to Date

A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather in the historic French Quarter for the 29th annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 25-29, 2015. The event takes place at several French Quarter venues in New Orleans. The five-day fête honors the legendary Tennessee Williams, his works, and literary life in the adopted city he called his “spiritual home” and features two days of master classes for writers and readers; a roster...

 

Cats, Iguanas and a Menagerie of Talent Slated for the 28th Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 19-23, 2014

New Orleans, Louisiana (December 16, 2013) - A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather in the historic French Quarter for the 2014 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 19-23. The five-day fête honors the legendary Tennessee Williams, his works, and literary life in the adopted city he called his “spiritual home” and features two days of master classes for writers and readers; a roster of lively discussions among distinguished panelists from all over the country; celebrity interviews; theater, food and music events; a scholars' conference; a  ...

 

Old Farmers Day to feature reenactments of the methods our forefathers used to live, work, and enjoy life, Loranger, Louisiana

Loranger, Louisiana (September 13, 2013) - Old Farmers Day will be held Oct. 19 - 20, 2013. at Brunett Farms, 56136 Loranger Rd., Loranger, LA. Gates open at 9:00 with activities beginning at 10:00 and ending at 4:00. Reenactments include wagon train parade and rides, hog butchering; all types of field work done with Belgian draft horses and mules; sheep shearing, blacksmith shop, plaiting bullwhips; sugar cane grinding and syrup cooking; cooking biscuits, sausage ...

Announcing the 2013 Louisiana Seafood Festival, New Orleans, October 11-13

New Orleans, Louisiana, May 1, 2013 - From the local waters to the plate, the Louisiana Seafood Festival is a celebration of all the fresh and flavorful seafood of Louisiana, cooked up with a twist of live music. This three-day festival, held October 11-13, 2013, at City Park Festival Grounds, New Orleans, Louisiana, offers live local, regional and national music performed across two stages; culinary demonstrations and seafood education sessions from noted chefs; and food and beverages from some of the best vendors...

 

The reenactment of how our forefathers lived and worked at the 40th annual Old Farmers Day, Loranger, Louisiana, October 19 - 20, 2013  

Loranger, Louisiana, May 1, 2013 - The 40th annual Old Farmers Day is a reenactment of the methods our forefathers used to live, work, and enjoy life. OFD is sponsored by the Loranger FFA with the community coming together to help with the various activities along with the Brunett family. The FFA raffles off a Belgian colt given away during the horse pulling contest on Sunday.   The event is held October 19 - 20, 2013. Gates open at 9:00 with activities beginning at 10:00 and ending at 4:00. It is held at ...

 

Believe the Buzz: Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival Rolls Into Bogalusa, Louisiana, September 28, 2013

Bogalusa, Louisiana, May 1, 2013 - It rained all day (5.5 inches) for the first Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival last year, but the thousands who came from across the region anyway had so much fun the festival was named the Best New Event of the year by the Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals and one of the Top 10 Must-See Festivals by the Louisiana Department of Tourism.   That's because they bring an extraordinary lineup of diverse Blues musicians from around the world ...