Essence Festival Officially Cancelled After Initial Postponement
New Orleans’ Essence Festival has been called off due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers made the call to cancel following a recommendation from New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell the city not hold large gatherings this year as the virus takes its toll. The 2020 edition of Essence Festival was... Read more
Construction Collapse Causes Cancellation of Remaining ‘Wicked’ Shows
Performances of the acclaimed Broadway show Wicked were set to take place in New Orleans through this weekend, but due to a construction collapse near the venue, all remaining shows have been cancelled. Over the weekend, the Hard Rock Hotel, which is under construction on Canal Street, partially collapsed.... Read more