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Ordered in the Courtyard


Soon, the humidity will yield to humanity and autumn will arrive bringing with it a cavalcade of culture. The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) are making preparations for the city’s annual reboot. Today, the French Quarter institution released the schedule for the eighth annual Concerts in the Courtyard series. The event Gal Holiday and the Honkey Tonk Revue, Banu Gibson and Little Freddie King.


Spring in Step: THNOC's Releases Courtyard Concert Lineup


For the next few months, NOLA will be blanketed with (even more) music lovers. The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) may be a museum, but they will not be left out. Today, the French Quarter institution released the schedule for the eighth annual Concerts in the Courtyard series. The monthly series will get started with the Lost Bayou Ramblers on March 13.


From Pakenham to Playgrounds

THNOC's New Exhibit Fetes 200 Years of Louisiana Art



Sometimes, the past is best celebrated by looking to the present. The Historic New Orleans Collection THNOC) will fete over two centuries of local art with a show featuring additions made over the past four years in the organization’s newest gallery. THNOC just opened “Recent Acquisitions in Louisiana Art, 2010–2014”.


Charging Forward: THNOC Celebrates NOLA Calvary Book


NOLA is continuing to mark the sesquicentennial of several Civil War milestones. Tonight (10.8), war buffs and resident history fanatics are invited to attend a free reception and book signing at The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) (533 Royal Street) from 6 to 8p.m. Native of Alexandria and precise genealogist, Donald Peter Moriarty II, will present his new non-fiction book published by THNOC entitled A Fine Body of Men: The Orleans Light Horse, Louisiana Cavalry, 1861–1865 chronicling the ventures of a nearly forgotten group of New Orleans cavalrymen, who served in the divisive war.


THNOC Releases Concerts in the Courtyard Lineup


Labor Day is nearly upon us which means soon New Orleanians will be back in town, music will be playing, and drinks will drunk. The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) is also gearing up for fall. Today, the French Quarter institution released the schedule for the seventh annual Concerts in the Courtyard series. The monthly series will get started with Debbie Davis and the Mesmerizers on September 19th.


THNOC's Concerts in the Courtyard Return


Summer is sinking and NOLA is returning to life which means there is plenty of music and libations to get to after work. The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) does not want be left out of the gathering soiree. Today, the French Quarter institution released the schedule for the sixth annual Concerts in the Courtyard series. The event pairs local music such as the Brass-A-Holics, Kristin Diable, and Hot Club of New Orleans with local liquor.


A Company Man

Newly Edited Memoir of 18th Century Clerk Offers Rare Peek Into Historic New Orleans



In 1730, Marc-Antoine Caillot arrived in New Orleans to record his observations about Louisiana, or 'New France,' as he knew it. In 'A Company Man,' modern Crescent City residents get a peek into their hometown in the 18th Century and see that much of the lure of 18th Century New Orleans persists into the 21st.


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Renard Boissiere, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Naimonu James, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Nina Luckman, Dead Huey Long, Alexis Manrodt, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via, Austin Yde

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Michael Weber, B.A.

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Linzi Falk

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Alexis Manrodt


B. E. Mintz


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