Music, Culture and Cooking - New Orleans

Last Updated: 16th Feb 2011

<p>People travel here form all over the world to experience the swirling mix of sights, sounds, smells and tastes and that has made the city famous the world over.</p> <h2>French Quarter</h2> <p>The heart and center of culture in <a href="/contikipedia/articles/new-orelans">New Orleans</a>, the French Quarter is a must see. Full of energy, rich history, diverse architecture, music, street performers, renowned jazz clubs, lively nightlife and the finest art galleries and restaurants in the city.</p> <h2>Bourbon Street</h2> <p>The Partying never stops on <a href="/contikipedia/articles/bourbon-street">Bourbon Street</a>, the French Quarters liveliest and busiest thoroughfare where the sounds of jazz, country, Dixie and blues fill the air. Brimming with life you’ll find everything from shopping and music to Cajun food and nightclubs.</p> <h2>Preservation Hall</h2> <p><a href="">Preservation Hall</a> is a historic and inexpensive jazz venue that serves up first rate music in the style of the original jazz musicians of New Orleans.</p> <p>Preservation Hall is the Mecca of jazz, and any music fan should consider himself lucky to get in to see the house band to perform Wednesday through Sunday. This is a must!</p> <h2>New Orleans School of Cooking</h2> <p>The <a href="">New Orleans School of Cooking</a> offers lunch time classes daily where you can learn to cook local dishes like jambalaya, shrimp Creole and Gumbo.</p>