OperaCréole

The premier opera company bringing history to life in New Orleans

Traveling to New Orleans?


Here are some resources on Creole food, 

culture and language.


Creole Cuisine: 


Call it Creole Soul, or Black Creole   

A list ot the best Creole restaurants:

http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/entertainment_life/food_restaurants/article_e00f2cc8-5681-11e7-a909-b7c8285eba6b.html


Learn the Creole Language Online:

Louisiana Historic and Cultural Vistas 

offers an online course by Christophe Landry, a native of Louisiana. 

https://magazinlhcv.com/collections/language-courses/products/beginners-audio-course-in-louisiana-creole?variant=18354589441


For French Speakers: 


The Alliance Française of New Orleans 

The Alliance offers many fun events, and French classes. 

http://af-neworleans.org/


The French Library

A great store for books and gifts for children. In French and English

www.thefrenchlibrary.com


 

Museums and Archives


Le Musée de f.p.c. 

A historic house museum and one of the country's few attractions dedicated exclusively to preserving the material culture of and telling the story of free people of color. 

https://www.lemuseedefpc.com


New Orleans Jazz Museum at The Old U.S. Mint

Housed in the historic Old U.S. Mint, strategically located at the intersection of the French Quarter and the Frenchmen Street live music corridor, the New Orleans Jazz Museum is in the heart of the city’s vibrant music scene.

http://www.louisianastatemuseum.org/museums/new-orleans-jazz-museum-the-old-us-mint/?utm_campaign=wedding-spot&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=wedding-spot.com


Treme's Petit Jazz Museum  

A History museum in the heart of the Treme neighborhood. https://www.facebook.com/tremeepetitjaxxmuseum/


The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University

www.amistadresearchcenter.org



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