Hotels that achieve the prestigious Platinum Award represent the top 3% of hotels within each Choice brand. The awards are based on a ranking system that measures guest satisfaction, product quality, room condition and cleanliness, and staff service. These properties have a proven track record of providing exceptional guest service and facilities.
Based on the popular 1987 film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, Dirty Dancing the musical brings the coming-of-age story from the big screen to the stage. Often referred to as Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage, the show tells the story of Frances "Baby" Houesman, a young woman who visits a resort with her family and falls in love with the smooth dance instructor Johnny Castle. While Johnny teaches Frances how to dance, tension between her rich family and the locals at the resort begin to rise as the she dives deeper and deeper into his Johnny's convoluted life. In addition to the film's well-known tunes "The Time of My Life" and "Hungry Eyes," Dirty Dancing includes more musical numbers that were originally turned down in the film version.
Celebrate the holidays with a month of festivites throughout the city. Take in a concert at the historical St. Andrews Cathedral, which features live jazz, gospel and more. Children can enjoy Breakfast With Santa and caroling at Jackson Square among many other family-friendly activities. Experience a bit of Jewish culture with Chanukah at Riverwalk or get in the Christmas spirit with the Saint Nicholas Day Fair. Visit the website for a complete schedule of events and venue information.
Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns is a New Orleans-based outfit that stays true to its city's legacy of jazz excellence. With a dance-inducing blend of classic and modern jazz elements, the group, led by renowned vocalist Meschiya Lake, released its debut album Lucky Devil, in 2010. Honing a big band style instead of hiding behind a retro aesthetic, Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns continues to usher New Orleans jazz into a new generation with records such as 2013's Fooler's Gold.