(New Orleans LA – April 11, 2018) Located on the quiet side of the French Quarter, The Maison Dupuy will present the 2nd event in the monthly series “Sippin In The Courtyard” on Wednesday, April 25.  With a community awareness focus to benefit local organizations, each event also features New Orleans musicians and invites locals and hotel guests to experience the party atmosphere of the Maison Dupuy’s lush and large Courtyard. 

“We want to incorporate a charitable giving aspect to these events yet also celebrate the music of the many talented New Orleans musicians and the food specialties of our Executive Chef, Matt Regan for our guests,” said Director of Sales & Marketing Craig Sanders.   “We also hope locals will come re-discover our gem of a hotel in this charming part of the French Quarter.”

For the 2nd event of the season, the popular chanteuse Amanda Ducorbier will be the featured entertainer during the evening.  The beneficiary will be The Arts Council New Orleans.  Attendees will be able to purchase raffle tickets to win baskets of coveted prizes such as overnight stays, dinners, bar tabs, and other items provided by The Maison Dupuy.   And artist Kara Sanchez, whose work will be featured on display during the event, has donated a piece of artwork to be raffled off as well.   All proceeds from raffle ticket sales will be donated to The Arts Council New Orleans.

The April event will also feature a Wine Tasting presented by Paul Bologna of Paul Bologna Fine Wines featuring Sean Minor Vineyards and including Sean Minor Rosé and their Four Bears Pinot Noir.   Specially priced bottles of the wines can be purchased during the evening as well.

Each monthly event features Happy Hour prices for select wine and beer, a specialty cocktail and Small Plates at Happy Hour prices from Executive Chef Matt Regan. Complimentary parking is provided in the hotel’s covered garage based on availability. The Bistreaux’s regular bar and daily dinner menu will also be available.  For information, please call 648-6113.   

Sippin’ In The Courtyard Details

Kick-off Event: Wednesday, April 25 “Sippin’ and Swinging into Spring”
Time: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Sponsor Location: Maison Dupuy Hotel, 1001 Toulouse St. (corner Burgundy St.)
Event Contact & Phone: Josh Harmeyer; 504-648-6103
Beneficiary: The Arts Council New Orleans
Entertainment: Amanda Ducorbier

Additional dates for Sippin’ in The Courtyard are scheduled as follows:

Wednesdays - May 30, September 26, October 24 and
Friday - November 30    

About The Arts Council New Orleans
Arts Council New Orleans is a private, non-profit organization designated as the City’s official arts agency. The Arts Council New Orleans’ mission is to support arts and culture and demonstrate how they transform communities. The Arts Council has a 40+ year history serving the New Orleans arts community and working to advance cultural projects and practices through grantmaking, managing the City of New Orleans Percent for Art Program, and providing direct services to artists and cultural workers. 

The Arts Council produces the city’s largest Arts Market, held the last Saturday of every month in Palmer Park and recently launched Marketplace, a Downtown Nola Hub of Arts and Culture held on select Second Saturdays in Duncan Plaza, as part of project funded by Southwest Airlines and Project for Public Spaces in partnership with the Downtown Development District to revitalize Duncan Plaza for creative use and community enjoyment.   Additionally, the Arts Council produces LUNA Fête the nation’s longest-running, large-scale projection mapping festival each December, which this year serves as New Orleans Tricentennial closing celebration.

For more information on the Arts Council New Orleans, or to join as a member of the organization call: (504)523-1465 or visit: www.artsneworleans.org Follow us the Arts Council on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram @ArtsNewOrleans

About The Maison Dupuy Hotel
The boutique hotel is known for luxurious French Quarter lodging that transcends the ordinary in a unique, quiet location in the heart of the charming, residential section of the French Quarter in New Orleans.  Yet the hotel is also situated only two blocks from the excitement of Bourbon Street, as well as the beauty of Jackson Square, and within walking distance to all major attractions.

The casual Bistreaux Restaurant with murals of famed artist Toulouse Lautrec’s Paris scenes surround dining patrons while floor to ceiling windows offer splendid views of the quiet side of the French Quarter and intriguing architecture. The picturesque Courtyard is truly one of the most civilized outdoor settings in the French Quarter.

This boutique New Orleans hotel beckons you to relax and escape the hustle of modern life in one of its 187 distinctive rooms and 13 luxurious suites, each offering first-class amenities and services. As one of a small handful of hotels set inside the city’s historic Vieux Carré district, The Maison Dupuy offers guests a distinct mixture of history and luxury unlike any other. For complete information, please visit our website at www.maisondupuy.com


Media Contact: 
Cary Alden