W New Orleans - French Quarter Presents Books and Beignets with Gary Richards in partnership with 2023 Tennessee & New Literary Festival
Date and Time
Saturday Mar 25, 2023
8:30 AM - 9:45 PM CDT
Saturday, March 25
8:30 - 9:45pm
3rd Block Depot at W New Orleans – French Quarter 316 Chartres Street New Orleans, LA 70130
Tickets to the event can be purchased for $25 per person. Admission is also granted to those with VIP Passes.
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WHO: 3rd Block Depot at W New Orleans - French Quarter, a vibrant hotel and restaurant located in the center of the French Quarter with close proximity to Jackson Square and Bourbon Street. WHAT/WHEN: In partnership with the 2023 Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival, 3rd Block Depot Kitchen & Bar will be hosting Books & Beignets with Gary Richards, Professor of English at the University of Mary Washington, on Saturday, March 25 from 8:30 - 9:45 p.m. This year's book club discussion will focus on one of the most important 19th-century U.S. writers, Kate Chopin, featuring six stories: "Beyond the Bayou," "At the 'Cadian Ball," "La Belle Zoraïde," "Athénaïse," "A Matter of Prejudice," and "Nég Créol." The books are available in Penguin's Bayou Folk and A Night in Acadie (ISBN: 978-0140436815) and can also be easily found on the Internet. ABOUT W NEW ORLEANS - FRENCH QUARTER Illuminating the energy of the city, W New Orleans - French Quarter is a vibrant oasis where guests can experience cobblestone streets and historic buildings as they arrive and relax in modern guest rooms and suites, some of which feature private balconies with picturesque views of the French Quarter. The property’s close proximity to Jackson Square and Bourbon Street, and easy access to the Superdome and Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, allows travelers to easily explore the destination at their leisure. W New Orleans - French Quarter also offers guests a state-of-the-art gym and an outdoor courtyard pool, perfect for lounging poolside. For a delectable and memorable meal while on property, W New Orleans - French Quarter is also home to 3rd Block Depot. 3rd Block Depot is now open for Monday through Sunday, 7:30am to 10pm, as well as Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays with their signature "Legs and Eggs" brunch featuring a performance by world-famous Burlesque dancer Bella Blue. There is also outdoor dining available in the hotel Courtyard.