August 2012

In This Issue

Celebrating Catholic Community

Urusline Academy celebrates three historic moments of Catholic history.

Empowering Achievement

“Business Hall of Fame” honors the spirit of entrepreneurship.

Bev Entertaining: Boosting Baseball

How to survive summer baseball with Carollton Boosters

St. Charles Avenue's Weddings

New Orleans Nostalgia: Bridging the Gap

The Huey P. Long Bridge

What's Hot: August 2012

Sports and Spirit

Russian Revelry

The 2012 Opera Ball presented by the Women’s Guild and the Junior Committee of the New Orleans Opera Association.

On the Cover: August 2012

A Gateway to Greatness

This year’s Whitney Zoo-To-Do raises funds for Cooper Plaza.

A Friendly Meal

The Kingsley House Foundation holds its third “Friendraising Luncheon.”

As You Like It

A “Season Preview Party” opens the 19th season of the Shakespeare Festival at Tulane University.

Bravo for "A Moment in Time"

A one-time-only performance and a gala benefit the New Orleans Ballet Association.

August Snapshots



Cruisin’ the Crescent - August 2012


ACCESS Through Awareness

“A Sweet Soiree” for children with disabilities and their families.

A Note from Bev


Hooray for Hollywood Volunteers

Bridge House/Grace House fêtes 17 years of “Women of Substance.”

Summering in Style

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art and the University of New Orleans celebrate eight years of “Sippin’ in Seersucker.”


Central and Chic

New fashion and old favorites make for great shopping adventures along Old Metairie’s main vein.


To Your Health: Why Women Need Weights

Dining, Entertainment and Cocktails

Skin Deep: Six Summer Solutions

On the Menu: A R'evolutionary Crawfish Pasta

Chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto celebrate their new restaurant and share a recipe.

The Dish: Super Food