Author: Bev Church

Bev's Note

  We at Renaissance Publishing are thrilled to support Bastion and our wounded warriors for the third year at our fifth annual “Wine, Dine & Design!” Thanks to our cover movers and shakers: Betsy Laborde, President and Founder of Monarch Blue…

Entertaining With Bev: Spur of the Moment Fun

It all started a week before the Fourth of July when my sister and brother-in-law, Marianne and Alan Mumford, asked us to go with them to Puerto Vallarta – off-season! We made the reservations and were on the plane three…

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We are so excited about our cover this month celebrating the arts. As we all know, the arts are the very fabric that makes our city strong, diverse and vibrant! Thanks to Stephanie Burks, BRAVO President of the New Orleans…

Entertaining With Bev: Fish Faced

Fishing is one of my favorite things to do and City Park, right at Bayou St. John, is the perfect spot! You can have a picnic while you fish, complete with a decorated umbrella and tablecloth. Add fish glasses and…

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If you take a ride out to City Park, you’ll see the new Children’s Museum coming to life – and it’s all been made possible by so many volunteers, like Anne Milling, Peggy Laborde and the late Nancy Marsiglia. If…

Entertaining with Bev: Flamingo Fun

We have adorable new neighbors who just moved in, and to welcome them we decided to have a pool party for the children: Weston, Ann Colin and Kate! We already have several flamingos in our garden, as well as in…

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If you talk to anyone about why they’re most proud of New Orleans, they’ll probably mention our National WWII Museum! We are so proud to present the 2018 “American Spirit Awards” presented by The National WWII Museum, which will be…

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The “Whitney Zoo-To-Do” is May 4 this year, and you want to start planning your outfit now! We are celebrating the return of the lions to the zoo, thanks to Joy and Boysie Bollinger! We are thrilled to present our cover…

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I love the Edible Schoolyard! I volunteered there for two years at Samuel J. Green School, so I’m very excited to present the biggest fundraiser for them on our cover this month! This is the ninth annual “An Edible Evening,”…

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Get ready to ride with YEP, the Youth Empowerment Project, on March 11, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.! Thanks so much to our cover models: Event Chairs Julie Livaudais George, Semmes Walmsley and Erica Woodley; Executive Director Melissa…

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The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is a gem in our city and is known internationally as a repository for the most fabulous Southern artists and their creations. This year, the biggest gala for the museum, “O What A Night!”…

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We all know how important our policemen and women are to our city, and we want to thank them for their service! You can get involved by supporting the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation. Thanks to our cover models,…

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We are so proud as New Orleanians to have The National WWII Museum in our city; it represents everything that’s superior: our history, our spirit and the service of our people! We are proud to present on our cover the museum’s…

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The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts is an icon in our city – and for good reason! It was founded in 1973 to offer intensive art instruction for high school students in Classical Music, Creative Writing, Culinary Arts, Dance, Jazz,…

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We are thrilled to feature the 40th “Whitney Zoo-To-Do” and the 29th “Zoo-To-Do for Kids” presented by Tulane Pediatrics. These are spectacular parties, and this year both events will benefit the expansion of the Jaguar Jungle exhibit! Thanks so much…