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The New Orleans Botanical Garden’s “Magic in the Moonlight” has become one of the most prestigious fundraisers in the city. Co-Chairs Margo DuBos and Juli Miller Hart, Inaugural Moonlighter Committee Member Brooke Levy, President of the Board Muffin Balart and…

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The largest fundraiser for the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation, “Stake Out for Justice” is a luncheon featuring Honorary Chair Frank Stewart, an award ceremony and recognition of the NOPD. The NOPJF channels private support into programs that yield…

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New Orleans Center for Creative Arts’ “Art & Soul Gala,” Chaired by Ben and Jeanette Jaffe and Laura and John Sillars will take place Saturday, May 13. Starting at 6:30 p.m. with a Patron Party, the Gala follows at 8…

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All of us have been affected by cancer in some way. On Saturday, August 20, the American Cancer Society will hold its 11th annual Hope Gala to honor those who are engaged in the fight against cancer every day. Join…

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Since 1986, the Young Leadership Council has been dedicated to serving the local community by developing leadership through community projects. This year, the organization celebrates its 25th anniversary at its annual Role Model Gala on August 13 at the Sheraton…

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Special thanks to Kacey Hill and Jessica Skelly of the National World War II Museum for their invaluable assistance, and to Victory Belles Tara Brewer, Courtney Boe and Mandi Ridgdell.Celebrate the opening of the John E. Kushner Restoration Pavilion, the…

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This year marks many anniversaries for Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses: Hermann-Grima House celebrates 180 years; Gallier House celebrates 15 years as part of The Woman’s Exchange (which took over the operation of the Gallier House from Tulane University in 1996); The…

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Each year the Whitney Zoo-To-Do and the Zoo-To-Do for Kids presented by Humana are not-to-be-missed events featuring many of the best in food, auctions and entertainment. This year’s Zoo-To-Do for Kids presented by Humana will take place Friday, April 29.…

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Lift your mint julep and sweet tea in a toast on Friday, April 1 at the New Orleans Fair Grounds, as Children’s Hospital celebrates “The Sugarplum Stakes,” the 30th anniversary of its Sugarplum Ball.Three decades ago, attendees helped the hospital…

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Celebrating its 35th year, the theme of the Contemporary Arts Center’s SweetArts is “Art In The Dark” – of which there will be plenty. One-night only interactive and illuminated art installations will include: “Tunnel” by Paint, “A Kiss in the…

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Those who read or watched Hurricane Katrina coverage may have noticed a familiar object on our cover: Fats Domino’s baby grand piano. As you enter Louisiana State Museum’s new permanent exhibit, “Living With Hurricanes: Katrina and Beyond,” you’re presented with…

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Daniel Price’s two major passions in his life were art and music. It is fitting that “Home for the Holidays,” a night of spectacular music and art, benefits the Daniel Price Memorial Fund for Aspiring Artists. The fund provides scholarships…

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Hats off to William Goldring, United Way’s 2010 Alexis de Tocqueville Society Award honoree! Each year, the Tocqueville Society “confers a single award upon a recipient who exemplifies the ideals of generosity and service to the Greater New Orleans community.”…

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Cheers, as we celebrate the return of Carnivale du Vin to New Orleans. The revelry at the sixth annual gala and wine auction begins on Saturday, November 13 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.Join Chef Emeril Lagasse, Emeril Lagasse Foundation…

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On Saturday, October 9, step into a scene of bluebonnets with the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s annual O What a Night Gala. Co-chairs Michelle Ogden and Grace Kaynor, as well as T.G. Solomon – who with the Solomon family…

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The New Orleans cultural season is sounding its beginning once again – with Overture to the Cultural Season’s annual gala leading the way. This year, the gala’s theme is “Celebration of the Arts,” and the event will be held at…

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The Louisiana Children’s Museum on Julia Street has been a New Orleans staple since 1987, enriching children’s lives through education, exploration, creativity and hands-on learning. To that end, LCM holds an annual fundraiser, CHAIRish the Children, to continue its efforts…

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At this year’s Young Aspirations/Young Artists fundraiser, young artists from area schools are encouraging patrons to “Just Say YA/YA!” – and put good use to their dollars. “Just Say YA/YA,” the organization’s 2nd annual fundraiser, will feature hand painted chairs…

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Rosie the Riveter was right when she famously opined, “We Can Do It!” The “we” in this case is, of course, women, and it’s women’s countless contributions to war efforts that will be honored at this year’s IberiaBank Victory Ball,…

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The Audubon Zoo is getting ready to make a splash! Whitney Zoo-To-Do and Humana’s Zoo-To-Do for Kids are right around the corner, ready to celebrate the grand opening of Audubon’s Cool Zoo Splash Park, an exciting brand-new addition to the…

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If you feel like taking wing, Sentimental Journeys, Longue Vue House and Gardens’ primary fundraising gala, will be the place to be on Friday, April 16. The Patron Party on Thursday, April 15, will be held at the lovely St.…

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The Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association is roaring. The Roaring 1920s, that is. The guild’s major annual fundraiser for the Opera Association will be the “Great Gatsby” Opera Ball and will be held, not in West Egg,…

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The Legacy Donor Foundation exists in order to educate people about the importance of registering as organ and tissue donors. We all know how crucial it is to discuss our wishes for what happens to us after death with our…

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As the holiday season quickly approaches, one of New Orleans’s favorite traditions opens New Orleans City Park to the public: Celebration in the Oaks. This celebration has been a tradition for many residents for the past 23 holiday seasons and…

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Everyone loveS a Hollywood moment: the elegance, the sumptuous clothing and costumes and, of course, a plot with drama and romance. While that era of film may be long-gone, fear not: The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to…

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Every Disney princess and pirate will have their wishes come true when the New Orleans Museum of Art premiers its “Dreams Come True: Art of the Classic Fairy Tales from Walt Disney Studio” at the 44th annual Odyssey Ball on…

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New Orleans and New York have a lot more in common than being historically rich cities with amazing entertainment and musical centers. Both cities’ culture will make an appearance together to help Touro Infirmary raise funds for the Touro Infirmary…

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Soon dogs such as Mr. Bundles, Dingo and Wilhelm will have a place to call their own after NOLA City Bark opens New Orleans’ first officially designated dog park. The planning for this state-of-the-art dog park began in August 2007,…

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Featured on this month’s cover are the directors – Baty Landis, executive director; Rondell Crier, creative director; and Kay Kerrigan and Amanda Rivera, co-chairwomen – of a unique organization that promotes artistic expression and positive development among budding New Orleans…

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After forming in 2000, the Idea Village has pushed people to start entrepreneurial endeavors in New Orleans. This collective of professionals, MBAs and investors has helped over 255 business plans come into fruition. And this past April, the U.S. Commerce…