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If you’re looking for “real soul,” look no further than the 2009 New Orleans Heart and Soul Gala. Carol Soloman, CEO of Peoples Health, the gala’s presenting sponsor, will get your heart pounding with this year’s new format. In a…

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Jean and Panya are the elephants in the room that everyone’s talking about. Not only are these Asiatic elephants this month’s star cover models, but they’re also the stars of this year’s Whitney Zoo-To-Do. Proceeds from the Audubon Zoo’s signature…

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To keep up with the lively Mexican conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto, some Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra fans felt they should up the tempo – only Con Brio, an Italian musical term for “with spirit” or “with brilliance,” would do. They found the…

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Though history has proven that Marie Antoinette did not, in fact, say, “Let them eat cake!” there are few among us who can resist those beautifully decorated sugary confections. So, as we’ve all thought at one time or another, if…

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Welcome to the new look of St. Charles Avenue magazine! Since the magazine was first printed in November 1995, it has gone through paper, size and editorial changes, but has never been fully redesigned – what better time to unveil…

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The holiday season is a magical time. As winter’s chill settles on New Orleans, anything seems possible and the air almost appears to twinkle as breezes blow. For many New Orleanians, the season hasn’t officially begun until they can walk…

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Fall has arrived. The air is crisp and everyone is dusting off their suits and long dresses – the cultural season is upon us! But as we look toward the future of our city (and her parties), we also need to…

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Those who wish to spend “A Night in Old Havana” need go no further than the “Sentimental Journeys” this October 24 and 25. Besides transporting guests through time and international embargos, the fundraiser serves as a benefit for the Longue…

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On October 18, as the Ogden Museum of Southern Art celebrates it’s annual “O What A Night” gala, the passageway connecting the Ogden’s Patrick F. Taylor Library, designed by noted architect H.H. Richardson, with Goldring Hall, designed by architect Errol…

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For 21 years, the Louisiana Children’s Museum has played an important role in the lives of local children with its programs, classes and exhibits that bridge the gap between learning and fun. It is truly a shining gem in a…

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New Orleans has played a significant role in the propagation of myriad art forms throughout the U.S., including opera, jazz and, one of the more overlooked, 18th- and 19th-century decorative arts traditions from Europe, the Caribbean and the eastern seaboard…

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What better way to celebrate and honor those who entertained, comforted and inspired the troops of World War II, and those here on the home front, than with the 2008 Stone Energy Victory Ball, this year themed “Thanks for the…

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If you’ve been wondering how to get involved in your community and help the next generation in the process, here’s your chance. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and The Lupin Foundation invite you to “Get Into the Act!” at…

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When you find the perfect house, you just know. That’s what happened to Ken Foster, owner of the home you see above, pictured above in the background with one of his cover dogs and author of The Dogs Who Found…

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When flowers across New Orleans begin to stretch their petals outward, it must be time for Art in Bloom. A joint project by the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Garden Study Club of New Orleans, this year’s theme…