St. Charles Avenue - April 2016

2016 Courts of Carnival

St. Charles Avenue’s fourth annual Courts of Carnvial brings you sparkling trains and glittering crowns, and reminds you that Mardi Gras really is the most wonderful time of year in New Orleans. Arranged in reverse chronological order from Mardi Gras…

Summer Camps

Every Day Away Camp 1100 Broadway St. | New Orleans 877-454-3226 Every Day Away is an entirely new summer day camp concept, brought to you by Kidcam, the region’s most trusted name in children’s summer camps. Located in Uptown…

A Blooming History

Luis Colmenares and Bev Church teamed up – again – for “Art in Bloom”


Artist Brandan Odums’ spray-paint mega murals of African-American icons frame the season’s coolest looks for hot weather. His first solo exhibit, “Ephemeral Eternal,” is on view now at Bywater Art Space SudioBE. Makeup by Glenn Mosley, Hair by Abby Bordes…

Snack Well

Executive Chef Kristin Essig and Sous Chef Ben Thibodeaux of Cavan share their Hushpuppies With Spiced Honey.

Morgan's Note

As you can see, April is a very busy month for nonprofit events! From golf tournaments to dinners, from auctions to walks, this month has every kind of event you could want for a rainbow of local nonprofits. Why not…

Bev's Note

If you haven’t been to the Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses in the French Quarter lately, you need to visit soon! The Hermann-Grima House, built in 1831, and the Gallier House, circa 1860, are two National Historic Landmarks and accredited…

On the Cover

The Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses museums are committed to preservation, interpretation and education; they strive to tell the story of why we live in New Orleans, and why we rebuilt our beloved city. A beautiful, tasty and fun way…

Opulence at the Opera

The 47th “Opera Ball” brought the Viennese Opera to the first American city of opera.

Passing the Torch

ADL hosted its annual “A. I. Botnick Torch of Liberty Award Dinner” to honor two.

Holiday of Hope

Ladies Leukemia League heralded the Christmas season with hope for a cure.