St. Charles Avenue - December 2011 12/01/2011 Site Staff FacebookTwitter Celebrating the SouthThe Ogden Museum of Southern Art offers Southern art and honors George Dureau. Scanlon –HarrisShelley Blair Scanlon and Greggory Casteix Harris met at the University of Alabama. Gregg lived with Shelley’s cousin, Totty Kostmayer, their freshman year and Totty introduced them, but Shelley and Gregg didn’t start dating until the spring of their sophomore… Fête Al FrescoMagic in the Moonlight throws a fête for flowers. Victoria MarcelUrsuline Academy A Blooming TraditionThe inaugural Longue Vue Edith Stern Award Luncheon honors Genevieve Trimble. Healthy HolidaysHow to safely lose those pesky pounds Rewarding RestorationFourth annual Heritage Club Luncheon honors home restoration. december snapshots 2011 On the CoverAs St. Charles Avenue continues to celebrate its 15th anniversary, we are proud to present you with this year’s Activists of the Year. We hope that you will join us in honoring Mimi Robinson Bowen, Leah Chase, Dr. Norman Francis,… An Evening, A FairCADA Carnivale raises funds for substance abuse programs. O Come, O ComeCaroling in Jackson Square for more than 60 years A note from BevOur December cover, which features some of the most incredible activists in our city, is a source of tremendous pride for our magazine! Celebrating our 15th anniversary are: Mimi Robinson Bowen, Leah Chase, Dr. Norman Francis, Leslie R. Jacobs, Diana… Shop for the CureKey to the Cure unites the LCRC and Saks to beat breast cancer. Luxury Gift Guide cruisin’ the crescentWhat a fabulous month: There were so many events to attend and I turned 30! Turning 30 is a little scary, but I was very lucky to celebrate with close friends who hosted a joint birthday dinner for my friend… Lambeth On BroadwayThis year’s gala was a family affair. Charitable GivingLocal businesses and organizations are making it easier than ever to give back to the community this holiday season. What’s HotJewelry Tango Time or Warm Ups?Casa Argentina dances the night away to preserve culture. St. Charles Avenue’s 2011Activists of the Year 52 Beauty ResolutionsForget larger-than-life resolutions you just won’t keep. Here are 52 easy ideas (one for each week) to help make you even more beautiful in 2011. Resolution 1: Throw out your makeup sponge after every use (or at least once a… Sneaking a PeekNew Orleans Film Society celebrates 22 years. A Celebration with KickChef Nathan Gile of Flaming Torch shares Pan-Seared Scallops with Potato-Corn Hash and Chimichurri Sauce Savory Sweet 16Crescent City Farmers Market’s “Sweet 16th” birthday. The Greatest EscapeExcursions can mean extraordinary meals. A Great Holiday StoryA generous man receives gifts in his time of need.