St. Charles Avenue - July 2009

Laurel Giacone

Three years ago, Laurel Giacone was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome. This potentially life-threatening connective tissue disorder affects the lungs, heart, skeletal system and eyes. Instead of letting this disease define her life, this incoming Mount Carmel freshman is taking action…

A Note from Bev

Our cover features Executive Director Baty Landis; Creative Director and former YA/YA, Rondell Crier; and co-chairs Kay Kerrigan and Amanda Rivera representing the new fundraiser, “Just Say YA/YA!” Tuesday, July 21, begins the fun at the patron party, to be…

Along the Avenue

Spring went out with a bang, a whistle, applause and tears. The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra closed its regular season with a bang. Well, not literally but when you perform both Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 and 9 in one performance at…

Debutante Gifts

In addition to Mardi Gras, perhaps the most highly anticipated season for fabulous parties is Debutante Season. Announcements go out in August, which means society’s best have mere months to plan one of the best bashes around (and debut into…

Big Brains Bring

LSUHSC Department of Psychiatry’s 14th annual Sunday at Emeril’s Dinner.

Disco to Save Lives

The Legacy Donor Foundation hosts its annual Soul Revival benefit with a ’70s twist.

Thibaut – Laborde Wedding

“I’m just looking for a happy ending. All I’m looking for is you.” Those Pat Green lyrics from his hit song “Wave on Wave” ring true for Elizabeth Reynaud Thibaut and Eric Lanning Laborde M.D., who met on a blind…

On the Cover

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…