St. Charles Avenue - May 2009 05/01/2009 Site Staff FacebookTwitter What's HotFor Mother's Day Brennan’s RestaurantA New Orleans perennial. Booked for the WeekendDarcys and Janes gather for the second annual Jane Austen Festival. Having Good ScentsChoosing your perfect perfume. May Snapshots Strawberries ChaucerChef Robert Bruce serves up strawberries in season. Sweet On YouThe Contemporary Arts Center pays tribute to community art supporters at “SweetArts” 2009. May FlowersLocal restaurants are blooming – and not just in name. Big Easy in the Big ApplePreservation Resource Center’s “Jazzed in January”. Get There Fast & Then Take It SlowLocals share their latest and greatest vacations. The Show Must Go On!Southern Rep invites patrons backstage.Registry of Charitable EventsMayMay 1Whitney Zoo-To-DoBenefits: Audubon Nature Institute Event Info: Guests will enjoy specialty cocktails, dinner from local restaurants and entertainment from Midnight Star, Joe Simon Trio, Topsy Chapman, Vieux Carré and the Wild Mohicans Mardi Gras Indians. There will also be… Just Say “NO”The NO/AIDS Task Force celebrates 25 years of service to the city at their anniversary gala. Young Leadership Council: StreetcarsA guide to the New Orleans' painted streetcars Seeing RedThe 2009 Go Red for Women New Orleans Luncheon. Tee for Two (or Fore)!Barbara Bush, Regan Forrester and I are all starting to play golf and needless to say, we all need a lot more work to be competent at this game! Our goal is to have fun! We even decorate our golf… Culinary CharityThe annual Chef’s Charity for Children. On the CoverIf 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… Greenberg-Wakeman WeddingLauren Nicole Greenberg and Devin John Wakeman first dated while they were students at Isidore Newman School. But when she graduated in 1999 and he in 2000, they went their separate ways. She went to the University of Texas in… Pro-Life of the PartyNew Orleans Right to Life Education Foundation celebrates the 10th annual “Proudly Pro-Life Dinner.” A Note from BevThe Heart and Soul Gala is Thursday, May 28 – get ready for a fabulous night! Thanks to Roger Ogden, Mary and Roland Kurnatowski and Carol Solomon of Peoples Health for being “on the cover”! The gala’s goal is to… Student Activist: Libby LeCorgneSome may cite lack of time or talent as reasons for avoiding volunteer work. But Libby LeCorgne, an 18-year-old who has more volunteer jobs under her belt than most people twice her age, believes that anyone can find a way… Federation FêteJewish Federation of Greater New Orleans’ “Campaign Celebration” 2009. Along the AvenueFests, festivals, fêtes and tomfoolery are part of spring’s fling. It is easy to forget how much gets crammed onto calendars between Mardi Gras and Memorial Day, before summer hits this city like a hot, wet blanket. With so many… Diet DecisionsA good fitness program requires a good diet. Feeding FrenzyThe annual Mardi Gras auction at Galatoire’s provides much-needed funds for local charities.