St. Charles Avenue - May 2010 04/30/2010 Site Staff FacebookTwitter Fashion ForwardMen and Women of Fashion present the 38th annual Prix d’Elegance Awards Luncheon. The Mother LoadTreat your mom to something tasty. Happy to be MadThe Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association and its cast of (beneficial) characters. General GreatnessLafayette Square’s longstanding tradition of free music and fun continues. Party with a PurposeThe United Negro College Fund celebrates minds and Motown. Mason PageMason Page is a 13-year-old seventh grader at Stuart Hall School for Boys. There, Page is the head of the recycling committee and is involved with Stuart Hall’s Round Table and student government. Being the head of the recycling committee,… 50 Years StrongThe Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans celebrates its golden anniversary. Simply: StretchDon’t forget one of the most important aspects of your workout. A Jewel is CelebratedThe Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival kicks off. On the coverRosie the Riveter was right when she famously opined, “We Can Do It!” The “we” in this case is, of course, women, and it’s women’s countless contributions to war efforts that will be honored at this year’s IberiaBank Victory Ball,… Nugon -ArminioWith the anticipation of a proposal during the 2009 Easter Weekend in New Orleans, John Norman Arminio could not wait one more day to propose to Katherine Elinor Nugon. After a romantic home-cooked meal at Katie’s home, John called Katie’s… Crash This BashSouthern Repertory Theater celebrates by bringing you backstage for a second year. A note from BevWe are so honored to have the IberiaBank Victory Ball featured on our cover this month! Thanks to Honorary Chair Phyllis Taylor and co-chairs Rita Benson LeBlanc and Daphne and Brandon Berger for giving us a night to remember on… Avery McLoughlin – Beauregard Lewis BassichAvery McLoughlin married Beauregard Lewis Bassich on September 22, 1951 at Marsh House on Avery Island at Avery’s family home.Beau and Avery met playing football in Audubon Park after a fabulous debutante party held at a home on Exposition Boulevard.… Party in PeristyleFriends of City Park’s annual fundraiser helps restore beloved city icon. Along the AvenueSt. Charles Avenue magazine and New Orleans Bride’s own Morgan Packard couldn’t have been more surprised when long-time beau Mike Griffith served up a rare, antique lavender sapphire in an Art Deco setting as dessert on her birthday. The avowed… april snapshots Summer Travel & SavingsEverything you’re looking for, all within a few hours from home.What’s HotMother’s Day The Greatest Cause on EarthChildren’s Hospital’s annual Sugarplum Ball goes to the circus. 10 of the Best Lunches, Brunches & Happy HoursWhere to imbibe and what to choose.Composites AttractThanks to designers like Givenchy, Prabal Gurung and Versace, this forever-cool combo is back in a big way. How Sweet the TasteHermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses presents an evening of wining, dining and buying.Registry of Charitable EventsMay-August 2010 Fab LabFrom application to mixers, these two girls have makeup down pat. Good Times at TempleTemple Sinai’s annual fundraiser allows synagogue members to give back. Palate PersuasionChef John Bolderson of Jackson Restaurant mixes the savory and the sweet.