St. Charles Avenue - May 2012 05/01/2012 Site Staff FacebookTwitter Charitable Eventsmay to august 2012 It’s Raining GreenRaintree Children and Family Services “Paint the Town Green” every year for local families. Joy RedeauxNew Orleans’ Joy Theater has a grand history. Celebrating a Museum’s ProgressJLGC hosts its fifth annual “Celebration of Innovation” for the Children’s Museum of St. Tammany. The Dish: Eat Your Heart OutKeep calm and have a varied appetite. Food for ThoughtThird annual “La Provence Wine Dinner” benefitted the St. Tammany Cancer Fund. StargazingA once-in-a-lifetime gala for “A Night to Make It Right.” Building a Grand EntranceThe 30th anniversary of “Lark In The Park.” Their Hearts on Their SleevesThe 2012 American Heart Association “Go Red for Women Luncheon.” To Toast or Not?The impact of alcohol on your fitness goals. Gifts for GraduatesLocal businesses offer up gift ideas for high school and college graduates. On the Cover: May 2012Since the late 18th century, the ambiance of opera has remained an integral part of New Orleans’ music culture. New Orleans also holds the title of the “First City of Opera” in the United States. This year’s 2012 Opera Ball… Perschall – GomilaWhitney Evans Gomila was out with his friends for an “Annual Guys Night Out” while Ashley Elizabeth Perschall was celebrating with her girlfriends the end of the Katrina Curfew in New Orleans when the two groups met up at Pat… Step By Step“Dancing for the Arts” celebrates art education. A Note from BevMay 5 is the 2012 Opera Ball and you don’t want to miss it! Thanks to our cover models: President of the New Orleans Opera Association Ted Martin, President of the Women’s Guild New Orleans Opera Association Jean Rice, Opera… Cruisin’ the Crescent - May 2012The Sybarites sure know how to throw a bash; they laid out all the stops for their annual spring party. Party chairs Dana Hansel and Winnie Brown created a memorable, stupendous and exciting party at the New Orleans Board of… Adding to the LegacyThe Legacy Donor Foundation celebrates its 2012 “Soul Revival.” Families, Fireworks and FairiesThe anatomy of a spectacular wedding On the Menu: Seasons SeasoningsChef and co-owner Anton Schulte serves up crawfish and mascarpone ravioli with wilted leeks and artichoke, oven-dried tomato and brandy browned butter. Deciding to Keep Our PromisesDaughters of Charity Services of New Orleans hosts its inaugural gala. What’s Hot: May 2012Mother’s Day You Can HelpThe Gift of Effective Giving: Learning how to donate wisely Leonardo SeoaneChristian Brothers School Skin Deep: The Skinny On Your SkinFrom prep to polish – it all depends on your skin type Ten Years of Oscars for Health“Oscar Night New Orleans” celebrates a decade of Red Cross support.