St. Charles Avenue - May 2018


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Darren and Eileen Radcliff attend the New Orleans Mission’s fourth annual “Changing the Face of Homelessness” gala in December. The event was held at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans and featured entertainment by Jonny Diaz and a motivational speech from…

St. Charles Avenue’s Weddings

Once again, St. Charles Avenue magazine is delighted to present you a curated selection of locals’ weddings. Whether you’re in the midst of planning your own wedding, dreaming of one in the future or just like to view how people have celebrated their “big days,” you can find inspiration, beauty and those special touches that only New Orleanians add to their weddings, all in the following pages. In this, our 15th compendium, we offer you five weddings that prove no matter the size, location or opulence, love shines through.

Culture and Community

The CAC recognized artists, performers, educators and philanthropists at “SweetArts 2018.”

Rockin’ in Red

The American Heart Association encourages local women to take charge of their heart health.

Twin Passions

The NOCCA Institute hosted a record-breaking gala to benefit the Daniel Price Memorial Fund.

Good Apples

Eight outstanding community members were honored as “Good Apples” for their commitment to social justice.

Grecian Greatness

The annual “Sugarplum Ball” featured a journey to ancient Greece in support of modern technology.

Ballet in Black and White

Ballet Resource And Volunteer Organization of the New Orleans Ballet Association presented a three-night gala.

Caribbean Carnival

Third annual “Bal Masqué” featured a festive Haitian and Caribbean theme, menu and music.

Tantalizing Toasts

Chef Chip Flanagan of Ralph’s On the Park shares their Shrimp & Crawfish Toast

Mother’s Day

Whether she taught you how to tie your shoes, balance your checkbook or make the perfect sweet tea, she’s always been there. The woman you hold nearest and dearest deserves to be celebrated. This Mother’s Day, treat the most cherished female role models in your life to heartfelt gifts that reflect your admiration and their personal style.

Morgan's Note

May is always an interesting month: it isn’t the hottest it’s going to get, but you’ll often find yourself sweating; it’s the end of the school calendar, but doesn’t feel like it’s time to jet off on vacation; and while…

Bev's Note

We are so proud to present Dress for Success and their incredible fundraiser, “Suits & Salads” on our cover this month! Thanks to Co-Chair and Dress for Success Board Member Leigh Thorpe, Honorary Chair and Director of Marketing Saks Fifth…