St. Charles Avenue - November 2020

Life is a Cabaret

The National Council of Jewish Women hosted “A Diva Cabaret Zoom Party” virtual gala on August 8 featuring the renowned theater, dance and burlesque duo Kitten N’ Lou as principal entertainment. The pair performed a medley of songs to the…

Holiday Gift Guide

Boudreaux's Jewelers 504-831-2602 | BoudreauxsJewelers.com Gift this amazing platinum jewel by Star Emerald. This ring features a 3.21 carat Emerald surrounded by 2.37 carats of diamonds, available for $39,995.   Feet First 504-899-6800 | FeetFirstStores.com We could all use a…

The Dish | Smoke & Mirrors

An informal poll conducted in my Uptown neighborhood revealed that, given the extreme polarization with which we currently live, some are relieved to have toxic Cousin…

Student Activist | Maya Johnson

“I feel I’ve gained a voice to speak up about the injustices occurring across the nation and the world. I’ve learned the importance of being educated about topics that affect different groups of people,” says Maya Johnson a senior at…

Eshleman – Morales

In 2014, New Orleans native Katherine Boh Eshleman was living in Austin, Texas, with her best friend from childhood, Katie. Katie had gone to college with Richard Ernest Morales, and she wanted for years to introduce Richard to Katherine.…

Racing Into History

In the infield of the New Orleans Fair Grounds are two small white obelisks inscribed with the names Pan…

The New Luxury

Fashion Stylist: Melissa Coleman Photographer: Theresa Cassagne Makeup: Midori Tajiri / Midori Makeup Artistry Hair: Jessica Palma/Palma Pro Artistry Model: Martine Chaisson Linares Location: Martine Chaisson Gallery Toffee sweater with detachable turtleneck and matching lounge pant by Dorothee Schumacher from…

Editors' Note

Bev's Note Our annual holiday fashion feature offers fabulous outfits modeled by Martine Chaisson Linares in her own exquisite gallery! Discover your new favorite going out and staying in outfits, then add a new accessory from our What’s Hot for…

Shop Talk | Shauna Leftwich

What does an average day look like at Ashley Hall Interiors? It could be an installation day where we would be pulling and packing up all the lamps, accessories and embellishments from our showroom to polish off our installation. If…

Dining Together, Apart

This series provides an opportunity to support the innovative work happening daily at Ochsner all while enjoying fine dining from the comfort of your own home. The series of summertime events brought the community together virtually while helping to advance…

Creatively Connecting

The “Paint the Town Green Gala” is typically held in person, welcoming luminaries from across the Greater New Orleans area. However, the COVID-19 pandemic challenged Raintree Children & Family Services to get creative in this year’s fundraising to help vulnerable…

Snapshots & Schooldays

Rabbi Mendel Ceitlin, Sam Fradella, Mike Gennaro and Rabbi Yossie Nemes attended Chabad Metairie’s annual donor appreciation event, “Thanks for Giving,” in January. (Photo by Gil Rubman) Jill Halpern and Billy Henry shared a smile during Chabad Metairie’s “Thanks for…

Shop Talk | Tracy Brown Ph.D.

What kind of care options do you provide? HomeLife in the Gardens is a senior living community offering independent living, assisted living, memory care and respite care services. How has the pandemic affected your business and policies? We continue to…

Story of Hope of the Month

Helping women gain employment and economic independence is the mission of Dress for Success New Orleans (DFSNO), which helps over 400 clients annually and serves the community as a vital resource. The organization’s mission pairs well with that of California…

YAYA

WHO WE ARE YAYA empowers creative young people through visual arts education and entrepreneurship training. HOW TO HELP Shop for unique, handmade work by our artists, take an art class, or make a donation online.   3322 LaSalle St., New…

United Way of Southeast Louisiana

WHO WE ARE For 95 years, United Way of Southeast Louisiana has been a leader and trusted partner in improving lives. We fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community we serve. HOW TO…

New Orleans Jazz Museum

WHO WE ARE An epicenter of live music since 2016, the New Orleans Jazz Museum celebrates the origins, evolution, and cultural relevance of New Orleans jazz music through immersive exhibitions, exhilarating performances, audio preservation, and education and scholarship. HOW TO…

Girls on the Run New Orleans

WHO WE ARE Our life-changing program empowers and inspires girls to believe they can do, and be, anything! HOW TO HELP Help our NOLA girls go the distance with a life-changing sponsorship or donation! Contact julieanne@gotrnola.org.   5500 Prytania St.,…

Girl Scouts Louisiana East

WHO WE ARE Girl Scouts Louisiana East develops leadership in local girls (K-12) through activities and discovery. HOW TO HELP Attend an event or support GSLE’s operations, programs, or camp properties at gsle.org.   841 S. Clearview Pkwy., New Orleans…

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of South Louisiana

WHO WE ARE Ronald McDonald House Charities® of South Louisiana provides a ‘home away from home’ for families of seriously ill or injured children needing medical treatment in New Orleans. Family services include free accommodations, meals, transportation, and support. HOW…

Headway at Bastion

WHO WE ARE Bastion’s Headway program helps veterans with brain injuries maximize independence, improve skills, and build supportive networks. HOW TO HELP To support those who serve or to learn more about Headway, visit joinbastion.org.     1901 Mirabeau Ave.,…

New Orleans Habitat for Humanity | Board Members

WHO WE ARE New Orleans Habitat builds thriving communities and affordable homes by partnering with future homebuyers, donors, volunteers, and more. Homebuyers purchase their homes with a 0% interest mortgage and work 350 hours of sweat equity alongside volunteers. HOW…

Louisiana SPCA

WHO WE ARE We protect and care for animals in need and help pet parents throughout Louisiana. HOW TO HELP Help homeless and abused animals by donating, volunteering or fostering.   Multiple locations 504.368.5191 | louisianaspca.org   Sponsored

Crimestoppers

WHO WE ARE Crimestoppers has served all citizens in Southeast Louisiana since 1981 providing justice for crime victims and their families. Our Youth Programs focus on educating and empowering students to be safe and accountable for their actions. HOW TO…

BYOBIKES

WHO WE ARE BYOBikes, a 501c3 nonprofit, is committed to building a stronger, safer community by spreading joy with a gift of a bike to less fortunate kids throughout NOLA, which are distributed at their annual holiday event. HOW TO…

Catholic Community Foundation

WHO WE ARE The Catholic Community Foundation (CCF) fosters generosity to strengthen the body of Christ. The Foundation connects donors with the charities most important to them and invites community members to join initiatives that create a lasting impact. HOW…

Keeping the Arts Alive

Arts District New Orleans (ADNO), the organization that founded the popular White Linen Night event, hosted “White Linen Light” throughout the entire month of August. The event took place both physically in the New Orleans’ historic Warehouse Arts District and…

What's Hot | Holiday Fashion Accessories

1. Have holiday travel plans? Silence the sound fashionably with a set of Master Dynamic noise cancelling headphones in a mix of silver metal and brown leather. Master Dynamic, MasterDynamic.com   2. Show a beloved friend just how much you…