St. Charles Avenue - October 2009

On the cover

Every Disney princess and pirate will have their wishes come true when the New Orleans Museum of Art premiers its “Dreams Come True: Art of the Classic Fairy Tales from Walt Disney Studio” at the 44th annual Odyssey Ball on…

A note from Bev

The New Orleans Museum of Art is one of our premiere arts institutions in New Orleans and we’re so grateful to John Bullard, Diane Walmsley, Charlotte Hebert and Lori Frischertz for gracing our cover! They are preparing for the 44th…

Along the Avenue

This city loves the arts as “Culture Collision” proved. Some 1,200 folks piled the New Orleans Museum of Art to see what’s on tap for the coming year at cultural institutions as Le Pêtit Théâtre, Ogden Museum of Southern Art,…

Flavors of Fall

Chef Alon Shaya of Domenica shares a hearty ragu that’s so much more.

Role Playing

Young Leadership Council honors its 2009 Role Models.

Ladies Who Lead

New Orleans Magazine honors its Top Female Achievers with a luncheon at the W. Hotel.

Hot Up Here!

Whitney White Linen Night takes cues from the art it celebrates.

Cancer Crusaders

Susan McMillan, Zully Jimenez and Betsie Gambel share their stories.

Avery Friend

Attending school as a senior at both Mandeville High School and NOCCA|Riverfront, studying creative writing, applying for colleges and still finding time to volunteer locally and nationally makes Avery Friend fully qualified to be considered a Student Activist. During the…


Meeting one’s true love on a New Year’s Eve seems like a grand way to start off a brand new year, but also seems very unlikely. Fortunately Jennifer Sevier Favrot and Philip Douglas Smith met on December 31, 2006, while…

Association of Fund Raising Professionals

From Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes, to Bill Gates, inventor of computer and internet operating systems and co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the tradition of philanthropic giving around the world and…