St. Charles Avenue - September 2013

Giving for Creativity

On May 19, 650 guests flocked to the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts’ largest annual fundraiser, “Art and Soul,” held at the organization’s beautiful Bywater facility. Chairs Hartley Casbon, marketing manager at the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, and…

Fall Fashion Accessories

Transitioning our wardrobes from summer to fall can confound even the most stylish among us. Digging up our long pants and sweaters from the deep recesses of our dressers is an exciting prospect for those who are ready for the…

Take a Bow

Benefactors gather to support the 20th anniversary of the NOBA/NORDC Center for Dance.

Recipe: Broiled Fish Bliss

Broiled Boneless Whole Fish with Heirloom Tomatoes, Sweet Onions, Shaved Parmesan and Citrus Thyme Vinaigrette • 2 2-pound speckled trout, flounder or redfish, scaled and completely boned with tail connected (Hint: If buying a whole fish at the grocery store,…

A World of Whimsy

The Louisiana Children’s Museum gives children a multicultural experience.

Registry of Charitable Events

SEPTEMBER September 6 JULIETTE & CAMERON’S GOLF TOURNAMENT Benefits: Make-A-Wish of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana Event Info.: Enjoy a day of golf for a wonderful cause. All of the event’s proceeds will go to making the dreams of…

Housing House Party

The NDF brings benefactors together to support the city’s first-time homebuyers.

Placecard and Favor Ideas for Your Next Dinner Party

Summer is over and the children are in school, so it’s time to plan dinner parties with a few friends. Here are a few favor and placecard ideas to make each soirée fun and different! We chose inexpensive items…

Local Wedding: Sanders - Villere

Margaret Elizabeth Sanders and Pierre Blaise Villere II had always known of each other but finally met one evening through mutual friends in New Orleans. Pierre knew as soon as he met her that there was something special about Margaret,…

On The Cover

This year, The New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation will honor the Garden Study Club of New Orleans for their sustained support of the garden throughout the years at their annual “Magic in the Moonlight” event. The intimate al fresco dinner…

A Note from Bev

“Magic in the Moonlight,” a benefit for the New Orleans Botanical Garden, has become one of the most exciting new fundraisers in New Orleans, so save the date: Friday, October 18. We are honored to have on our cover Anne…

Cruisin’ the Crescent

This column marks my second year writing for St. Charles Avenue, and like my fist year, I’ve learned so much about our wonderful city. As I’ve said before, New Orleans has been a huge influence in my writing. I have…

Lisa Swords

Owner, Town and Country Bridal Salon & Ladies Apparel