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St. Charles Avenue April 2016

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Tea Time – and Wine, Too!

WYES toasted to the future with a classic “Downton Abbey” theme.

2016 Courts of Carnival

St. Charles Avenue’s fourth annual Courts of Carnvial brings you sparkling trains and glittering crowns, and reminds you that Mardi Gras really is the most wonderful time of year in New Orleans. Arranged in reverse chronological order from Mardi Gras to Twelfth Night, the Courts of Carnvial march through our memories. Long live the season! […]

The Silverback Society

Leading by example

A Class Act

St. Charles Avenue celebrated 50 individuals who empower New Orleans and its 20th anniversary.

Deck the Halls

PRC’s 40th annual “Holiday Home Tour” raised funds for homes and those in need.

Holiday of Hope

Ladies Leukemia League heralded the Christmas season with hope for a cure.

A Concert of Creative Arts

NOCCA hosted its annual musical benefit in memory of Daniel Price.

Passing the Torch

ADL hosted its annual “A. I. Botnick Torch of Liberty Award Dinner” to honor two.

Southern Nights

A sold-out tribute concert honored Allen Toussaint.

A Milestone Masquerade

The “Azúcar Ball” achieved its Silver Jubilee.

Masks Required “Bal Masque” celebrated Creole Carnival culture.

“Bal Masque” celebrated Creole Carnival culture.

Opulence at the Opera

The 47th “Opera Ball” brought the Viennese Opera to the first American city of opera.


April 2016

On the Cover

The Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses museums are committed to preservation, interpretation and education; they strive to tell the story of why we live in New Orleans, and why we rebuilt our beloved city. A beautiful, tasty and fun way to support their works is their annual “Amazing Grapes Wine Auction” on April 23. This […]

Bev's Note

If you haven’t been to the Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses in the French Quarter lately, you need to visit soon! The Hermann-Grima House, built in 1831, and the Gallier House, circa 1860, are two National Historic Landmarks and accredited museums that illustrate the history of New Orleans and Louisiana’s unique Creole culture. The preserved […]

Morgan's Note

As you can see, April is a very busy month for nonprofit events! From golf tournaments to dinners, from auctions to walks, this month has every kind of event you could want for a rainbow of local nonprofits. Why not pick one you haven't supported before and try out their event this month? You might […]

Rotating Rounds

The Carousel Bar keeps turning

Sweet Pickings

Strawberry season

Spring Cleaning

How to master the brush off

Snack Well

Executive Chef Kristin Essig and Sous Chef Ben Thibodeaux of Cavan share their Hushpuppies With Spiced Honey.

Simple Pleasures & Pleasant Surprises

Classic New Orleans foods done right


Artist Brandan Odums’ spray-paint mega murals of African-American icons frame the season’s coolest looks for hot weather. His first solo exhibit, “Ephemeral Eternal,” is on view now at Bywater Art Space SudioBE. Makeup by Glenn Mosley, Hair by Abby Bordes for Niki Walker Salon, Model Elle Wenzel, Photographed on location at StudioBE #ephemeraleternal     […]

Vieux Carré Views

A beautiful way to spend a day in the French Quarter



Alyssa Fletchinger

Vice President, Plush Appeal

Devin Justin Lockett

De La Salle High School

Kendall Carriere

Owner/Instructor, barre3

Patrick M. Schoen

Managing Partner, Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home

What’s Hot

Spring Fashion Accessories

Summer Camps

Every Day Away Camp 1100 Broadway St. | New Orleans 877-454-3226 everydayaway.camp Every Day Away is an entirely new summer day camp concept, brought to you by Kidcam, the region’s most trusted name in children’s summer camps. Located in Uptown New Orleans near Tulane, campers will get off campus every day as they enjoy new […]

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