Those who read or watched Hurricane Katrina coverage may have noticed a familiar object on our cover: Fats Domino’s baby grand piano. As you enter Louisiana State Museum’s new permanent exhibit, “Living With Hurricanes: Katrina and Beyond,” you’re presented with the arresting site of this piano on a small stage, positioned just as it was […]
Theresa Caroline Sivori, a seventh grader at St. George Episcopal School, knows that teenagers love jewelry. She volunteers with the Beads for Life Organization, which is a program that helps the women of Uganda make money by selling beads. The women of Uganda live on only $1 a day. Because of the extreme poverty in […]
Lisa Beth Moses and Warren Joseph Smith met many years ago when Warren was the college roommate of Lisa’s friend from high school. They saw each other regularly during college, but never had the chance to get to know each other. In 2007, Lisa returned to New Orleans and attended a White Linen Night party […]
Ann and william “Von” Trufant met at a cocktail party in Jacksonville, Fla. Ann had just made her debut in Jacksonville, and was getting ready to go to medical school after college. Von Trufant, a life-long New Orleanian, was a marine underwriter at G.M. Marine and in the Navy Reserve, so he had business in […]
These products and services are must-haves for the New Year. From gadgets and clothes to spring-cleaning and party planning, your life will be made easier and more fun with a little help from these local businesses.
It is hard to believe it’s a new year. The holidays flew by so quickly, the only way I can really tell they’re somewhat over (Twelfth Night is January 6 and the opening salvo of Carnival) is that my feet are killing me and the waistline of a once-roomy dress is now a bit snug. […]
We are so proud to present the “movers and shakers” of the incredible new exhibit at the Presbytère called “Living with Hurricanes: Katrina and Beyond: Louisiana Museum Foundation President Thomas P. Westervelt, Exhibition Patron Co-chair Sally Lapeyre and Exhibition Committee Co-chairs Daryl Byrd and Ruthie Frierson. This riveting exhibit opened in October and you really […]
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