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St. Charles Avenue January 2011

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Bubbles and Barbecue

The New Orleans Jazz Institute’s inaugural fundraiser

Service with A Side of Celebrities

Bridge House celebrates with a fourth year of celebrity support.

An Entertaining Affair

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society hosts its annual “Pasta & Puccini” fundraiser.


The 24th annual All Saints Soirée is a masked affair.

Justice for All

The New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation hosts a fundraising luncheon.

Here We Are

Urban Conservancy celebrates a unique sense of place.

Toast for the Arts

KID smART hosts a fundraiser for arts education in elementary schools.

A Black & White (& Pink) Affair

“Ochsner Goes Pink” for breast cancer fundraising and awareness.

Beautifying the Region

Parkway Partners honors its founder and raises fund for its projects.

Beyond Katrina

Louisiana State Museum unveils a brand-new exhibit.

Educate Yourself

what’s new and special in your area school

Let Us Eat Cake!

Two separate groups kick off Carnival in the spirit of the season.

On the Cover

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 […]

Tummy Troubles

Getting rid of post-holiday belly fat.

Theresa Sivori

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 […]

Moses – Smith

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 Stockton Teague Weds William von Phul Trufant

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 […]

A New You for the New Year

The latest health, beauty, wellness and fitness tips for kicking off 2011.

Fare Grounds

Dining in Mid-City and Lakeview has never been so tasty.

Chili When it’s Chilly

Chef Thomas Woods of Maximo’s spices things up.

Freshen Up

Try on a new look this year

What You Can’t Live Without

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.

Along the Avenue

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. […]

A note from Bev

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 […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM