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Danny Driver is Featured Performer at the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans’ ‘Nocturne X’

Internationally acclaimed British pianist Danny Driver graced guests with his repertoire of innovative classical interpretations at “Nocturne X,” this year’s annual fundraiser for the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans. The artist, on Hyperion’s label, has occupied a spot on the MASNO’s wish list for years, and the organization was lucky enough to finally secure […]

Effie Boihem

FeBe Clothing Stores

Jefferson Performing Arts Society Sets Attendance Record at 17th annual ‘Pasta & Puccini’

The 35th year of the Jefferson Performing Arts Society has been one of record-setting success, even in the midst of economic downturn, and the nonprofit’s 17th annual “Pasta & Puccini” fundraising gala was no exception. Guests flocked to the community theater’s Friday, October 19, event, setting a record for gala attendance with 650 attendees. Patrons, […]

LPO Roasts its Music Director to Raise Money for Community Engagement

“The Roast of Carlos Miguel Prieto” was the first fundraiser of its kind for the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, held at The Roosevelt New Orleans on Thursday, October 25, to honor its Music Director with humor and to raise funds to support community engagement with the LPO. This season marks the Mexican conductor’s sixth season with […]

Saks Fifth Avenue “Key to the Cure Kickoff Gala” Benefits Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium

The 12th annual “Key to the Cure Kickoff Gala” on Wednesday, October 17, signaled the start to a four-day shopping extravaganza at Saks Fifth Avenue New Orleans, all in the name of charity. Two percent of all in-store sales from October 17 through October 21 were donated to the cancer research programs of the Louisiana […]

Community Activists Honored at the ‘Ten Outstanding Persons Gala’

A record number of individual and corporate donors contributed to the Family Service of Greater New Orleans’ 39th annual “Ten Outstanding Persons Gala” to make the event their most successful yet. The $105,000 in proceeds will go toward providing counseling and support services to children, adolescents and families in the region. The Wednesday, October 17, […]

Jewel Benefit Concert Aids the Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund

National Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day spokesperson Jewel performed a poignant double-header concert on Monday, October 29, at the New Orleans Convention Center. The performance was in conjunction with the Plastic Surgery “THE Meeting,” a conference sponsored by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The first concert was an intimate affair in the Convention Center’s […]

Super Bowl XLVII Host Committee Holds its ‘Annual Kickoff Luncheon’

Halloween in the Superdome was filled with treats for the 1,040 guests who gathered for the Super Bowl XLVII Host Committee’s “Annual Kickoff Luncheon.” The theme, “A Toast to Tom Benson,” honored Benson for his ownership of the Saints and Hornets in addition to his community involvement. As the rallying cry for January’s Super Bowl […]

LA/SPCA Hosts 34th Annual ‘Howling Success’ Patron Party and Gala

The scene of caped crusaders, masked villains and brightly hued Lycra in the Hyatt Regency’s Empire Ballroom on Sat., Oct. 20, looked more like Gotham City or Metropolis, but the spirit of the event was homegrown from New Orleans. The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ superheroes-themed 34th annual “Howling Success” patron […]

New Orleans Botanical Garden Celebrates Third Annual ‘Magic in the Moonlight’

The stunning grounds of the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park dazzled visitors even more than usual on Friday, October 19, as the lush bushes and elegant oak trees sparkled with celestial blue and white lights in honor of “Magic in the Moonlight.” The third annual fundraiser for the Botanical Garden was a sold-out […]

Green Nonprofit Parkway Partners Celebrates ‘30th Anniversary Gala’

Parkway Partners celebrated its 30th anniversary with a downtown gala at the Hyatt Regency on Thursday, October 25, raising over $100,000 for the general operations and programs budget. The concepts of growing and eating local were never far from the main event, as the three-course dinner featured the best of locally grown produce. Creamy pumpkin […]

Registry of Charitable Events

January to April 2013

Super Super Bowls in New Orleans

A local history of the big game

Educate Yourself

What's New and Special in Your Area School

On the Cover: January 2013

Archie Manning and local St. Jude patient Anna James grace our cover in honor of the Legends for Charity® Dinner, where Manning will be the eighth recipient of the Pat Summerall Award. Taking place on Thursday, January 31, during Super Bowl XLVII weekend in New Orleans, the event benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Past […]

Tiffany Adler


David Judd: Student Activist

Brother Martin High School

Dana Reed

Hope Stone Kids New Orleans

Stumm – Howard

Celie Carriere Stumm and Alvin Pike Howard III have known each other their whole lives, as a result of the close friendship between their mothers, Kit Stumm and Rand Mason. The two didn’t see much of each other growing up, as Pike grew up in Baltimore and Celie in New Orleans, but began dating after […]

Assisted Living & Independence

Lifestyle is key in deciding what kind of retirement living is right for you or your loved one.

Improve Your Health for the New Year in New Orleans

New year, new you – it’s a familiar saying, but it’s more than a cliché. January makes most of us think of new beginnings and ways to improve our health, our fitness and our appearance. Luckily, New Orleans has plenty of places you can count on to help get the new year off to a […]

Lowery Church’s Animal-Inspired Second Birthday Party

It is so easy to have a birthday party at home with an animal-themed room – we just happened to create one. We have five grandchildren, so we decided to redecorate an upstairs bedroom with the help of Kevin Gillentine and Vincent Bergeal. They painted the backdrop, and I resurrected the animal headboards that I […]

Street Food in New Orleans

Street food might not be a concept that you think about in New Orleans, but it’s actually a growing trend in our dining landscape, spanning way beyond Lucky Dog. With street food restaurants opening and more forthcoming, plus the possibility that City Hall will expand the cap and other out-of-date regulations on local trucks – […]

Recipe: Soup for Savoring

Owners Keith Dusko and Tiffany King, along with chef James Cooke, warm us up with Chiba’s Lemongrass Hot and Sour Soup.

What's Hot: January 2013

What's New for the New Year

Effects of Stress on Skin

If you’re like me, it seems like life has been moving way too fast. I seem to be always on a plane and striving for some kind of balance between being a wife, a mother, a clean freak, working and keeping my friends close – life really can become a lot to handle. There is […]

A Note from Bev

We are so excited to feature our favorite Saint, Archie Manning, who will be the eighth recipient of the Pat Summerall Award. He will receive this honor at the Legends for Charity® Dinner on Thursday, January 31, at the Hyatt Hotel during the Super Bowl XLVII weekend in New Orleans. This event benefits St. Jude […]

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