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St. Charles Avenue January 2021

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Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana’s “Excelencia Gala”

Director Alba Huddleston, Auctioneer Chuck Mutz and Board Member Blanca Robinson   The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana honored leadership and community engagement within the Hispanic community at its “Excelencia Gala,” which serves to fund critical programming and services. These are more important than ever as the organization works to assist the Hispanic community, […]

SNAPSHOTS

*Please note: some events portrayed here were held before COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings and face covering requirements. Conery, Ellie and Anna Schmidt enjoyed a night of bowling at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s “Student of the Year Kickoff Party” held at the Rock ‘N’ Bowl in March 2020. Conery – a student at Louise S. […]

What’s Hot | Beauty

A fresh new year calls for a refresh in your beauty regimen. Put your best face forward, revive your complexion and protect your skin with a few dedicated changes that will leave you glowing with healthful results.   Living Proof Vanishing Oil provides frizz protection and hydration for smooth, shiny, healthy-feeling hair. Bleu, a Blowdry […]

The Dish | Seeking Comfort, Oh Joy

Every January I write about healthful habits that will carry me into the new year and ready me for my childish practice of out jumping teenagers for Mardi Gras beads. I started last year off as a teetotaling vegan in anticipation of the string of parades that roll just steps from my door. On the […]

WWOZ’s “Groove Gala”

Beth Arroyo Utterback and John Goodman   Fans of WWOZ donned their favorite festival attire in a virtual, worldwide gathering to celebrate WWOZ’s 40 years of broadcasting and Guarding the Groove. Instead of the usual French Quarter gathering, which typically limited the sold-out tickets to a lucky 350 Guardians of the Groove, this year allowed […]

St. Charles Avenue’s Registry of Charitable Events

You will notice that this year’s events listings are a little bit sparser than usual. Due to the impact of the pandemic, many events have moved online and many more are postponing celebrations for a little longer in hopes that we’ll be able to gather in greater numbers. Please note that we’ve done all we […]

Sylvain Society’s “Summer Seersucker Soirée”

Roulaison Distilling Co-Founder Patrick Hernandez and Co-Chair Amanda Credeur   The Sylvain Society kicked off the 2020-2021 Opera Season with their annual “Summer Seersucker Soirée.” The virtual event was held on Saturday, August 22, via Sylvain Society’s Facebook live, streaming from Roulaison Distilling Co. in Mid-City, which also sponsored the fête. The affair provided an […]

Kid’s Play | House Floats, Apps, Baking & More

At this point we’ve all celebrated various holidays and milestones a bit differently than in years past. Birthdays, Thanksgiving and Christmas have been socially distanced, Zoomed or even cancelled. Carnival, however, is like Christmas in that you cannot cancel it. We will celebrate Carnival this year as we always do – it will just look a […]

Vintage Wedding | Nicette Louise Gensler Weds Glenn Gill Goodier

It was pretty much love at first sight for Glenn Gill Goodier and Nicette Louise Gensler, but it took five-and-a-half years before they were married. Glenn met Nicette at a Jesuit dance when she was a junior in high school. They were both dating other people when Glenn heard that Nicette had broken up with […]

Shop Talk | Amy Wilson

What is Cajun Caviar? It is a caviar produced from choupique or bowfin roe. What do you do for the company? I run the operations; a little bit of everything since we’re such a small company. How does your product stand out in the market? We have a local seafood delicacy fished from the fresh […]

Editor’s Note

Bev’s Note Now that we’ve been home for the last few months, it’s really been a great time to experiment with new beauty techniques. Be sure to check out What’s Hot to see the latest in skincare to confront winter woes and put your best face forward! This issue features our Registry of Charitable Events: […]

Shop Talk | Kathryn Fitzpatrick, Ed.D.

What does your job for St. Andrew’s entail? As Head of School I’m responsible for ensuring the continued academic, financial, operational and spiritual health of the St. Andrew’s community. Every day I’m moved and inspired by what I see, and I marvel at the incredible faculty and staff devotion to utilizing their unique abilities to […]

Le Petit Théâtre’s “Curtain Call Ball”

  The “Curtain Call Ball” is Le Petit Théâtre’s biggest fundraiser of the year, and the $150,000 raised at this year’s virtual gala will support the theater’s main stage season, live digital content and education program. A video of Bryan Batt and Tom Cianfichi set the tone for the evening. This was followed by a […]

ChangeMakers | M-Tisha Dillon-Hall

Looking for a way to cope with postpartum depression following the birth of her child in 2016, M-Tisha Dillon-Hall began painting to relax and calm her mind. In time, she decided to help others find solace through artistic expression as well. “With mental health services and art classes being cut in Louisiana, combined with my […]

Nostalgia | 111 to One11

The standalone seven-story brick building located at 111 Iberville St., across from Canal Place, was built circa 1884 by the Louisiana Sugar Refining Company to process, store and ship sugar. After 1908, when business moved downriver, the building was used as a warehouse by a variety of companies. Among its early tenants were Pelican Storage […]

Throneberry – Roussel

[gtx_gallery]   Each hoping to meet someone special, Sarah Bess Throneberry and Peter Conway Roussel decided to join the dating app Bumble. Because Bumble gives the power to initiate conversations only to women, Sarah made the first move, which eventually led to her inviting Pete to a Shania Twain concert at the Bridgestone Arena in […]

Health & Beauty

Glass Skin 4025 Magazine St., New Orleans 504-581-8356 | GetGlassSkin.com Glasskin is an active skincare studio specializing in skin workouts, high-tech facials and clean ingredients. They are obsessed with clear, dewy, luminous skin as a result of ample hydration levels in the skin. They believe that skin care should be accessible, efficient and transparent. They […]

Education

Early & Primary Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans 821 General Pershing St., New Orleans 504-896-4500 | EBNola.com Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans is the only private French school in New Orleans that’s accredited by the French Ministry of Education and State of Louisiana, providing multilingual education for 18-month-old students to eighth grade. Since its founding […]

Senior Care

Peristyle Residences 504-517-3273 | PeristyleResidences.com Peristyle Residences offer Residential Assisted Living and Memory Care in the comfort of luxurious, intimate homes complete with private bedrooms and congregate dining and living areas. This alternative approach to senior living is ideal for seniors who seek assistance with day-to-day living in a more private, home-like setting than traditional […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM