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St. Charles Avenue March 2016

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Thanks A Million

David Fennelly became the second Southeast Louisiana resident to pledge $1 million to United Way.

OnStage Profiles

Saenger Theatre 1111 Canal St. • New Orleans 800-218-7469 • saengernola.com The majestic Saenger Theatre is a home on the road for Broadway musical companies and a host of big-name entertainers. Here are some highlights. (See the full lineup on the website.) Upcoming: “The Book of Mormon” (March 8-13). The Broadway blockbuster and nine Tony […]

Shop Snapshots

Magazine Street businesses continue to thrive

Andres Fuentes

Archbishop Rummel High School

Culinary Persuasion

When food entices

Elevating the Egg

Brennan’s Executive Chef Slade Rushing shares Egg Yolk Carpaccio with Sautéed Shrimp and Andouille Vinaigrette

Tinted Class

From barely there to boosts of color

Paintball Command

Gear up and play outdoors

Helping Hundreds

Bridge House/Grace House helps those in need

Morgan's Note

Now that we've survived Carnival and are in the throws of dealing with the loss of whatever we decided to give up for Lent (and probably weighing the merits of a Friday steak versus the very low market price of early season crawfish), what's next? Well, what's next is a whole bunch of fantastic fundraisers, […]

Bev's Note

“Sentimental Journeys 2016: Coming Home to Longue Vue” is our cover story this month and what a homecoming it will be! Longue Vue is a national treasure and for the first time in many years, the fundraiser will be held at 7 Bamboo Road on Friday, April 8. Thanks so much to our cover participants: […]

On the Cover

Come support “Sentimental Journeys 2016: Coming Home to Longue Vue” on Friday, April 8, which benefits the Longue Vue House and Gardens. Founded by philanthropists Edith and Edgar Stern, the historic estate features a world-class house museum, eight acres of beautiful gardens and even an interactive Discovery Garden for children. Their mission is to preserve […]

Onstage Front & Center

Best of both worlds? Southern Repertory Theatre has long espoused a dual role in the local community, providing both high-quality theater experience and providing opportunities that help draw youngsters into the world of drama. Its new “collaboration” with the Robert E. Nims Theatre at University of New Orleans appears to enhance both pieces of Southern […]

Top talent, riotous fun on tap at Rivertown

How do you top the most ambitious season of musicals you ever mounted? As Gary Rucker and Kelly Fouchi see it, you raise the bar again. “We wanted to present a season of spectacular offerings to appeal to our extremely loyal and appreciative audiences, who have supported and cheered us on over the past years,” […]

Lyrical leanings lead to new role

He was just 18 when he first experienced the “thrilling and terrifying” rush of performing with a live orchestra. It was while singing in the chorus of “The Merry Widow” that Michael McKelvey first felt the lure of opera, and it changed his life. Now, McKelvey hopes to help other young people discover the exhilaration […]

Snapshots

March 2016

Molly Trudeau

Co-Founder and Teaching Artist, Mini Art Center

Dr. Deirdre Hooper

Owner and Dermatologist, Audubon Dermatology

Jade Peterson

Owner, California Drawstrings

Bunny Town

When Easter flourished at Scheinuk’s

Breathe Easy

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation honored its inaugural class of New Orleans’ Finest.

Literacy Around the World

STAIR celebrated 30 years with an Around The World in Eighty Days-themed gala.

Mitzvot in Medicine

The Judah Touro Society honored Dr. Jay Shames for his longtime commitment.

All About the Animals

The Louisiana SPCA hosted a 1970s-themed fundraiser.

Honors in Hospitality

“New Orleans Food & Wine Experience” honored Ron Forman for his contributions to the hospitality industry.

Celebrating Community Art

“Just Say YAYA” hosted its first event in the new YAYA Arts Center.

Cheers to Children’s Charities

The Emeril Lagasse Foundation raised more than $3 million in its 2015 fundraising weekend.

Wish Upon a Star

The annual “Moonlight & Miracles” benefit raised funds for a world without cancer.

Applauding American Art

“Odyssey Ball” heralded the exhibition, “Visions of US: American Art” at NOMA.

Debutante Snapshots

                           

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM