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St. Charles Avenue May 2010

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Crash This Bash

Southern Repertory Theater celebrates by bringing you backstage for a second year.

A Jewel is Celebrated

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival kicks off.

50 Years Strong

The Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans celebrates its golden anniversary.

10 of the Best Lunches, Brunches & Happy Hours

Where to imbibe and what to choose.

Summer Travel & Savings

Everything you’re looking for, all within a few hours from home.

Party in Peristyle

Friends of City Park’s annual fundraiser helps restore beloved city icon.

Party with a Purpose

The United Negro College Fund celebrates minds and Motown.

Happy to be Mad

The Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association and its cast of (beneficial) characters.

Fashion Forward

Men and Women of Fashion present the 38th annual Prix d’Elegance Awards Luncheon.

Good Times at Temple

Temple Sinai’s annual fundraiser allows synagogue members to give back.

How Sweet the Taste

Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses presents an evening of wining, dining and buying.

The Greatest Cause on Earth

Children’s Hospital’s annual Sugarplum Ball goes to the circus.

On the cover

Rosie the Riveter was right when she famously opined, “We Can Do It!” The “we” in this case is, of course, women, and it’s women’s countless contributions to war efforts that will be honored at this year’s IberiaBank Victory Ball, “The Legacy of Women in World War II.” Join Honorary Chair Phyllis Taylor and co-chairs […]

Avery McLoughlin – Beauregard Lewis Bassich

Avery McLoughlin married Beauregard Lewis Bassich on September 22, 1951 at Marsh House on Avery Island at Avery’s family home. Beau and Avery met playing football in Audubon Park after a fabulous debutante party held at a home on Exposition Boulevard. They had a few “Please Escorts” after that to more debut parties and that […]

Nugon -Arminio

With the anticipation of a proposal during the 2009 Easter Weekend in New Orleans, John Norman Arminio could not wait one more day to propose to Katherine Elinor Nugon. After a romantic home-cooked meal at Katie’s home, John called Katie’s mother, Peggy Maught, while Katie was in the other room. During the phone call, John […]

Simply: Stretch

Don’t forget one of the most important aspects of your workout.

Mason Page

Mason Page is a 13-year-old seventh grader at Stuart Hall School for Boys. There, Page is the head of the recycling committee and is involved with Stuart Hall’s Round Table and student government. Being the head of the recycling committee, Page is in charge of organizing the transportation of Stuart Hall’s recycle bins and suggests […]

General Greatness

Lafayette Square’s longstanding tradition of free music and fun continues.

The Mother Load

Treat your mom to something tasty.

Palate Persuasion

Chef John Bolderson of Jackson Restaurant mixes the savory and the sweet.

Fab Lab

From application to mixers, these two girls have makeup down pat.

Composites Attract

Thanks to designers like Givenchy, Prabal Gurung and Versace, this forever-cool combo is back in a big way.

What’s Hot

Mother’s Day

Along the Avenue

St. Charles Avenue magazine and New Orleans Bride’s own Morgan Packard couldn’t have been more surprised when long-time beau Mike Griffith served up a rare, antique lavender sapphire in an Art Deco setting as dessert on her birthday. The avowed Newcomb alumna and her Tulane tech guru haven’t set a date yet, but the plans […]

A note from Bev

We are so honored to have the IberiaBank Victory Ball featured on our cover this month! Thanks to Honorary Chair Phyllis Taylor and co-chairs Rita Benson LeBlanc and Daphne and Brandon Berger for giving us a night to remember on June 4 at the National World War II Museum. This year’s theme, “The Legacy of […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM