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St. Charles Avenue October 2009

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Ladies Who Lead

New Orleans Magazine honors its Top Female Achievers with a luncheon at the W. Hotel.

Association of Fund Raising Professionals

From Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes, to Bill Gates, inventor of computer and internet operating systems and co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the tradition of philanthropic giving around the world and the country is long and rich. Famous philanthropists have left indelible marks on the world, […]


Meeting one’s true love on a New Year’s Eve seems like a grand way to start off a brand new year, but also seems very unlikely. Fortunately Jennifer Sevier Favrot and Philip Douglas Smith met on December 31, 2006, while enjoying dinner at Commander’s Palace. Shortly after that fateful evening, Philip moved to New Orleans […]

Avery Friend

Attending school as a senior at both Mandeville High School and NOCCA|Riverfront, studying creative writing, applying for colleges and still finding time to volunteer locally and nationally makes Avery Friend fully qualified to be considered a Student Activist. During the past year, Friend has been committed to a number of causes including actively participating in […]

How much is too much?

Overtraining and the effects it has on your body.

Chartering a Course

The Home Rule Charter of New Orleans.

Artistic Inspirations

Have your next party in a dynamic gallery.

Acquiring Antiques

Finding the perfect piece can be invigorating, not scary.

Cancer Crusaders

Susan McMillan, Zully Jimenez and Betsie Gambel share their stories.

Hot Up Here!

Whitney White Linen Night takes cues from the art it celebrates.

Viva Argentina

Casa Argentina tangos the night away.

Hey Big Spender!

American Cancer Society’s fourth annual Celebrity Waiter Brunch.

On the cover

Every Disney princess and pirate will have their wishes come true when the New Orleans Museum of Art premiers its “Dreams Come True: Art of the Classic Fairy Tales from Walt Disney Studio” at the 44th annual Odyssey Ball on Friday, November 13. The opulent gala will feature music by Jeremy Davenport and a special […]

Role Playing

Young Leadership Council honors its 2009 Role Models.

It’s Human Nature

American Red Cross Humanitarian Ball honors George Shinn.

Shaken and Stirred

TOTC celebrates the cocktail and New Orleans.

Sweet Success

Runway raises funds and attention.

A Barking Good Time

City Bark nears its goal thanks to 101 Donations.


Advancing the aspirations and art of New Orleans’ youth.

Bywater Bites

Sample the sweet and the savory.

Flavors of Fall

Chef Alon Shaya of Domenica shares a hearty ragu that’s so much more.

Stepping Out

A fall fashion preview.

Along the Avenue

This city loves the arts as “Culture Collision” proved. Some 1,200 folks piled the New Orleans Museum of Art to see what’s on tap for the coming year at cultural institutions as Le Pêtit Théâtre, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, The National World War II Museum and Friends of Music – who open their season […]

A note from Bev

The New Orleans Museum of Art is one of our premiere arts institutions in New Orleans and we’re so grateful to John Bullard, Diane Walmsley, Charlotte Hebert and Lori Frischertz for gracing our cover! They are preparing for the 44th Odyssey Ball, which will be held Friday, November 13, and you don’t want to miss […]

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