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Generational Style

With our fashion sights set on fall, boutique owner Susu Stall and her family help us sharpen our focus. Photographed in her storied Garden District home, Susu, along with her daughters Lindsay and Eugenie, granddaughter Philippa, and soon to be daughter-in-law, Julia, help us fine tune our vision.    Ladies in Red Keeping things colorful […]

Dreaming of Fall

Although we’re not quite there yet, the promise of fall is indeed around the corner, and after the summer we’ve endured, could not be more welcome. Visions of sweaters, cider and cooler temperatures are absolutely dancing in our heads. We say it each year, but this year in particular, it seems the beckoning new season […]

Tailgate Dat

Most city’s game day spots have parking lots or campus spaces where fans can tailgate. Not so in New Orleans. Tailgating is not allowed in the Dome’s cavernous, multi-level parking garage. Who wants to bust up a grill in a hot, dark cave anyway? So, people take to the streets, setting up repasts under the […]

New Orleans Ballet Association BRAVO’s Art In Motion Gala: Danse de Jardin

Setting just the right mood for a fundraising gala is often the hardest part for organizers. Hitting that perfect balance of ambiance and festivity was the New Orleans Ballet Association’s (NOBA) Ballet Resource and Volunteer Organization (BRAVO) Art In Motion Gala: Danse de Jardin on May 18. Partygoers got a hint of the theme when […]

SNAPSHOTS

Kirk Merritt and his proud art students each painted their own masterpiece. Merritt and an excited fan and student get ready to paint canvases together. Merritt with three budding artists showing off their work. Photos courtesy of the New Orleans Saints. KID smART and Saints wide receiver Kirk Merritt embark on artistic collaboration When: July […]

Sporting at Home

The beginning of each season has a distinct feel. Fall ushers in the sight of crisp uniforms, kids in clean new sneakers, busy streets, the promise of cooler temps (maybe) and perhaps most distinctly: football season. Whether you cheer for the Black & Gold, Tigers, the Green Wave or in my case, Bulldogs (Go Dawgs!), […]

Wonder Walls

Brittany Ellis believes great patterns deserve to shine – especially great patterns by small, independent designers. Ellis, an interior designer who fell hard for textiles and wallpaper, created The Pattern Collective to give those indie brands a showcase.  “While working in interior design, I started coming across these small textile companies,” recalled Ellis. “There were […]

KID smART ART JAM

Creativity was the name of the game on May 13 with mothers, fathers, aunts, uncles, grandparents, children and more putting an artful stamp on the 2023 KID smART ART JAM. ART JAM was a free arts festival that featured hands-on activities, live performances and arts-based workshops. Among the activities children could participate in were button […]

Terence Blanchard’s “Champion” Debuts at the Met

  On the spring-like eve of April 10, those bedecked in gowns, tuxedos and other finery gathered at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York to see history in the making: the opening night of New Orleans native Terence Blanchard’s “Champion.”  The opera, which was conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, is about real-life boxer Emile Griffith, […]

With This Ring: Balaguer – El-Jaouhari

While students at Loyola University, Rosa Teresa Balaguer Arostegui and Alla Fouad El-Jaouhari never crossed paths. A few years later, a mutual friend celebrated her birthday in Pass Christian, MS and invited a few close friends, including Rosa and Alla. Rosa needed help baking the birthday cake and Alla volunteered. Because Rosa wore a ring […]

Louisiana Green Corps 15th Anniversary Celebration

Has it already been 15 years? For the Louisiana GreenCorps, the milestone called for a celebratory event and on May 13, the organization did just that when it took over the Broadside to welcome Green Corps graduates, staff members, board members, donors and partners. Highlights of the event included entertainment from Alexis and the Sanity, […]

Building Body

Spend one hour talking with fitness, wellness and sports performance expert Mackie Shilstone and you’ll come away feeling motivated to start a fitness routine or level up your existing one. With such contagious enthusiasm and passion, it’s easy to see why world class athletes like Serena Williams and Peyton Manning, a slew of actors and […]

Scent-sational Fall

Nothing says Autumn like snuggling under a favorite blanket with a seasonal scent wafting through the air. Handcrafted in New Orleans, Hazeltine’s candles are inspired by fond memories and meant to transport us to another time and place. Inspired by travels through coastal Southern Italy, Saint Enzo is made from coconut wax with notes of […]

Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Bright Lights Awards

Literary luminaries, celluloid heroes, melodious musicians and culinary creatives are what makes the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) Bright Lights Award dinner so special. On May 11, the LEH honored these Louisiana innovators who made significant contributions to the state’s arts and cultural communities.  This year’s award winners included: Humanist of the Year, Chef […]

The Hotel Senator

Before the hotel located at 208-210 Dauphine was the Hotel Senator, it was first the Bush Hotel, built and opened c1904. During the 1920s, as the Planters Hotel, it catered primarily to the theater and vaudeville crowds thanks to its proximity to theaters, like the Palace Theater across the street. The Hotel Senator opened in […]

Registry of Charitable Events: September – December

September 8 Curtain Call Ball Benefits: Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré Tickets: $250 Individual/$500 Couple, Young Professionals (40 and under) $150 Individual/$300 Couple Location: 616 St. Peter St. Contact: 504-522-2081 x1, lepetittheatre.com September 9 Bon Appétit Benefits: Project Lazarus Tickets: $50 Location: 310 Andrew Higgins Blvd. Contact: one.bidpal.net/bonappetit/welcome September 11 A Blind Taste Benefits: […]

Fashion Forward

If fashion is a passion, then New Orleans Fashion Week, Sept. 19-23, is here to stoke the flames. Now marking a 10th anniversary, NOFW will feature a variety of events including a kickoff party and fashion presentation at Virgin Hotels, a sustainable fashion show with designers up-cycling clothing and unconventional materials, and two evenings of […]

Arts Calendar: September

1 Free Fridays featuring Naughty Professor + Daria & the Hip-Drops Tipitina’s, 501 Napoleon Ave., 504-895-8477, tipitinas.com 1-4 Southern Decadence Bourbon Street 2 Sugar Bowl Country Kickoff: Garth Brooks, Lainey Wilson, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Caesars Superdome, 1500 Sugar Bowl Dr., 504-587-3663, caesarssuperdome.com/events 5 Arrowhead Jazz Band Presented by the New Orleans Jazz National Historical […]

The Write Stuff

Whether passing out apologies or declining an invitation, a French-inspired Je Regrette card is the proper way to do so. Each blank card is printed on 100% recycled paper and is part of the Underdog Collection, which gives back to Animal Rescue of New Orleans. The GOOD Shop, 1114 Josephine St., 504-784-0900, goodsthatmatter.com. When jotting […]

Shop Talk: The Covery

If you’re over 35, you likely visit your list of doctors on a regular basis. But what about making time for alternative sources of healing and preventative health? This is where the art of wellness comes in. If you’re new to the term, it’s simply a buzz word to encompass any activities to help manage […]

Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans Business Hall of Fame

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel hosted a bona fide who’s who of the New Orleans business community when on May 4 Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans held its annual Business Hall of Fame (BHF) awards, presented by the Oscar J. Tolmas Foundation. More than 200 people attended, including past honorees and VIPs such as event Chair […]

Changemakers: Katie Brasted

Woodlands Conservancy also needs more support when opportunities arise to acquire land. When lots can be added to lands that are already protected, or otherwise provide ecologically significant space to the community, then the team is eager to acquire them. More support helps take care of these opportunities, some of which are only available for […]

Stylish Spirit

Show off your Saints spirit in a long-sleeved sweater embellished with scripted lettering and a touch of sparkle throughout. Classically sporty details include gold around the wrists and black bands around the neck and waist. Queen of Sparkles, queenofsparkles.com. Shine as LSU crosses the goal line in a tiger stripe sequin vest by Ames Layne […]

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