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Lally Brennan, John Charpentier, and Ti Martin at Commander’s Palace for the Garden District Association’s annual fundraising event, A Fall Affair, which benefits the organization’s mission to improve the Garden District as a vital residential neighborhood.  


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Fall Affair co-chairs Paul and Annie Thibodeaux enjoy an evening of food, drink, and music with Bethaney Vincent and Rick Buchsbaum. Guests were treated to specialty cocktails on the Commander’s Palace patio, a three-course meal prepared by Chef Meg Bickford, and a live performance by the Joe Simon Jazz ensemble. 


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James and Sarah Wood, honoree, share a smile with Garden District Association board member Carolyn Fitzpatrick and her husband Brian Fitzpatrik during A Fall Affair, the GDA’s annual fundraiser, held at Commander’s Palace in November.


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Diane Lyons and Jerry Reyes attend the 4th Annual Improvisations Gala at the New Orleans Jazz Museum in December, where guests enjoyed an exciting mix of some of the finest local and national musical talents, delicious New Orleans cuisine, a selection of coveted auction items and a dazzling Sound Collage installation, courtesy of the LUNTA Fête Celebration of Light. 


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Ryan and Richard Adkerson pose with Julie Bateman outside the historic Old U.S. Mint for the New Orleans Jazz Museum’s 4th Annual Improvisations Gala. The event supports the Jazz Museums’ dynamic interactive exhibits, multigenerational educational programming, research facilities and engaging musical performances, in order to explore and celebrate the music New Orleans made famous – jazz. 


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Jerry Armatis, Alexa Georges, and Janet and Scott Wilson enjoy a night of music, art, food and fun at the Jazz Museum’s Improvisations Gala in December.


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Marguerite Oestreicher, Peter Kaufmann, and Bobbie Stephens ring in the holiday season at the Poydras Home’s Holiday Tree Lighting & Music Festival in December. This year, the event was held in person and virtually, to safely accommodate residents and their families.  


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Micheline and Fred VanDenburgh celebrate the holidays with Quack Avegno at the Poydras Home’s Holiday Tree Lighting & Music Festival in December to benefit the nonprofit’s mission to enrich the lives of seniors and families through personalized care and innovative programming. 


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 Craig Tolbert enjoys a festive evening with Bobby, Bridget, and Jane Bories at the 3rd annual Poydras Home’s Holiday Tree Lighting & Music Festival in December. Attendees got in the holiday spirit at the outdoor tree lighting, which was followed by two musical performances and two lively raffles.


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Mary Johnson, Ellen Coleman, and Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses Executive Director Tessa Jagger at the Historic Houses Society Gala, an annual event to honor HGGHH’s top museum members and donors.


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Peggy Stafford, John Shires, Sarah Martzolf and David Jackson enjoy a night of live music and local food and drink at the Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses’ annual fundraising event, the Historic Houses Society Gala, held in November at a private Uptown historic home. 


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Kit Fritchie, Betsey Todd, and Amy Robertson celebrate history and preservation at the Historic Houses Society Gala, a fundraising event to benefit Hermann-Grima + Gallier Houses, a non-profit museum that preserves two 19th-century French Quarter homes and inspires discourse about our collective past and its relevance to our present and future.