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Treats For All Ages

  Halloween treats and candy are not just for kids. It’s true you will probably need to buy candy combo packs for your child’s classroom or stock up for trick-or-treaters, but what are you doing for yourself? Where can you…

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Philanthropic Faces: Don Marshall

Age: 71    Education: M.A. Arts Administration, University of New Orleans Is there any part in New Orleans’ creative community with which Don Marshall hasn’t shared his talent? A native of New Orleans, his professional career in the arts started…

Temple Sinai’s “Sinai Soirée in Slippers”

  The spirit of Sinai was brought into the homes of congregants and friends for the celebration of “Sinai Soirée in Slippers.” Over 185 gourmet meals were delivered by volunteers to more than 92 participants’ homes for a safe and…

What's Hot: Art

  Hunt Slonem’s blown-glass bunnies in an array of colors are the epitome of delight. Martine Chaisson Gallery, 727 Camp St., 504-302-7942, MartineChaissonGallery.com A whimsical and teachable moment arrives by way of the “Cajun Alphabet letter ‘L’” by Jon Guillaume…

How to Host: Unexpected Outdoor Entertaining

Sometimes you get lucky. Sometimes you do not. This time we were in the target range when the rude lady with the old-fashioned name came calling, leaving behind shorn roofs, crippled foliage and moldy refrigerators that could take months to…

Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses’ “Wine Fête”

  Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses hosted a hybrid digital and in-person “Wine Fête” event to support the educational programming and ongoing preservation of their two 19th century historic houses in the French Quarter. This is a celebratory year for…

Entertaining With Bev: Dancing Through Time

When the four Landis girls – Baty, Beth, Anne Teague and Dabney – got together to figure out how to celebrate their parent’s 50th anniversary, Beth had the idea to celebrate Jazz Fest, Elizabeth’s favorite festival that had been canceled because of…

How to Host: Last Bite

To celebrate New Orleans’ grand brunch tradition, SoFAB (1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., 504-569-0405, SouthernFood.org) will take the month of October to celebrate “Birthplace of Brunch Month” with four pop-up brunches: Drag Brunch (featuring Poppy Tooker and Chef Jason Goodenough,…

The Touro-Shakspeare House

When New Orleans philanthropist Judah Touro died in 1854, he left $80,000 to establish the first almshouse for the city’s elderly poor. A three-story stone building with parapets and towers designed by William Freret Jr. was completed in 1862 in…

SNAPSHOTS

Sally Sutton, Thomas and Deborah Valentine and Lee Isaacson celebrated the culmination of the Contemporary Arts Center’s 2021 “SweetArts” series at the “Contemporary Arts Center’s Mid-Century Jazz Fest Soirée” in May.  Marian Wallis, Peter Trapolin and Cynthia Isaacson attended the…

With This Ring: Romig – Lutkewitte

Conor Thomas Lutkewitte felt ready to meet his future wife, so he asked his cousin, Evie, if she had any friends she could introduce him to. Evie immediately thought of Dreda Maurer Romig, but warned Conor that due to Dreda’s…

Editor's Notes

A Note from Bev – We’re Back! We’ve all been impacted by Hurricane Ida, and I hope that you and your family made it safely through the storm! The levees held thanks to the millions of dollars of federal funds spent in…

Changemakers: Simone Levine

As Executive Director of Court Watch NOLA, Simone Levine advocates for accountability in the criminal justice system. With past work as a prosecutor, criminal defense attorney and as Deputy Police Monitor for the New Orleans Office of the Independent Police…

Are You Healthy?

It’s easy to forget a doctor’s appointment for that annual check-up, then never reschedule – especially during the aftermath of a pandemic or hurricane – so much so that you realize a few years have gone by and you still…

Kingsley House’s “Picnic For A Purpose”

  More than 125 patrons gathered in the Kingsley Gayle & Tom Benson Community Center, joined by nearly 300 patrons on Facebook Live, to celebrate the organization’s 125 years of life-changing programs and services in the courtyard of their historic…

Finishing Touches: Wear Your Cause On Your Sleeve

    After a disaster there are almost as many places to donate to as there are people who need assistance. From individual Venmos to national nonprofits, you can find someone collecting for whichever cause is closest to your heart. …

How to Host: The Pre-Party

Welcome to How to Host, a new monthly feature where we will address various aspects of hosting stylish, memorable and, hopefully, low-stress gatherings. To kick things off we’re tackling the pre-party, the pre-event gathering that kicks things off before a…

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