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Sophisticated Social- 11th Annual President’s Arts Awards

Sophisticated Social- 11th Annual President’s Arts Awards

Pat Brister, St. Tammany Parish President, and the Commission on Cultural Affairs presented the 11th Annual President’s Arts Awards at the St. Tammany Parish Justice Center, on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The President’s Arts Awards is an opportunity to recognize our local artists, musicians and performers who have achieved success..

Sophisticated Social- Krewe of Bilge

The Krewe of Bilge boat parade celebrated the coronation of their new queen, Queen Neptune XXXI, Bailey Caillouet, at the Northshore Harbor Center January 17. The parade’s theme this year is “Fairy Tales and Myths.”

February 2016 – Behind The Scenes

We met up with Brittany Welch at Air Blow Dry Bar in Mandeville where she had her hair styled by Brandy Anthony and makeup applied by Kailyn O’Neil. Stephanie Weeks joined the Sophisticated Woman team at the photo shoot after filming for a mini series, Own It, earlier in the..
Explore St. Tammany

Explore St. Tammany

After a period of dormancy for the winter, the St. Tammany Fishing Pier is set to reopen this month, on February 3, 2016, at 7 a.m. If you have yet to make it out to the pier, you are encouraged to come out and enjoy a sunset, a day of..

Plat du Jour

Balthazar’s Plat du Jour I am a hopeless Francophile loving all things French if for no reason other than that. If it is French than it must be good. Mais bien sur! On a recent trip to New York my husband Gayden and I visited the classis French brasserie in..
Seaside Inspiration

Seaside Inspiration

LATE AFTERNOON LIGHT streams through the French doors spanning the entire back wall of Ken and Christy Owenby’s Covington cottage. The light reveals a large open living space where Christy says she and the family spend the majority of their time. Walking through the front door, this great room is..