|Our editor identifies five local people she imagines would make interesting lunch dates.|
lauded wine expert and recipient of the 2012 Grace “Mama” Marino Lifetime Achievement Award, to be bestowed at this month's Fête Rouge celebration. Saffiotti contributed significantly to the advancement of the local wholesale, beverage and retail business. Which bottle would this Sicilian-born oenophile select for such a celebration?
19-year old director of Beasts of the Southern Wild. The indie film has grabbed international attention and a pair of prestigious awards: the Sundance Film Festival's Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic, and the Camera d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Filmed in Terrebone Parish and Isle de Jean Charles, the story illustrates the resilient spirit of south Louisianans in the face of an impending natural disaster. Kudos to this young talent!
director of University Recreation at LSU and president-elect of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association. The organization of 4,000 professional, student and associate members across the United States works to enhance development, education and research in collegiate recreational sports. What plans does Braden have for the future of this organization?
prevention program coordinator with Baton Rouge's HIV/AIDS Alliance organization. DeCuir recently returned from Washington, D.C., where she discussed with members of Congress the severity of the HIV/AIDS crisis in the Southeastern United States. Later this year, DeCuir's work will be presented at the U.S. Conference on AIDS in Las Vegas. Keep up the good work!
Baton Rouge native and flight director of this month's Mars rover landing. After leading the rover's extensive journey of 354 million miles, the NASA employee will head up the challenging landing. Prior to its launch in November 2011, Comeaux directed the testing team to ensure all of the spacecraft systems were working properly. From the Red Stick to the red planet, Comeaux has done his home city proud.
An early A. Hays Town residence becomes a modern-day melting pot of design ideas for Daryl Rogers and Gary McDaniel
Earthy tribal prints, raffia, and stunning stones--spring accessories are taking cues from Mother Nature. This trend mixes bright hues and neutral tones, resulting in easygoing style. Here are a few pieces that will take you into the new season like a natural.
Breath of fresh air
Stacy and Ross Henry give a midcentury home a chic new life inspired by its lush landscape
All in the details
When dressing to impress, attention to detail is paramount. It's no surprise, then, that this well-heeled group sports knockout accessories. Here, a better look at a few of our favorites.