Songs from “The Wiz,” “West Side Story,” Godspell” and “Flight” performed by members of LSU’s Musical Theatre Club entertained the Baton Rouge Music Club and guests at the group’s annual Scholarship Luncheon on March 22.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
With the approach of spring comes award season, and we’re not just talking among the Hollywood and music industry folks. It’s also when we take a few moments to recognize our own.
Saturday, April 07, 2018
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Saturday, March 24, 2018
There were several fun events last week, including seeing several of my friends receive deserved awards, but the cherry on top was the amazing performance by Chicago, which has sold more than 100 million albums, at the 15th Pennington Great Perfor…
Thursday, March 22, 2018
The Salvation Army of Greater Baton Rouge kicked off March by honoring individuals, companies and service groups for their service to the community at a breakfast at the Salvation Army Church & Community Center.
Saturday, March 17, 2018
The Louisiana Nurses Foundation recognized the achievements of nurses, hospitals and nursing programs across the state at its 17th annual Nightingale Awards Gala on March 3 at the Renaissance Hotel.
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Every now and then, I'm reminded of just how many extremely talented people call Baton Rouge home. That was the case last week when I attended preview parties for Theatre Baton Rouge and the Louisiana International Film Festival.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The spring social season is in full swing. Lately, it’s been party, party, party. Thursday night there are four happenings: VIPS' celebration of its annual campaign, Habitat for Humanity’s Recycled Art show, the Fur Ball Patron Party and Bella’s Ball.
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Local advertising had a big night, Great Futures and Greeks were celebrated and a style show put the spotlight on the latest fads in just some of last week's events.
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Black History Month events and the annual Burger Bash top today’s social scene. And while things slowed down some at the beginning of Lent, they are heating up as March kicks into full gear. For a complete list of parties, check out Pam’s Party Ca…
Saturday, March 03, 2018
Saturday, Feb. 24, should have been proclaimed as LSU Museum Day. Two really fun events that day benefited three of LSU’s museums — the Museum of Art, Rural Life Museum and the Textile & Costume Museum.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
I hope you survived Mardi Gras. What a jam-packed season this year. With the beginning of Lent, things have slowed down a bit, allowing us all to catch our breath before the spring social season kicks into high gear.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Volunteers are an integral part of any community. They make nonprofits, schools, churches, hospitals and a host of other enterprises run more smoothly. For the past 12 years, the Power of 9 — a joint project of Capital Area United Way, WAFB-TV and…
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
How do you celebrate national mentoring Day? By recognizing those in the community who step up, and that's just what the Big Buddy Program did Jan. 31 when it hosted its second annual Mentoring in Real Life awards ceremony at the Renaissance Hotel.
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Sunday, February 04, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Folks in the nation's capital are probably still talking about this party — make that parties.
Saturday, January 27, 2018
The irreverent Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball was once again the scene of extreme partying this year. And, at the opposite end of the spectrum, we celebrated the founding of two organizations that promote education for women. All were a welcome resp…
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
The New Year is off to great start, thanks to an early Carnival season. Every weekend leading up to Fat Tuesday is chock-full of Mardi Gras parties, balls and parades. To make sure you don't miss out on any of the fun, check out any of The Advocat…
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Before 2018 gets roaring at full tilt, let's look back at some of the highlights of 2017. Trying to pare the list down to 10 events is no easy task, especially because several organizations had special anniversary celebrations. For instance, the Y…
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
The holidays provided the perfect opportunity to thank some of our fellow Baton Rougeans for their efforts in making our city a better place.
Saturday, December 30, 2017
In the week leading up to Christmas, I found myself popping in at three different parties being held at local art galleries and, for a finale, dancing my way across the stage of the Manship Theatre.
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
I hope everyone had a fabulous Christmas! Goodness knows, there were lots of celebrations leading up the big day, and 2018 promises to be a busy year, as well. To see when your favorite events are scheduled, type in Pam's Party Calendar in the sea…
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Tonight's the night all the little ones will be coming up with a million reasons not to go to sleep, just hoping they'll catch a glimpse of Santa. Some families will open their gifts tonight as they come together to break bread and attend a church…
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Five days until that jolly ol' elf tries to squeeze himself down the chimney with his sack of goodies. I hope you've been good and don't end up with switches in your stocking! Most likely, you've been too busy hopping from one Christmas party to t…
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Only 12 days until Christmas! During all the hustle and bustle of shopping and wrapping and baking and decorating in preparation for the big day, take a deep breath, look around and remember the reason for the season. You'll be glad you did.
Saturday, December 09, 2017
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Last Friday was World AIDS Day and as part of its commemoration, HAART is holding its seventh annual HIV Awareness Poster Contest. The agency asked students from the LSU Art Department to create designs combating the stigma and HIV in the Baton Ro…
Saturday, December 02, 2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
I hope you and yours had a blessed Thanksgiving. Before the holidays officially got underway, our social calendar was already full. So here we go.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
There were more than enough smiles to go around the afternoon of Nov. 14 as the winners of the Red Stick Bicentennial Art Contest sponsored by CATS and the Red Stick Project were fêted at a Bicentennial Birthday Cake Reception at the Arts Council …
Saturday, November 18, 2017
What a week! On one day I had breakfast and lunch with the same group of folks, and on another, I rubbed elbows with Louisiana's six living governors. We celebrated an amazing group of volunteers at a luncheon and got to meet the newest group of S…
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Forty-four teams from ExxonMobil's Baton Rouge sites squared off the morning of Oct. 27 for best pot of jambalaya bragging rights at the plant's 28th annual Capital Area United Way Jambalaya Cookoff, closing out the company's 2017 fundraising campaign.
Saturday, November 11, 2017
With a family that once owned a chain of movie theaters in small towns throughout Alabama, I was super excited when Preserve Louisiana chose "Lost & Found Theaters of Louisiana" as the theme for its Old Governor's Mansion Gala on Nov. 2. It co…
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
For 68 years, members of the Downtown Kiwanis Club have gotten up before daylight on a fall Saturday morning to flip pancakes for thousands of hungry Baton Rougeans and raise money for its various community projects. This year's event at LSU's Pet…
Saturday, November 04, 2017
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Tomorrow night is one of my favorite events — Preserve Louisiana's Old Governor's Mansion Gala. This year's event celebrates the lost theaters of Louisiana, and I can't wait to see how guests interpret the theme. This is one creative bunch of part…
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Christmas is a mere nine weeks away! That fact was made perfectly clear Oct. 18 when the Junior League held its 33rd annual Hollydays market.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Last week's party circuit had me having lunch and dinner with LSU gymnastics coach D-D Breaux and baseball coach Paul Mainieri on the same day. And then I had dinner again with D-D on another night. I gotta say, these two always step up to do what…
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Tonight's the night! The Junior League's Hollydays opens at 6 p.m. Wednesday with its Preview Party. This is a chance to be among the first to shop the 130-plus vendors featured in the three-day holiday market set up in the Raising Cane's River Ce…