Read columnist and photographer Steven Forster’s coverage of New Orleans’ social events at The New Orleans Advocate.

Events featured in this edition:

Spying on a James Bond party: It was the ultimate James Bond Spy Party at the Spectre Headquarters in Mid-City: totally OO7 with all the suave clothes, martinis, gadgets and, of course, sexy Bond girls. The action was hosted by Christopher Galliano, Mac Bauer and Rodolfo Michel.

Fringe Fest after-party at the Art Klub: The Fringe Festival, the annual extravaganza of new theater, brought more than 80 stage productions to New Orleans. One dramatic venue, the Art Klub in the Faubourg Marigny, threw a hot afterparty.