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

Events featured in this edition:

Early Adopters: Ten-dollar shrimp plates were only the beginning as Paulie’s Pub & Restaurant, 810 N. Claiborne Ave., threw a fundraiser to benefit the LA/SPCA. Also on the agenda: a raffle, drink specials, a drag show and dancing, and, to top it all off, adorable adoptable animals.

Get a Clue: It was “Clue” like you never played it in grade school — a burlesque mystery at the AllWays Lounge.