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

Events featured in this edition:

The Talented 'Tenth': Hyph3n Art Gallery in the Faubourg Marigny celebrated the release of Volume 1 of “The Tenth,” a Brooklyn-based literary magazine for the African-American LGBT community. Johnny Sanders was the local DJ who provided dancing tunes.

Still Life with Glass: Arthur Roger Gallery held an opening party to present glass sculptures by Dale Chihuly and the exotic still-life paintings of Amy Weiskopf. The show continues through July 12 at the gallery, 432-34 Julia St. in the Warehouse District.