Albert Nolen's archive

Enchanting … One of the favored parties of the year, Le Grand Bal: “Some Enchanted Evening” promises to transport guests to another time and place where romance reigns supreme and cares are washed away by the gentle winds of the South Pacific. Presented by Lamar University’s Friends of the Arts, Le Grand Bal is the major annual fundraiser for the College of Fine Arts and Communication.

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So tasty … The annual Saint Joseph’s Day spaghetti lunch at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica Center will be Friday, March 16. At 10 a.m. is the blessing of the food on the Saint Joseph Table, and then from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., dine-in and to-go lunches will be available. All of this delicious food can be yours for a donation of $10 per meal, with drive-through service behind the Cathedral Basilica on the corner of Forsythe and Archie.

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Queens and kings and cakes … Ubi Caritas hosted the sixth annual Mardi Gras Dinner & Dance this past Friday evening for a roomful of generous revelers. Candidates from St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Jean Moncla and Thad Heartfield, were one upped in fundraising by St.

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