by Kyla Boutte
Fashion Rocks, the annual fashion show to benefit Deuce McAllister's Catch 22 Foundation, will be held on Friday, November 6, at the Metropolitan (310 Andrew Higgins Dr., 568-1700). Doors open at 9 p.m. and you must be at least 21 years old to attend. For more information visit www.theagencydirect.com.
On Saturday, November 7, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Billes Products will announce the winners of the second annual Billes Products International Design Contest at Design Within Reach (3138 Magazine St., 891-6520; www.dwr.com). Café Granada and Old New Orleans Rum will provide tapas and refreshments. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.billesproducts.com.
Adults are invited for a very mysterious opening night at Octavia Art Gallery (4532 Magazine St., 309-4249; www.octaviaartgallery.com) on Saturday, November 7, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with performances beginning at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
On Saturday, November 7, celebrate the 5th annual Magazine Street Retail Relief Festival (www.magazinestreetretailrelief.com). Shop the sales specials at various shops along Magazine Street, dance to the music of The Last Straws from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the 5500 block of Magazine and enjoy refreshments from Magazine Street restaurants.