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2012 Rex Ball and Meeting of the Courts of Rex and Comus DVD


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Traditional end to New Orleans Carnival festivities. The 2012 Rex Ball and Meeting of the Courts of Rex and Comus.


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2011 Rex Ball and Meeting of the Courts of Rex and Comus DVD


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Traditional end to New Orleans Carnival festivities. The 2011 Rex Ball and Meeting of the Courts of Rex and Comus.


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Along Lake Pontchartrain


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This program explores the lake’s rich history and looks back at Lincoln Beach, the origin of Lake Vista and other neighborhoods, along with the five-mile long seawall that was created in a two-decade long land reclamation project. Memories include crabbing along the seawall, riding the Zephyr roller coaster at Pontchartrain Beach, dining at Bruning’s and Fitzgerald’s Restaurants, vacationing at a camp in Little Woods. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde. Approx. 60 minutes.


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Bourbon Street: The Neon Strip


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A look at the infamous street starting with its noble birth to its more earthy existence today. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde. Approx. 30 minutes.


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Canal Street: The Great Wide Way


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The life and times of New Orleans’ “Main Street.” Decorations for special occasions; the street’s movie theaters build as cultural oases during the Depression; streetcars that were removed in 1964; stores along the thoroughfare before the suburban shopping malls. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde. Approx. 30 minutes.


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Christmas in New Orleans


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While the celebration of Christmas is universal, local traditions helped set an already unique city apart from other American cities. Canal Street and Mr. Bingle, the decorated Centanni Home, bonfires along the Mississippi River levees and a semi-tropical city under a rare blanket of snow. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde. Approx. 60 minutes. Shipping included.


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City of Spirits


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Looks at worship and culture in the city across a calendar year. Scenes include Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Parade; St. Joseph altars, Touro Synagogue’s Jazz Fest Shabbat concert; local devotions to saints; All Saints’ Day celebrations and more. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde. Approx. 60 minutes.


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French Quarter That Was


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Chronicles the people and places that have made the historic French Quarter New Orleans’ most beloved neighborhood. Including the heyday of Bourbon Street nightlife and the history of the muffuletta sandwich. Other remembrances include French Market hot spots such as Morning call. Pete Fountain, Dr. John & more reminisce about entertainment in the French Quarter in the 50s.Also the Quarter’s wonderful characters, such as Ruthie the Duck Girl and “Diamond Jim” Moran. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde. Approx. 60 minutes


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German New Orleans


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Documents the history and contributions of Germans in New Orleans. “It takes a German to do it” was a 19th century local adage for accomplishing the near impossible. From the Garden District’s stately homes to the quintessential French bread, the city owes much to its German ancestors. Narrated by Eric Paulsen of WWL-TV. Approx. 60 minutes.


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Growing Up in New Orleans


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This program looks back at some New Orleans childhood experiences during the 1950s and 60s – riding the Swan Boat, rolling down Monkey Hill in Audubon Park, bowling at Paradise Lanes, being in or attending a dance recital at the Municipal Auditorium, CYO dances at St. Henry’s and more… Approx. 60 minutes.


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Gulf Coast Memories


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A look back to a time before superhighways and air-conditioned cars – when a trip to the beach was more than a vacation, it was a family adventure. Great memories from the 50s and 60s of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Narrated by Phil Johnson. Approx. 60 minutes. Shipping Included.


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Holy New Orleans


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A focus on the architecture and history of the city’s churches. Visit inside some of the city’s most beautiful places of worship. Exploration of the root of religion in the Crescent City. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde. Approx. 60 mintues.


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Irish New Orleans


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A look beyond the shamrocks and green beer stereotypes to a culturally authentic portrait of the Irish in the Crescent City and their impact on local life. Approx. 60 minutes.


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Italian New Orleans


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Documents the history of the Italians who came to New Orleans as laborers, cobblers and fruit vendors. They have added yet another unique multi-cultural stratum to the ethnic riches of the Crescent City. Narrated by Bob Del Giorno. Approx. 60 minutes. Shipping Included.


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Jefferson Parish Stories


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Revisit the recent past of this still-growing area. Moisant Airport; Lake Pontchartrain Causeway; Lakeside Shopping Center; Westbank Expressway; illegal gambling; birth of suburban Mardi Gras; memories of favorite hangouts and leisure activities; Seven Oaks Plantation; Hope Haven & Madonna Manor…and more! Narrated by Ronnie Virgets. Approx. 60 minutes. Shipping Included.


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Jewish New Orleans


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From its pre-Louisiana Purchase beginning to its post-Katrina effort to re-populate and re-build, this program tracks the exuberant undercurrent of Jewish life in the multi-cultural history of the Crescent City. Narrated by Lee Zurik. Approx. 60 minutes. Shipping included.


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Lost Restaurants of New Orleans


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A look back at some of the most notable restaurants from the Crescent City’s more recent past. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde. Approx. 60 minutes.


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Mardi Gras: The Passing Parade


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Explores memories & traditions of Mardi Gras including: Rare footage of the 1929 Rex parade…Parades in the French Quarter…Origins of the gay Carnival…Original Illinois Club’s traditional dance, The Chicago Glide…King Cake…and more! Approx. 60 minutes


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More of New Orleans That Was


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Wonderwall & Gondola from the 1984 World’s Fair; 1987 visit of Pope John Paul II; a look back at the stars who performed at the Blue Room, memories of early N.O. television including the “Midday” show and more. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde. Approx. 60 minutes. Shipping Included.


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New Orleans in the 60s


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New Orleans during a snowstorm; Hurricanes Betsy & Camille; President John F. Kennedy during a 1962 visit to the city; Lee Harvey Oswald in N.O.; the first Endymion & Bacchus parades; the Vieux Carre Riverfront Expressway controversy. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde. Approx. 60 minutes. Shipping Included.


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New Orleans That Was


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Pontchartrain Beach amusement park, ride on the Canal Street streetcar, journey along the New Basin Canal, exploring Lincoln Beach; watching the N.O. Pelicans play ball; Mardi Gras Indians on North Claiborne Avenue and neighborhood movie theatres. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde. Approx. 60 minutes. Shipping Included.


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New Orleans TV: The Golden Age


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Traces the history of local television from 1948, the year the city’s first station - WDSU-TV - signed on the air, to 1972, when the station was sold to an out-of-town owner and another station, WWL-TV, became dominant. Narrated by Angela Hill. Approx. 60 minutes.


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Nightlife That Was


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Reminiscences of New Orleans’ favorite entertainment/fun places from the recent past. Includes: Roosevelt Hotel’s Blue Room, the Swan Room at the Monteleon Hotel, The Warehouse, clubs on Bourbon and Decatur Streets, the Beverly Dinner Playhouse; Mason’s Las Vegas Strip and the Dew Drop Inn. Dances sponsored by the CYO, uptown music clubs and favorite “smooch spots” as well as Metairie’s Fat City, an entertainment district that had its heyday in the 1970s. Approx. 60 minutes.


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Northshore Stories


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A loving portrait of the history and people who live and work “across the lake.” Produced by Terri Landry. Narrated by Garland Robinette. Approx. 60 minutes.


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St. Charles Avenue: Of Mansions and Monarchs


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History of one of America’s most elegant boulevards and the architects who were responsible fore “reminders” of its glorious past. Produced by Peggy Scott Laborde. Narrated by Angela Hill. Approx. 30 minutes.


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Stay Tuned - New Orleans Classic TV Commercials


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A tribute to some classic local television commercials, their characters and creators. Includes Seafood City, Time Saver, Rosenberg’s Furniture, Jax Beer, Frankie & Johnnie’s Furniture, McKenzie’s, K&B and many more! Narrated by Ronnie Virgets. Approx. 60 minutes. (DVD or VHS)


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Where New Orleans Shopped


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Crescent City shoppers remember the retailers of the recent past. Makin’ Groceries Schwegmann style; K&B purple, meeting under the D.H. Holmes clock; Godchaux’s; Gus Mayer; Kreeger’s and more. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde. Approx. 60 minutes.


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Uptown That Was


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Look back at the history of one of New Orleans’ most colorful neighborhoods over the last 75 years, including Tulane Stadium, the Lee Circle main branch of the New Orleans Public Library, and the neighborhood movie theatres, such as the Prytania and the Napoleon. Also remembered will be Audubon Park (Swanboat ride & “flying horses”), Dryades Street shopping area, and Valencia, a popular recreation center for some Uptown teenagers. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde. Approx. 60 minutes.


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A World's Fair to Remember


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Exploration of how the 1984 New Orleans World’s Fair ultimately revitalized an urban waterfront. Fairgoers and planners share memories of the fair – the joy, fun and fireworks along with the financial woes and political problems. Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde. Approx. 60 minutes. Shipping Included.


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2008 Rex Ball and Meeting of the Courts of Rex and Comus


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Traditional end to New Orleans Carnival festivities -- The 2008 Rex Ball and Meeting of the Courts of Rex and Comus.


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Chef John Besh - My New Orleans Cookbook


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Shipping and handling is included in the price. 16 chapters of culture, essay and insight, and pure goodness. World-famous chef John Besh tells us the story of his New Orleans by the season and by the dish. Archival, four-color-lcoation photography along with ingredient information make the Big Easy easy to tackle in home kitchens. Over 200 recipes that honor and celebrate everything New Orleans.


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Chef John Besh's My New Orleans Favorite Recipes DVD


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This 60-minute DVD contains a few favorite recipes from Chef Besh's first public television series "Chef John Besh's New Orleans." All of these recipes are contained in the My New Orleans cookbook.


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Chef John Besh - My New Orleans Cookbook & Favorite Recipes DVD


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My New Orleans Cookbook & Favorite Recipes DVD Cookbook - Shipping and handling is included in the price. 16 chapters of culture, essay and insight, and pure goodness. World-famous chef John Besh tells us the story of his New Orleans by the season and by the dish. Archival, four-color-location photography along with ingredient information make the Big Easy easy to tackle in home kitchens. Over 200 recipes that honor and celebrate everything New Orleans. DVD- 60-minute DVD contains a few favorite recipes from Chef Besh's first public television series "Chef John Besh's New Orleans." All of these recipes are contained in the My New Orleans cookbook.


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Healthy Cooking Celebration Cookbook


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Cookbook compiled from favorite recipes sent in by WYES viewers and friends of WYES! Lots of delicious recipes. Appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts! Recipes contain nutritional analysis. Book contains facts about healthy cooking, cooking methods, healthy recipe ingredient substitutions and nutritional tips and notes. Recipes featured on-air are specially notated!


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Seafood Celebration II Cookbook


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Cookbook compiled from favorite recipes sent in by WYES viewers and friends of WYES! -- Over 100 delicious recipes--Appetizers, salads and entrées! -- Recipes featured on-air are specially notated!


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Soul Food Celebration Cookbook


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Cookbook compiled from recipes sent in by favorite local chefs: Leah Chase - Dooky Chase Restaurant, Austin Leslie - Jacques-Imo's Cafe, Damien Banks and Armand Olivier - Olivier's Creole Restaurant Morris Janeau - Pampy's Steak & Seafood Grill Curtis Moore - The Praline Connection Doris Finister - Two Sisters Kitchen Wayne Baquet - Zachary's Restaurant Ronnie Seaton, Sr. - Personal Exec. Chef -- Over 70 delicious recipes -- Appetizers, salads, entrées and desserts! -- Recipes that were featured on-air are specially notated!


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