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The Nightlife That Was

$19.95

Reminiscences of New   Orleans’ favorite entertainment/fun places from the recent past.  Includes: Roosevelt Hotel’s Blue Room, the Swan Room at the Monteleone 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. (DVD only)

7 in stock (can be backordered)

Description

There is always something to do in New Orleans, especially when it comes to “steppin’ out.”  Viewers will get a chance to experience man of the city’s favorite places from the recent past in THE NIGHTLIFE THAT WAS.

Hot entertainment spots in the program include:  the Roosevelt Hotel’s Blue Room; the Swan Room at the Monteleone Hotel; the Warehouse; clubs on Bourbon and Decatur Streets; the Beverly Dinner Playhouse; Mason’s Las Vegas Strip and the Dew Drop Inn.

There were dances sponsored by the Catholic Youth Organizations, uptown music clubs including Jimmy’s and Jed’s, and such “smooch spots” as Lenfant’s parking lot and along Lake Pontchartrain.

NIGHTLIFE also takes a trip to Metairie’s Fat City, an entertainment district that had its heyday in the 1970s.

 

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Robin Cooper
Vice President of Development
WYES-TV
P.O. Box 24026
New Orleans, LA 70184-4026
(504) 840-4894
rcooper@wyes.org