Local Lens with NOLA T-Shirt Club – EP 159
Today’s episode is a discussion with Jackie and John Abston, owners of NOLA T-Shirt Club. We’ll talk about their business, favorite haunts, and things to do as the summer heats up!
Liz Wood Realty
The most frequent questions I get are about moving to New Orleans. If you are ready to make the move, you need a good realtor.
That’s where Liz Wood comes in.
Let Liz and her team over at Liz Wood Realty help you find the right place. They can help whether you plan to rent or purchase
Liz makes the process fun and easy. Reach out to Liz at lizwoodrealty.com and make your dream of living in New Orleans a reality.
Tommy Manzella,Gulf Coast Mortgage
While you are working with Liz you need to secure financing. Reach out to Tommy at Gulf Coast and let him help you get everything in place. That’s what we did on our recent refi and it was as smooth as could be. Links in the show notes. Tommy Manzella at Gulf Coast Bank
The Historic New Orleans Collection
Support comes from The Historic New Orleans Collection, the city’s premiere history museum, located at five twenty Royal Street in the heart of the French Quarter.
Current exhibits include “French Quarter Life: People and Places in the Vieux Carre” For more than 150 years, artists from around the world have worked to capture and share their impressions of New Orleans’s most iconic and historic neighborhood. This exhibition gathers 22 paintings from the museum’s permanent collection. From the bustle of the French Market to the jazzmen of Preservation Hall, these artworks explore the streets, buildings, and people of the French Quarter through time and a variety of techniques. It runs through August 28, 2022.
A 2nd exhibit focuses Tennessee Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire.
Seventy-five years ago this year, Tennessee Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire premiered on Broadway.
Backstage at “Streetcar”combines selections from THNOC’s wide-ranging Tennessee Williams holdings—many of them seldom displayed—with loans from several other museums. Visitors can read director Elia Kazan’s stage notes, listen to a rare recording of the original Broadway production, enjoy interpretations of the play in popular culture, and see photographs and ephemera from different productions around the world.
This exhibit continues until Jul 3rd , 2022.
Go to HNOC.org/Visit to plan your trip.
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