NolaVie Presents : Lessons From Their Lives

Lessons from their lives: Seduced by sculpture

As we continue to remember and honor our Queen Sharon Litwin, we look at the role she has played in many lives. In this story she wonders: was there one event that led the third-generation owner of K&B, the iconic New Orleans-based drugstore chain, into the world of sculpture? There was. And Sydney J. Besthoff III remembers it well. It all began, he says, when he went shopping for a building to house the company. Read More »

From moving earth to making art

In the continuing occasional series of interview with iconic New Orleanians, Sharon Litwin talks with artist George Dunbar. The artist as entrepreneur is not that unusual. After all, there are numerous artists with self-named galleries selling lots of ... Read More »

Reflections from Mignon Faget

In this installment of Lesson from their Lives, an occasional series of interviews with iconic New Orleanians, Sharon Litwin talks with New Orleans artist and jeweler, Mignon Faget. To hear the interview at WWNO public radio, click here. What ... Read More »

Lessons from his life: Paul Fabry

Paul Fabry is an elegant, Hungarian-born, 94-year-old gentleman of the old school who lives with his wife Betsy in a 170-year-old house on Bourbon Street. It’s the house where the idea of World Trade Centers was born. Read More »

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