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WWNO News Features
12:14 pm
Thu April 7, 2011

Cokie Roberts Among Contributors to "Native Tongues"

News analyst Cokie Roberts

New Orleans, LA – NPR news analyst and native New Orleanian Cokie Roberts will be contributing to "Native Tongues: The Food Edition," taking place at Le Chat Noir from April 7th-24th, 2011. WWNO's Paul Maassen spoke with Roberts about her involvement with the play.

Tickets are available through Le Chat Noir.

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Arts & Culture
12:14 pm
Thu April 7, 2011

French Quarter Fest , Native Tongues 5 and Musaica Chamber Ensemble Kick Off Weekend of Fun!

New Orleans, La – It's a busy weekend in New Orleans. Music fills the French Quarter...a theater group offers food for thought as Native Tongues returns to the stage and a chamber ensemble celebrates Spring!

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All Things N. O.
11:48 am
Thu April 7, 2011

All Things N. O. 4-7-11

New Orleans, LA – Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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The Sound of Books
6:12 pm
Wed April 6, 2011

Widely Heralded First Novel From USC History Professor Deborah Harkness - "A Discovery of Witches"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely heralded first novel from USC history professor-turned-fiction-writer Deborah Harkness - "A Discovery of Witches"...

To find out more about Deborah Harkness and "A Discovery of Witches" - please click here .

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Louisiana Eats!
5:40 pm
Wed April 6, 2011

Besh & The Boys

New Orleans native, Chef John Besh

Crawfish Etouffee (Serves 4)

1 lb. crawfish tails
1 Stick butter (8 oz)
1 Bunch green onions, thinly sliced
1 Clove garlic
3 Tablespoons tomato paste
1 Cup of water to rinse out crawfis tail bags
1 Teaspoon thyme
2 Bay leaves
1/4 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 turns of the peppermill
Scant 1/2 Teaspoon salt

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Community Impact
3:58 pm
Tue April 5, 2011

Community Impact Series -- Crescent City Supported Fisheries

Clara Gerica (right) shares some seafood tips, and stories, at the Crescent City Farmers Market.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Clara Gerica and her family are familiar faces at the Crescent City Farmers Market, where they sell shrimp, finfish and soft shell crabs so fresh that sometimes the creatures are still moving in their ice-packed trays at her booth. Clara's husband Pete catches all of this in local waters, usually in Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Borgne. It's their livelihood, and also their way of life.

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Gulf Oil Spill
8:53 pm
Mon April 4, 2011

Hearings Set This Week On Failed Blowout Preventer

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WWNO News Reports
1:11 pm
Mon April 4, 2011

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing In New Orleans

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The Sound of Books
5:14 pm
Thu March 31, 2011

The Reading Life 3/29/11

Jason Berry

New Orleans, LA – Susan talks with nonfiction writer, journalist and novelist Jason Berry about his play, Earl Long in Purgatory, that has just been published as a book. Also featured is an interview with poet Dede Wilson, who will read from her book, Eliza: The New Orleans Years.

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WWNO News Reports
2:49 pm
Thu March 31, 2011

Ex-NOPD Officers Sentenced In Glover Case

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