Features

Film
3:27 am
Thu September 18, 2008

Franklin Martin's film "Walking On Dead Fish"

The triumph of the human spirit looms large in "Walking On Dead Fish," a post-Katrina documentary by filmmaker Franklin Martin.

Its premiere comes at the height of a very active hurricane season and is told through the eyes of a small town football team that turned adversity into victory, uplifting an entire community.

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Features
2:58 am
Wed September 17, 2008

NOMA Displays "Coping with Katrina" Part 2

Part 2 of "NOMA Displays 'Coping with Katrina'".

This past weekend, a photography exhibit commemorating the three year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina opened at the New Orleans Museum of Art, across the hall from another Katrina-related exhibit which showcases the artwork of children. This second exhibit, called Coping with Katrina, is a result of NOMA's art therapy initiative. 

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Features
2:41 am
Wed September 17, 2008

NOMA Displays "Coping with Katrina" Part 1

This past weekend, a photography exhibit commemorating the three year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina opened at the New Orleans Museum of Art, across the hall from another Katrina-related exhibit which showcases the artwork of children. This second exhibit, called "Coping with Katrina", is a result of NOMA's art therapy initiative.

Hurricane Gustav
2:59 am
Wed September 10, 2008

Mayor Nagin Evaluates Evacuation

New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin.

Mayor Ray Nagin is taking a look at how the city handled Hurricane Gustav, while keeping a close eye on the track of Hurricane Ike.

Louisiana National Guard
2:58 am
Tue September 9, 2008

Lousiana National Guardsmen Affected by Gustav

While people in New Orleans get back to their routines after Hurricane Gustav, some in the Louisiana National Guard have put their own recovery on hold while they pitch in where they're assigned.

Some members of the 141st Field Artillery unit took a break from setting up distribution points for people to pick up food and supplies to speak with WWNO. They had all been in Baghdad when Hurricane Katrina hit.

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Hurricane Gustav
3:26 am
Sat August 30, 2008

Hurricane Gustav Announcement/Information

For the duration of Hurricane Gustav, WWNO will broadcast network programming. We are doing this so that our staff and their families may safely evacuate. We will return as soon as possible after the storm.

Best Wishes For Everyone's Saftey, Paul Maassen WWNO GM.

Current info on the storm http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/.

Here is a list of some of the State agencies and other hurricane related resources:

American Red Cross
www.preparelouisiana.redcross.org
(866) GET-INFO or (866) 438-4636

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Features
6:15 am
Thu August 14, 2008

New Exhibit Honors the Work of Sister Henriette Delille

Henriette DeLille, the founder of the order of the Sisters of the Holy Family, may become the first African-American saint. A new exhibit at the New Orleans African American Museum of Art, Culture and History pays homage to Sister DeLille's life's work.

Arts & Culture
5:52 am
Thu July 31, 2008

New Orleans Return the Favor to Midwest

Recent flooding in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Just as the New Orleans theater community received from New York after Katrina, Cedar Rapids Iowa will receive from New Orleans when Le Chat Noir Cabaret presents HeartSong 2. WWNO's Deb Albertson tells us how and why the singers are honing their craft for Thursday night's performance.

Transit
2:43 am
Wed July 23, 2008

Biodiesel Busses Hit The Road

The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority is rolling out it's new fleet of busses that run on biodiesel fuel.

WWNO News Features
11:54 am
Wed July 16, 2008

New Entertainment Center Coming to East Bank

Portrait of Marie Laveau, after a painting by Frank Schneider, in turn after George Catlin; the original hangs in the Cabildo in New Orleans.

"Blaine Kern's Entertainment Complex" will renew part of the riverfront.

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