IN MEMORIAM

Sharon Litwin.
NolaVie.com

Sharon Litwin, Longtime New Orleans Arts Advocate, Dies After Cancer Battle

A driving force behind the arts and cultural communities in New Orleans has passed away.
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LOUISIANA EATS!

Host Poppy Tooker and Pizza Delicious co-owner Michael Friedman at the Bywater hot spot.
Joe Shriner

Louisiana Eats: Local Favorites & Authentic Flavors

The Louisiana restaurant scene has never been hotter. On this week's show, we're touring some special eateries that should be on your radar.
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NPR NEWS

Smithsonian Sets Phasers To Restore On Original Starship Enterprise

Sorry to disappoint Trekkies who still believe, but the actual USS Enterprise did not really take up much space.That famous starship of Mr. Spock and Capt. James Tiberius Kirk in the original Star Trek TV series — which turns 50 this year — was a model. Quite a large one, to be fair: 11 feet long and about 200 lbs., made out of blow-molded plastic and wood. But not life-sized.And for more than a decade, it hung in the gift shop of the Smithsonian's National Air and Space museum in Washington,...
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As New Orleans continues debating the pros and cons of short-term rentals, an association with members now operating in the burgeoning industry wants to get their message out. Operators of short-term rentals say they want to help – not hurt – the city.

Angel Trumpets release some of the best smells in the city.
Scott Gold / Nolavie

When people fall in love with New Orleans -- a phenomenon that happens on a daily basis around here -- they’re wont to wax poetically about the familiar qualities that make this city such a special and enchanting place.

But all of this gushing tends to leave out a single and singular fact of life in the Crescent City: This town, for lack of a better word, smells.

Photo Credit: Christina Lessa | MistyCopeland.com

This week on Inside the Arts, a nationally acclaimed ballerina makes her debut at the 22nd annual ESSENCE Fest. We talk with ballet star Misty Copeland.

 Then, Congo Square is home to a healing ceremony honoring African ancestors. The Ashe Cultural Arts Center presents its annual MAAFA Commemoration remembering the trans-Atlantic slave trade. And, we round out with a classic work by renowned Spanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca. In Good Company presents The House of Bernarda Alba. Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m. 

This week on The Reading Life: Bill Loehfelm, whose new Maureen Coughlin thriller is Let the Devil Out. We’ll also hear from Bethanne Patrick, editor of The Books that Changed My Life: Reflections by 100 Authors, Actors, Musicians, and Other Remarkable People. And Susan will have some recommended reading for dog lovers.

GNO Inc.

The international markets are reopening today after Friday’s announcement that the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union. One economic development expert considers how New Orleans will handle what’s ahead. 


Sharon Litwin.
NolaVie.com

A driving force behind the arts and cultural communities in New Orleans has passed away. 


Harry Shearer

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer has the Donald J. Trumpathon, News of the Olympic Movement, The Apologies of the Week, News of the Warm, and more!

The Folger Consort is one of the oldest early music ensembles in the U.S. Its home base is the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC containing the largest Shakespeare collection in the world. 

Sharon Litwin, co-founder of NolaVie.
NolaVie.com

WWNO has lost a dear member of its community in Sharon Litwin, co-founder and president of NolaVie. She passed away Friday, June 24. This post was originally published on NolaVie.com.

Host Poppy Tooker and Pizza Delicious co-owner Michael Friedman at the Bywater hot spot.
Joe Shriner

The Louisiana restaurant scene has never been hotter. On this week's show, we're touring some special eateries that should be on your radar.

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CLASSICAL MUSIC

Classical Music on WWNO

Beautiful classical music, from traditional to contemporary, on Classical WWNO.

LE SHOW

Harry Shearer

Le Show For The Week Of June 26, 2016

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer has the Donald J. Trumpathon, News of the Olympic Movement, The Apologies of the Week, News of the Warm, and more!
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