FLOOD RECOVERY

Save the Children

Volunteer Flood Recovery Focused On Helping Children

Nearly seven months after historic flooding destroyed homes and schools in southeast Louisiana, residents are still facing a long road to recovery. Among them are thousands of children, whose lives as they knew them were washed away. Some organizations are still making sure the state’s youngest flood victims are getting what they need. Della Hasselle reports.

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FOOD & DINING

Louisiana Eats: April Fools

This week, we’re bringing you a special April Fools edition of Louisiana Eats ! One of the stories in this hour is a joke, but the rest are so wild, you may not be able to separate the fact from the fiction! We begin with zoologist and author Bill Schutt , whose new book focuses on the most taboo of topics: cannibalism. Bill gives us the full story on a truly humanist cuisine.

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Poland's New World War II Museum Just Opened, But Maybe Not For Long

There's a saying that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Apparently, so is history. In the case of Poland's new Museum of the Second World War , the beholder is the nationalist government. Run by the populist Law and Justice Party, it has declared the museum an expensive mess that waters down Polish history and should be closed — or at a minimum, revamped. The museum opened March 23 in the northern port city of Gdansk, where World War II began when Germany invaded the city in 1939. "This...

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Ira Glass and "This American Life" come to the big screen.

The 39th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival opens with treats for all the senses!

Project "Sync-Up" is a new economic initiative to help Louisiana's musicians.

The Sharks and the Jets rumble in the New Orleans Opera's production of Leonard Bernstein's classic American musical.

Lionel Hampton Honored

Apr 18, 2008

Late jazz great Lionel Hampton to be honored Saturday at the Ogden Museum.

Chef Stacey Meyer reviews Gimchee Korean Restaurant in Metairie.

Diane Mack interviews Playwright Eve Ensler, author of "The Vagina Monologues".

Amanda McBroom performs "The Rose" and other original works at Le Chat Noir.

The 22nd annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival starts Wednesday, 3/26/2008.

The Neighborhood Gallery celebrates it's 20th anniversary with the retrospective exhibit "Then and Now."

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CLASSICAL MUSIC

Classical 104.9 FM

Beautiful classical music, from traditional to contemporary, on Classical 104.9

WWNO's Travel Krewe Is Going To Bella Italia - And You Could Win 2 Tickets!

Join WWNO New Orleans Public Radio, and a like-minded group of curious travelers for a journey rich in the art, architecture, food, wine, and music of la bella Italia.

Tell Us Why You Love WWNO!

I Love WWNO! Once Upon a Time there was a listener (you) who lovingly and regularly tuned into their dearest public radio station (us), and it was an immediate “happily ever after” situation from then onward. This Valentine’s Day, New Orleans Public Radio is launching its first ever “I Love WWNO” campaign to help raise awareness about the importance of public radio, and to promote the value it has in our community.

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LE SHOW

Harry Shearer
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Le Show For The Week Of April 2, 2017

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer has a new Karzai Talk and explores News of Smart Houses , News of Inspectors General , News of Bad Banks , News of the Godly , News of AFPAC , The Apologies of the Week , News of the Olympic Movement , and more!

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