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Celebration Of Confederate Monument Removal Confronted By Protesters

A second line parade took place on Sunday afternoon, May 8th in New Orleans to celebrate the removal of four of the city’s confederate monuments. The first confederate monument was removed in the early hours of April 24th. Three more are slated for removal. Those celebrating the removal of the monuments were met by protesters who oppose the removal process. Three people were arrested. The organizing group Take Em’ Down Nola held a parade to ‘bury white supremacy.’ Co-founder Malcolm Suber...

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After Stormy Weather, Jazz Fest 2017 Ends On A Sunny Note

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wrapped up Sunday. As WWNO's Jessica Rosgaard reports, the perfect weather THIS weekend made for a busy close, despite a rainy, slow opener.

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05/08/2017: Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency. What next?

The pro-European Union candidate, Emmanuel Macron, just won the French election, so why's the euro down this morning? Its dampened value may be a sign of things to come during his term. On today's show, we'll take a look at the uphill battle Macron could face in the near future. Afterwards, we'll talk with Jose Qui ñ onez about the approaches his nonprofit, the Mission Asset Fund, is using to support families who face deportation.

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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

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

FOOD & DINING

Poppy & Chef John Besh
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Louisiana Eats: Food TV On The Radio

On this week's show, we look at the role food television plays in the lives of several chefs here in New Orleans. We begin with one of the youngest stars of food TV, Kaj Hecht, the recent winner of Chopped Junior . To get an understanding of how the 10-year-old New Orleans local came to be a contestant on the program, we invited Kaj and his father Michael into our studio.

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WWNO's Travel Krewe Is Going To Bella Italia

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.

LE SHOW

Harry Shearer
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Le Show For The Week Of May 7, 2017

On this week's episode of Le Show Harry highlights the career of Continental Public Radio's Milton Getzler, and has updates from News of Nice Corps, News of the Warm, and News of the Atom. Plus the Apologies of the Week and great music.

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