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An Unexpected Victim Of August Floods: The Coastal Fishing Industry

Last August, several days of heavy rain flooded the Baton Rouge area. From Baton Rouge to Denham Springs to Gonzales -- rising waters flooded out around one hundred thousand homes and caused billions of dollars worth of damage. Recovery is ongoing, even nine months later. The Baton Rouge area isn’t the only part of the state still struggling this many months out. The damage rippled out across the state -- all the way down to the tiny town of Leeville , near Grand Isle, along the coast. On...

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WHERE Y'EAT

The name Creole tomato can turn heads in the market place this time of year.
Ian McNulty

Where Y'Eat: As a New Orleans Summer Nears, Seasonal Flavors Step Up

When does summer start? Consult the calendar and you’ll see it’s still a month away. But in New Orleans the seasons aren’t necessarily tied to the conventions of solstice and equinox. For me, the New Orleans summer always begins immediately after Jazz Fest, and it’s not the changing weather alone that marks the shift. It’s the feeling that the long New Orleans train of one big celebration after the next has reached the station, and it’s time to hop off for a bit.

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The News Can't Stop, Won't Stop — All This Happened This Week

Remember when President Trump allegedly leaking classified information to the Russians was dominating news coverage? You'd be forgiven if you only vaguely remembered that, because it was so long ago — Monday, a lifetime in Trump-era news terms. Take a look at what else happened this week Monday
" Reports: Trump Gave Classified Info To Russians During White House Visit " Tuesday:
" Sources: Trump Asked Comey To Shut Down Flynn Investigation "
" Israel Said to Be Source of...

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In this patriotic month of July, what better time for a 10-question trivia quiz all about "American History"

 ...To test your knowledge of American History, take the WWNO July Trivia Quiz!

June Trivia Quiz

Jun 5, 2002

...Test your knowledge of Famous Folks Named Jones with our 10-question on-line trivia quiz for June...

April 2002 Quiz

Apr 8, 2002

The poet T. S. Eliot wrote: "April is the cruelest month", but you can test your mettle with 10 more Famous Quotes in the April Trivia Quiz, at New Orleans' own 89.9 WWNO...

A review of the TELARC CD "From the Isles to the Courts", by Ensemble Galilei...

Test your knowledge with Ten Tough Questions about American Music in WWNO's March Trivia Quiz...

A review of "Hurricane", the first-ever CD released by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring the music of Stephen Dankner...

In 1913, Stravinsky's ballet "Le Sacre du Printemps" (The Rite of Spring) caused a riot during its Paris premiere. Fistfights broke out in the audience, shoving matches ensued, and enough commotion was raised throughout the Theatre des Champs-Elysees that the dancers had difficulty hearing the music from the orchestra pit.

WWNO is celebrating its 30th Anniversary in February 2002... So, for our monthly quiz, we're asking 10 questions about current events in February 1972! From "The Hot Rock" to Nixon in China, show what you know, and jump back to 1972!

TO TAKE THE FEBRUARY 2002 QUIZ, CLICK HERE...

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FOOD & DINING

Poppy Tooker, chefs from the Dickie Brennan Restaurant Group and Dickie Brennan show off their catch of the day.
Paul Broussard

Angling For Dinner: Louisiana's Catch And Cook Program

On this week’s show, we’re traveling from Lafitte bayous to French Quarter kitchens for a look at Louisiana’s Catch and Cook Program . Under Catch and Cook, charter fishing groups can bring their catch to a participating restaurant, where the chef will prepare their fresh-caught fish to order. We begin by angling on the water with Dickie Brennan, Executive Chef Gus Martin, and Captain Theophile Bourgeouis. Theophile, a lifelong Louisiana fisherman, navigates the waters and leads us to a successful catch. Then, we follow our fish to the kitchen of Tableau , where Dickie Brennan’s team of chefs prepare the evening's dinner.

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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 21, 2017

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer brings a new edition of The Appresidentice , plus News of the Olympic Movement , The Apologies of the Week , News of AFPAC , News of the Warm , and more!

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