WWNO’s original history podcast TriPod: New Orleans at 300 returns next week. Host Laine Kaplan-Levenson traveled to Haiti this past summer and will launch the third season on Oct. 27, with an hour-long special about the relationship between Haiti and New Orleans. This documentary is called, "Haiti And New Orleans: Is The Feeling Mutual?" WWNO's Janae Pierre sat down with Laine to get a sneak peek of this TriPod special. TriPod is a production of WWNO in collaboration with The Historic New...
INSIDE THE ARTS
This week on Inside the Arts, local artists gear up for an entertaining evening at Le Petit Theatre, as the New Orleans Theater Network presents Footlights for Houston. It’s a benefit concert to help artists of the Houston Theater Community in the wake of historic flooding following Hurricane Harvey. Summer Lyric Theatre artistic director Michael McKelvey joins us. Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m., Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m., and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m.
Fifty-five years ago this week, the world came to the brink of nuclear war in what became known as the Cuban missile crisis. In October 1962, President Kennedy responded to reports of the Soviets setting up nuclear ballistic missiles in Cuba with an order to blockade the island. The standoff lasted nearly two weeks. Here & Now s Jeremy Hobson talks about what we can learn about todays international conflicts from the Cuban missile crisis with Timothy McKeown , a professor of political science...
FOOD & DINING
You can't really count on the calendar to tell you when seasons change in New Orleans. Balmy and temperate one day, you know we can still plunge right back into humidity the next. You’ve got to be on your guard. But there are other cues that let us know where we stand.