COASTAL DESK

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Coastal News Roundup: Louisiana Files Lawsuit Against Army Corps And More

This week on the Coastal News Roundup: Louisiana files a lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers, how the latest federal budget could speed up sediment diversions and a pair of pollution-related settlements.

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ALL THINGS NEW ORLEANS

All Things New Orleans: February 15, 2018

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we'll talk about Pop Up Magazine's Winter Issue tour with Brittany Luse & Eric Eddings; hosts of Gimlet's podcast, The Nod . Then, Tegan Wendland chats with The Lens' Della Hasselle about a state report to help coastal communities.

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Community Mourns At Candlelight Vigil After Deadly School Shooting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sm3q14hgXYE Thousands gathered for a candlelight vigil in Parkland, Fla., to honor the memory of the 17 people killed on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a local high school. There were tearful remembrances at the Pine Trails Park Amphitheater, as well as open sobbing, and at one point, some in the crowd erupted into a chant of "No more guns!" According to police, a former student, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz , arrived at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...

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Cokie talks about her new book, "Ladies of Liberty".

Beyond "Blue Dogs"

May 8, 2008

The New Orleans Museum of Art caps a retrospective of 40 years of the works of artist George Rodrigue with an all-nighter!

Radio Diner: Cochon

May 2, 2008

Chef Stacey Meyer reviews New Orleans' "Cochon", inspired by the old-fashioned boucheries of Acadiana.

There's something special for your ears, eyes and palate at JazzFest 2008.

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.

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LE SHOW

Harry Shearer
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Le Show For The Week Of February 11, 2018

This week on Le Show Harry brings us We’re Not #1, Follow the Dollar, News of the Olympic Movement, News of the Warm, News of the Godly, What the Frack?, News of AFPAK, the Apologies of the Week, plus another edition of Karzai Talk and great music.

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FOOD & DINING

Crawfish is more than a meal in Louisiana. It's a way of life.
Ian McNulty

Where Y’Eat: After A Cold Winter, A Crawfish Waiting Game

No matter what else you put into your crawfish boil, one crucial ingredient is patience. That’s what enforces the proper timing for soaking, boiling and resting the mudbugs, even when everyone is ready to eat, clutching their koozies and staring at the pot.

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THE READING LIFE

The Reading Life With Howard Philips Smith And Al Kennedy

The Reading Life celebrates Mardi Gras with Howard Philips Smith, author of the gorgeous new book, Unveiling the Muse: The Lost History of Gay Carnival in New Orleans , and we’ll hear from Al Kennedy, whose new book is Chief of Chiefs: Robert Nathaniel Lee and the Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans, 1915-2001.

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