With Third Special Session On The Horizon, Stalemate Between Governor And House Leadership Continues

For the second time this year, lawmakers in the House were unable to reach a tax compromise, collapsing the special session that ended late Monday night.

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Inside The Arts: ESSENCE Festival 2018, Veronese Paintings At NOMA, 25th Shakespeare Fest

This week on Inside the Arts, the countdown is on to the 2018 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola. Entertainment powerhouse Queen Latifah headlines. We talk with ESSENCE entertainment editor Cori Murray.

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Democrats Breathe Sigh Of Relief After Tuesday's Primaries

Across the country Tuesday night, Democrats got good news in their effort to take back the House. They advanced candidates in key races in California (after being concerned they could be shut out), put forward what party operatives see as the best candidates in suburban New Jersey, and they feel good about their candidates who won in New Mexico and Iowa. Tuesday night's results by no means mean taking back the House is assured for Democrats. In fact, indicators have moved the other direction...

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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.

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

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


WWNO Receives Four Regional Murrow Awards

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Le Show For the Week of Jun 3, 2018

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer observes the early arrival of summer in song, plus News of the Godly , The Apologies of the Week , News of Smart Houses , Let Us Try , News of Microplastics , News of the Atom , and more!

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The Reading Life with Peter Cooley and Valentine Pierce

This week on The Reading Life : Start your summer off with some poetry, featuring former state poet laureate Peter Cooley, author of “World Without Finishing," a nd poet Valentine Pierce, author of “Up Decatur.” Audio Extra: Here’s what’s on tap in the literary life this week: Susan Eaddy signs her baby book, “Poppy’s Best Babies, “Sunday, June 3 at 2 p.m. at Octavia Books. The Graphic Novel Book Club discusses “Paper Girls, v. 4,” by Brian K. Vaughan and “Sandman, v. 1,” by Neil Gaiman,...

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Watermelon and crabmeat at High Hat Cafe in New Orleans vividly show the pleasures of summer food.
Ian McNulty

Where Y’Eat: Always a Slog, New Orleans Summer Can Also Be a Relief

When does summer start? Consult the almanac and you’ll see it’s still weeks away. But in New Orleans, the seasons aren’t necessarily tied to solstice and equinox. To me, they’re marked by a changing mix of cravings, needs, excuses...and yes, we're talking about food.

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