photo gallery en Photos From The Second Weekend Of Jazz Fest <p>Some photographic highlights from the second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.</p><p></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 15:16:20 +0000 WWNO Staff 60054 at Photos From The 28th Annual Festival International <p>Festival International de Louisiane, the annual exploration and celebration of world music in the heart of Acadiana, transformed the city of Lafayette into a five-day entertainment showcase this past week.</p><p></p><p>The free festival featured six music stages, street musicians, arts and crafts, workshops, food, drinks and much more.</p><p>"What do I like about Festival?" wondered local resident Karl Schott. "It's open. You can pop your head into a local establishment for a little A/C or a different drink. And you run into everyone you know."</p><p>We sure did.</p><p></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 01:18:46 +0000 Jason Saul 59578 at Photos From The Fairgrounds: Sunday At The Jazz Fest <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Photos from the third day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, presented by Shell. Sunday, April 27, 2014.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:42:45 +0000 Laine Kaplan-Levenson 59515 at Photos From The Fairgrounds: Jazz Fest, Day 2 <p>Photos from the second day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, presented by Shell. Saturday, April 26, 2014.</p><p></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 03:14:27 +0000 Nina Feldman 59514 at Photos From The Opening Day Of Jazz Fest 2014 <p>Photos from the opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell.</p><p></p> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 18:56:58 +0000 Nina Feldman 59473 at Photos: WWNO Launches Coastal Desk With Trip To Port Fourchon <p></p><p>WWNO<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has launched its Coastal News desk, an ongoing reporting initiative focusing on the science and industry of the coast, and the people who live and work there.</span></p><p>We begin with photos from a trip to Port Fourchon, exploring life and industry on and near La. 1. Stay tuned for more in-depth coverage soon.</p><p></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 22:43:05 +0000 Eve Troeh 54787 at Panya The Elephant Celebrates 50 Years <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Panya</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;the elephant celebrated her </span>50th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> birthday at the Audubon Zoo last week, and scores of people came out to celebrate.</span></p><p>Panya, a 9,500-pound female Asian elephant, was presented with a birthday cake and presents, as well as a special AARP card. A gaggle of children in party hats serenaded her with toy horns, signed a giant birthday card, and shared in some cake of their own.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 02:29:10 +0000 Jason Saul 52446 at Wienermobile Rolls Into New Orleans For National Hot Dog Day <p>The <a href="" target="_blank">Oscar Mayer Wienermobile</a> made a surprise appearance outside the <a href="" target="_blank">Dat Dog</a> restaurant on Magazine St. this past Tuesday, turning an otherwise mundane National Hot Dog Day into a celebration (at least for this reporter).</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 15:12:45 +0000 Jason Saul 40291 at Photos From The Second Weekend Of Jazz Fest <p>More scenes from the Fair Grounds during the second weekend of the 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.</p><p>Click on the images to enlarge.</p> Sat, 04 May 2013 18:27:23 +0000 Allyce Andrew 34700 at Photos: A Jazz Fest Rain Dance <p>A little rain couldn't keep tens of thousands of people from descending on the New Orleans Fair Grounds for the second weekend of Jazz Fest, 2013. We captured a slice of life at the Fest this past Thursday.</p> Fri, 03 May 2013 21:24:21 +0000 Allyce Andrew 34661 at