features http://wwno.org en Where Y'Eat: Choosing Traditional As An Alternative http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-choosing-traditional-alternative <p><em>In a sea of diverse dining concepts, a small current of new eateries are dialing back to a much older model of New Orleans flavor.</em></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 58635 at http://wwno.org Storyville: Finding It In The Sun http://wwno.org/post/storyville-finding-it-sun <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Baseball season is underway. This is a sacred time where I’m from. Sun, grass, children playing in the park, all the memories of youth rushing back. But in New Orleans, the start of baseball season is but a placeholder: some 200 days until the Saints’ opening kickoff. This city lives on its own schedule.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I didn’t know this when I moved here.</span></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:59:34 +0000 Eric Millman 58719 at http://wwno.org Music Inside Out With Givonna Joseph & OperaCréole http://wwno.org/post/music-inside-out-givonna-joseph-operacr-ole <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">When John Boutté invited OperaCréole to join him on stage at last year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Boutté&nbsp;knew he'd hit on the right mix for yet another history-making performance. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:40:30 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 58728 at http://wwno.org Along Saint Claude: A Brief History Lesson http://wwno.org/post/along-saint-claude-brief-history-lesson <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Over the course of 2013, I interviewed dozens and dozens of folks who live, or once lived, in the neighborhoods along both sides of St. Claude Avenue, roughly from St. Bernard to Poland Avenue. I asked them to share stories of their neighborhoods, what they’re like now, how they’ve changed, and how they feel about those changes. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:01:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 58682 at http://wwno.org P.3 Reads Continues, Bringing Artists To Public Libraries http://wwno.org/post/p3-reads-continues-bringing-artists-public-libraries <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tonight, New Orleans’ international art biennial, Prospect 3, brings out its literary side.</span></p><p>The<a href="http://www.prospectneworleans.org/p3-reads/"> P.3 Reads</a> series invites international artists to New Orleans public libraries to discuss some of their favorite books. Brooke Davis Anderson is executive director of Prospect 3. She says curator Franklin Sirmans has taken several works of literature — like Walker Percy’s New Orleans novel <em>The Moviegoer</em> — as inspiration for the biennial.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:14:32 +0000 Eve Troeh 58694 at http://wwno.org Along Saint Claude: What's In A Name? http://wwno.org/post/along-saint-claude-whats-name <p></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:53:29 +0000 Eve Abrams 58655 at http://wwno.org Already Missing French Quarter Fest? Here's A Mid-Week Playlist http://wwno.org/post/already-missing-french-quarter-fest-heres-mid-week-playlist <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 2014 French Quarter Festival took place on a beautiful weekend... But it's been all rain and cold and work and traffic ever since.</span></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:09:29 +0000 Laine Kaplan-Levenson 58609 at http://wwno.org Music And Culture Coalition Of New Orleans A Force For Democratic Process http://wwno.org/post/music-and-culture-coalition-new-orleans-force-democratic-process <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times; min-height: 14px;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The Music and Culture Coalition of New Orleans&nbsp;serves as a platform and voice for issues concerning culture in New Orleans.</span></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:19:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 58519 at http://wwno.org Sarah Vowell Riffs On Satchmo, 'The Incredibles' And Andrew Jackson http://wwno.org/post/sarah-vowell-riffs-satchmo-incredibles-and-andrew-jackson <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Noted writer, historian and former <em>This American Life</em>&nbsp;contributor Sarah </span>Vowell<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will be in town to speak at Tulane’s Freeman Auditorium on Wednesday, April 16. And while she’s in town, the author of books like <em>The Wordy Shipmates</em>, <em>Assassination Vacation</em>&nbsp;and <em>Unfamiliar Fishes</em> will likely pay a visit to the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts (</span>NOCCA<span style="line-height: 1.5;">). She might also check out some of Louis Armstrong’s old haunts.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:11:00 +0000 Brian Friedman 58325 at http://wwno.org Along Saint Claude http://wwno.org/post/along-saint-claude <p>Over the course of 2013, I interviewed dozens and dozens of folks who live, or once lived, in the neighborhoods along both sides of St. Claude Avenue, roughly from St. Bernard to Poland Avenue. I asked them to share stories of their neighborhoods, what they’re like now, how they’ve changed, and how they feel about those changes. These voices became the makings of this seven-part radio documentary: <em>Along Saint Claude.</em></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:08:55 +0000 Eve Abrams 54250 at http://wwno.org