kermit ruffins http://wwno.org en Kermit Ruffins gets OK to reopen Ernie D-Doe lounge http://wwno.org/post/kermit-ruffins-gets-ok-reopen-ernie-d-doe-lounge <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Trumpet player Kermit Ruffins has been given the green light to reopen Ernie K-Doe's Mother-in-Law Lounge.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Times-Picayune reports that the City Council voted Thursday to allow Ruffins reopen the famous music venue. Council action was needed because the business was closed for more than six months in 2011.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 16:19:56 +0000 The Associated Press 20578 at http://wwno.org Kermit Ruffins, Leah Chase, and the residents of the New Orleans batture http://wwno.org/post/kermit-ruffins-leah-chase-and-residents-new-orleans-batture <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c0f1fbcb8e2-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c0f1fbcb8e2-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c0f1fbcb8e2-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-999236.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>On this year-end edition of All Things New Orleans we're highlighting some of our most interesting stories from 2011. We'll hear from Kermit Ruffins, Leah Chase, and the residents of the New Orleans batture.</p> Fri, 30 Dec 2011 01:41:14 +0000 Jack Hopke 3504 at http://wwno.org