algiers point http://wwno.org en At A New Orleans High School, Marching Band Is A Lifeline For Kids http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-high-school-marching-band-lifeline-kids <em>Editor's Note: This is a story about a high school band. It is a story that demands to be heard, even more so than read. Please click on the audio player, above, to listen. Audio will be available around 6:30 p.m. EDT.</em><p>Next week, in New Orleans, 240 students will graduate from Edna Karr High School, including 16 members of the marching band. The band is considered a rising star in a city that treasures music. To play in Edna Karr High School's band is to be somebody, at least within the hallways of the school. Thu, 15 May 2014 20:05:00 +0000 Keith O'Brien 60790 at http://wwno.org Noise ordinance, Ninth Ward dance, and an Algiers Point bonfire http://wwno.org/post/noise-ordinance-ninth-ward-dance-and-algiers-point-bonfire <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d02180b142b-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d02180b142b-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d02180b142b-"></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-996558.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>Angela Taylor reports on the new noise ordinance being drafted in New Orleans, Sharon Litwin speaks with a cultural leader in the Lower Ninth Ward, and Eileen Fleming reports on a cathartic bonfire in Algiers Point.</p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 18:37:45 +0000 Jack Hopke 3450 at http://wwno.org