culture http://wwno.org en Music Impresario George Wein Dedicates Center for Jazz Education http://wwno.org/post/music-impresario-george-wein-dedicates-center-jazz-education <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The New Orleans Jazz &amp; Heritage Festival continues its </span>44<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> year of music today at the Fair Grounds. This morning a new music education center was dedicated to one of the festival’s founders, George </span>Wein<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and his wife Joyce.</span></p> Fri, 03 May 2013 18:33:20 +0000 Eve Troeh 34635 at http://wwno.org Ca. Bans Therapy Meant To Turn Gay Kids Straight http://wwno.org/post/ca-bans-therapy-meant-turn-gay-kids-straight Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>And now, we turn to California. Earlier this week, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a landmark piece of legislation banning a controversial form of therapy that is meant to change the sexual orientation of children under 18. Supporters of the ban say the so-called gay to straight conversion therapy can psychologically scar patients in the worst possible ways and there's no medical evidence that it works.<p>California state Senator Ted Lieu is with us now. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 15:38:00 +0000 Michel Martin 21158 at http://wwno.org Mayhaw http://wwno.org/post/mayhaw-0 <p>Are you familiar with a traditional food that&rsquo;s just come into season: Mayhaw. It is so named for May Day, its peak season. According to mayhaw mythology, this wild, apple-like cousin of the hawthorn tree thrives in swampy coastal Louisiana and Texas.</p> Sat, 28 Apr 2012 18:40:00 +0000 Richard McCarthy 9697 at http://wwno.org Redd Linen Night Opens http://wwno.org/post/redd-linen-night-opens <p>The Oretha Castle Haley Cultural Corridor in Central City comes alive this weekend, as the <em>Ashé Cultural Arts Center </em>kicks off <em>Redd Linen Night</em>.</p><p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 17:57:02 +0000 Diane Mack 4700 at http://wwno.org