Ernie K-Doe 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 Authors Ben Sandmel and Moira Crone http://wwno.org/post/authors-ben-sandmel-and-moira-crone <p><span style="font-size: 14pt;">This week on <em>The Reading Life</em>: Ben Sandmel, author of <em>Ernie K-Doe: The R &amp; B Emperor of New Orleans</em>, and novelist Moira Crone, author of <em>The Not Yet</em>.</span></p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 00:00:00 +0000 Susan Larson 8547 at http://wwno.org