This week on the Reading Life: Former senior drama critic of The New Yorker and biographer John Lahr, whose new book is Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Fles. Lahr recently received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography and will be a headliner at this week's Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival.
Michael "Quess?" Moore is an instructional coach at Martin Behrman Charter School. He helps teachers from all grade levels – kindergarten through eighth – develop lesson plans. Sometimes he co-leads the lessons, and sometimes he teaches them on his own. In the classroom, Moore draws on his experience as a spoken word artist.
Support for Voices of Educators and education reporting on WWNO comes from Entergy Corporation.
On this week's Le Show with Harry Shearer: Up to Here (from CPR radio), News of the Olympic Movement, Just Say So, The Grand Experiment, News from Outside the Bubble, Our Freedon-Loving Friends, Read the Trades, News of the Warm, What the Frack, The Apologies of the Week, and more!
The Llibre Vermell, "The Red Book", is the name given to the 14th century manuscript found in the library of the monastery of Monserrat in Spain. This manuscript is bound in red velvet and contains ten pilgrim songs and dances that probably would have been known by the pilgrims traveling to that monastery in the Middle Ages.
Emergency medical personnel and law enforcement officers tend to Richard White, laying on the stretcher, and another victim. White was shot by police after attacking TSA agents in the Louis Armstrong airport with wasp spray and a machete.
This story is on a developing situation, and has been and will be updated.
A 63-year-old man attacked TSA agents at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport with a machete and wasp spray on Friday night.
The man, identified by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office as Richard White, of Kenner, was transported to a local hospital and underwent surgery, but died Saturday afternoon around 4 p.m. in a New Orleans hospital.
What’s sweeter than honey? Sugar! Or is it the other way around? On this week's Louisiana Eats!, we try to answer that question as we examine the sweetest things from Louisiana, California and across the world.
WWNO's Listening Post project asks questions about local news in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast and reports back on the community's response. This week the Listening Post gets some fresh air. What do people do outdoors in New Orleans? Where would you add a park in the city?
It’s spring, and a lot of New Orleanians are headed to City Park, including the overgrown area that used to be a golf course before Hurricane Katrina.
NPR's Michel Martin is headed to New Orleans, to examine how the New Orleans school system is reinventing itself, ten years after the flood.
In collaboration with WWNO, Martin brings together a dynamic group of education experts at the George & Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center for live, on-stage conversations around the city’s unique charter school system.