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Artist Interview
12:30 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

Carlos Miguel Prieto on Hindemith, Schumann, and Brahms

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Calor Miguel Prieto talks with Farrar Hudkins about this weekend's LPO concerts, including the Brahms Violin Concerto featuring Joshua Bell.

The Lens: New Orleans Parking Enforcement
7:45 am
Fri March 30, 2012

New Orleans tightens rules on who gets the boot — and parking revenues soar

Motorist's nightmare.
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Feel like the city’s got a boot on your neck? How about on your tire?

There’s a reason why. In the past year, New Orleans parking officials have become much more aggressive in the use of devices that immobilize cars with outstanding parking tickets.

“[W]e used to boot vehicles if they had more than three violations,” said city Department of Public Works parking administrator Zepporiah Edmonds, in testimony Wednesday afternoon before the City Council’s Budget-Audit Board of Review.

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New Orleans East Murder
11:58 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

28-year-old man shot dead in New Orleans East

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 28-year-old man in New Orleans East late Thursday night.

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Spring Membership Drive 2012
8:00 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Donate and help keep NPR news alive and well in New Orleans

Your membership dollars help us bring you the very best in local, national and international journalism, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

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Spring Membership Drive 2012
7:28 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

A Special Message From Actor Wendell Pierce

A special message from Tremé actor and native New Orleanian Wendell Pierce, urging you to support WWNO's great local and national programming!

Take a listen to a special message from Tremé star Wendell Pierce, native New Orleanian and supporter of public radio!

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Inside the Arts
12:00 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Joshua Bell Plays Brahms

World-renowned violinist Joshua Bell talks with WWNO's Diane Mack about his upcoming concert with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.

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The Lens: Newcomb Boulevard
11:08 am
Thu March 29, 2012

Judge calls Newcomb Boulevard fence illegal; residents’ attorney vows to appeal ruling

City Council approval is needed for fences that block city traffic, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Courtesy of Keith Hardie

 

A drawn-out battle over the right to gate a public street reached a milestone Tuesday when a Civil Court judge ruled in favor of keeping Newcomb Boulevard open.

Residents of Newcomb Boulevard, a ritzy Uptown neighborhood parallel to even ritzier Audubon Place, in 2006 got the go-ahead from the city’s Department of Public Works to block the Freret Street end of the block that runs to St. Charles Avenue.

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Spring Membership Drive 2012
6:30 am
Tue March 27, 2012

A Special Message From WGNO TV's Susan Roesgen

A special message from WGNO's Susan Roesgen. Support WWNO's great local and national programming!

 

Take a listen to a special message from WGNO TV's Susan Roesgen. It's her "twist" on the importance of supporting public radio!

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The Lens: Taxi Reforms
1:47 am
Tue March 27, 2012

Council to debate taxi reforms that could end up putting more cabs on the street

Taxis would have to take credit cards and comply with other reform measures, if they pass the City Council.
The Lens

City officials Tuesday could take the first moves to expand the city’s number of taxicabs by as many as 120 Tuesday as they discuss a series of ordinances meant to improve the frequently criticized fleet.

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Spring Membership Drive 2012
8:00 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

A Special Message From Comedian Harry Shearer

A special message from comedian and public radio host Harry Shearer. Support WWNO's great local and national programming!

Take a listen to a special message from Harry Shearer, comedian and host of Le Show, on the importance of supporting public radio!

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