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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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Spring Membership Drive 2012
3:01 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

A Special Message From NPR Host Bob Edwards

A special message from public radio's Bob Edwards. Support WWNO's great local and national programming!

Take a listen to a special message from veteran NPR host Bob Edwards on the importance of supporting public radio!

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The Listening Room
2:16 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Wynton Marsalis: Swinging Into The 21st!

Jazz is dead! Well, it's not true — but in the history of the music, that statement is heard very often. Wynton Marsalis has found that the best way to combat that idea is simple — keep creating.

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Tremé Murder
9:17 pm
Sun March 25, 2012

New Orleans Police Arrest Woman for Tremé Murder

New Orleans Police have placed a Tremé woman under arrest this evening for the second-degree murder of her estranged boyfriend.

Police say 31-year-old Monica Pollard fatally stabbed her boyfriend at around 1:50 p.m. this afternoon, during an argument inside her house in the 2200 block of Orleans Avenue. The victim made his way outside, collapsed, and was taken to a local hospital where he died.

The Reading Life
12:35 pm
Sat March 24, 2012

Cory MacLauchlin

This week on The Reading Life, Cory MacLauchlin, author of Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces.

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