New Orleans, LA – The Archdiocese of New Orleans puts the sacramental records for free people of color and slaves online, Angela Taylor highlights the efforts of Abramson Science & Technology School, and the Singers of United Lands (SOUL) perform with the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans.
New Orleans, LA – In an effort to highlight the success and innovation happening in local public schools, WWNO has initiated a series of profiles on them. In our first installment, producer Angela Taylor brings us an inside look at Abramson Science and Technology Charter School.
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New Orleans, La. – Vocal music from around the globe comes alive as Singers of United Lands - SOUL - perform in concert with the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans. The performance is Friday, February 25th at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 6367 St. Charles Avenue - 7:30pm.
New Orleans, La. – Mayors on Landrieu's tour on a hot June afternoon watched as scores of boats attacked the spill in the hardest-hit area of wetlands. Miles of white and orange boom outlined the craggy shoreline, some parts coated in oil. Now, the boom is gone. So are the shoreline clean-up crews. But the oil's still there. It quickly seeps onto shoes in only a few steps on the dying grass.
Those cannon sounds are made by propane guns to keep birds from landing in the sludge.
1 Cup of Rice 2 Cups of Water or Stock 1/2 teaspoon salt (if desired) 1 tablespoon butter (if desired) 1 Egg for each cup of rice
Prepare rice: 1. Bring the water to a boil. 2. Add the rice, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1 tablespoon of butter, stir once. 3. Cover the pot and return the water to a boil. 4. Immediately turn the stove down to simmer and cook about 15-20 minutes.
Rice is usually done when the water is completely absorbed.
New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book by Atlanta author and journalist Rebecca Burns - "Burial for a King: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Funeral and the Week That Transformed Atlanta and Rocked the World"...
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New Orleans, LA – This week, the program features New Orleans' own Ian McNulty, food writer and author of the new Louisiana Rambles: Exploring America's Cajun and Creole Heartland. Fred Kasten's Sound of Books interview highlights Isabel Wilkerson, author of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, and David Rowe joins the program to read a poem.
New Orleans, Louisiana – The economy of Southeast Louisiana was rattled by last year's oil disaster, and it's not just the fishing and oil industries feeling the economic pinch. As money stops flowing into the businesses most directly impacted by the spill, economic hardship filters into some unexpected places. Eve Abrams learned that how New Orleanians spend -- or don't spend -- their money has a big effect on the regional economy.