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Louisiana Eats!
6:30 pm
Wed February 15, 2012

Gettin' Ready for Da Mardi Gras

Hubig's Pies is in their second year of production for that quintessential Mardi Gras treat, the King Cake.

Actor Bryan Batt and Poppy reminisce about Mardi Gras traditions, while Drew Ramsey of Hubig's Pies explains how his family business is involved in the Carnival celebration.

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Arts & Culture
4:00 am
Wed February 15, 2012

Michael Jackson Choreographer Teaches NOCCA Students

Choreographer Travis Payne stopped by NOCCA to teach students some Michael Jackson steps. Payne collaborated with Jackson and joined him on two world tours.
Eileen Fleming WWNO

Students at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts had lots of questions for a visitor this week.  Choreographer Travis Payne explained how a teenager from Atlanta, Georgia, ended up dancing with Michael Jackson.

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The Reading Life 2/14/12
7:00 pm
Tue February 14, 2012

Storyteller Dianne de las Casas and Poet Gian Smith

On this special holiday edition of The Reading Life, meet Dianne de las Casas, author of "Dinosaur Mardi Gras!" Then hear some sexy love poetry from Gian Smith.

Arts & Culture
9:40 am
Tue February 14, 2012

Minature krewe's parade spurs controversy with Rex

Much Mardi Gras revelry takes the form of parody, poking fun, and being what you’re not.  The four year old krewe, ‘tit Rex (pronounced: T-Rex), is a parade in miniature, whose name plays on both it’s French translation – little king – and also what it literally sounds like: the abbreviation for the huge predator dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus-rex.

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Community Impact
8:20 am
Tue February 14, 2012

Community Impact Series: Leading Educators

How one nonprofit helps early- and mid-career educators build professional leadership skills that go beyond classroom instruction.

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Farmers Market Minute
8:55 pm
Mon February 13, 2012

Valentine’s Blood Orange

Blood oranges are becoming an expected Louisiana citrus product.
Richard McCarthy marketumbrella.org

Hi, this is Richard McCarthy with the WWNO Farmers Market Minute… You knew Valentine's Day is today, right? Oh, no, did it catch you off guard?

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Andre Perry Commentary
5:00 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

The Art of a Bad Learning Environment

Dr. Andre Perry discusses a middle school art project gone wrong in Slidell, LA.

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All Things New Orleans
10:34 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Bohemians in the Bywater, Architect Ray Manning

Neal Conan discusses a disastrous house fire in the Bywater; Sharon Litwin profiles an accomplished architect; and Michael Sartisky highlights a new project tracing 200 years of art in Louisiana. 

BP oil spill
4:00 am
Fri February 10, 2012

BP Wins Key Pre-Trial Motions in Federal Court Over Gulf Oil Spill

BP has won a ruling that bars some references to earlier accidents from a trial over its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The federal judge hearing the case feared opening a “trial within a trial.”

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Where Y'Eat
4:30 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Frostop-Side-Up Again at Ted’s

The iconic root beer mug at Ted's Frostop is right-side-up again.
Ian McNulty WWNO

Long a symbol of post-Katrina defiance, the refurbished sign at vintage burger joint kindles the past and points to the future.

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