After Hurricane Katrina, a group of New Orleans public schools raced to get students back into the classroom and back to the business of learning. As they reopened, however, the leaders of these pioneering schools quickly found that they had a lot to learn themselves.
New Orleans, La. – Conversation with Vieux Carre Commission Director, Lary Hesdorffer. The Vieux Carre Commission, the preservation organization that has kept the French Quarter's character and charm intact for all to enjoy is celebrating 75 years! A ceremony, patron party and Gala event kick off Wednesday, November 2nd at 3pm at the Cabildo and 6pm at Antoine's Restaurant. More information at friendsofvcc.org
New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's hefty contribution to a Louisiana political organization involved in the state's education system. For a transcript of, or to respond to this commentary, go to DrAndrePerry.com.
New Orleans, La. – The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra will perform the world premiere of "Shadows" by renowned American composer Ellen Zwilich ... and a unique theater experience, Rumours of War, opens conversations about Race. We go Inside the Arts for a sneak peek at both events.
New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with Nolavie.com, brings you "Notes from New Orleans," a peek inside the unique life and culture of our region. This week Sharon Litwin investigates the growing industry of Hollywood South.