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WWNO News Reports
9:17 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

Retiring Baby Boomers Will Strain New Orleans 2020 Housing

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Where Y'Eat
7:36 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

Making Groceries, and a Difference

Inside the new Food Co-Op grocery on St. Claude Avenue.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –

Walk the aisles of the New Orleans Food Cooperative's gleaming new grocery store in the Faubourg Marigny, and it seems there's something different to catch the eye on every shelf and in every bin, from rare and colorful heirloom produce varieties to specialty meats to bulk grains and seeds. It turns out, there's also a mission and a community purpose behind them too.

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Notes from New Orleans
6:08 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

Un Ballo in Maschera

Robert Lyall, General Director of the New Orleans Opera.

New Orleans, LA – On this week's Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks to Robert Lyall, General Director of the New Orleans Opera, about why he's put a little purple, green, and blood red into one of grand opera's grandest operas!

To read a related article written by Ms. Litwin, visit Nolavie.com.

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All Things N. O.
3:53 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

All Things N.O. 11-17-11

New Orleans, LA – Larry Abramson investigates New Orleans charter schools, Sharon Litwin explores the history behind Giuseppe Verdi's Opera, and Diane Mack talks with the producer of the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival.

Jack Hopke is your host for WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Arts & Culture
10:20 am
Thu November 17, 2011

French Week & Kumbuka Dance

New Orleans, La. – It's another busy weekend in New Orleans. We found two events of special interest. One will excite your senses through African dance, the other will test your knowledge of the ties that connect Louisiana with all things French!

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WWNO News Reports
8:43 pm
Wed November 16, 2011

Rouses Market Opens In New Orleans Business District

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The Sound of Books
1:58 pm
Wed November 16, 2011

Acclaimed Debut Novel From New York Writer Stephen Wetta - "If Jack's In Love"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the acclaimed debut novel from a New York writer with strong New Orleans ties, Stephen Wetta - "If Jack's In Love"...

To find out more about Stephen Wetta - and "If Jack's in Love" - please click here .

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Louisiana Eats!
1:40 pm
Wed November 16, 2011

Fine Design

SEAFOOD GUMBO

1/2 CUP OIL
1 CUP FLOUR
4 GUMBO CRABS
2 LBS. SHRIMP
1 ONION, CHOPPED
1 BELL PEPPER, CHOPPED
3 STALKS CELERY, CHOPPED
2 LBS. OKRA, SLICED 1/4"
OIL FOR FRYING OKRA
1 - 1 LB. CAN CRUSHED TOMATOES
1 GALLON SHRIMP STOCK
1 CLOVE GARLIC
2 T THYME
1 BAY LEAF
1 BUNCH GREEN ONIONS
CRYSTAL HOT SAUCE TO TASTE

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The Sound of Books
12:29 pm
Wed November 16, 2011

The Reading Life 11/15/11

New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life: Professor Niyi Osundare, whose new book is "City Without People: The Katrina Poems." We'll also hear Fred Kasten's Sound of Books interview with singer/songwriter Johnette Downing, author of "Why the Oyster Has the Pearl."

WWNO News Reports
8:59 pm
Tue November 15, 2011

Tulane Study Finds High Lead Levels Throughout New Orleans

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