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.
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!
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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.
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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!
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."