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Jazz Fest Minutes
3:20 pm
Thu April 21, 2011

New Orleans Guitarist, Singer And Songwriter Anders Osborne Plays Jazz Fest May 1st and May 7th

New Orleans – Award-winning guitarist, singer and songwriter Anders Osborne plays the 2011 Jazz Fest twice - with John Fohl and Johnny Sansone on Saturday, May 1st - and with the Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars on Saturday, May 7th...

To find out more about Anders Osborne - and his schedule of performances during Jazz Fest - please click here .

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Education Matters
12:37 pm
Thu April 21, 2011

KIDsmART in New Orleans

New Orleans, LA – Many assume some form of the visual arts are, at least to some degree or another, a part of public school students' education. But not in New Orleans. However, thanks to local non-profit, KIDsmART, not only are some local schools embracing the arts for arts sake, they're integrating the arts directly into their core curriculum. Producer Angela Taylor reports.

We also invite your comments or ideas for future reports: educationmatters@wwno.org.

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All Things N. O.
12:17 pm
Thu April 21, 2011

All Things N.O. 4-21-11

New Orleans, LA – Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Where Y'Eat
4:02 am
Thu April 21, 2011

A Lunch Legacy in Hibernation

Pete Michailakis at the register of Gregory & Pete's in the CBD.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:22 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

Seafood Board Targets Safety Message To National Chefs

New Orleans, La. – The Louisiana seafood board sponsored a panel of federal and state officials who say Gulf seafood is safe. They say no other region has such rigorous testing. Several members of the American Culinary Federation said while they want to believe the oil spill hasn't harmed the seafood, they aren't sure. Chef Brent Spring of South Bend, Indiana, says he's not convinced.

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Gulf Oil Spill
8:56 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

Oil Spill Commission Co-Chairman Calls On Congress To Act On Report

New Orleans, La. – The National Oil Spill Commission's report given to President Obama in January calls for revamping rules on oil industry oversight, adding staff, and dedicating money for research. But with lawmakers focusing on the national deficit, it could be a tough sell.

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Gulf Oil Spill
8:51 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

NOAA Reopens All Federal Waters To Gulf Fishing

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Louisiana Eats!
6:01 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

Dooky Chase Traditions - Past and Present

Chef Leah Chase

Fried Chicken a la Leah Chase

Serves 4 - 6

1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
Salt and pepper
Flour
Oil for deep frying

Rinse the chicken piece thoroughly and pat dry. Liberally season the chicken with salt and pepper, then dredge in all-purpose flour. Heat the oil to 350 degrees and add the chicken to the hot oil making sure not to crowd the pot with too many pieces at one time. Set a timer for 20 minutes and when the timer rings, remove the chicken from the oil and drain on a rack. Serve immediately.

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WWNO News Features
3:47 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

BBC Assesses the Gulf Coast

New Orleans, LA – In the aftermath of the Deepwater oil rig explosion, the BBC's Robyn Bresnahan spent a month in Louisiana with fishing families to see how they were affected. She found many communities on the brink, with fishermen fearing they would never fish again. One year later, she has returned to meet with some of the same families.

The Sound of Books
1:48 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

University of Kentucky Geography Professor Michael Crutcher, Jr.'s New Book "Treme: Race And Place In A New Orleans Neighborhood"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book by University of Kentucky geography professor Michael Crutcher, Jr. - "Treme: Race and Place in a New Orleans Neighborhood"...

To find out more about Michael Crutcher - "Treme: Race and Place in a New Orleans Neighborhood" - and Michael Crutcher's Thursday evening, April 21, 2011 appearance at Octavia Books - please click here .

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