New Orleans, Louisiana – It's been over eight months since British Petroleum's Macondo oil well explosion devastated Louisiana's coastal ecosystems and the industries which rely on them. Job losses from the disaster have rippled far and wide - extending to a group of Vietnamese women, and friends, living in New Orleans East. Eve Abrams visited with a group of former employees of P & J Oyster House.
New Orleans, La. – The historic Sazerac Bar is special to a lot of New Orleanians, though it's extra special for one of my best friends. Let's call him Keith since, well, that's his name. He had a first date there with a young medical student named Eva one night in 2002, when the hotel where the Sazerac is located was called the Fairmont.
New Orleans, La. – Multi-award winning singer, actor and dancer- Jason Graae- brings his one man cabaret act, Graae's Anatomy, to the Crescent City. It's an evening of song, dance and story with a heavy dose of humor! Performances January 7,8 and 9 at Le Chat Noir, 715 St. Charles Avenue.
New Orleans, La. – Mayor Landrieu says city police will work in conjunction with prosecutors and other law enforcement agencies to reduce the crime rate that he says is unnaturally high. Standing with the police chief, sheriff, district attorney, U-S attorney and others, he said last year's murder rate of 175 people is virtually unchanged from 2009.
New Orleans – Singer, songwriter, pianist - and Academy Award-winning composer Randy Newman - returns to New Orleans Friday night, January 7, 2011 - for a concert with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra - performing several dozen of his classic songs - and suites from four of his film scores. Turns out that movie music - and New Orleans - were among Randy Newman's earliest - and most profound - influences. WWNO's Fred Kasten has more...