New Orleans – New Orleans is back in the national media spotlight in a big way this week - thanks to the impending premiere Sunday night of the new HBO series "Treme" - co-created by David Simon and Eric Overmyer - late of the critically acclaimed - and fanatically followed series "The Wire." WWNO's Fred Kasten recently sat down with Eric Overmyer - and two New Orleans members of "Treme's" writing staff - Tom Piazza and Lolis Elie - to talk about the series...
New Orleans, LA – Eric Overmyer, Kermit Rufins and Lolis Eric Ellie talk with Fred Kasten about Treme, The week in business with Greg Larose of New Orleans City Business, Marci Schramm of French Quarter Fest, and Susan Cowsill
New Orleans – New Orleans trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard won the 2009 Grand Prix du Disque for his cd "Choices" - and his quintet will play music from "Choices" at Jazz Fest Saturday, April 24, 2010.
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New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - conversation with acclaimed novelist - and respected creative writing teacher - John Dufresne - author of the new book "Is Life Like This? A Guide to Writing Your First Novel in Six Months."
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New Orleans, LA – There may not seem to be much common ground between the site of an old housing project and a golf course. But under a new plan now being marshaled by the nonprofit Bayou District Foundation, golf in New Orleans City Park and the former St. Bernard housing development nearby in Gentilly are shaping up to be one game-changing team.