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Gulf Oil Spill
6:25 pm
Fri February 11, 2011

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Says No Deepwater Permits Without Containment Plan

New Orleans, La. – The director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is telling oil industry representatives meeting at the Baker Institute at Rice University that new regulations aren't holding up offshore operations. Michael Bromwich says there are still unanswered questions about containing an accident.

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WWNO News Features
4:25 pm
Fri February 11, 2011

Merging Is Not Enough

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses the potential merger of the University of New Orleans and Southern University at New Orleans.

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WWNO Arts Features
5:33 pm
Thu February 10, 2011

La Societe Philharmonique Concert in New Orleans

Where Y'Eat
4:31 pm
Thu February 10, 2011

The Belly of the Beast at Feast

A pot pie with bubble and squeak on the side at Feast in New Orleans.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Fielding a few menu questions might seem like a perfunctory step for waiters at some restaurants. Not so at Feast, a new place in the Warehouse District. Here, that same exercise can prompt a string of ardent inquires from wide-eyed customers. What's bubble and squeak? How about Bath chaps? And is cock-a-leekie an appetizer, an entr e or a diagnosis?

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The Sound of Books
3:59 pm
Thu February 10, 2011

Acclaimed New Book By Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Isabel Wilkerson - "The Warmth of Other Suns"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely acclaimed new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson - "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration"...

To find out more about Isabel Wilkerson and "The Warmth of Other Suns" - as well as her signing on Tuesday night, February 15, 2011 - 6 pm - at Octavia Books - please click here .

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Arts & Culture
11:27 am
Thu February 10, 2011

Celtic Woman Concert Tour

New Orleans, La. – Celtic Woman, the critically acclaimed, all female ensemble brings it's Songs from the Heart Tour to New Orleans. In concert Monday February 14th, 7:30pm, Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts.

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All Things N. O.
11:15 am
Thu February 10, 2011

All Things N.O. 2-10-11

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

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Gulf Oil Spill
8:35 pm
Wed February 9, 2011

BP Spill Not Expected To Delay Coastal Plan

New Orleans, La. – Speakers at the public hearing held in the Lower Ninth Ward warned that the plan for freshwater diversion would cause the same damage as the MR-GO, which is now closed off. Some asked for more time to review long-term damage from the oil spill. Corps spokesman Greg Miller says another month may be granted.

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Louisiana Eats!
5:58 pm
Wed February 9, 2011

Love At First Bite

Cupid thoroughly enjoying himself.

Chocolate Truffles (Yields 30)

1/3 cup heavy cream
6 Tablespoons unsalted butter
2 cups bittersweet chocolate chips

1/3 cup cocoa powder (or combination of other powdered ingredients) for dusting

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Gulf Oil Spill
3:00 pm
Mon February 7, 2011

Biochemist Calls For Tracking Health Problems With BP Spill

New Orleans, La. – Wilma Subra of the Louisiana Environmental Action Network says people along the Gulf Coast are showing signs of illnesses she says can be linked to exposure to the BP spill, and the chemical dispersant used to break up the oil. She heard several stories of sicknesses from people attending a weekend meeting in an Uptown New Orleans church.

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