New Orleans, Louisiana – When hiring someone for a job, it's important to know what that job requires. New Orleans' three living former mayors -- Moon Landrieu, who served as mayor from 1970 - 1978, Sidney Barthelemy, mayor from 1986-1994, and Marc Morial, mayor from 1994 -2002, - offer their advice on what it takes to be mayor of the Crescent City. Eve Abrams brings us this story.
New Orleans – It's time now for "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - in conversation today with New Orleans writer and Xavier University professor of English Ralph Adamo - editor of a new volume of selected poems by the late Everette Maddox - "I hope it's not over, and good-by" - just out from UNO Press.
New Orleans, LA – Food writer and commentator, Poppy Tooker got Vicky Bailey and Mike Fennelly to take a few minutes away from their new restaurant, Mike's East West to give us the whole story of what they've cooking now at the former Mike's on the Avenue location in the Lafayette Hotel.
New Orleans, La – Voice of the Simpsons, Derek Smalls from Spinal Tap, Part-time New Orleanian - Harry Shearer opens his exhibit, The Silent Echo Chamber, at the Contemporary Arts Center. WWNO's Paul Maassen talked with Harry about the exhibit, New Orleans, and his Documentary film, The Big Uneasy.
New Orleans, LA – I had a good idea about what I'd find at the French Market when I set out on a December foraging trip for Christmas stocking stuffers. Sure enough, the vendors' stalls were crammed with the typical New Orleans souvenirs and trinkets, including a bumper crop of fleur de lis-emblazoned items. Long live the Saints!