New Orleans – The University of New Orleans has released its second-quarter "Metropolitan Report," with forecasts of the local economy through the first quarter of 2011. UNO's Professor Janet Speyrer spoke to WWNO's Ed Seyler about the report.
New Orleans, LA – This is a tale of two Charlie's - that is, two restaurants named Charlie's. One is Charlie's Steakhouse in Uptown New Orleans. The other is Charlie's Seafood in the old upriver suburb of Harahan.
New Orleans, LA – An Original Play by Helen Jaksch debuts in New Orleans. Fighting With Two Hands focused on Minnie Maddern Fiske (born in New Orleans), an influential actress of the late19th and early 20th century who fought for artistic freedom against a monopolistic group called The Theatrical Syndicate, which controlled every aspect of the theater business in New York for almost 20 years. Jaksch says Fiske and her impact on the American theater was an interesting and inspiring story. The writer and cast spoke with WWNO.
New Orleans – Best-selling author Dave Eggers' new book - "Zeitoun" - is the riveting true story of a well-known New Orleans painting contractor and his family - and the ordeal they endured during and after Katrina. WWNO's Fred Kasten picks up the story...