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WWNO News Features
7:51 pm
Thu June 11, 2009

Open Sound New Orleans - Pie Man

New Orleans, LA – Open Sound New Orleans is an online sound mapping project that invites you to contribute recordings of the unique sounds and voices of our city. WWNO is collaborating with Open Sound New Orleans to present some of these community-contributed sounds. Eve Troeh contributes this sound of Ed Buckner, the Pie Man.

Learn more and listen to other New Orleans sounds as well as submit recordings and suggestions at Open Sound New Orleans.

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Where Y'Eat
1:09 pm
Thu June 11, 2009

Tastes of Home at Hometown Food Festivals

New Orleans, LA –

To look at a festival calendar for south Louisiana this time of year is to see one manifestation of the cultural riches that tie so many locals close to home and keep visitors coming back.

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WWNO Arts Features
2:23 pm
Wed June 10, 2009

Bruce Raeburn's New Book About New Orleans and Jazz History

New Orleans – For two decades - Bruce Raeburn has delved deeply into the history of New Orleans music as curator of Tulane's Hogan Jazz Archive. Now he's published a new book that is an important addition to the scholarship on the place of New Orleans in the history of jazz. WWNO's Fred Kasten has more:

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WWNO News Reports
11:11 am
Wed June 10, 2009

Cafe Reconcile Planning Expansion

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WWNO News Reports
2:10 pm
Tue June 9, 2009

Jefferson Trial Set to Start

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WWNO News Features
2:17 pm
Mon June 8, 2009

Mural in Marigny gets a repaint

New Orleans, LA – When Debra Oppenheim and Rick Fifield bought their Marigny home and work space in 2004, it came with a badly faded mural on the outside wall. Brooklyn-based artist Jonathan Blum painted that mural in 1994 on what was then his friend's photography studio. Jonathan recently returned to New Orleans to repaint the mural. Eve Abrams brings us this story.

WWNO Commentary
5:28 pm
Fri June 5, 2009

Message to the Class of 2021

New Orleans – Andre Perry discusses the irrelevance of kindergarten and eighth grade graduation ceremonies.

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WWNO Arts Features
6:15 pm
Thu June 4, 2009

Lynne Rossetto Kasper talks with WWNO

Lynne Rossetto Kasper

New Orleans, LA – Starting June 6th at 11am, The Splendid Table, a show about everything food, with Lynne Rossetto Kasper debuts on WWNO. WWNO spoke with Lynn about the show and New Orleans food.

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Where Y'Eat
2:51 pm
Thu June 4, 2009

A Second Helping of Second-Chance Cafes

Employees at Cafe Reconcile learn the ropes of the service industry, but there's much more to the program than serving meals.
Cafe Reconcile

New Orleans, LA –

Restaurant kitchen staff have to be on task to produce great dishes, and there's a discipline to following even basic house recipes. In the dining room, the social interactions come fast and furious, from greeting and serving customers to working with colleagues and managers.

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WWNO News Reports
2:18 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

Bywater Art Lofts Showing Off Renovation and Residents' Work

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