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All Things N. O.
12:09 pm
Thu April 15, 2010

All Things N.O. 4-15-10

New Orleans, LA – From the HBO series Treme, actor Wendell Pierce talks to WWNO about the show and growing up in NOLA, The Zurich PGA Golf Classic in New Orleans, and author Tom Sancton - "Song of my Fathers"

The Sound of Books
11:50 pm
Wed April 14, 2010

New Orleans Writer Tom Sancton Publishes Expanded, Updated Edition of "Song For My Fathers"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - conversation with New Orleans writer, educator and clarinetist Tom Sancton - whose classic coming-of-age-in-New Orleans memoir "Song For My Fathers: A New Orleans Story in Black and White" is now in print in paperback - in an expanded and updated edition.

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Jazz Fest Minutes
5:35 pm
Wed April 14, 2010

Great New Orleans Trumpeter Nicholas Payton Plays Jazz Fest April 30th

New Orleans – To learn more about Nicholas Payton and his music - go here.

For more information about the 41st Annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Presented by Shell - go here.

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Jazz Fest Minutes
1:49 am
Tue April 13, 2010

World-Renowned New Orleans Songwriter, Pianist, Producer and Arranger Allen Toussaint To Play Jazz Fest April 30th and May 1st

New Orleans – New Orleans songwriter, pianist, producer and arranger Allen Toussaint - a Rock'n'Roll Hall of Famer - will perform twice at Jazz Fest - a set of his classic tunes on Friday, April 30th - and selections from his Grammy-nominated jazz cd "The Bright Mississippi" in the Jazz Tent on Saturday, May 1st.

For more information about Allen Toussiant and his music - please click here .

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WWNO News Reports
2:23 pm
Mon April 12, 2010

Federal Officials Meet with Landrieu Transition Team

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WWNO News Reports
2:20 pm
Mon April 12, 2010

Chilean President Visits New Orleans

New Orleans, La. – A magnitude 8-point-8 earthquake devastated the South American country on February 27th. President Sebastian Pinera met with officials at the port of New Orleans for long-term advice.
Mayor Ray Nagin advised the government to quickly funnel money to local agencies, and get sturdy modular housing for temporary shelter. He said it could take as long as 15 years to fully recover.
Pinera is in Washington for a summit on nuclear weapons and energy technology.


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Jazz Fest Minutes
12:24 am
Mon April 12, 2010

"Newgrass" All-Star Sam Bush Plays Jazz Fest April 24th

New Orleans – Mandolin maestro and singer/songwriter Sam Bush - and his superb quintet - bring their dynamic "Newgrass" sounds to Jazz Fest Saturday, April 24, 2010.

To find out more about Sam Bush and his music - please click here .

For more information about the 41st Annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Presented by Shell - please click here .

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Where Y'Eat
3:50 pm
Sat April 10, 2010

Ninth Ward Fresh

New Orleans, LA –

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WWNO Commentary
3:59 pm
Fri April 9, 2010

Education Bill Just Adds More Politics

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses LA Senate Bill 74 and the problems it may cause to the New Orleans Recovery School District.

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