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WWNO News Reports
11:15 am
Mon May 18, 2009

City kiosks at local grocery stores

New Orelans, LA – Last week, the New Orleans city government unveiled computer kiosks at the four Winn Dixie Supermarkets in Orleans Parish. These computer kiosks are being dubbed as "Mobile City Halls". Eve Abrams has more.

WWNO News Reports
6:06 pm
Fri May 15, 2009

Art Of Caring Exhibit at NOMA

New Orleans, LA – An exhibition called The Art of Caring: A look at Life through Photography opens tomorrow at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Eve Abrams has more.


WWNO Arts Features
5:28 pm
Fri May 15, 2009

Beethoven Symphonies 8 & 9 with Carlos Miguel Prieto

New Orleans – WWNO's Farrar Hudkins talks with Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto about Beethoven's final two symphonies, which will be performed this weekend in New Orleans and Covington.

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WWNO Commentary
3:50 pm
Fri May 15, 2009

Why Cut Knowledge Production?

Andre Perry

New Orleans – Andre Perry discusses Louisiana's proposed cuts to higher education.

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Arts & Culture
12:14 pm
Fri May 15, 2009

Photographer Michael P. Smith's Life's Work Honored

New Orleans – "Family Day" activities at The Historic New Orleans Collection celebrate the award- winning photography of the late Michael P. Smith.

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WWNO News Reports
11:53 am
Thu May 14, 2009

Anti-Violence Rally Held in Central City

New Orleans, La. –

The meeting in a high school auditorium was called by the Reverend John Raphael of the New Hope Baptist Church. The former police officer is known for calling on the African-American community to work together to stop violence, especially involving youth. His Yes We Care anti-violence coalition arranged the meeting before the weekend killings of an elderly pastor and his wife, and the next day -- a 13-year-old boy. Raphael said the turnout alone is an encouraging sign.

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Where Y'Eat
12:51 am
Thu May 14, 2009

Local Farmers Markets Crop Up

New Orleans, LA – As proprietor of a local wine shop, Jon Smith has experience with the fruit of the vine. But lately he has been spending a good bit of his time with many other types of fruit -- plus vegetables, seafood and the occasional bag of kettle corn.

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WWNO News Features
12:48 am
Thu May 14, 2009

Gatsby Dog Second Line

New Orleans –

When someone dies in New Orleans, it's common practice to parade through the streets in what is known as a Second Line. This tribute to the deceased is lead by a brass band, which forms the "first line," and its music includes both somber dirges and joyful tunes.

This Sunday, in Algiers Point, the third annual Gatsby Dog Second Line and Celebration will take place, which brings the Second Line tradition to pets. Eve Abrams has more

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WWNO News Reports
11:52 am
Wed May 13, 2009

Little Woods Residents Mark Housing Rehabs

New Orleans, La. –

The Treme Brass Band led a second-line to the renovated home of Gloria Mouton (MOO-ton). More than 100 volunteers from Church World Service groups marked the ending of the project that's finishing up repairs of a dozen homes that flooded after Hurricane Katrina.

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WWNO Arts Features
11:56 am
Tue May 12, 2009

Lance Nichols talks with Hal Clark

New Orleans, LA –

New Orleans actor and UNO alum Lance E. Nichols garnered a nomination for a 2008 Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award for his portrayal as "Hoke" in Driving Miss Daisy. He returns to the stage in New Orleans in the play Shotgun. Hal Clark chats with Lance Nichols.

Lance Nichols Info
Southern Rep Theatre

 

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