New Orleans, LA – Lake Douglas, author of "Public Spaces, Private Gardens: A History of Designed Landscapes in New Orleans," is the guest on this The Reading Life from May 31 and June 4. We'll also hear Fred Kasten's interview with Marie-Dominique Verdier, author of "New Orleans Walls: Still Standing."
Covington, LA – This weekend, two St Tammany Parish residents will be using their love of music to benefit young people in the region. Martha Carr and Jeff Faulkenstein will be producing/hosting a benefit concert by Lucy Wainwright Roche, and the group Girlyman to Benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana. WWNO's Paul Maassen has the story.
New Orleans, LA – GNO, Inc. is a regional economic development agency serving the greater New Orleans region. President & CEO Michael Hecht recently visited with WWNO's Paul Maassen to discuss the company's efforts to promote sustainable opportunities in southeastern Louisiana.
New Orleans, La. – Internationally acclaimed chanteuse, Karen Akers, returns to Le Chat Noir with a special program of songs from her Cole Porter, Rogers and Hart and upcoming Sondheim shows. Performances Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday night at 6. Le Chat Noir, 715 St. Charles Avenue.
New Orleans, LA – Zoe Sullivan reports on the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Rides, Eve Abrams speaks with residents of the Batture for their opinion on the rising Mississippi, and Ronnie Virgets shares a humorous story about his single-day career as a salesman.
The 52nd Monterey Jazz Festival in the fall of 2009 helped kick off the return of Return to Forever, the stellar fusion band from the 1970s — now a trio with Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White on piano, bass and drums, respectively.