Arts & Culture
10:23 am
Thu October 6, 2011

A Trifecta Arts Weekend!

New Orleans, La. – "A Studio in the Woods" celebrates a milestone -- inspiring artists, Southern Rep Theater kicks off its 25th season questioning our civility and a gala event celebrates the extraordinary career of musician Harold Battiste who turns 80 this month! We go Inside the Arts for a sneak peek.

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Where Y'Eat
2:16 am
Thu October 6, 2011

An Oktoberfest Relocated

Oktoberfest means a German feast, and much more, for many New Orleanians.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
For many generations, Oktoberfest has been a rite of autumn in New Orleans, with the taste of Bavarian cooking and the happy sounds of an ompah band playing the chicken dance song all but signaling the changing seasons.

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WWNO News Reports
9:47 pm
Wed October 5, 2011

Former New Orleans Cop Appeals Danziger Sentence

New Orleans, LA – Former officer Michael Hunter drove a rental truck carrying officers responding to a call of police in danger at the Danziger Bridge. Two men were killed and four others wounded when police opened fire on unarmed civilians. Hunter pleaded guilty to conspiracy in a civil rights case that resulted in five convictions for his former colleagues. He's begun serving an eight-year sentence. The Justice Department is recommending it be cut to five.
For WWNO, I'm Eileen Fleming.

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WWNO News Reports
9:12 pm
Wed October 5, 2011

Archbishop Hannan Taken To St. Louis Cathedral For Funeral

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WWNO News Reports
9:09 pm
Wed October 5, 2011

Officials Celebrate Superdome Name Change

Mercedes-Benz is already at the 50-yard line.

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Louisiana Eats!
6:32 pm
Wed October 5, 2011

The Gorilla Man and The Empress of Steak & NOLA Goes Pink

Author Randy Fertel

Crystal Honey Sauce

1/2 cup Crystal hot sauce
1/4 cup honey

This recipe originates with Chef Darin Nesbit of the Bourbon House. Chef Darin tosses fried alligator in the sauce and serves it with blue cheese dressing for dipping, a la buffalo wings.

Bring the 1/2 cup Crystal hot sauce to a boil in a saucepan and boil until it has reduced in volume by half. Add the honey to the hot sauce, return to a boil then reduce to a simmer and cook together for 10 minutes.

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The Sound of Books
4:33 pm
Wed October 5, 2011

The Reading Life 10/4/11

New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life: the always-delightful Bryan Batt, whose new book is "Big, Easy Style: Creating Rooms you Want to Live In," and novelist Melinda Palacio, author of "Ocotillo Dreams."

The Sound of Books
1:33 pm
Wed October 5, 2011

Thoughtful New Book From Award-Winning Author David Gessner - "The Tarball Charonicles: A Journey Beyond The Oiled Pelican And Into The Heart Of The Gulf Oil Spill"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely praised new book from award-winning author David Gessner - "The Tarball Chronicles: A Journey Beyond the Oiled Pelican and Into the Heart of the Gulf Oil Spill"...

To learn more about David Gessner - and "The Tarball Chronicles" - please click here .

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WWNO News Reports
9:19 pm
Tue October 4, 2011

Treme School Receives Donation of $30,000 Worth of Keyboards

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WWNO News Reports
7:09 pm
Tue October 4, 2011

Superdome Now the "Mercedes-Benz Superdome"

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