Where Y'Eat
5:11 pm
Thu August 25, 2011

When the Taste of Home Mattered Most

Lola's Restaurant today.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Each year, as the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina comes around, I think about the transformational power of the very early months of the recovery, when everything seemed to be at stake, teetering on the brink of individual decisions. I think especially of the way the actions of a few could inspire so many, and how often that inspiration happened around a kitchen or in a dining room.

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All Things N. O.
3:36 pm
Thu August 25, 2011

All Things N.O. 8-25-11

New Orleans, LA – Food bloggers come to town, Libyan residents discuss their personal stories, and Diane Mack goes inside the arts.

Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Arts & Culture
10:50 am
Thu August 25, 2011

The Cone of Uncertainty

New Orleans, La. – As the 6th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, award winning performance artist Jose Torres-Tama remounts his critically acclaimed multi-media show-The Cone of Uncertainty: New Orleans after Katrina. Shadowbox Theater-2400 St. Claude Avenue.
Performances: Thurs-Sun: August 25-28, Sept. 1-4, & Sept. 8-11 2011

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Louisiana Eats!
5:33 pm
Wed August 24, 2011

Rebuilding After The Storm

Drew Ramsey of Hubig's Pies.

Creole Cream Cheese

Yields approximately 8 pints

1 gallon skim milk
1 cup buttermilk
Pinch of salt
6 - 8 drops liquid vegetable rennet (can be purchase in health food stores)

In a large stainless or glass bowl mix together all ingredients. Cover lightly with plastic wrap and leave out on kitchen counter at room temperature for 18 - 24 hours.

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The Sound of Books
4:28 am
Wed August 24, 2011

The Reading Life 8/23/11

New Orleans, LA – This episode of The Reading Life: Mark Folse, author of "Carry Me Home: a Journey Back to New Orleans," and editor of "A Howling in the Wires: An Anthology of Writing from Postdiluvian New Orleans" and journalist Jordan Flaherty, whose new book is "Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six." Both will be attending Rising Tide 6: A Conference on the Future of New Orleans August 27 at Xavier University.

Gulf Oil Spill
6:32 pm
Tue August 23, 2011

BP Claims Facility Changing Some Requirements

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WWNO News Features
5:08 pm
Tue August 23, 2011

Libyan Couple Reacts to Rebels Taking Tripoli

New Orleans, Louisiana – Four months ago, Eve Abrams interviewed Tarejk and Arwa Rtaimi, a Libyan couple living in New Orleans in order to attend the University of New Orleans. When Libya broke out in Civil War, Tarejk and Arwa felt trapped. Their twin sons, then 18 months old, stayed in Tripoli with their family, and their communication home was limited by what they could safely say.

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