Where Y'Eat
4:50 pm
Thu July 28, 2011

Drinking in History with Colonial Cocktails

New Orleans, La. –

The rise of the craft cocktail is sometimes lauded as a return to artisanal practices, as bartenders working this niche embrace the small batch ingredients and hands-on techniques that were the rule before modern brands and premade mixes. But just how far back does this return stretch?

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All Things N. O.
10:56 am
Thu July 28, 2011

All Things N.O. 7-28-11

New Orleans, LA – Rock historian Ed Ward reveal the history of Ace Records, Jack Hopke takes a look at the upcoming Satchmo Summer Fest, and Eileen Fleming reports on new artificial reefs created along Louisiana's coastline.

Jack Hopke is your host for WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Arts & Culture
10:38 am
Thu July 28, 2011

NOBA Students Dance Alongside Ballet Hispanico

The Sound of Books
8:40 pm
Wed July 27, 2011

The Reading Life 7/26/11

New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life it is all about the music! Susan Larson talks with Times Picayune music writer Keith Spera, the author of Groove Interrupted: Loss, Renewal and the Music of New Orleans. Next, Fred Kasten with an interview with Howard Reich, author of Let Freedom Swing: Collected Writings on Jazz, Blues and Gospel. Susan then reviews Preston Lauterbach's The Chitlin Circuit and the Road to Rock and Roll.

WWNO News Reports
7:13 pm
Wed July 27, 2011

Senator Landrieu Says "No Clear Path" To Deficit Resolution

New Orleans, La. – Senator Landrieu says she's ready to support a plan from anyone that will keep the country solvent and raise the debt ceiling. She was asked if there's a real possibility that the nation will default on its debt.

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Louisiana Eats!
5:36 pm
Wed July 27, 2011

Reel Big Catch

This year's Tarpon Rodeo is set to take place the final weekend of July.

Marinated Shrimp and Corn (Serves 6)

From Marcelle Bienvenu's No Baloney On My Boat

3/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
3 tablespoons Creole mustard
2 tablespoons chopped chives or green onions
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 pounds large shrimp, cooked in seasoned water then peeled and deveined
2 cups of fresh corn kernels
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

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The Sound of Books
7:43 am
Wed July 27, 2011

Critically Acclaimed New Book By Memphis-Based Writer Preston Lauterbach - "The Chitlin' Circuit And The Road To Rock 'N' Roll"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the critically acclaimed new book by Memphis-based writer Preston Lauterbach - "The Chitlin' Circuit and the Road to Rock 'N' Roll"...

To find out more about Preston Lauterbach - "The Chitlin' Circuit and the Road to Rock 'N' Roll" - or the July 27th 6pm signing at Octavia Books - please click here .

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WWNO News Reports
10:16 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

Business Celebrates Saints Return

New Orleans, La. – The Saints aren't just a tourism draw. The president of the Greater New Orleans Incorporated economic development agency says the Saints' value runs deep. GNO President Michael Hecht says studies show 47-hundred jobs are connected to the team. And he says it spirals out from there.

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WWNO News Reports
5:12 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

Mayor Landrieu Says Debt Crisis Could Hurt New Orleans Recovery

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Community Impact
12:01 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

Community Impact Series -- Latino Farmers Cooperative

Girasol Romero (left) and Kathia Duran with part of the Latino Farmers Cooperative flock.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Excitable chickens greet visitors to a coop tucked away behind a Kenner landscaping nursery not far from the river. This is only their temporary home, however. Soon, this boisterous flock will relocate to a new farm now under development by the Latino Farmers Cooperative of Louisiana where they'll produce a lot more than eggs.

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