New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life: Sherry Lee Alexander, editor of a new anthology, "Courtroom Carnival: Famous New Orleans Trials," and John Travis, editor and publisher of a new collection of 20 Louisiana short stories, "Something in the Water."
New Orleans, La. – Imagine the dubious scrutiny a native New Orleanian might bring to an oyster po-boy encountered in Atlanta or a muffuletta in San Francisco. That's how the Philadelphian approaches the cheese steak or roast pork sandwich outside of their natural habitat, how the Chicagoan looks at an Italian beef abroad and how a Northeasterner with a hoagie jones regards anything dubbed a sub.
New Orleans, LA – This week on Notes from New Orleans, a weekly peek inside the unique life and culture of our region, Sharon Litwin talks with New Orleans fashion designer Alicia Zenobia, winner of the Top Designer award in the 2011 New Orleans Fashion Week contest whose work is about as far away from debutante white as you'll ever see. For more information, please visit our website.
New Orleans, LA – Paul Maassen investigates the history behind Preservation Hall, Eileen Fleming reports on the No AIDS task force of New Orleans, and Sharon Litwin talks with the winner of the Top Designer award in the 2011 New Orleans Fashion Week contest.
Jack Hopke is your host for WWNO's weekly news magazine.
New Orleans, La. – Abstract expressionism and the struggles of an iconic painter explode on stage as Southern Rep Theater presents John Logan's Tony Award winning play--RED--the story of Mark Rothko. We go Inside the Arts for a look at Rothko and his ties to the Crescent City. Performances run thru November 20th at Southern Rep Theater. A free panel discussion about Rothko and his ties to New Orleans takes place at the Contempopraty Arts Center November 15th.
New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas says he needs the public to keep tipping investigators to the whereabouts Bobby Troy, suspected of killing Slidell optometrist Brent Hachfeld last month in a French Quarter robbery.