New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with Nolavie.com, brings you "Notes from New Orleans," a peek inside the unique life and culture of our region. This week Sharon Litwin focuses on the often forgotten and under represented world of Folk Art in New Orleans.
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New Orleans, LA – Nick Mueller, President & CEO of the National WWII Museum, speaks about the building's expansion; Sharon Litwin shares stories about Folk Art in New Orleans; and Diane Mack has a series of vignettes about this weekend's art events.
Jack Hopke is your host for WWNO's weekly news magazine.
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.
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.
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.