WWNO Arts Features
4:45 pm
Fri March 25, 2011

New Orleans Roadfood Fest with Michael Stern

Michael and Jane Stern

New Orleans, LA – WWNO's Paul Maassen talks with Michael Stern, food writer and regular contributor to "The Splendid Table" public radio program, about the 3rd Annual New Orleans Roadfood Festival this Weekend in the French Quarter.
Stern and his wife Jane are the authors of more than 40 books - including the good-eats guide "Roadfood."

 

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WWNO Arts Features
2:35 pm
Fri March 25, 2011

Sir James Galway Appears with the LPO

Carlos Miguel Prieto

New Orleans, LA – On March 26th, at the Mahalia Jackson Theater, the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra will perform music by Richard Strauss, Wolfgang Mozart, and William Bolcom with guest flutist Sir James Galway. LPO Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto sat down with WWNO's Farrar Hudkins to talk about the concert.

To learn more about the 2010-2011 LPO season, visit their website.

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Arts & Culture
11:40 am
Fri March 25, 2011

UNO stages The Glass Menagerie at Tennessee Williams Festival

New Orleans, La. – The French Quarter is abuzz with activity as the Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival continues its Silver Anniversary celebration and the Centennial of the legandary playwright. The University of New Orleans says Happy Birthday to Mr. Williams with a staging of The Glass Menagerie at Le Petit Theater...616 St. Peter. Performances are Friday March 25th at 7:30 pm and Saturday March 26th at 3pm. More info can be found on the website tennesseewilliams.net

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WWNO News Reports
8:30 pm
Thu March 24, 2011

Memorial Medical Center Settles Class-Action Lawsuit

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JazzSet
3:26 pm
Thu March 24, 2011

'Two Skirts And A Shirt' On JazzSet

Left to right: Rene Marie, Allan Harris and Carla Cook.
Courtesy of Pat Harris

Originally published on Thu March 20, 2014 3:13 pm

After a sweetly harmonized "Tryin' Times" from 1970 by Donny Hathaway and a rocking version of "Compared to What" by Gene McDaniels ("The president, he got his war / Folks don't know just what it's for"), Rene Marie pauses to ask two questions: "Do you remember when it was not unusual for jazz composers to write about social issues? What happened?" There's a pause, and then Carla Cook says off-mic, "The '80s." The audience hears her and laughs.

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All Things N. O.
12:43 pm
Thu March 24, 2011

All Things N.O. 3-24-11

New Orleans, LA – Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Education Matters
12:38 pm
Thu March 24, 2011

NOCCA Culinary Arts Studio Opens

New Orleans, LA – The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts formalized a new pillar of artistic study this week with a dedication ceremony in its new kitchen. Producer Angela Taylor reports.
We also invite your comments or ideas for future reports: educationmatters@wwno.org.

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Where Y'Eat
1:58 am
Thu March 24, 2011

A Roast Beef Rivalry

Same as it ever was: the roast beef po-boy recipe that was relocated from Parasols to Tracey's.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –

To those out on a jolly spree this past St. Patrick's Day, all might have seemed copacetic in the Irish Channel. Parasol's Bar & Restaurant and Tracey's Bar & Restaurant each hosted their own, independent block parties for the holiday, but the two taverns are so close that, to the happy reveler at least, it may have seemed like one big, green-clad bash.

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Gulf Oil Spill
8:36 pm
Wed March 23, 2011

Coast Guard Studying Substance Washing On Beaches

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Louisiana Eats!
6:08 pm
Wed March 23, 2011

Turn the Page - Tennessee Makes 100

Pultizer Prize winning playwright Tennessee Williams.

Brandy Alexander

Serves 1

1.5 ounces brandy
1 ounce dark creme de cacao
2 ounces heavy cream
Freshly grated nutmeg

Combine all of the ingredients. Add ice and shake vigorously for about a minute.  Strain into a chilled, stemmed martini glass and top with a just a bit of freshly grated nutmeg.
 

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