New Orleans – Mulgrew Miller is one of the finest pianists in music. A native of the Mississippi delta town of Greenwood - Mulgrew Miller returns to Jazz Fest on April 29th - with the Golden Striker Trio - featuring bass great Ron Carter - and outstanding guitarist Russell Malone.
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New Orleans, LA – This week, The Reading Life features an interview with children's author/illustrator Marc Brown, creator of the lovable Arthur the Aardvark - hero of the beloved series of the children's book. Peter Bergen joins Fred Kasten for his Sound of Books interview series and John Gery stops by to recite a poem.
New Orleans, La. – For some travelers, eating like the local eat is an essential part of any visit. I certainly feel this way, and that's because I think it helps us connect directly, intimately with the culture we sought to experience in the first place. It turns out that sometimes you don't even need to travel very far to tap into this dynamic.
New Orleans, LA – The Scott S. Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives recently released a school finances report as part of its "State of Public Education in New Orleans" series. It's a rare opportunity to get a glimpse at the overall fiscal health of the city's public school system. Angela Taylor brings us the report's overview.
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New Orleans, LA – NPR news analyst and native New Orleanian Cokie Roberts will be contributing to "Native Tongues: The Food Edition," taking place at Le Chat Noir from April 7th-24th, 2011. WWNO's Paul Maassen spoke with Roberts about her involvement with the play.
New Orleans, La – It's a busy weekend in New Orleans. Music fills the French Quarter...a theater group offers food for thought as Native Tongues returns to the stage and a chamber ensemble celebrates Spring!