Arts & Culture
10:32 am
Thu February 17, 2011

SAND Collective at Degas House

New Orleans, La. – The historic Degas House is the site of a new concert series this month, as a group of talented emerging jazz musicians known as the SAND collective [Same Art/New Direction] forges a unique sound.
The concerts are held Thursday evenings through the month of February from 7 to 10. February 17th features WATIV at 7pm, Rex Gregory at 8:30pm. On February 24th, The Session at 7pm and Sasha Masakowski's Musical Playground at 8:30pm. The Degas House is located at 2306 Esplanade Avenue.

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Where Y'Eat
2:42 am
Thu February 17, 2011

Beholding "Burger Week"

Burgers are booming around New Orleans. This one is from the Carrollton-area newcomer Cowbell.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
New Orleans is a town with a culinary identity quite unlike anywhere else in the world. But we're also a city where the most universal of all American comfort foods, the most crowd-pleasing, democratic, everyman meal, has an especially close following. That's the hamburger, of course, and perhaps the best illustration of what I'm talking about can be boiled down to two words: Burger Week.

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Gulf Oil Spill
10:35 pm
Wed February 16, 2011

Gulf Coast initiative begins to better prepare for natural and man-made disasters

New Orleans, La. – Communities from Florida to Texas will be asked over the next 18 months about what they want their regions to look like in the future, and how that can be accomplished. At a Plaquemines Parish news conference, foundation chairman King Milling says a coordinated plan must be devised to make the coast resilient to storms, rising seas and disasters, like the BP oil spill.

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Louisiana Eats!
5:25 pm
Wed February 16, 2011

Peeling Apart the Segregated Past

Although it is iconic, the New Orleans streetcar has a dark history.

Shrimp Creole
From Woodstoves to Microwaves

2 tablespoons cooking oil
1 large onion, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons green pepper, minced
1 tablespoon flour
1 8 oz. can tomato sauce
1/8 teaspoon cayenne
1 1/2 to 2 cans water
Pinch of thyme
2 tablespoons parsley
2 pounds shrimp, cleaned
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

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The Sound of Books
4:18 pm
Wed February 16, 2011

The Reading Life 2/15/11

New Orleans, LA – This week, the program features John Bemelmans Marciano, author and illustrator of Madeline at the White House, and grandson ofSusan Larson Madeline's original creator. Megan Burns recites a poem and Fred Kasten interviews Bud Faust, author of Great Moments in New Orleans History, Vol.2, in the latest edition of Sound of Books.

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WWNO News Reports
9:11 am
Tue February 15, 2011

Census Shows Thousands Still Displaced By Katrina

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Gulf Oil Spill
12:15 pm
Mon February 14, 2011

Opposing seafood safety experts want to check each other's testing

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The Sound of Books
2:07 pm
Sat February 12, 2011

The Reading Life 2/8/11

New Orleans, LA – Novelists Rexanne Becnel and Robin Wells talk about SOLA, the south Louisiana chapter of the Romance Writers of America, in observation of Valentine's Day. Poet Brad Richard debuts his new book, "Motion Studies," and Fred Kasten interviews David Lummis, author of "The Coffee Shop Chronicles of New Orleans."

Where Y'Eat
1:51 pm
Sat February 12, 2011

Here's the rub

Gulf Oil Spill
6:25 pm
Fri February 11, 2011

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Says No Deepwater Permits Without Containment Plan

New Orleans, La. – The director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is telling oil industry representatives meeting at the Baker Institute at Rice University that new regulations aren't holding up offshore operations. Michael Bromwich says there are still unanswered questions about containing an accident.

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