The Sound of Books
5:49 am
Wed August 3, 2011

Jazz Historian Ricky Riccardi's Acclaimed New Biography - "What A Wonderful World:The Magic Of Louis Armstrong's Later Years"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely acclaimed new biography by jazz archivist and historian Ricky Riccardi - "What A Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years"...

For more information on Ricky Riccardi's Friday, August 5, 2011 - 2 pm appearance at Maison - 508 Frenchmen Street - as a part of the 2011 Satchmo SummerFest - pleae click here .

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The Sound of Books
8:04 pm
Tue August 2, 2011

The Reading Life 8/2/11

New Orleans, LA – The Reading Life for this week features Susan's interview with Ricky Riccardi, author of a new biography of Louis Armstrong, What a Wonderful World:The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years. Then we hear Fred Kasten's interview with novelist Minrose Gwin, author of The Queen of Palmyra.

WWNO News Reports
12:24 am
Tue August 2, 2011

Louisiana Redistricting Plan OK'd by Justice Department

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WWNO News Reports
12:19 am
Tue August 2, 2011

Dead zone forecast reduced

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Where Y'Eat
5:18 pm
Sat July 30, 2011

National Farmers Market Week

WWNO Commentary
6:38 pm
Fri July 29, 2011

Accountability Never Looked So Bad

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses the recent state action regarding changing the operator at Abramson High School in Eastern New Orleans.

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Where Y'Eat
4:50 pm
Thu July 28, 2011

Drinking in History with Colonial Cocktails

New Orleans, La. –

The rise of the craft cocktail is sometimes lauded as a return to artisanal practices, as bartenders working this niche embrace the small batch ingredients and hands-on techniques that were the rule before modern brands and premade mixes. But just how far back does this return stretch?

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All Things N. O.
10:56 am
Thu July 28, 2011

All Things N.O. 7-28-11

New Orleans, LA – Rock historian Ed Ward reveal the history of Ace Records, Jack Hopke takes a look at the upcoming Satchmo Summer Fest, and Eileen Fleming reports on new artificial reefs created along Louisiana's coastline.

Jack Hopke is your host for WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Arts & Culture
10:38 am
Thu July 28, 2011

NOBA Students Dance Alongside Ballet Hispanico

The Sound of Books
8:40 pm
Wed July 27, 2011

The Reading Life 7/26/11

New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life it is all about the music! Susan Larson talks with Times Picayune music writer Keith Spera, the author of Groove Interrupted: Loss, Renewal and the Music of New Orleans. Next, Fred Kasten with an interview with Howard Reich, author of Let Freedom Swing: Collected Writings on Jazz, Blues and Gospel. Susan then reviews Preston Lauterbach's The Chitlin Circuit and the Road to Rock and Roll.

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