All Things N. O.
12:13 pm
Thu June 23, 2011

All Things N.O. 6-23-11

New Orleans, LA – Volunteers begin training for an evacuation scenario, NOLAFrancaise.com launches online, and the Summer Lyric Theater kickstarts its 2011 season.

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

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The Sound of Books
1:51 am
Thu June 23, 2011

The Reading Life 6/23/11

New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life, we check in with children's authors Tomie DePaola, Kate DiCamillo, and Alex Beard in a special American Library Association edition.

WWNO News Reports
9:19 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

US Ambassador to Russia Opens WW II Museum Exhibit On His Father, Reviews US-Russia Relations

New Orleans, La. – Ambassador Beyrle says the new exhibit outlines his father Joe's rare wartime experience, starting with his parachuting into Normandy on D-Day.

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WWNO News Reports
9:15 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

Jury Selection Set For Danziger Bridge Trial

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WWNO News Reports
7:17 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

UNO Could Merge Into University of Louisiana System

New Orleans, La. – The proposal comes after Governor Jindal failed to merge UNO with Southern University of New Orleans, a move that was strongly opposed by SUNO students and administrators. The switch to the University of Louisiana system is seen as a good fit by some at UNO. Susan Krantz is dean of the College of Liberal Arts.

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Louisiana Eats!
4:56 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

Lucky Peaches

Chef David Chang, owner of the Momofuku network of restaurants in NYC.

Marcy's Peach Chutney
Yields approximately 2 quarts

2 quarts finely chopped, peeled, pitted peaches (about 20 medium)
3/4 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped onion (about 1 medium)
2 cups brown sugar
1/8 cup mustard seed
2 1/2 cups cider vinegar, 5% acidity
1 tablespoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon salt

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Arts & Culture
3:26 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

Man of La Mancha Opens 44th Summer Lyric Theater Season

New Orleans – Summer Lyric Theater of Tulane University opens it's 44th season of musicals with a classic Broadway blockbuster - Man of La Mancha. Performances run June 23rd thru June 26th at Dixon Hall.

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WWNO News Features
12:12 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

Poet Laureate Julie Kane Reads Thursday Night

WWNO News Reports
7:31 pm
Tue June 21, 2011

Volunteers Train To Help City With Hurricane Evacuations

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The Sound of Books
5:44 pm
Tue June 21, 2011

Widely Acclaimed New Memoir From Writer Melissa Coleman - "This Life Is In Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, And A Family Undone"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely praised new memoir from freelance writer Melissa Coleman - "This Life Is In Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family Undone"...

To learn more about Melissa Coleman and "This Life Is In Your Hands" - please click here .

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