The Sound of Books
12:05 pm
Wed November 2, 2011

New Orleans Writer And Philanthropist Randy Fertel's Acclaimed New Book - "The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak: A New Orleans Family Memoir"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely praised new book by New Orleans writer and philanthropist Randy Fertel - "The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak: A New Orleans Family Memoir"...

To find out more about Randy Fertel - and "The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak" - please click here .

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WWNO News Reports
9:23 pm
Tue November 1, 2011

Mayor Landrieu Decries Halloween Shootings

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Community Impact
5:15 pm
Tue November 1, 2011

Community Impact Series -- Eastbank Collaborative of Charter Schools

New Orleans, La. –

After Hurricane Katrina, a group of New Orleans public schools raced to get students back into the classroom and back to the business of learning. As they reopened, however, the leaders of these pioneering schools quickly found that they had a lot to learn themselves.

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Arts & Culture
1:32 pm
Tue November 1, 2011

Vieux Carre Commission Celebrates Diamond Anniversary

New Orleans, La. – Conversation with Vieux Carre Commission Director, Lary Hesdorffer.
The Vieux Carre Commission, the preservation organization that has kept the French Quarter's character and charm intact for all to enjoy is celebrating 75 years! A ceremony, patron party and Gala event kick off Wednesday, November 2nd at 3pm at the Cabildo and 6pm at Antoine's Restaurant. More information at

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World Cafe
3:04 pm
Mon October 31, 2011

T-Bone Burnett On World Cafe

T Bone Burnett holds two trophies, one for Producer of the Year, at the Grammy Awards in 2002.

Lee Celano AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Mon May 21, 2012 5:42 pm

Legendary singer-songwriter and folk-rock pioneer T-Bone Burnett is known for his captivating solo material, but also for his role as a legendary producer of records by everyone from Roy Orbison to actor Jeff Bridges. In a new interview on World Cafe, Burnett sits down with host David Dye to reflect on some of his most famous projects.

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WWNO Commentary
4:00 am
Sat October 29, 2011

Is New Orleans Education Reform About New Orleans?

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's hefty contribution to a Louisiana political organization involved in the state's education system. For a transcript of, or to respond to this commentary, go to

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WWNO News Reports
8:15 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

Mayor Landrieu Revives Soft-Second Mortgage Program

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WWNO News Reports
5:16 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

Census Data Shows Decline in 'Sliver by the River' Neighborhoods

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Where Y'Eat
6:58 pm
Thu October 27, 2011

Contemporary Curry at Saffron NOLA

Saffron NOLA

New Orleans, La. – You've had crab cakes and New Orleans-style BBQ shrimp before, but probably not the way they do them at Saffron NOLA.

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WWNO News Features
4:33 pm
Thu October 27, 2011

New Orleans Food Coop Opens Grocery Store