Arts & Culture
12:17 pm
Thu June 2, 2011

Leslie Castay...Unscripted

New Orleans, La. – Local Broadway star Leslie Castay turns up the charm with her remounted and expanded cabaret show...Unscripted. Two shows only, June 3rd and 4th at Le Chat Noir, 715 St. Charles Avenue, 8PM.

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WWNO News Features
11:12 am
Thu June 2, 2011

High Water Triggers Daily Levee Inspections

All Things N. O.
10:57 am
Thu June 2, 2011

All Things N.O. 6-2-11

New Orleans, LA – Eve Abrams tours the New Orleans levee system, the Historic New Orleans Collection unveils its latest exhibit, and local Broadway star Leslie Castay dicusses her performance at Le Chat Noir.

Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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WWNO News Reports
10:51 pm
Wed June 1, 2011

Hurricane Season May Require Evacuations

New Orleans, La. – Mayor Landrieu says now is the time to confirm with friends and relatives if it's still O-K to stay at their place should a hurricane head toward New Orleans. And he recommends stocking up on supplies, like bottled water and batteries.

"If the evacuation goes smoothly and goes well, if people are well prepared and take care of themselves, and take responsibility, then however catastrophic the even the recover is always better if the evacuation goes well."

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WWNO News Reports
6:13 pm
Wed June 1, 2011

Katrina Levee Breaches May Get National Historical Markers

New Orleans, La. – The locations of two levee breaks that occurred during Hurricane Katrina are on their way to becoming places of national recognition for their historic value. Levees-dot-org is leading the effort for getting the National Register of Historic Places to mark the 17th Street and Industrial Canal breaks. New Orleans City Council Vice President Arnie Fielkow says it's vital that people understand what caused the flooding after Katrina.

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The Sound of Books
3:30 pm
Wed June 1, 2011

Heralded New Book From Veteran Climate Change Journalist Mark Hertsgaard - "Hot: Living Through The Next Fifty Years On Earth"

New Orleans – Today on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely heralded new book by freelance journalist - author - and recent Tennessee Williams Festival panelist - Mark Hertsgaard - "Hot: Living Through The Next Fifty Years On Earth"...

To find out more about Mark Hertsgaard - and "Hot" - please click here .

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Louisiana Eats!
11:36 am
Wed June 1, 2011

The Rethinkers, Oysters, and Baumer Preserves

The ReThinkers are taking strides to improve New Orleans' lunchroom.

Zucchini Bread

3 eggs
1/2 cup oil
1/4 cup plain yogurt
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups grated unpeeled raw zucchini
2 1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves

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WWNO News Reports
9:04 pm
Tue May 31, 2011

Flooding Evacuations Lifting In Some Parts of Atchafalaya River

New Orleans, La. – Jim Delahoussaye has been staying in Lafayette after evacuating from his home in Butte LaRose. But when authorities switched the mandatory evacuation order to voluntary status over the weekend, he got in line to check his property.

"There was a pretty constant stream of trucks and trailers and refrigerators and furniture and all kinds of stuff, boats full of junk, coming back into Butte LaRose."

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The Sound of Books
7:52 pm
Tue May 31, 2011

The Reading Life 5/31/11

New Orleans, LA – Lake Douglas, author of "Public Spaces, Private Gardens: A History of Designed Landscapes in New Orleans," is the guest on this The Reading Life from May 31 and June 4. We'll also hear Fred Kasten's interview with Marie-Dominique Verdier, author of "New Orleans Walls: Still Standing."

Community Impact
5:04 pm
Mon May 30, 2011

Concert to Benefit Boys and & Girls Club of Covington

Covington, LA – This weekend, two St Tammany Parish residents will be using their love of music to benefit young people in the region. Martha Carr and Jeff Faulkenstein will be producing/hosting a benefit concert by Lucy Wainwright Roche, and the group Girlyman to Benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana. WWNO's Paul Maassen has the story.

 

 

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