9:59 am
Thu May 26, 2011

Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White On JazzSet

Originally published on Thu May 17, 2012 10:10 am

The 52nd Monterey Jazz Festival in the fall of 2009 helped kick off the return of Return to Forever, the stellar fusion band from the 1970s — now a trio with Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White on piano, bass and drums, respectively.

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WWNO News Reports
8:47 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

Bill Gates Says Polio Almost Eradicated

New Orleans, La. – Gates told thousands of Rotary members at the Convention Center that the fight to eradicate polio worldwide is 99 percent complete.

"This last one percent will be the longest, hardest one percent. It will require more work and commitment than ever before."

Rotary clubs around the world have been struggling to wipe out polio through vaccinations since 1985. Gates is now spearheading the effort through the Bill and Melinda Gats Foundation, calling it his top priority.

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WWNO News Reports
7:25 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

Mayor Landrieu Unveils Pay-It-Forward Fund For Flood Victims

New Orleans, La. – Mayor Landrieu says New Orleans is ready to help neighboring communities affected by flooding once the water recedes.

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Louisiana Eats!
7:05 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

A World Without Fish & Georges' Olive Oil

Kurlansky's latest book aimed at children.

How To Dry Shrimp

1/2 lb. small sized unpeeled shrimp, head on
1/2 teaspoon salt

Pat shrimp dry and toss with salt. Arrange the shrimp in a single
layer on a paper plate. Cover with a sheet of paper towel and
microwave on high for 3 minutes intervals until shrimp are dried.

Eat as a snack or grind into a powder to use as an intense shrimp
flavoring agent.

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The Sound of Books
4:14 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

The Reading Life 5/24/11

New Orleans, LA – Booksellers Donna Allen, Judith Lafitte, and Britton Trice offer their picks for beach reading. Poet Kelly Harris reads her work, and novelist Clarence Nero invites listeners to the first Bayou Soul Writers' Conference.

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The Sound of Books
2:09 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

Acclaimed First Novel From New Orleans Native and Stanford University Creative Writing Lecturer Skip Horack - "The Eden Hunter"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the acclaimed first novel by New Orleans native - current Stanford University creative writing teacher - and recent Tennessee Williams Festival panelist Skip Horack - "The Eden Hunter"...

To find out more about Skip Horack - and "The Eden Hunter" - please click here .

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WWNO News Features
6:01 pm
Tue May 24, 2011

Batture Residents Not Worried About Mississippi's Rise

WWNO News Reports
9:43 pm
Mon May 23, 2011

Evacuation Order Reinstated for Butte Larose Backwater Flooding

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Arts & Culture
1:31 pm
Mon May 23, 2011

Ancestors of Congo Square at NOMA

New Orleans, La. – The New Orleans Museum of Art continues it's 100th Anniversary celebration with Ancestors of Congo Square: African Art in the New Orleans Museum of Art. The exhibit highlights artistic and cultural ties between the Crescent City and Africa with a look at 100 sculptural works in the museum's permanent collection of African Art on view thru July 17th.

Where Y'Eat
5:01 pm
Sat May 21, 2011

Eat Local Challenge