The Sound of Books
7:55 pm
Tue April 26, 2011

The Reading Life 4/26/11

New Orleans, LA – This week, The Reading Life features Freddi Williams Evans, author of "Congo Square: African Roots in New Orleans." We'll hear Fred Kasten's Sound of Books interview with Tom Jacobsen, author of Traditional New Orleans Jazz: Conversations with the Men Who make the Music," as well as my review of Alexandra Styron's "Reading My Father."

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WWNO News Reports
7:12 pm
Tue April 26, 2011

Partial Settlement Pending in Chinese Drywall Litigation

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Jazz Fest Minutes
2:50 pm
Tue April 26, 2011

New Orleans Singer and Songwriter Andrew Duhon Plays Jazz Fest With The Lonesome Crows Saturday April 30th

New Orleans – New Orleans singer and songwriter Andrew Duhon plays Jazz Fest Saturday, April 30th with his band The Lonesome Crows...

To find out more about Andrew Duhon - and his performance schedule during Jazz Fest -please click here .

For more information about the 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival - please click here .

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:41 pm
Mon April 25, 2011

Senator Landrieu Wants Nonprofits In BP Claims Process, Hearings For Health Complaints From Spill

New Orleans, La. – The administrator of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility is investigating if non-profit organizations can be part of the process. The move stems from a summit in New Orleans where Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu asked claims administrator Kenneth Feinberg if non-profits who responded quickly to the disaster could be reimbursed.

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Jazz Fest Minutes
5:16 pm
Mon April 25, 2011

Haitian-New Orleans Connection - Featuring Singer Emeline Michel, Clarinetist Dr. Michael White And Conductor Jean Montes - Plays Jazz Fest Friday April 29th

New Orleans – The Haitian-New Orleans Connection - featuring great Haitian singer Emeline Michel, outstanding New Orleans clarinetist Dr. Michael White and his Liberty Jazz Band, and top-notch Crescent City conductor Jean Montes - with his chamber ensemble Molto - play a blend of Haitian and New Orleans music at Jazz Fest Friday April 29th...

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WWNO News Features
5:00 pm
Sun April 24, 2011

Gulf Coast Stories of the Spill

New Orleans, LA – The StoryCorps Oral History Project came to the Gulf Coast to record people talking about how the BP Oil spill affected their lives. What followed were stories recorded by fisherme, business owners, long-time Gulf Coast residents and others who called the Gulf Coast home.

Where Y'Eat
4:53 pm
Sat April 23, 2011

Eggstra! Eggstra!

New Orleans, LA – With Easter upon us, I'd like to talk about eggs. Back in the 20th Century, we were led to believe that eggs should be white. Today, at nearly every farmers market, you'll find brown, white, green and blue eggs. The green and blue are hatched by Chilean Araconda chickens. They're the cute hens with fluffy legs. Recently, we've also learned to love French Black Copper Marans eggs. Their shells are like their name - a deep brown copper color. The variety was popularized in the French Atlantic town of La Rochelle. Here in the US, they've acquired a certain je ne sais quoi.

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Gulf Oil Spill
11:25 am
Sat April 23, 2011

Transocean Defends Safety Record

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Gulf Oil Spill
11:23 am
Sat April 23, 2011

Coast Guard Slams Transocean's Safety Record

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Jazz Fest Minutes
3:40 pm
Fri April 22, 2011

Internationally Acclaimed Young Clarinetist Anat Cohen Plays Jazz Fest Friday April29th and Saturday April 30th

New Orleans – Internationally acclaimed clarinetist and saxophonist Anat Cohen plays Jazz Fest twice with her top-notch quartet - Friday April 29th - and Saturday April 30th...

To find out more about Anat Cohen - please click here .

For more information about the 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival - please click here .

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