Arts & Culture
1:04 pm
Thu April 28, 2011

2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Opens!

New Orleans, La. – The 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell kicks off at the Fairgrounds. In addition to a stellar musical line-up, we found two points of interest. One will give you a new attitude, the other celebrates the return of a succulent seafood.

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Where Y'Eat
10:24 am
Thu April 28, 2011

Biking Louisiana's Beer Belt

Taking a pull at the Abita Brewing Co.'s plant tour in Abita Springs.
Ian McNulty

St. Tammany Parish, La. –

Of all the great reasons to hop on a bicycle, one that becomes immediately apparent while pedaling along the Tammany Trace on the Northshore is a real sense of entitlement to calories.

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The Sound of Books
10:33 pm
Wed April 27, 2011

Esquire Magazine Food And Travel Correspondent John Mariani's New Book "How Italian Food Conquered the World"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - the new book from Esquire Magazine Food and Travel correspondent John Mariani - "How Italian Food Conquered the World"...

To find out more about John Mariani and "How Italian Food Conquered the World" - please click here .

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Jazz Fest Minutes
10:22 pm
Wed April 27, 2011

Mandolin Maestro Ricky Skaggs And His Band Kentucky Thunder Play Jazz Fest Saturday April 30th

New Orleans – Mandolin maestro Ricky Skaggs and his great band Kentucky Thunder - one of the best in bluegrass - play Jazz Fest Saturday, April 30th...

To find out more about Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder - please click here .

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

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WWNO News Reports
9:33 pm
Wed April 27, 2011

Governor Jindal Opens Zurich Classic With Optimistic Economic Outlook

New Orleans, La. – Governor Jindal says he hopes viewers of sporting events in Louisiana pay attention to more than the games.

"It's also a great opportunity to tell the country, to tell the world, we're coming back . You can't buy the kind of publicity and attention we're going to get over these next several days."

Jindal told business and political leaders at the tournament that he's standing by his policy of no tax increases and setting up a business-friendly environment.

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WWNO Arts Features
7:55 pm
Wed April 27, 2011

Zurich PGA Tournament in New Orleans

New Orleans, LA – Tommy Fonseca, Zurich PGA Tournament director and President of the Fore!Kids Foundation, talked with WWNO's Paul Maassen about the Zurich Classic's strong field this year, major economic impact and distinct New Orleans feel.

 

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Louisiana Eats!
6:53 pm
Wed April 27, 2011

Anthony Bourdain & Jazzfest

Courtbouillon

Fish Fillet
1 lb. can of tomatoes
1 Onion, chopped
1 Bellpepper, chopped
3 Celery stalks, chopped
1/2 cup bacon grease or oil
1/2 cup flour
2 Garlic cloves
2 1/2 cups fish stock or water
2 Tsp. Thyme
2 Bay Leaves
1 Tsp. Pepper Sauce
Salt to taste

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Gulf Oil Spill
10:25 pm
Tue April 26, 2011

Guidelines Released For $500 Million BP Oil Spill Research Grants

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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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