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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Arts & Culture
11:34 am
Fri April 22, 2011

Arts Grants Deadline, NolaVie, The Bride's Deadly Sins

New Orleans, La. – A new website, NolaVie, focuses on New Orleans culture. Sin is the subject of a local art exhibit and a deadline for arts grants is fast approaching.

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Gulf Oil Spill
11:18 am
Fri April 22, 2011

BP Fronts $1 Billion For Coastal Restoration

New Orleans, La. – U-S Senator Mary Landrieu began the general session with the announcement.

"BP and the Department of Interior have reached an agreement to distribute early $1 billion to the Gulf Coast for environmental damage."

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Jazz Fest Minutes
3:20 pm
Thu April 21, 2011

New Orleans Guitarist, Singer And Songwriter Anders Osborne Plays Jazz Fest May 1st and May 7th

New Orleans – Award-winning guitarist, singer and songwriter Anders Osborne plays the 2011 Jazz Fest twice - with John Fohl and Johnny Sansone on Saturday, May 1st - and with the Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars on Saturday, May 7th...

To find out more about Anders Osborne - and his schedule of performances during Jazz Fest - please click here .

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Education Matters
12:37 pm
Thu April 21, 2011

KIDsmART in New Orleans

New Orleans, LA – Many assume some form of the visual arts are, at least to some degree or another, a part of public school students' education. But not in New Orleans. However, thanks to local non-profit, KIDsmART, not only are some local schools embracing the arts for arts sake, they're integrating the arts directly into their core curriculum. Producer Angela Taylor reports.

We also invite your comments or ideas for future reports: educationmatters@wwno.org.

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All Things N. O.
12:17 pm
Thu April 21, 2011

All Things N.O. 4-21-11

New Orleans, LA – Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Where Y'Eat
4:02 am
Thu April 21, 2011

A Lunch Legacy in Hibernation

Pete Michailakis at the register of Gregory & Pete's in the CBD.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:22 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

Seafood Board Targets Safety Message To National Chefs

New Orleans, La. – The Louisiana seafood board sponsored a panel of federal and state officials who say Gulf seafood is safe. They say no other region has such rigorous testing. Several members of the American Culinary Federation said while they want to believe the oil spill hasn't harmed the seafood, they aren't sure. Chef Brent Spring of South Bend, Indiana, says he's not convinced.

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Gulf Oil Spill
8:56 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

Oil Spill Commission Co-Chairman Calls On Congress To Act On Report

New Orleans, La. – The National Oil Spill Commission's report given to President Obama in January calls for revamping rules on oil industry oversight, adding staff, and dedicating money for research. But with lawmakers focusing on the national deficit, it could be a tough sell.

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Gulf Oil Spill
8:51 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

NOAA Reopens All Federal Waters To Gulf Fishing

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