Jazz Fest Minutes
4:10 pm
Fri April 15, 2011

Outstanding Bassist James Singleton To Play Jazz Fest With Astral Project Sunday May 1st

New Orleans – James Singleton is one of New Orleans' most accomplished and versatile bassists. He plays Jazz Fest with his colleagues of more than 30 years - Astral Project -Sunday May 1st...

To find out more about James Singleton - his performance schedule during the 2011 Jazz Fest - or Astral Project - please click here .

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:49 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Federal Regulators Consider Expanding Authority Over Offshore Contractors

New Orleans, La. – The director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is telling oil industry representatives meeting at the Baker Institute at Rice University that new regulations aren't holding up offshore operations. Michael Bromwich says there are still unanswered questions about containing an accident.

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All Things N. O.
3:38 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

All Things N.O. 4-14-11

New Orleans, LA – The NOLA Art House Music organzation bandages cultural "brain drain," festival organizers collaborate for Earth Day, and humorist Ronnie Virgets spins the wheel of Fortuna.

Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Jazz Fest Minutes
3:09 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Singer Ingrid Lucia Spotlights Songs From New CD - "Midnight Rendezvous" - At Jazz Fest Friday May 6th

New Orleans – Singer Ingrid Lucia features tunes from her new cd - "Midnight Rendezvous" - all co-written with guitarist John Fohl - Friday, May 6th - at Jazz Fest...

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

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2:09 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Renee Rosnes Quartet On JazzSet

Renee Rosnes performs at the Village Vanguard.
John Rogers for NPR johnrogersnyc.com

In her 20s, Vancouver's Renee Rosnes received a Canada Council of the Arts grant to study jazz in the U.S. High-profile artists such as Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Joe Henderson (to name a few) gave her high-powered support. Blue Note Records signed and kept her on the label for more than a decade.

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Arts & Culture
1:06 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Dance, Rock, Opera !

New Orleans, La. – It's a high energy mix of contemporary American dance, opera and rock music as the New Orleans Ballet Association presents Parsons Dance with the Grammy-nominated East Village Opera Company in a performance of Remember Me. It's a unique presentation of a tragic tale of star crossed love. Saturday April 16th at the Mahalia Jackson Theater.

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Where Y'Eat
3:59 am
Thu April 14, 2011

Lunching During Jury Duty

A bulging plate lunch from one of the quick-serve joints surrounding Orleans Parish Criminal District Court.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Jury trials at Orleans Parish Criminal Court are on the rise. This means the court needs more jurors, and it means the chances of a New Orleans resident being called for service are higher than ever.

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Louisiana Eats!
6:59 pm
Wed April 13, 2011

Plentiful Passover Practices

Creole Oyster Bisque

Serves 8

1 qt. oysters and their juice
3 stalks finely chopped celery
8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter
3 stalks finely chopped celery
6 tablespoons flour
2 cups oyster liquor (or oyster rinse water)**
2 teaspoons thyme
2 bay leaves
3 medium Idaho potatoes, peeled, cubed and blanched
1 bunch thinly sliced green onions
2 cups heavy cream (or 1/2 & 1/2)
Salt, pepper, hot sauce to taste

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WWNO News Reports
6:58 pm
Wed April 13, 2011

Two New Orleans Police Officers Convicted In 2005 Fatal Beating

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