Arts & Culture
12:13 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

Before (During) After Katrina

New Orleans, La. – A look at how Hurricane Katrina transformed artists and their work through the lenses of a dozen Louisiana photographers, in the book Before (During) After, just out from UNO Press. Essays by John Biguenet, Steven Maklansky and Dr. Tony Lewis.

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Gulf Oil Spill
12:06 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

NOAA Reopens More Federal Waters Off Louisiana

New Orleans, La. – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is reopening some federal waters off the western Louisiana coast. NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco says samples from those waters have passed smell and chemical testing for traces of oil and dispersants. She says monitoring will continue to check for effects on the younger species.

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WWNO News Features
12:01 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

Josh Neufeld's Katrina Bestseller "A.D.: New Orleans After The Deluge"

New Orleans – One of the most unique - and compelling - books written in response to Katrina is Josh Neufeld's non-fiction graphic novel "A.D.: New Orleans After The Deluge" - a New York Time bestseller - which is just out in paperback. WWNO's Fred Kasten the story...

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All Things N. O.
3:07 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

All Things N.O. 8-26-10

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

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Where Y'Eat
2:11 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

The New Orleans Lost Restaurants of 2005

Barrow's Shady Inn, one of the vintage New Orleans restaurants lost after the levee failures of 2005.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. – I heard plenty about places like LeRuth's, Chez Helene, Kolb's and Buster Holmes when I first began exploring New Orleans restaurants as a newly arrived transplant. Never mind that they all had closed years before I moved here in 1999.

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Arts & Culture
12:58 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

Photos Capture Moving Portrait of Post-K New Orleans

New Orleans, La. – Photographer Dave Anderson celebrates the power of community in his book, One Block: A New Orleans Neighborhood Rebuilds, essay by Chris Rose. There is an accompanying exhibition opening August 26th at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, with an artist reception from 6-8 pm. Also, on Saturday August 28th there will be a Block Party at the One Block location [bounded by Caffin Avenue, Flood, Douglas and Chartres Streets]from 5 to 7 pm.

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Louisiana Eats!
9:32 pm
Wed August 25, 2010

Katrina Remembrance and City of Gastronomy

Poppy Tooker talks with Leah Chase about recovering after Katrina and the exciting news from Gary Nabhan about New Orleans being proposed to be the City of Gastronomy.

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:54 pm
Wed August 25, 2010

Department of Justice Checking Oil Spill Fraud

New Orleans, La. – U-S Attorney Jim Letten says people must be vigilant when asked for donations to help victims of the oil spill.

"Citizens have to be super careful if they are contacted by phone or if they're somehow solicited by any individual or charity that is seeking that person to part with any biographical, financial or private information."

Assistant U-S Attorney General Lanny Breuer says investigations will also focus on suspicious claims.

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StoryCorps N.O.
12:42 pm
Wed August 25, 2010

StoryCorps: Neil and Lauren Best Shapiro

Lauren Best Shapiro (l) and Neil Shapiro

Neil Shapiro's family roots are entwined with the city of New Orleans back to the 1700s. His grandmother could trace her family that far back in the city's history. He's continuing in the antique business his grandparents began in 1899, when goods were bought and sold within the city. That began to change in the 1930s, when European imports started appearing in stores, while local treasures were handed down within families.

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WWNO News Features
12:22 pm
Wed August 25, 2010

Jed Horne's Katrina Classic "Breach of Faith" - Part 2

New Orleans – Nearly five years - and scores of books into the history of Katrina - Jed Horne's "Breach of Faith" remains one of the best sources for getting a basic understanding of the experience of the storm - and its impact on New Orleans. Here's part-2 of Fred Kasten's July 2006 profile - with Jed Horne - of "Breach of Faith"...

For more information on Jed Horne - or "Breach of Faith" - please click here .

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