The Sound of Books
1:23 pm
Wed March 9, 2011

New Orleans Writer Thomas Jacobsen's New Book "Traditional New Orleans Jazz: Conversations With The Men Who Make The Music"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - New Orleans writer Thomas Jacobsen's new book "Traditional New Orleans Jazz: Conversations with the Men Who Make the Music"...

Thomas Jacobsen's signing for "Traditional New Orleans Jazz" at the Palm Court Jazz Cafe is Saturday, March 12, 2011 - at 7pm.

To find out more about Thomas Jacobsen and "Traditional New Orleans Jazz" - please click here .

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WWNO News Reports
10:47 pm
Mon March 7, 2011

Two Men Escape Oil Rig Fire In Gulf

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Where Y'Eat
11:19 pm
Sat March 5, 2011

Lenten CSF

Where Y'Eat
6:54 pm
Thu March 3, 2011

Eats on the Streets at Mardi Gras

Follow your nose for great, often homemade food served near Mardi Gras parade routes in New Orleans.
Ian McNulty

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Gulf Oil Spill
5:46 pm
Thu March 3, 2011

Louisiana Bucket Brigade Survey Finds Coastal Residents Ill After BP Spill

New Orleans, La. – Anne Rolfes of the Louisiana Bucket Brigade says 954 coastal residents were surveyed from July to October. She says nearly half of the people who believed they were exposed to crude oil or dispersants got sick.
The National Institutes of Health is launching a study of 55-thousand clean-up workers. But Rolfes says more needs to be done to help the sick.

"That is really a wonderful study. It's important. But it's just studying them and we need to treat people."

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The Sound of Books
3:18 pm
Thu March 3, 2011

Former Tulane Creative Writing Professor Josh Russell's Recent Novel - "My Bright Midnight"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the recent novel by former Tulane University creative writing professor Josh Russell - "My Bright Midnight"...

To find out more about Josh Russell - and "My Bright Midnight" - please click here .

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Arts & Culture
1:55 pm
Thu March 3, 2011

In the Blink of an Eye

New Orleans, La. – Award winning New Orleans photographer, Harold Baquet, shares memories of the city's culture in his retrospective exhibit, In the Blink of an Eye. Black and White photos spanning a 30 year career are on exhibit at Loyola University's Diboll Art Gallery, 4th floor Monroe Library. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

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Education Matters
11:45 am
Thu March 3, 2011

2011 New Orleans Parents Guide to Public Schools

New Orleans, LA – The 2011 New Orleans Parents' Guide to Public Schools has arrived. WWNO's Angela Taylor introduces the producers of this important resource for parents.

To learn more about the New Orleans Parents' Organization Network and to download your copy of the latest parents guide, visit their website. We also invite your comments or ideas for future reports:

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All Things N. O.
11:31 am
Thu March 3, 2011

All Things N.O. 3-3-11

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

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Louisiana Eats!
6:05 pm
Wed March 2, 2011

It's Carnival Time!

Throw me somthing, mister!

Jello Shots

Makes approximately 16-32 shots, depending on the size of your paper souffle cups.

Jello, 3 oz box (grape, lemon and lime for Mardi Gras colors, of course!)
1 cup vodka
1/4 cup Everclear grain alcohol (for the brave of heart)
5 or 6 ice cubes
Paper souffle cups in 1 ounce size

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