The Sound of Books
3:04 am
Thu March 10, 2011

The Reading Life 3/8/11

Susan interviews Andre Perry in front of a live audience at NOCCA.

New Orleans, LA – This episode features an interview with Dr. Andre Perry. His new book about the problems facing New Orleans schools is called "The Garden Path: The Miseducation of A City." This interview was recorded before a live audience Feb. 27 at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, along with a performance by poet Chuck Perkins.

WWNO News Reports
7:12 pm
Wed March 9, 2011

Ash Wednesday Arrives After Stormy Fat Tuesday

New Orleans, La. – Stormy skies hovered over much of Fat Tuesday. One carnival regular carried on, though. Pete Fountain donned a purple suit bedazzled with musical notes and symbols as he grabbed his clarinet for his 51st annual stroll to the French Quarter. The 81-year-old says there's a reason he continues the tradition.

""Fun, you know. And everybody has a good time. And, you, know, forget about yesterday."

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Louisiana Eats!
1:25 pm
Wed March 9, 2011

Ripening on the Vine

Oeufs a la Bechamel

Serves 4

6 hard boiled eggs
4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon sugar
4 green onions, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon flat leaf Italian parsley, chopped
Salt and pepper

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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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