New Orleans, La. – Dr. Jean Montes, music director for GNOYO, Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras, has family members in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. He's joining with doctors in the metro area in sending medical help and supplies to his earthquake stricken homeland. The doctors are affiliated with the Haitian Association for Human Development. Donations can be made online to haitiahdh.org.
New Orleans, LA – Last summer, New Orleans chef Matt Murphy was on death's door, brought to the very limit of his fortitude by a rare and extremely severe blood condition. Now, the 41-year-old is training to run a half marathon. He's there for his family of five children, which includes an infant and two-year-old quadruplets. And he's opening the doors to a new restaurant, M Bistro, which is named in his honor.
New Orleans, Louisiana – When hiring someone for a job, it's important to know what that job requires. New Orleans' three living former mayors -- Moon Landrieu, who served as mayor from 1970 - 1978, Sidney Barthelemy, mayor from 1986-1994, and Marc Morial, mayor from 1994 -2002, - offer their advice on what it takes to be mayor of the Crescent City. Eve Abrams brings us this story.
New Orleans – It's time now for "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - in conversation today with New Orleans writer and Xavier University professor of English Ralph Adamo - editor of a new volume of selected poems by the late Everette Maddox - "I hope it's not over, and good-by" - just out from UNO Press.