The Sound of Books
1:08 pm
Wed January 5, 2011

New Orleans Writer David Lummis' New Book - "The Coffee Shop Chronicles of New Orleans - Part 1"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - the new book by New Orleans writer David Lummis - "The Coffee Shop Chronicles of New Orleans - Part 1: A Novel in Three Parts"...

To find out more about David Lummis' reading and signing at Octavia Books on Thursday, January 6, 2011 - at 6 pm - please click here .

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WWNO News Features
2:48 pm
Tue January 4, 2011

Randy Newman Returns to New Orleans for Concert with LPO

New Orleans – Singer, songwriter, pianist - and Academy Award-winning composer Randy Newman - returns to New Orleans Friday night, January 7, 2011 - for a concert with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra - performing several dozen of his classic songs - and suites from four of his film scores. Turns out that movie music - and New Orleans - were among Randy Newman's earliest - and most profound - influences. WWNO's Fred Kasten has more...

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Community Impact
2:03 pm
Mon January 3, 2011

Northshore Focus: The Living Word International

New Orleans, LA – Hundreds of Northshore residents from diverse backgrounds gathered at one St. Tammany Parish church. Jollaine Schear has the story.

Andre Perry Commentary
6:45 pm
Fri December 31, 2010

Mentoring in the New Year

Dr. Andre Perry

Andre Perry contemplates National Mentoring Month.

Dr. Andre Perry is the Associate Dean of the UNO College of Education and CEO of the Capital One-UNO Charter Network.

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WWNO News Reports
3:29 pm
Fri December 31, 2010

Deadline Set For FEMA Trailer Removal

The city of New Orleans is giving notice to residents living in FEMA trailers that it's time to move. Eileen Fleming reports the city wants the trailers issued after Hurricane Katrina five years ago to be removed.

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Farmers Market Minute
12:44 pm
Fri December 31, 2010

New Year's Resolutions and Farmers Markets

Embrace the new year! Take risks. Eat new things. Join the 74% of shoppers who are introduced to new flavors at farmers markets.

Hi, this is Richard McCarthy with the WWNO Farmers Market Minute Happy New Year! Risking my ruining of your plans for culinary excesses this evening, I'd like to discuss New Year's resolutions. Yes, I know. They tend to focus on eating less of this or that. Instead, why not resolve yourself to do more.

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Where Y'Eat
2:35 pm
Thu December 30, 2010

The Year in New Orleans Restaurants

Mondo, pictured, was part of a rich harvest of new restaurants in 2010.
Ian McNulty WWNO

If some people out there still don't yet appreciate the heritage of our cuisine and the natural abundance that fuels it, I really wish they would get with the program already. After all, I don't think our region can stand another brutal lesson in just how much it all means.

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All Things New Orleans
1:06 pm
Thu December 30, 2010

All Things New Orleans: Jim Tucker, TEDxNOLA, and The Saints

Louisiana Speaker of the House Jim Tucker discusses the Gulf Opportunities Zone Act, Richard McCarthy speaks from the TEDxNOLA Conference, and Jim Mulvihill celebrates The Saints' playoff bid.

Louisiana Eats!
2:52 pm
Wed December 29, 2010

Champagne Wishes & Caviar Dreams

Poppy Tooker invites Louisiana caviar processor John Burke into the studio and imbibes in the intoxicating aura of Margarita Bergen.

Cajun Caviar (Yields 8 cups)

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The Reading Life
12:35 am
Wed December 29, 2010

Ted O'Brien, Rodger Kamenetz, and Rob Verchick

We look back at the past literary year in New Orleans with author escort Ted O'Brien, hear a list of 2010's best books and events and a poem by Rodger Kamenetz, as well as Fred Kasten's Sound of Books interview with Rob Verchick.