Arts & Culture
10:58 am
Fri October 15, 2010

Porgy and Bess Opens 2010-2011 Opera Season

New Orleans, La. – The New Orleans Opera Association celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess.

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Where Y'Eat
5:47 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Putting Festival Meals on the Map

LaPlace celebrates its favorite sausage at the Andouille Festival each fall, when many other Louisiana towns host their own distinctive food festivals.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Louisiana is full of great dishes and amazing cooks, so it's no surprise that our festival calendar is filled with celebrations that put our food on center stage.

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StoryCorps N.O.
3:39 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

StoryCorps: Maryse Dejean

Al Grandoit (l) Maryse Dejean (c) and Marc Bien-Aime

Maryse Dejean, Al Grandoit and Marc Bien-Aime are Haitian-Americans now living in New Orleans, but maintain a strong connection to their heritage and family still living in Haiti. They met through Haitian relief efforts, and in this April 11th conversation, they discuss their experiences in Haiti as children, as aid workers over the years, and their participation in relief efforts assembled after the January 2010 earthquake.

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Community Impact
2:17 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Northshore Focus: Ronnie Kole

New Orleans, LA – One of the most renowned concert pianists in the world resides in the Northshore. Jollaine Schear takes a trip to his home in Slidell to talk about his lifetime dedication to music.

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Community Impact
2:16 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Northshore Focus: Abita Opry

New Orleans, LA – The Abita Springs Opry is a musical event that strives to preserve the traditional roots music of Louisiana. Jollaine Schear goes behind-the-scenes of the Opry to find out why this event plays such an important role in the history and culture of our state.

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Community Impact
2:07 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Northshore Focus: Gator Fest

New Orleans, LA – In St Tammany Parish, there is a popular event started last year that is set to return this year. Jollaine Schear has more.

Community Impact
2:06 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Northshore Focus: Wooden Boat Fest

New Orleans, LA – The Wooden Boat Festival takes place every October in the historic town of Madisonville. Jollaine Schear talks to the Coordinator the event and the Director of the Maritime Museum about the cultural importance of the festival and some of the activities that will be taking place.

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All Things N. O.
2:06 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

All Things N.O. 10-14-10

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

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Community Impact
2:05 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Northshore Focus: New Heights Therapy

New Orleans, LA – A Northshore organization which assists children and adults faced with disabling challenges is having an Equestrian Special Olympics on Saturday. Jollaine Schear has more on the story.

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WWNO News Reports
1:39 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

St. Bernard Project Draws Women Volunteers Around The Country

New Orleans, La. – The generator outside Karen Giamballuca's house was running strong while women inside sanded off drywall. They're part of the project supported by Capital One Bank and the United Way of Greater New Orleans to help families return home.
Giamballuca says her home was so damaged that she thought it would be demolished. But her boss told her about the St. Bernard Project, and she discovered she qualified for help.

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