Jazz Fest Minutes
8:41 am
Thu April 29, 2010

Legendary Singer/Songwriter Richie Havens Plays Jazz Fest Sunday, May 2nd

New Orleans – Richie Havens' improvised "Freedom" was a benchmark moment at Woodstock - and more than 40 years later - he's still making memorable music. Richie Havens plays Jazz Fest Sunday, May 2nd.

To find out more about Richie Havens and his music - please click here .

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:46 pm
Wed April 28, 2010

Coast Guard Weighing Environmental Consequences of Controlled Burn

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:45 pm
Wed April 28, 2010

Oil Spill Set to Hit Land Friday

New Orleans, La. – BP spokesman Doug Suttles says the company is still planning to try burning the oil off at sea, but isn't sure of the best location in the slick that's streaming across hundreds of thousands of miles. He says skimmers pick up only about 10 percent.

"Some of the oil will likely reach land. So what we want to do is protect the most sensitive areas and then prepare to clean up those areas where the oil does reach. It's probably not possible to collect all the oil offshore." :12

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The Sound of Books
8:31 am
Wed April 28, 2010

Chef John Besh's Critically-Acclaimed New Combination Memoir And Cookbook - "My New Orleans"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with New Orleans chef and restaurateur John Besh - author of the critically-acclaimed combination memoir and cookbook - "My New Orleans"...

To find out more about John Besh and "My New Orleans" - please click here .

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:49 pm
Tue April 27, 2010

Coast Guard Confident of Coastal Protection Plans

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:48 pm
Tue April 27, 2010

Coast Guard Considers Controlled Burn for Oil Spill

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Community Impact
11:18 am
Tue April 27, 2010

Community IMPACT Series: New Orleans Redevelopment Authority, April 27, 2010

New Orleans, LA – Just travel between a few New Orleans neighborhoods and it's plain to see that the city has an extensive problem with blighted property. Yet the full magnitude of the issue can be hard to grasp from the street. The true picture is a sprawling patchwork of damaged, abandoned or simply neglected properties. In some areas, it may be a few addresses sullying rejuvenated blocks while in others broad swaths of damaged homes and businesses dominate the urban landscape.

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Jazz Fest Minutes
8:35 am
Tue April 27, 2010

Louisiana Drummer and Composer Brian Blade Brings His Fellowship Band To Jazz Fest May 1st

New Orleans – Brian Blade is one of the most in-demand drummers in music - a regular colleague of such top artists as Wayne Shorter and Joni Mitchell - and a fine composer who has led his Fellowship Band since 1998.

To learn more about Brian Blade and his music - please click here .

For more information about the 41st Annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Presented by Shell - please click here .

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:51 pm
Mon April 26, 2010

State Booms Off Barrier Islands

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:50 pm
Mon April 26, 2010

BP Fighting Spill on Three Fronts

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