WWNO Commentary
7:55 pm
Fri April 16, 2010

From Charter to Neighborhood Schools

Andre Perry, PhD

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses Louisiana Senate Bill 66,which would require charter schools to admit students from the neighborhood.

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Jazz Fest Minutes
4:15 pm
Fri April 16, 2010

Great Guitarist Steve Masakowski And His New Band Nova NOLA Play Jazz Fest May 2nd

New Orleans – New Orleans guitarist and composer Steve Masakowski and his colleagues in Astral Project have set a very high standard for modern jazz in the Crescent City for over 30 years. Masakowski's latest project is a quintet - Nova NOLA - that includes his daughter Sasha - and son Martin...

To find out more about Nova NOLA - please click here .

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Arts & Culture
11:30 am
Fri April 16, 2010

Algiers RiverFest Kicks Off

New Orleans, La. – The 6th Annual Old Algiers RiverFest kicks off two days of traditional jazz along the Mississippi River.

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WWNO Arts Features
8:58 am
Fri April 16, 2010

Actor Wendell Pierce talks with WWNO

New Orleans, LA – New Orleans born actor Wendell Pierce talks with WWNO's Paul Maassen about the HBO series "Treme", growing up in New Orleans, and his involvement with the free LPO outdoor concert in Ponchartrain Park this Saturday.

Where Y'Eat
7:57 pm
Thu April 15, 2010

Raising The Bruning's Bar

The original bar from Bruning's Restaurant, open from 1859 to 2005.
Southern Food & Beverage Museum

People around south Louisiana know better than most how the feeling of a special place can endure even after it's been wiped from the map. Sometimes it's just the recollection of happy times or meaningful occasions spent there, like at family homes now plowed under or churches or schools disappeared from a city's landscape. And sometimes a bit more remains, something tangible like a memento from a landmark destination now vanished.

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All Things N. O.
5:34 pm
Thu April 15, 2010

All Things N.O. 4-15-10

New Orleans, LA – From the HBO series Treme, actor Wendell Pierce talks to WWNO about the show and growing up in NOLA, The Zurich PGA Golf Classic in New Orleans, and author Tom Sancton - "Song of my Fathers"

All Things N. O.
5:32 pm
Thu April 15, 2010

All Things N.O. 4-15-10

New Orleans, LA – From the HBO series Treme, actor Wendell Pierce talks to WWNO about the show and growing up in NOLA, The Zurich PGA Golf Classic in New Orleans, and author Tom Sancton - "Song of my Fathers"

Jazz Fest Minutes
4:32 pm
Thu April 15, 2010

Hot Young String Band Old Crow Medicine Show Plays Jazz Fest May 1st

New Orleans – Old Crow Medicine Show fiddler and singer Ketch Secor lived in New Orleans for three years as a youngster - and absorbed a lot of Crescent City influences in those years. OCMS is a big draw at top festivals - and they're regularly featured on A Prairie Home Companion - but they still love to make music in the streets when they can...

To find out more about Ketch Secor and Old Crow Medicine Show - please click here .

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Arts & Culture
12:35 pm
Thu April 15, 2010

New Orleans Ballet Celabrates 40 Years of Dance

New Orleans, La, – The New Orleans Ballet Association, NOBA, is celebrating the big Four-Oh with a star studded anniversary gala.

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All Things N. O.
12:09 pm
Thu April 15, 2010

All Things N.O. 4-15-10

New Orleans, LA – From the HBO series Treme, actor Wendell Pierce talks to WWNO about the show and growing up in NOLA, The Zurich PGA Golf Classic in New Orleans, and author Tom Sancton - "Song of my Fathers"

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