WWNO News Reports
10:13 am
Fri April 9, 2010

New Orleans Inauguration Plans Unveiled

New Orleans, La. – Mitch Landrieu will take the oath of office in Gallier Hall. His wife, Cheryl, announced details in the Greek Revival landmark building alongside the transition team of volunteers.
St. Charles streetcars will be diverted during the street festival. The public is asked to bring can goods to be donated to the Second Harvesters Food Bank. A nighttime gala is planned for neighborhood groups at Mardi Gras World.

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Jazz Fest Minutes
12:39 am
Fri April 9, 2010

New Orleans Clarinetist and Composer Tim Laughlin Plays Jazz Fest May 2nd

New Orleans – New Orleans clarinetist and composer Tim Laughlin's compelling new tunes are a stylish addition to the standard Crescent City repetoire. Catch Tim at Jazz Fest on Sunday, May 2, 2010.

To find out more about Tim Laughlin - please click here .

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WWNO News Features
4:59 pm
Thu April 8, 2010

New HBO Series "Treme" Premieres Sunday Night

New Orleans – New Orleans is back in the national media spotlight in a big way this week - thanks to the impending premiere Sunday night of the new HBO series "Treme" - co-created by David Simon and Eric Overmyer - late of the critically acclaimed - and fanatically followed series "The Wire." WWNO's Fred Kasten recently sat down with Eric Overmyer - and two New Orleans members of "Treme's" writing staff - Tom Piazza and Lolis Elie - to talk about the series...

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Where Y'Eat
4:02 pm
Thu April 8, 2010

A Sense for Sausage

All Things N. O.
12:33 pm
Thu April 8, 2010

All Things N.O. 4-8-10

New Orleans, LA – Eric Overmyer, Kermit Rufins and Lolis Eric Ellie talk with Fred Kasten about Treme, The week in business with Greg Larose of New Orleans City Business, Marci Schramm of French Quarter Fest, and Susan Cowsill

Jazz Fest Minutes
12:09 am
Thu April 8, 2010

Grand Prix du Disque Winner Terence Blanchard To Play Jazz Fest April 24th

New Orleans – New Orleans trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard won the 2009 Grand Prix du Disque for his cd "Choices" - and his quintet will play music from "Choices" at Jazz Fest Saturday, April 24, 2010.

To find out more about Terence Blanchard and "Choices" - please click here .

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Jazz Fest Minutes
5:47 pm
Wed April 7, 2010

Tony Bennett Creates 2010 Jazz Fest Poster

New Orleans – Multi-Grammy winning singer Tony Bennett is also a very accomplished visual artist and creator of the official Jazz Fest poster for 2010 - a portrait of jazz legend Louis Prima.

For more information about Tony "Anthony Benedetto" Bennett's art - please click here .

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WWNO News Reports
12:39 pm
Wed April 7, 2010

Mandeville Gets a New Mayor

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The Sound of Books
10:50 am
Wed April 7, 2010

Novelist and Creative Writing Teacher John Dufresne's New Book "Is Life Like This? A Guide to Writing Your First Novel In Six Months"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - conversation with acclaimed novelist - and respected creative writing teacher - John Dufresne - author of the new book "Is Life Like This? A Guide to Writing Your First Novel in Six Months."

For more information on "Is Life LIke This?" - please click here .

To find out more about John Dufresne - please click here .

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Community Impact
4:11 pm
Tue April 6, 2010

Community IMPACT Series: Bayou District Foundation, April 6, 2010

New Orleans, LA – There may not seem to be much common ground between the site of an old housing project and a golf course. But under a new plan now being marshaled by the nonprofit Bayou District Foundation, golf in New Orleans City Park and the former St. Bernard housing development nearby in Gentilly are shaping up to be one game-changing team.

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