All Things New Orleans

Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

WWNO’s radio magazine: a weekly half-hour of timely news, cultural features, and commentary from all corners of our city.

Gwen Thompkins contemplates the effects of media over-saturation; Paul Maassen speaks with the powers behind Prospect.2; and music writer Richard Harris reviews a new boxed set of Louis Armstrong's material.

Jack Hopke is your host for WWNO's weekly news magazine.

Public Radio's Best: Stephen King

Dec 18, 2011

Author Stephen King spoke at the Academy of the Sacred Heart this past October to discuss his new book, his career as a writer, and his first trip to New Orleans. WWNO was on site to record the event, which included a question and answer session with audience after King spoke.

Carol Clark

Dec 15, 2011

This week on Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks with Carol Clark, the leader of an oft-overlooked national historic park within the New Orleans city limits.

Diane Mack takes you behind the scenes for a pair of weekend events, LPO director Carlos Miguel Prieto discusses the orchestra's holiday performance, and Sharon Litwin interviews the superintendent of the New Orleans Jazz National Historic Park.

Jack Hopke is your host for WWNO's weekly news magazine.

This week on Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks with Greer Goff Mendy, a dancer turned lawyer turned cultural leader rooted in the Lower Ninth Ward.

To read a related article written by Ms. Litwin, visit Nolavie.com.

 

Angela Taylor reports on the new noise ordinance being drafted in New Orleans, Sharon Litwin speaks with a cultural leader in the Lower Ninth Ward, and Eileen Fleming reports on a cathartic bonfire in Algiers Point.

Jack Hopke is your host for WWNO's weekly news magazine.

New Orleans, LA – This week on Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks with two heroes of Central City and the bountiful garden they have created inside one of the gritter parts of our town.

To read a related article, visit Nolavie.com.

Un Ballo in Maschera

Nov 17, 2011

New Orleans, LA – On this week's Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks to Robert Lyall, General Director of the New Orleans Opera, about why he's put a little purple, green, and blood red into one of grand opera's grandest operas!

To read a related article written by Ms. Litwin, visit Nolavie.com.

Alicia Zenobia

Nov 10, 2011

New Orleans, LA – This week on Notes from New Orleans, a weekly peek inside the unique life and culture of our region, Sharon Litwin talks with New Orleans fashion designer Alicia Zenobia, winner of the Top Designer award in the 2011 New Orleans Fashion Week contest whose work is about as far away from debutante white as you'll ever see. For more information, please visit our website.

Vadim Gluzman

Nov 3, 2011

New Orleans, LA – This week on Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks to Vadim Gluzman, one of the most dazzling, young violin virtuosos performing today.

Vadim Gluzman will perform the stunning Prokofiev Violin Concerto No.2 with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestra on Friday, November 4th at 7:30pm at First Baptist Covington and on Saturday, November 5th at 8pm at First Baptist New Orleans. More information can be found on the LPO's website.

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