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. Hosted by Jack Hopke.

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Tell Me More
2:04 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Understanding New Orleans' Murder Epidemic

Originally published on Tue May 29, 2012 10:54 am

The murder rate in New Orleans has consistently been well above the national average. But Mayor Mitch Landrieu is searching for answers to change that. He speaks with host Michel Martin about his five-step plan to lower the murder rate, his plans to reform the police department, and being mayor of a city in recovery.

Tell Me More
10:54 am
Tue May 29, 2012

The Fine Line Between Protecting Safety And Rights

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Coming up, he's bringing new flavors from Latin America to places like Philadelphia, Atlantic City and Washington, D.C. We'll talk Nuevo Latino cuisine with the award-winning chef, Guillermo Pernot. That's in just a few minutes.

But first, we're going to continue our conversation with the mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu. We're talking about his administration's efforts to stop the killing in his city. Per capita, New Orleans has the highest murder rate in the country.

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All Things New Orleans
7:00 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Landrieu's State of the City & Chamber Music in New Orleans

Mayor Landrieu outlines his administration's accomplishments and goals in his second State of the City address.
Tyler A. Gamble Office of Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

On this week's episode we'll hear from Mayor Mitch Landrieu about violent crime, Eve Abrams profiles mental health in the city, and a new music festival comes to New Orleans.

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All Things New Orleans
5:30 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

WYES' latest documentary and Keith Marshall's "How's Bayou?"

From the wild wetlands via the Blue Bayou to the cultivated courtyards of the Vieux Carre. We're all over southeast Louisiana on this week's edition of All Things New Orleans.

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All Things New Orleans
5:22 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

A Collision of Art & Spirit

We'll listen to stories about art in school and our community and then turn our attention to sports, as we discuss the Saints and the Zephyrs.

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All Things New Orleans
5:14 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

"A Difficult Woman" has her biography released & a "Streetcar" is revived

On this week's episode we'll listen to stories about theater, literature, motherhood and more.

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Notes from New Orleans
5:00 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Theresa Andersson's "Street Parade"

People around the world know Theresa Andersson for the one-woman performance she crafted during the success of her last record, Hummingbird, Go!  But now the Swedish-born musician has given the public an entirely new set of reasons to listen. Theresa joins Sharon Litwin to discuss a new record, a new performance, and a new baby. 

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All Things New Orleans
12:04 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

New Orleans' Jazzfest and the Oil Spill

On this week's episode we'll take a look at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival from several different points of view. Plus Eve Abrams investigates Shell Beach, Louisiana during the second anniversary of the BP oil spill.

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Arts & Culture
6:50 am
Fri April 27, 2012

Sync-Up entertainment industry conference kicks off in New Orleans

In conjunction with Jazzfest, the 5th annual free entertainment industry conference called Sync-Up kicks off today.

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Notes from New Orleans
7:39 pm
Thu April 26, 2012

New Publication Examines "The Accidental City"

A professor of history at Tulane University believes that American history can be viewed more adeptly by gathering stories that focus on specific regions of the country. His latest book, The Accidental City, explores the earliest history of New Orleans.

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