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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Notes from New Orleans
4:56 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Hero of the New South

Richard McCarthy, Executive Director of the Crescent City Farmer's Market

Listeners may be familiar with Richard McCarthy, host of the Farmer's Market Minute. But perhaps you haven't heard that his ongoing efforts with the Crescent City Farmer's Market have garnered him an award with Southern Living. McCarthy recently spoke with Sharon Litwin about the work he's done to bring food directly from the field to your table. 

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All Things New Orleans
12:04 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Mental Health Care in Schools; Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival

In this week's complete episode we'll visit a school in the Recovery School District, profile the conductor of the LPO, and chat about a festival uniting the African and Latin cultural influences of New Orleans.

All Things New Orleans
11:55 am
Fri March 23, 2012

Brad Pitt Makes it Right; The Irish Celebrate

This week's episode has three stories of renewal. Tune in to find out how a Mid-City bartender,  the Art Council's director of public art, and the most beautiful man in the world are all revitalizing New Orleans.

Notes from New Orleans
5:00 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Carlos Miguel Prieto & Fiesta Sinfonica

Listeners familiar with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra have probably heard of its conductor, Carlos Miguel Prieto. Although his charming disposition is immediately recognizable to audiences old and new, many do not know about Prieto's personal journey to the center of the stage. Listen as he discusses this and the friends he's bringing with him.

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Notes from New Orleans
5:00 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Kissin' the Blarney Stone

Although there's been a neighborhood bar on Banks Street for decades, many New Orleanians might not think of it as the epicenter of St. Patrick's Day without the help of Stephen Paterson

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All Things New Orleans
11:27 am
Fri March 9, 2012

Mardi Gras Goes Up for Auction; Landscape Architecture in Louisiana

A museum in Kenner clears its archives for auction; Trinity Episcopal Church revives a 900 year old tradition; and architect Lake Douglas profiles his profession.

Notes from New Orleans
5:00 am
Thu March 8, 2012

LSU School of Landscape Architecture

Dr. Robert Reich, the founder of the LSU School of Landscape Architecture

Despite having roots in the 1940's, the field of landscape architecture didn't really blossom until the early 1970's. Architect Lake Douglas explains the rise of his profession and how this particular branch of the LSU College of Art & Design contends with the best in the nation. 

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Features
2:56 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

Winding Labyrinth Path Brings New Orleanians Peace of Mind

The Chartes Labyrinth
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For thousands of years, people have walked the intricate patterns of labyrinths as a form of meditation, prayer, and spiritual journey. Here in New Orleans, Trinity Episcopal Church hosts a weekly organ and labyrinth hour open to the public.  All are welcome to walk the twisting labyrinth path at Trinity Episcopal Church, every Tuesday night, from 6 to 7 pm. Eve Abrams followed the labyrinth's ancient path to brings us this story.

All Things New Orleans
10:45 am
Fri March 2, 2012

Shannon Powell Beats the Skins; President Jackson Visits NOLA

Drummer Shannon Powell pounds out the rhythm of New Orleans; President Andrew Jackson visits the city in the 19th century; and a new executive director is appointed to the Louisiana branch of the National Audubon Society.

Notes from New Orleans
5:00 am
Thu March 1, 2012

Tulane Alumni Migrates to Baton Rouge to lead Audobon Louisiana

Dr. Doug Meffert

Doug Meffert has been appointed the first executive director of Audobon Louisiana, a localized branch of the National Audubon Society.

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