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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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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All Things New Orleans
11:02 am
Fri February 24, 2012

LA-SPCA Unveils New Initiatives; DiFranco Releases New Album

Ana Zorilla of the LA-SPCA discusses the organizations' latest activities; a group of panelists from Louisiana Cultural Vistas profile several stories in the latest issue; and Robert Christgau reviews Ani DeFranco's latest album.

All Things New Orleans
11:56 am
Fri February 17, 2012

Ira Glass Speaks; Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes Celebrates

Ira Glass speaks about his life in radio and his upcoming visit to New Orleans; a tiny krewe creates controversy during the Carnival season; and the North Side Skull & Bone Gang wakes up New Orleans on Mardi Gras day.

Notes from New Orleans
2:39 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

North Side Skull & Bone Gang

The North Side Skull & Bone Gang on Mardi Gras Day.

Park Ranger and musician Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes chats with Sharon Litwin about his involvement with a Mardi Gras Tradition nearly two hundred years old.

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Arts & Culture
9:40 am
Tue February 14, 2012

Minature krewe's parade spurs controversy with Rex

Much Mardi Gras revelry takes the form of parody, poking fun, and being what you’re not.  The four year old krewe, ‘tit Rex (pronounced: T-Rex), is a parade in miniature, whose name plays on both it’s French translation – little king – and also what it literally sounds like: the abbreviation for the huge predator dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus-rex.

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All Things New Orleans
10:34 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Bohemians in the Bywater, Architect Ray Manning

Neal Conan discusses a disastrous house fire in the Bywater; Sharon Litwin profiles an accomplished architect; and Michael Sartisky highlights a new project tracing 200 years of art in Louisiana. 

Notes from New Orleans
3:13 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Ray Manning

Architect Ray Manning

On this week's Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin discusses the humble beginnings of an accomplished architect.

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All Things New Orleans
11:08 am
Fri February 3, 2012

ATNO 2/2/12

Paul Maassen speaks with  Peter Fos, the new President of UNO; Sharon Litwin scoops the details behind Krewe Delusional; and the new head of Build Now drops in for a visit. 

Notes from New Orleans
5:52 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Krewe Delusion's Grand Marshal

This week on Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks to Randy Fertel and his latest adventures in the Krewe Delusion.

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