New Orleans, LA – One of the new and growing additions to Jazzfest in recent years has been the Sync-Up Conference. WWNO's Paul Maassen talked with Jazz and Heritage Foundation Director of Programs and Marketing, Scott Aiges, and asked him about the conference. The Sync-Up conference takes place Friday and Saturday mornings of both Jazzfest weekends. It's free but registration is required. More at Sync Up conference dot com
New Orleans, La. – The 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell kicks off at the Fairgrounds. In addition to a stellar musical line-up, we found two points of interest. One will give you a new attitude, the other celebrates the return of a succulent seafood.
New Orleans, LA – Tommy Fonseca, Zurich PGA Tournament director and President of the Fore!Kids Foundation, talked with WWNO's Paul Maassen about the Zurich Classic's strong field this year, major economic impact and distinct New Orleans feel.
New Orleans, La. – It's a high energy mix of contemporary American dance, opera and rock music as the New Orleans Ballet Association presents Parsons Dance with the Grammy-nominated East Village Opera Company in a performance of Remember Me. It's a unique presentation of a tragic tale of star crossed love. Saturday April 16th at the Mahalia Jackson Theater.
New Orleans, La – It's a busy weekend in New Orleans. Music fills the French Quarter...a theater group offers food for thought as Native Tongues returns to the stage and a chamber ensemble celebrates Spring!
New Orleans, LA – WWNO's Paul Maassen talks with Michael Stern, food writer and regular contributor to "The Splendid Table" public radio program, about the 3rd Annual New Orleans Roadfood Festival this Weekend in the French Quarter. Stern and his wife Jane are the authors of more than 40 books - including the good-eats guide "Roadfood."