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Arts & Culture
1:33 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Music Impresario George Wein Dedicates Center for Jazz Education

George Wein, jazz musician and festival creator, at a ceremony to dedicate the George and Joyce Wein Jazz Heritage Center
Zack Smith

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival continues its 44th year of music today at the Fair Grounds. This morning a new music education center was dedicated to one of the festival’s founders, George Wein, and his wife Joyce.

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Law
10:38 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Ca. Bans Therapy Meant To Turn Gay Kids Straight

Originally published on Thu October 4, 2012 2:30 pm

Transcript

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

And now, we turn to California. Earlier this week, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a landmark piece of legislation banning a controversial form of therapy that is meant to change the sexual orientation of children under 18. Supporters of the ban say the so-called gay to straight conversion therapy can psychologically scar patients in the worst possible ways and there's no medical evidence that it works.

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Food
1:40 pm
Sat April 28, 2012

Mayhaw

Mayhaw.
CCFM

Are you familiar with a traditional food that’s just come into season: Mayhaw. It is so named for May Day, its peak season. According to mayhaw mythology, this wild, apple-like cousin of the hawthorn tree thrives in swampy coastal Louisiana and Texas.

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Inside the Arts
11:57 am
Thu February 2, 2012

Redd Linen Night Opens

Douglas Redd, Ashé Co-Founder

The Oretha Castle Haley Cultural Corridor in Central City comes alive this weekend, as the Ashé Cultural Arts Center kicks off Redd Linen Night.

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