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All Things New Orleans
4:39 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Three Stories Of Renewal In New Orleans

Photographer Aubrey Edwards and House Sparrow Virginia on this week's All Things New Orleans. And much more!
Credit Akasha Rabut

With spring time comes a spirit of creative energy, renewal, and transition. Thus, the latest edition of All Things New Orleans is apropos for the season: we’ll hear about new programs at UNO, new leaders in the community, and new stories from the Bring Your Own series.

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All Things New Orleans
12:46 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Meet Adam Norris, UNO's Director of Public Relations

The University of New Orleans.
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Public institutions of higher learning in Louisiana have been facing many physical and financial challenges in recent years.

However, an innovation at the University of New Orleans attempts to attract and support highly qualified students whose fields of study will benefit both the institution and the city. Jack Hopke spoke about these initiatives with Adam Norris, UNO's Director of Public Relations.

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All Things New Orleans
7:17 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Hot Issues and Cool Drinks

How does August begin in New Orleans? With trumpeters sweating while they invoke the spirit of Louis Armstrong in the French Quarter, and with connoisseurs and dilettantes alike sweating through their white linen while cruising galleries in the arts district. Hot enough for you? Of course, that's not all there is to New Orleans in early August. We don't propose to cover everything in town in the next half-hour, but we do what we can. No sweat; it's All Things New Orleans.

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All Things New Orleans
7:03 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Angola Prison Drama Club, Neighborland.com, and Mark Schliefstein

New Orleans is a medium-sized city, but we share all the concerns and problems of the largest urban areas, and, in some cases, ours are sometimes even more pronounced. We'll look at a number of those situations on this week's edition of All Things New Orleans.

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All Things New Orleans
7:46 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

Poets, Politicians, Musicians, and Museums

What are the chances of Bobby Jindal becoming Mitt Romney's running mate? Just what exactly is the Historic New Orleans Collection? Where is America's newest poet laureate from? And can you remember song writer Bobby Charles' most memorable tune? We'll find out the answers on this edition of All Things New Orleans.

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All Things New Orleans
7:58 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Good Times, Bad Times

This is New Orleans, one of the country's most distinctive cities. Many aspects of activity, identity, heritage and tradition shape that distinction. Some of those elements are good, some are bad. It's time to look at both. It's time for All Things New Orleans.

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All Things New Orleans
11:35 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Radio and Theater Previews

When the visual media — TV and movies — bring you previews, they're essentially "teasers," extremely short snippets of quick-cut content designed to arouse your curiosity and interest and, sometimes, inflame certain passions. We're going to bring you some previews in the next half-hour, but ours will be extended, fact-based, informative and designed to arouse your curiosity and interest. We leave your passions up to you, here on All Things New Orleans.

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All Things New Orleans
12:04 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Mark Romig, Robin Young, Bruce Nolan and Norhan Gokturk

We close out the first full week of summer with a mostly "summery" edition of All Things New Orleans. Four different personalities discuss the economy, the media, the entertainment scene, and WWNO's new programming.

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All Things New Orleans
11:49 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Speak, Eat, Dance, and Act

Time to relax with this week's London Sunday Times crossword puzzle. You know, that cryptic exercise with seemingly nonsensical clues made of puns and anagrams. You're trying to figure out the answer to this clue: "The preacher eats pizza while watching a Russian ballerina and listening to a theatrical version of "I Get a Kick Out of You." The answer has 19 letters. Got it? It's All Things New Orleans.

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All Things New Orleans
6:35 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Foreign Artists Visit Louisiana and the Times-Picayune Slowly Dissolves

It's time for the final spring edition of All Things New Orleans for 2012. On this week's program, we'll hear about the arts and hard news: a Texan visual artist, a French jazzman, and a disappearing local newspaper.

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