Jack Hopke

All Things New Orleans
6:35 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Prisons and Bordellos in Louisiana

Time to answer the vital question, "How many festivals can one town sustain in one weekend?" Your guess is as good as ours on this week's All Things New Orleans.

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All Things New Orleans
5:30 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

WYES' latest documentary and Keith Marshall's "How's Bayou?"

From the wild wetlands via the Blue Bayou to the cultivated courtyards of the Vieux Carre. We're all over southeast Louisiana on this week's edition of All Things New Orleans.

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All Things New Orleans
10:31 am
Fri April 20, 2012

Bonerama Blows Their Horn and Natural Gas Supply Increases

On this week's episode, trombonists Craig Klein and Mark Mullins discuss their musical careers in Bonerama; Rev. Lonell Wright helps foster community in the Lower 9th Ward; Peter Ricchiuti discusses the surplus of natural gas in America; and Gwen Thompkins pleads for civil political discourse.

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All Things New Orleans
2:02 pm
Mon April 9, 2012

The Bayou Maharajah prepares for the Big Screen; Jewish Women highlight food deserts

A documentary about the late pianist James Booker is in the works; Richard McCarthy wins an award from Southern Living; and the National Council of Jewish Women in New Orleans want to make the Seder a more socially conscious event.

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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.

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.

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.

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.