Notes from New Orleans

Notes from New Orleans
5:00 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Kissin' the Blarney Stone

Although there's been a neighborhood bar on Banks Street for decades, many New Orleanians might not think of it as the epicenter of St. Patrick's Day without the help of Stephen Paterson

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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.

Notes from New Orleans
5:00 am
Thu March 8, 2012

LSU School of Landscape Architecture

Dr. Robert Reich, the founder of the LSU School of Landscape Architecture

Despite having roots in the 1940's, the field of landscape architecture didn't really blossom until the early 1970's. Architect Lake Douglas explains the rise of his profession and how this particular branch of the LSU College of Art & Design contends with the best in the nation. 

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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
11:56 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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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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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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Notes from New Orleans
7:57 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

Carol Clark

A group of locals both old and young perform together at the new Orleans Jazz National Historic Park.

This week on Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks with Carol Clark, the leader of an oft-overlooked national historic park within the New Orleans city limits.

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