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Inside The Arts: Lulu White: Queen Of Storyville, Vieux Carré, Tricentennial Rag | WWNO
WWNO | August 15, 2018
This week on Inside the Arts, Jazz singer Anais St. John brings to life one of the city’s most infamous madams in her new cabaret show, Lulu White: Queen of Storyville. Then, the Tennessee Williams Company of New Orleans opens its 4th season with the playwright’s autobiographical work, Vieux Car...
Despite Low Numbers, Female Lawmakers Are Impacting Louisiana's Legislature | WWNO
WWNO | August 15, 2018
Across the country, more and more women are running for elected office - at the local, state and national level. But in the south, women’s representation lags behind the rest of the country.
Tricentennial Reading List  With Jason Berry (Part 4) | WWNO
WWNO | August 15, 2018
This week on the Tricentennial Reading List, Susan Larson and Jason Berry discuss biographies of local, notable musicians.
YouTube criticized for showing terrifying horror movie ad that viewers couldn't click away from | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 15, 2018
YouTube has removed the ad because it violates the video-sharing website's "shocking content policy." Watch video The YouTube ad begins with a volume sign, its familiar white bar dancing left then right before finally switching to ...
Fast-growing Church of the King wants to expand former Kenner cinema building | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 15, 2018
Site was most recently pegged for 265-unit apartment complex Church of the King wants to convert the old Hollywood Cinemas building in Kenner into a 1,100-seat worship auditorium and auxiliary rooms for its fast-growing non-denominational congregation, a church ...
Inside The Arts: Marigny Opera Ballet Gears Up For 5th Season, Tulane's Newcomb Art Museum's EMPIRE | WWNO
WWNO | August 14, 2018
This week on Inside the Arts, the Marigny Opera Ballet gears up for its 5th season. Executive director Dave Hurlbert stops by for a chat. And, the tricentennial art installation, EMPIRE by Los Angeles based artists Fallen Fruit, continues its run at Tulane's Newcomb Art Museum. Airs Tuesdays at 1:00...
Tricentennial Reading List  With Jason Berry (Part 5) | WWNO
WWNO | August 14, 2018
Contemporary forms: “Triksta: Life and Death in New Orleans Rap,” by Nik Cohn “The Definition of Bounce: Between Ups and Downs in New Orleans,” by 9 th Ward Buck with Alison Fensterstock “Roll with It: Brass Bands in the Streets of New Orleans,” by Matt Sakakeeny with Willie Birch “Tal...
The Reading Life with Keith O'Brien and Brad Richard | WWNO
WWNO | August 14, 2018
This week on The Reading Life: Susan talks with Keith O’Brien, author of a page-turner of a group biography,“Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History,” and Brad Richard talks about terrific new developments in the South Louisiana Scholastic Art and Writing Awa...
Historic Dixie brewery on Tulane Avenue reopening as new VA research facility: See inside | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 14, 2018
See how the century-old brick building was incorporated into the VA's new research facility. The old Dixie Beer brewery on Tulane Avenue is reopening as a new, state-of-the-art research facility, the latest addition to the massive Veterans Affairs...
NASA officials unveil the latest rocket parts built in New Orleans | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 14, 2018
Michoud Assembly Facility is building several parts for NASA's new deep-space rocket. Workers at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans East are putting the finishing touches on one of the largest pieces of hardware being built for the country...
Drive Shack developers get property tax freeze to redo former Times-Picayune building | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 14, 2018
The developers will pay nearly $265,000 to the city annually through 2032 -- a total exceeding more than $3.1 million. The developers who want to turn the former Times-Picayune building on Howard Avenue in New Orleans into a three-story indoor golf attraction re...
East Jefferson General Hospital, HCA partnership talks end | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 14, 2018
Failure of negotiations is latest setback in six-year effort to shore up Metairie hospital East Jefferson General Hospital and a partnership of Tulane University and national health care giant HCA have ended negotiations to form an alliance that might have had H...
20 Things to Do in October | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | August 14, 2018
Get dressed up, get festive, get ready for October. The post 20 Things to Do in October appeared first on GoNOLA.com. Related posts: Honoring Our French Roots: Bastille Day Celebrations in New Orleans Two-Step to the Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival Where to Celebrate the Royal Wedding in New Or...
NOLA River | August 14, 2018
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco came up with that estimate in a new study of the 2008 crash. The housing crash and ensuing recession a decade ago has cost the average person a total of $70,000 in lifetime income, CBS news reported.  The Federal R...
Changes to NPR's
WWNO | August 13, 2018
Starting on Monday, August 13, you may notice some changes to NPR's "Morning Edition." Specifically, the clock is changing. You may be wondering, "What is the clock?" Well, it's the way the Morning Edition is structured - a template for on-air programming - and it allows member stations the opportun...
CONTINUUM: Who Is Anonymous Four? | WWNO
WWNO | August 13, 2018
The name Anonymous Four is quite important to early music. It represents two identities: the first, Anonymous IV, is an unknown writer of an important treatise of medieval music theory, particularly about the music of Notre Dame in Paris in the 13th Century. The second, Anonymous 4, is a contemporar...
Le Show For the Week of Aug. 5, 2018 | WWNO
WWNO | August 13, 2018
This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer has Keeping Up with the Murdochs , News of Bad Banks , It's a Smart World , News of the Warm , The Apologies of the Week , News of NiceCorps , News of the Olympic Movement , and more!
Weekend Picks: COOLinary New Orleans, Museum Month, and More | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | August 13, 2018
This weekend, we’re doing it “choose-your-own-adventure” style. Sit back and relax, enjoy a meal during COOLinary New Orleans, or stroll through the museum(s) of your choice during Museum Month. We’re kicking back this weekend and creating our own type of fun with our picks for the weekend &...
Vitamix is recalling 105,000 blenders; 11 people injured | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 13, 2018
The recall involves the Vitamix Ascent and Venturist series 8-ounce blending bowls and 20-ounce blending cups with blade date codes of March 2018. Vitamix is recalling about 105,000 of its blender containers after receiving reports that some customers had cut t...
New Orleans Businesses That Give Back | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | August 13, 2018
In New Orleans, there’s no shortage of businesses that give back – you just have to do a little bit of searching to find them. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of some our favorite businesses with initiatives that put resources directly back into our community, making it a richer place...
GoNOLA Guide to New Orleans Fall Festivals | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | August 13, 2018
Fall in New Orleans means one thing: nonstop festivals. Our festivals celebrate everything from food to beer to burlesque – and the list goes on and on. New Orleans may even boast perhaps the largest number of festivals than at any other time in our history. With this being our Tricentennial y...
Coastal News Roundup: Small Dead Zone Explained | WWNO
WWNO | August 12, 2018
This week on the Coastal News Roundup: An update on parish lawsuits against oil and gas companies over damages to wetlands, plus, why the Gulf of Mexico dead zone was so much smaller this year.
CONTINUUM: Gothic Voices | WWNO
WWNO | August 12, 2018
The early music English vocal ensemble Gothic Voices was founded in 1981 by the scholar and musician Christopher Page and has since recorded 25 CDs. Gothic Voices is a United Kingdom based vocal ensemble specializing in repertoire from the 11th to the 15th century but also performing contemporary mu...
See What's Inside The 100-Year-Old Time Capsule Discovered Under Statue | WWNO
WWNO | August 12, 2018
For the first time in more than a century, the contents of a time capsule revealed Confederate secrets. The copper box was unearthed from the pedestal that used to carry the statue of Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard in front of City Park.
One Year After August 5th Flood, S&WB Says It's Come A Long Way | WWNO
WWNO | August 12, 2018
It’s been almost exactly one year since record-breaking rains flooded much of the city, and the city’s pumping and drainage system couldn’t keep up. Later it was revealed that many of the Sewerage and Water Board pumps and turbines weren’t working. Sewerage and Water Board officials say sinc...
The Reading Life with Julia Reed | WWNO
WWNO | August 12, 2018
This week on The Reading Life: Susan talks with Julia Reed, author of “South Toward Home: Adventures and Misadventures in My Native Land.” It's full of tales of critters, cuisine, and plain old fun! August 12 calendar Here’s what’s on tap in the literary life this week: Dogfish presents Nord...
Le Show For The Week Of August 12, 2018 | WWNO
WWNO | August 12, 2018
This week on Le Show Harry Shearer brings us another edition of Our Freedom Loving Friends, News of the Olympic Movement, News from Outside the Bubble, Harry Reads the Trades, News of America’s Longest War, Karzai Talk , News of Inspector’s General, The Apologies of the Week, great music and mor...
Coastal News Roundup: Shrimpers Consider Striking, And A Trip To Port Eads | WWNO
WWNO | August 11, 2018
For this week's coastal news roundup, WWNO 's Tegan Wendland talks with NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune reporter Tristan Baurick about a possible shrimpers' strike and a visit to Port Eads, a little-known and remote outpost at the mouth of the Mississippi.
American Routes Shortcuts: Brandi Carlile | WWNO
WWNO | August 11, 2018
Songmaker Brandi Carlile was raised in the Northwest country, but has lived half her life on the road as a gigging musician. After dropping out of high school, Brandi busked on the streets of Seattle, where she met long-time collaborators, the twin brothers, Tim and Phil Hanseroth. She quickly signe...
NOMA Marks The City's 300th With An Immersive Exhibition | WWNO
WWNO | August 11, 2018
NOMA is celebrating the tricentennial with a new exhibit called Changing Course , which brings together seven contemporary art projects focusing on forgotten or marginalized aspects of the city’s history. NolaVie’s Brian Friedman invited NOMA’s Allison Young into the studio for a preview of th...
Monsanto ordered to pay $289 million in Roundup weed killer cancer case | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 11, 2018
Company's Luling plant manufactures the popular herbicide SAN FRANCISCO -- A San Francisco jury has ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who is dying of cancer, saying the company's popular Roundup weed ki...
Monsanto to appeal $289 million Roundup verdict blaming weed killer for cancer | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 11, 2018
Weed killer's key ingredient made at Luling plant run by major St. Charles Parish employer Monsanto Co., which makes Roundup ingredients at its Luling plant, said it will appeal a California jury's verdict blaming the weed killer for a man's cancer and awar...
Class-action lawsuit on Nike: 'where women are devalued and demeaned' | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 11, 2018
In what may be the first of several such actions, four former Nike employees have sued the company alleging it violated equal pay laws, discriminated against women and looked the other way at bullies and sexual harassment. Four women are suing Nike, claiming the...
Where Y’Eat: Barrow’s Catfish Is Back with a Pre-Katrina Flavor and Something More | WWNO
WWNO | August 10, 2018
In the world before Hurricane Katrina, Barrow’s Shady Inn was on the map for great New Orleans food, though it still took a little doing to get to its door, tucked away down Hollygrove side streets. But Barrow’s Shady Inn was the kind of place that people remembered. It was acclaimed for its fri...
A Dive, A Float, And A Splash: Talking Summer Cocktails With Suzanne Accorsi | WWNO
WWNO | August 10, 2018
For many, August in New Orleans means that summer cocktails are pretty much a foregone conclusion. NolaVie’s David Benedetto invites Suzanne Accorsi, the owner of the classic Mid-City haunt, Pal’s Lounge , into the studio to talk about her favorite cocktails for summer 2018. Visit ViaNolaVie for...
Music Inside Out: Ricky Riccardi And Louis Armstrong | WWNO
WWNO | August 10, 2018
Perhaps one of the most awe-inspiring facts about Ricky Riccardi, who directs research collections at the Louis Armstrong House Museum Collection in Queens, is that he never argued with his parents.
Louisiana Eats:  Any Way You Slice It | WWNO
WWNO | August 10, 2018
On this week's show, we meet the great Dario Cecchini , a world renowned Italian butcher. Dickie Brennan invited the Cecchini family to New Orleans earlier this year to return the exceptional hospitality Dario had extended to Dickie’s son, Richard Brennan III, who served as Dario’s apprentice in...
American Routes Shortcuts: Remembering John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk | WWNO
WWNO | August 10, 2018
When John Coltrane finished high school in 1943, the 17 year old moved from North Carolina to Philadelphia, joining his mother, Alice, who worked as a domestic. Soon after his arrival, she bought him an alto sax. In the small apartment on 12 th Street, he began a life of intense practice. Coltrane...
Prayer Vigil To Halt Water Service Cutoffs | WWNO
WWNO | August 10, 2018
The New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board has resumed cutting off water service to 17,000 delinquent accounts. Several pastors from the group Justice and Beyond held a prayer service outside the board offices to protest the policy.
Without School Lunch, Summers Are Hard On Rural Louisiana Families | WWNO
WWNO | August 10, 2018
More than half of Louisiana’s public school children get free or reduced-priced meals at school because their families are struggling financially. But when school lets out for the summer, kids still need to eat. And that’s tough on poor families, especially in rural areas.
Should cities limit the number of ride-sharing vehicles on the roads? | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 10, 2018
NYC has passed new legislation temporarily capping the number of ride-hail cars on the roads. New York City has passed new legislation temporarily capping the number of ride-hail cars on the roads. The bill limits the number of new licenses for ride-sharing veh...
Ice skating returns to New Orleans area with new rink at The Esplanade | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 10, 2018
It's been years since New Orleans had a permanent ice skating rink. There's a reason Louisiana didn't send anyone to the 2018 Winter Olympics. Frozen sports aren't exactly our forte. But thanks to a Turkish hockey player, his buddy and an ice princess from...
The old Frank T. Howard school in Touro is reopening as apartments: See inside | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 10, 2018
See photos of the renovated property at 3601 Camp St. The old Frank T. Howard school building in Uptown's Touro area has been renovated and converted into a 21-unit apartment complex. Work finished Thursday (Aug. 9) and the apartments are currently for leas...
Proposal to restrict B&Bs in Mandeville deferred | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 10, 2018
The City Council is trying to decide whether to allow B&Bs in single-family residential districts. The Mandeville City Council grappled with an ordinance to prohibit bed and breakfasts in single-family residential neighborhoods Thursday night (Aug. 9) be...
Louisiana to invest $13 million into Delgado's expansion in Algiers | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 10, 2018
2,000 students will be taught at the 35,000 square foot facility on the former Federal City site. Gov. John Bel Edwards has announced Louisiana will invest $13 million into Delgado Community College's expansion in Algiers. The Algiers Development District s...
Music on the Cutting Edge | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | August 10, 2018
For the music conference Cutting Edge CE, it's all about making a deal... and enjoying a free festival simultaneously. The post Music on the Cutting Edge appeared first on GoNOLA.com. Related posts: Jazz Fest Insider’s Guide GoNOLA Guide to Birdfoot Festival Get Up with the Hot 8 Brass Ba...
Sinclair-Tribune mega-merger crashes; $1 billion lawsuit follows | NOLA River
NOLA River | August 10, 2018
Deal would have seen company controlling 233 stations, including WGNO. Tribune Media said Thursday (Aug. 9) that it would terminate its proposed merger with Sinclair Broadcast Group, while announcing a $1 billion lawsuit against the conservative television giant...
South African Show Africa Umoja Comes to New Orleans on U.S. Tour | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | August 10, 2018
Africa Umoja comes to New Orleans September 1-8 at the Mahalia Jackson Theater. The post South African Show Africa Umoja Comes to New Orleans on U.S. Tour appeared first on GoNOLA.com. Related posts: White Linen vs. Dirty Linen: What’s the Difference? What to See in the St. Claude Corridor...
The DDD Saved Downtown New Orleans | GoNOLA
GoNOLA | August 10, 2018
When you think of downtown New Orleans, you likely think of the bright lights of Canal Street or the many-windowed business-y buildings towering over the sidewalks. It’s that, yes, and it’s also an oh-so-walkable 1.2 square miles of 11 neighborhoods whose names you’ll hear dropped—the CBD, t...
Farmers Feeling Impact Of Soybean Tariff, But Louisiana's Head of Agriculture Remains Hopeful | WWNO
WWNO | August 09, 2018
Louisiana plants more soybean per acre than any other row crop in the state. Last month, China introduced a tariff on American soybeans, making them 25% more expensive for Chinese buyers. The move was a response to tariffs announced by President Trump on Chinese goods. How will the soybean tariff im...