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WWNO’s radio magazine: a weekly half-hour of timely news, cultural features, and commentary from all corners of our city. Hosted by Jack Hopke.

WWNO’s radio magazine: a weekly half-hour of timely news, cultural features, and commentary from all corners of our city. Hosted by Jack Hopke.
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WWNO’s radio magazine: a weekly half-hour of timely news, cultural features, and commentary from all corners of our city. Hosted by Jack Hopke.

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English


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All Things New Orleans: May 17, 2018

5/18/2018
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans our education reporter, Jess Clark, chats with author Walter C. Stern about his new book " Race and Education in New Orleans ". Then, we'll discuss the medical marijuana program in Texas with Morris Denton, CEO of Compassionate Cultivation . And later, Jessica Rosgaard checks in with Cityscapes columnist Richard Campanella.

Duration:00:24:57

Mexican Cultural Institute Finds A Muse In The Arts District

5/17/2018
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The Mexican Cultural Institute , now open in the Arts District, promotes the diverse culture of Mexico by collaborating with many Latin American artists. NolaVie's Kelley Crawford invites artist Belinda Flores-Shinshillas and institute director Lorena Salazar into the studio to share more about their new space. Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Kelley Crawford.

Duration:00:04:38

All Things New Orleans: May 10, 2018

5/11/2018
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we'll share details about a bus ride to the National Memorial for Peace & Justice presented by Ubuntu Village NOLA and Peace by Piece NOLA. Then, Jessica Rosgaard discusses a recent report on an increase in women running for political office in New Orleans. And later, we'll share another story from Bring Your Own ; a live story-telling series.

Duration:00:24:09

Local Entrepreneurs Spark Connection Through Apps

5/10/2018
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As people become more immersed in the world of smartphone apps, developers are discovering ways to make the isolated activity more connective. On this week's edition of Notes from New Orleans , Renée Peck meets two local entrepreneurs, Alicia Alonzo-Reynaud and Leigh Isaacson , who each started an app to do just that. Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Renée Peck.

Duration:00:04:41

All Things New Orleans: May 3, 2018

5/4/2018
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we're talking all things Jazz Fest! First we'll check in with Snug Harbor 's Jason Patterson; he'll share a list of headliners for their Jazz Fest after shows. Then, reporter Natalie Yahr brings us a special postcard from the festival grounds. We'll also follow up with New Orleans based five-piece, Tank and The Bangas . The acclaimed band talks about their newest song, Smoke. Netflix.Chill . and more.

Duration:00:22:59

Jazz Fest Celebrates The Tricentennial

5/4/2018
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Jazz Fest is more than just music - this year, the festival is celebrating New Orleans’s 300th birthday with exhibits by local artists, performers and historians. Reporter Natalie Yahr visited the Grandstand and the Cultural Exchange Pavilion and sent this tricentennial postcard from the festival. Laine Kaplan-Levenson, Host of WWNO’s Tripod: New Orleans at 300 : “What you’re looking at here is a big wall that has five different posters that each represent a different Tripod episode....

Duration:00:07:15

The Meteor That Landed in New Orleans

5/3/2018
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An abandoned Chinese space lab fell to earth earlier this year, thankfully far from any people. But about 15 years ago, one New Orleans family had a much more impactful encounter from outer space. NolaVie's Brian Friedman sits down with Roy Fausset to hear the whole story. Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Brian Friedman.

Duration:00:04:12

All Things New Orleans: April 26, 2018

4/27/2018
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we'll chat with saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr. about Xavier University's Campus Jazz Festival and more. Then, the Data Center's Allison Plyer discusses findings from their newest report, The Prosperity Index: Tricentennial Edition . And later, Jocelyne Ninneman joins us that chat about 6 of Saturns , a musical celebration presented by the Ace Hotel.

Duration:00:24:57

Get In Where You Fit In: The Self-Made Entrepreneurs of Jazz Fest

4/26/2018
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Jazz Fest is almost here, along with the annual festivities that go on in the Fairgrounds neighborhood. While there are strict rules about what people can sell outside of the festival, there is a whole economy that exists just beyond the gates. You can have an experience at Jazz Fest without even going in. Producers Kelley Crawford and Sarah Holtz head to the fest to discover what goes on outside the gates of the Fairgrounds. Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Kelley...

Duration:00:04:03

The Black Panthers & A Community Named Desire

4/19/2018
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On September 15th of 1970, rising tensions between the New Orleans Police and the Black Panther Party came to a head in a 20-minute shootout. The police arrived at the Desire public housing development armed in a war wagon to evict the Panthers. Malik Rahim was there. In this edition of NOLA Life Stories, Malik speaks about how he joined the Panthers and remembers the showdown in Desire. This NOLA Life Stories interview was conducted by Mark Cave for The Historic New Orleans Collection and...

Duration:00:04:44

Poetry Festival Preview: A Scribe Called Quess

4/19/2018
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On this week's edition of Notes from New Orleans, producers Kelley Crawford and Sarah Holtz meet A Scribe Called Quess , one of the poets appearing at the New Orleans Poetry Festival this weekend. Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Kelley Crawford and Sarah Holtz.

Duration:00:03:54

All Things New Orleans: April 12, 2018

4/13/2018
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On tihs edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll chat with Dr. Peter Reynaud, volunteer with Doctors without Borders, about their traveling exhibit " Forced From Home ". Then, Jessica Rosgaard checks in with CityScapes columnist Richard Campanella. And later, we'll chat with Natasha Harris, saxophonist for the Original Pinettes Brass Band .

Duration:00:24:57

Los Isleños Museum Highlights NOLA's Spanish Legacy

4/12/2018
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This year's Irish Italian Isleños Parade is on Saturday in St. Bernard. And while most people are fairly familiar with the history of Irish and Italians in New Orleans, the same can't quite be said for Los Isleños. NolaVie's Brian Friedman sat down with Bill Hyland, director of the Los Isleños Museum Comple x, to illuminate this history. Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Brian Friedman.

Duration:00:04:15

All Things New Orleans: April 5, 2018

4/6/2018
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, reporter Jess Clark talks with the author of a new report on New Orleans prisons; and host Janae Pierre talks with members of The Graduates, an ensemble of formerly-incarcerated women, about the Beyond Incarceration Summit this weekend; and learns how to make a proper sazerac.

Duration:00:28:56

Listening To Locals: Vox And The Hound

4/5/2018
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Here's another installment of NolaVie's Listening to Locals series, a spotlight on New Orleans musical talent. This week, David Benedetto sat down with Leo DeJesus and Andrew Jarman of the band, Vox and the Hound , who are playing shows in support of their latest album, Aloha Shores. Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by David Benedetto.

Duration:00:04:09

All Things New Orleans: March 29, 2018

3/29/2018
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans the editorial team of Unprisoned discusses the next season of their podcast, which tell the stories of individuals impacted by the criminal justice system. Then, WWNO's Membership Manager, Hallie Sheck, joins me to discuss ways to donate to your favorite public radio station. And later, we'll chat with Ross Baudy, founder of Deja Vieux Food Park !

Duration:00:24:57

Cyclists Take The Lane For Prison Justice

3/29/2018
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On Saturday, April 7, Nola to Angola is hosting an 8-mile bike ride and cookout for prison justice. In addition to raising money for 4 local non-profits, the ride's goal is to raise awareness about mass incarceration in Louisiana. Organizer Sarah Hollows joins NolaVie's Kelley Crawford in the studio to talk more about the ride. Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Kelley Crawford.

Duration:00:04:10

All Things New Orleans: March 22, 2018

3/23/2018
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we'll chat a bit about Super Sunday with Bertrand Butler, director of the Mardi Gras Indian Council . Then, a local event leads the city's youth to dance for social change . And, we'll share another story from Bring Your own; a live story telling series.

Duration:00:24:24

Tricentennial Exhibit Declares: 'The Rent Is Too Damn High!'

3/22/2018
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As the city marks its tricentennial year, curator and artist Dr. Fari Nzinga is making sure people of color are not left out of history or the conversation around it. Her exhibit, The Rent Is Too Damn High! , will open on Saturday, April 7 at the Crescent City Boxing Gym. Fari joined NolaVie's Kelley Crawford in the studio to talk about the work behind and in front of her exhibit. Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Kelley Crawford.

Duration:00:04:23

All Things New Orleans: March 15, 2018

3/16/2018
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we'll discuss the upcoming New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) with Executive Producer, Victoria Adams Phipps. The 10 year anniversary of NOEW will be celebrated while leveraging the theme: Connect in a City Like No Other . And guess what? Another U.S. city is celebrating their Tricentennial this year as well! Megan Lagrone joins us to talk all things San Antonio .

Duration:00:24:57