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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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New Orleans, LA

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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


Episodes

All Things New Orleans: December 14, 2017

12/15/2017
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we'll discuss the Tricentennial Neighborhood Grants with Scott Hutcheson, advisor to Mayor Mitch Landrieu for Cultural Economy. We'll also discus Geaux Talk , a campaign created by the Louisiana Public Health Institute which hopes to push comprehensive sex education (CSE) in schools across the state. Then, we'll chat with the Historian of the Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club about their annual toy distribution.

Duration: 00:24:57


Prison Creative Writing Program Shows How Education Goes Both Ways

12/14/2017
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The Louisiana Prison Education Coalition approaches education with a 360-degree model. They aim to ensure individuals in the prison system can achieve their educational goals, and they seek to educate the public about prison. Professor Elizabeth Steeby joins NolaVie’s Kelley Crawford in the studio to talk more about the Coalition’s work within the Orleans Justice Center. Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Kelley Crawford.

Duration: 00:05:07


All Things New Orleans: December 7, 2017

12/8/2017
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , Grammy Award winner Randy Newman chats with WWNO's Paul Maassen about his music and time in the crescent city. Then, New Orleans socialite and party promoter, Larry Morrow stops by to talk about his new book entitled, " All Bets On Me ". And Jessica Rosgaard returns with Richard Campanella to discuss his CityScapes column for nola.com/The Times Picayune.

Duration: 00:24:56


Black Girl Giggles Festival Spotlights Local Comediennes of Color

12/7/2017
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The Black Girl Giggles Collective hosts events throughout the year that spotlight black women in comedy. In this edition of Notes from New Orleans, NolaVie’s David Benedetto sits down with Camille Roane, comic and co-founder of the Collective. Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by David Benedetto.

Duration: 00:04:25


All Things New Orleans: November 30, 2017

12/1/2017
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we'll chat with Dr. Laura Cheever, the Associate Administrator for the Health Resources & Services Administration's HIV/AIDS Bureau . She'll discuss World AIDS Day and the progress being made for individuals living with the disease. Then, native Mick Behre talks about his one man show which depicts the life story of The Who's drummer, Keith Moon. Behre is joined by Nancy Carlin, director of Keith Moon: The Real Me which is being performed at...

Duration: 00:24:57


A Walk In The Park: New Orleans City Park Then And Now

11/30/2017
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Editor's Note: In celebration of the city’s upcoming Tricentennial, NolaVie and New Orleans Historical bring you the series Who Did it Better: New Orleans Then and Now . In it, we look at offbeat aspects of the city’s history and their parallels in the present. Today we go to City Park , in a segment we call A Walk in the Park. Celebration in the Oaks draws 165,000 visitors to City Park each holiday season. This year, it celebrates its 31 st anniversary. Beginning the weekend after...

Duration: 00:05:01


All Things New Orleans: November 16, 2017

11/17/2017
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll chat about National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week with representatives from Grace at the Green Light and the New Orleans Women & Children Shelter . Then, Jessica Rosgaard discusses the upcoming mayoral election with The Advocate's Stephanie Grace. And we'll share another story from Bring Your Own ; a live story-telling series.

Duration: 00:28:56


The Desegregation Of McDonogh 19: An Oral History

11/16/2017
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School desegregation was a major turning point of the civil rights movement, especially here in New Orleans. In this edition of NOLA Life Stories , we meet Tessie Prevost-Williams . She was one of The McDonogh Three , the young African-American girls who integrated their elementary school in the 9th Ward in 1960. Tessie describes her memory of that first morning on the way to school. This NOLA Life Stories interview was conducted by Mark Cave for The Historic New Orleans Collection and...

Duration: 00:04:53


Local Professor 'Awakens' Renewed Interest In New Orleans Writer Kate Chopin

11/16/2017
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New Orleans has claimed several literary figures as its own -- Tennessee Williams is just the tip of the iceberg. The 19th century writer Kate Chopin was most known for her novel, "The Awakening," and Professor Barbara Ewell is an expert on the author. She joins Brian Friedman in the studio to talk about Kate Chopin's relevance in 2017. Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Brian Friedman.

Duration: 00:04:08


All Things New Orleans: November 9, 2017

11/10/2017
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we'll chat with Miriam Arkin and Casey Coleman, of Court 13 Arts, about their upcoming Always for Pleasure Festival . Then, Jessica Rosgaard returns with Richard Campanella to discuss his CityScapes column for nola.com/The Times Picayune. And, the Green Project's Catherine Crowell talks "all things reuseable" as we approach America Recycles Day on November 15th.

Duration: 00:24:56


Therapeutic Day Program: A Two-Year Update

11/9/2017
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The Therapeutic Day Program provides space and services for kids with severe mental and behavioral health needs in New Orleans. Former WWNO reporter Mallory Falk checked in with the school back in 2015, and today NolaVie's Kelley Crawford welcomes back Elizabeth Marcell and Monica Stevens to discuss what changes and developments have come to the school since then. Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Kelley Crawford.

Duration: 00:05:09


All Things New Orleans: November 2, 2017

11/6/2017
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On this edition of All Things New Orleans, we discuss the Orleans Public Defenders' 2nd Annual Second Line for Equal Justice. Then, we'll share another episode of the Listening Post. And our very own Jess Clark sits down with New Orleans rapper and singer, Pell.

Duration: 00:24:57


The New Orleans Food Obsession Marches On With the Saints

11/2/2017
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For players and coaches, a football game starts long before kickoff. The same holds true for the food-minded Saints fan. For such fans, it starts with choosing what to cook and devoting the hands-on work to ensure a victorious feast. It's really no wonder. Take the enthusiasm of the Who Dat Nation, add south Louisiana's endemic passion for food and the results are predictably over the top. Just check out the action around the Dome on the day of any home game. There are some who say New...

Duration: 00:03:29


'A Closer Walk' Takes Viewers Through The City's Storied Musical Past

11/2/2017
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New Orleans has a great new tool for music lovers. A Closer Walk is an interactive, location-based website about New Orleans music history. Just tap the map and you can find songs, rare photos, stories by local writers, and much more. One of the project’s founders, author Randy Fertel, speaks with NolaVie’s Renée Peck to share more about A Closer Walk. Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Renée Peck.

Duration: 00:04:29


House of Shock Celebrates 25 Years Of Haunting New Orleans

10/26/2017
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This Halloween marks the 25 th anniversary of the House of Shock . The haunted attraction has made its mark on the city through hair-raising costumes, theatrical sound, and pyrotechnics. NolaVie’s David Benedetto catches up with one of the founders, Ross Karpelman, as he prepares to get into character for the last weekend before Halloween. Visit NolaVie's website for a related article written by David Benedetto.

Duration: 00:04:46


From The Big Top To The Barbell: In Conversation With Drew Varick

10/19/2017
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In this edition of Notes from New Orleans, Brian Friedman meets a professional bodybuilder with a surprising backstory. Drew Varick is an actor and stuntman who got into bodybuilding after taking a role as a sideshow performer. Standing 3 feet 6 inches tall, he’s also among the smallest bodybuilders ever. Visit NolaVie's website for a related article written by Brian Friedman.

Duration: 00:03:52


All Things New Orleans: October 12, 2017

10/13/2017
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we chat with Laine Kaplan-Levenson, host of WWNO's Tripod: New Orleans @ 300 . The podcast will launch it's third season with an hour long special, Haiti & New Orleans: Is the Feeling Mutual. Then, Noam Back joins us to discuss the 7th annual Nola to Angola bike ride. We'll also share the Secretary of State's projections on voter turnout out as we approach election day.

Duration: 00:24:57


The Future Is Truly Female At Glitter Box

10/12/2017
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“The future is female.” We have heard these words and seen them written on t-shirts, but what does it mean? Alice McGillicuddy has some insight. She manages and curates a shop called Glitter Box . The space is run by females, stocked with goods made by female artists, and is linked up with nonprofits that support females. NolaVie’s Kelley Crawford speaks with Alice to learn more. Visit NolaVie's website for a related article written by Kelley Crawford.

Duration: 00:04:29


The Curtain Rises On The New Orleans Opera's 75th Season

10/5/2017
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Since the end of the 1700s, opera has been a cultural touchstone in New Orleans. Here to tell us a little bit about the operatic history of the city is Baty Landis of the New Orleans Opera Association . She joins NolaVie’s David Benedetto in the studio to talk about the Opera’s upcoming 75 th season. Visit NolaVie's website for a related article written by David Benedetto.

Duration: 00:04:51


All Things New Orleans: September 28, 2017

9/29/2017
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we'll share the latest episode of the Listening Post , which focuses on New Orleanians who are in recovery from a gunshot wound. Then we'll discuss the upcoming Ponderosa Stomp Festival , an event that celebrates the music and lives of American music's unsung heroes. And, we'll share another story from Bring Your Own ; a live storytelling series.

Duration: 00:24:57

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