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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


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All Things New Orleans: September 21, 2017

9/22/2017
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we'll chat with actress, Samantha Beaulieu and director, Lauren E. Turner, about MOJO: A Black Love Story & STRING ; a double feature play presented by Southern Rep Theatre and No Dream Deferred. Then, the Advocate's Jeff Adelson discusses why thousands of Sewerage & Water Board customers were overcharged on their water bills in previous months. We'll also talk about the history of one of the city's most delicious concoctions... Crawfish...

Duration: 00:28:56


Who Did It Better? New Orleans Bicycles Then And Now

9/21/2017
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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 give you: Big Easy Bikes. Call it a story about recycling. New Orleans has seen quite the influx of bicyclers in the past decade. But the bike crowd is not new to the city. The high-wheel bicycle debuted in the U.S. in 1879, and New Orleans...

Duration: 00:02:58


Pricing The Past: Inside A Metairie Tag Sale

9/14/2017
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If you're curious about other people's lives, there are several safe ways in. Film, books, Instagram -- they all provide shades of reality to the voyeur, all within an accepted norm of behavior. Lynda Moreau has found another way in, and it's all part of her job. Nearly every week, Moreau enters a home in the New Orleans area, takes a look around, and begins to methodically sift through the owner's possessions. But it's not what you might think. She runs an estate sale company called Silent...

Duration: 00:04:41


The Saints' First Season: A 50 Year Remembrance

9/7/2017
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50 years ago, the Saints opened their first regular season game. The team has come a long way since those early days at Tulane Stadium. No one knew this better than the late Dave Dixon . In this edition of NOLA Life Stories , Dave shared how a small group of local fans helped bring professional football to New Orleans. This NOLA Life Stories interview was conducted by Mark Cave for The Historic New Orleans Collection and produced for WWNO by Sarah Holtz.

Duration: 00:03:56


Herbal Medicine Finds A Hub In Mid-City

9/7/2017
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Some of New Orleans’ most prized treasures are tucked away in residential neighborhoods. Take Rosalie Apothecary , which is located on a quiet corner in Faubourg Saint John. Rosalie prides itself on being a community resource and home for those who want to learn more about herbs and natural remedies. NolaVie's Kelley Crawford sat down with shop owner Christiane Wurmstedt to find out what it's like to run a modern-day apothecary. Visit NolaVie's website for a related article written by...

Duration: 00:04:07


All Things New Orleans: August 31, 2017

9/1/2017
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we discuss the kinks in the city's drainage system with The Advocate's Jeff Adelson. Then we'll share another episode of the Listening Post which focuses on student transportation in New Orleans. And we'll share a story from Bring Your Own, our live story-telling series.

Duration: 00:28:56


Time Traveling With UNO's New Orleans Historical App

8/31/2017
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New Orleans is a city of stories, stories that weave a collective tapestry of a rich and colorful past. Students in the history department at UNO have been spinning these threads into a collection of app-based tours called New Orleans Historical . NolaVie's Renee Peck speaks with historian Molly Mitchell to learn more. Visit NolaVie's website for a related article written by Renée Peck.

Duration: 00:03:59


All Things New Orleans: August 24, 2017

8/25/2017
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we discuss TV One's original movie " When Love Kills " with leading actors Niatia "Lil Mama" Kirkland and Lance Gross. Then Jessica Rosgaard returns with Richard Campanella to talk about this month's Cityscapes column for nola.com/The Times Picayune. And we'll chat with Lisa Manzella, General Manager at The Shops at Canal Place about their Summertime Blues Food Hop & Shop which benefits Team Gleason .

Duration: 00:24:57


Stoked For A Reason: Comedy Night Highlights Local Talent

8/24/2017
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On any given night of the week, there’s plenty of great comedy to be seen in and around New Orleans. NolaVie’s David Benedetto met two members of the local comedy scene, Mary-Devon Dupuy and Lane Lonion. They discussed their monthly showcase, STOKED , a night of stand-up comedy at the Howlin' Wolf Den. Visit NolaVie's website for a related article written by David Benedetto.

Duration: 00:04:30


Ron, Moon, & The White Alligators of Audubon Zoo

8/17/2017
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Today, the Audubon Zoo is treasured by residents and visitors alike. But it wasn’t always that way. When the mayor assigned Ron Forman to remake the Zoo, it presented a formidable challenge. In this edition of NOLA Life Stories , Ron takes listeners through the evolution of the Zoo, and describes the arrival of a certain white alligator 40 years ago. This NOLA Life Stories interview was conducted by Mark Cave for The Historic New Orleans Collection and produced for WWNO by Sarah Holtz.

Duration: 00:04:49


Madams and Professors: The Soundtrack of Storyville

8/17/2017
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Now through December, The Historic New Orleans Collection is hosting an exhibit called Storyville: Madams and Music . Brian Friedman speaks with curator Eric Seiferth about the soundtrack of this era. Visit NolaVie's website for a related article written by Brian Friedman.

Duration: 00:05:14


All Things New Orleans: August 10, 2017

8/13/2017
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This week on All Things New Orleans , we'll introduce WWNO's new education reporter Jess Clark. Then Councilman-At-Large, Jason Williams, talks about major shakeups at the Sewerage & Water Board a week after flooding in neighborhoods across the Crescent City. And Cuba native, Alexey Marti, shares his new album entitled " Travesia ".

Duration: 00:24:56


Storyville exhibit showcases bygone social experiment

8/10/2017
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The city’s infamous Red Light District, Storyville, weaves itself through the legends and lore of New Orleans history. It’s also the topic of a current exhibit at The Historic New Orleans Collection . The exhibit is called Storyville: Madams and Music. In this first part of a two-part series, NolaVie’s Brian Friedman speaks with Pamela Arceneaux, author of Guidebooks to Sin and one of the exhibit’s curators.

Duration: 00:04:39


The School on a Barge: New Harmony High Set to Embark Fall of 2018

8/3/2017
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Some innovative educators in New Orleans are rethinking high school. When New Harmony High opens next year, it won’t look – or act -- like a conventional school. That’s because it will most likely be situated on a barge on the Mississippi River. And its curriculum will include some unique lessons about coastal land loss. NolaVie's Renee Peck sits down with Sunny Dawn Summers, New Harmony's Head of School, to hear about this distinctive project. Visit NolaVie's website for a related article...

Duration: 00:04:20


All Things New Orleans: July 27, 2017

7/28/2017
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This week on All Things New Orleans we share an episode of the Listening Post, which focuses on the impact of the national opioid epidemic. Then, we'll discuss a civic engagement social featuring Mayor Mitch Landrieu hosted by Engage NOLA. And, we share another story from Bring Your Own, a live story-telling series.

Duration: 00:24:56


Les Bons Temps of Summer Learning at École Bilingue

7/27/2017
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In a city that takes its name from the center of France, learning French as a second language seems intuitive. École Bilingue of New Orleans begins its French immersion program in early childhood, with the goal of ushering along global citizens. The school’s director of admissions, Courtney Kloor, sat down with NolaVie’s Kelley Crawford to talk about summer at École Bilingue, as well as the fast approaching back-to-school season. Visit NolaVie's website for a related article written by...

Duration: 00:04:24


Louisiana's First Female Lawyer: Remembering Marian Mayer Berkett

7/20/2017
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Long before the women's liberation movement of the Sixties and Seventies, Marian Mayer Berkett became the first female lawyer in Louisiana. As a law student in the 1930s, the Baton Rouge-native became accidentally entrenched in the turbulent era that was Huey P. Long’s reign as governor. Mrs. Berkett passed away this June at the age of 104, and in this edition of NOLA Life Stories, we share this remembrance of her time in Huey P. Long’s Baton Rouge and her breakthroughs practicing law....

Duration: 00:04:57


Casa Pelican Es Su Casa If You're A Foodie at Heart

7/20/2017
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So the saying goes, you can’t talk about New Orleans without talking about the food. But for some people, talking’s not enough – some people have to make it. Karen Duncan is one such individual, a chef who came by Louisiana cuisine at her restaurant in Toronto. Her adopted home is Algiers Point, where she owns the bed & breakfast, Casa Pelican . NolaVie’s David Benedetto sits down with Karen to hear more of her story. Visit NolaVie's website for a related article written by David Benedetto.

Duration: 00:04:33


All Things New Orleans: July 13, 2017

7/16/2017
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On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll discuss a small community's suit against a chemical plant in LaPlace. Then we'll chat about the 5th annual Millennial Awards in conjunction with GNO Inc's Emerge Summit. And Jessica Rosgaard sits down with Executive Director of the Office of Community Development, Pat Forbes, to talk about Louisiana's flood recovery efforts.

Duration: 00:24:51


Tale of a Handsome Cocktail: El Guapo Bitters

7/13/2017
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Next week, the gigantic spirits convention better known as Tales of the Cocktail will descend on New Orleans. Cocktail enthusiasts from around the world will come together to compare notes on everything from daiquiris to bitters. To learn more about the latter, NolaVie's David Benedetto spoke with Scot Maddox, who founded El Guapo Bitters right here in New Orleans. Visit NolaVie's website for a related article written by David Benedetto.

Duration: 00:04:43

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