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New Orleans Students Lead Demonstration At City Hall For Action On Climate Change

Roughly 150 students from New Orleans gathered in front of City Hall Friday to participate in a nationwide demonstration to raise awareness for climate change. “We should be in the classroom learning and preparing for our semester exams right now, but we skipped school to teach our representatives about the importance and urgency of our climate crisis,” says Layla Harmon, a 16-year-old junior at Benjamin Franklin High School. The event was organized by a local chapter of the Sunrise Movement...

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The Feast Of The Seven Fishes Returns To The Ace Hotel

As is the case with most holidays, New Orleans has numerous Christmas traditions that set our city apart from others. The Feast of the Seven Fishes is one of them. Josephine Estelle, the restaurant at the Ace Hotel, will be hosting this traditional Italian American dinner next Tuesday, December 10th. NolaVie’s Brian Friedman invited Chef Chris Borges into the studio to learn more about the Feast.

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Democrats Are Going To Impeach Trump — Here's How They Might Do It

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said she and Democrats are moving forward with impeachment against President Trump. "The president leaves us no choice but to act because he is trying to corrupt, once again, the election for his own benefit," she said Thursday. We are expected to find out what exactly the articles of impeachment will be against the president next week with a vote potentially before Christmas. But what exactly will the articles of impeachment be? Democrats have given some clues...

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New Orleans Fair Grounds

Horse racing returned to New Orleans yesterday at the Fair Grounds Racecourse. Veteran announcer John G. Dooley is the Big Easy oval to be the voice of the Fair Grounds, a position he has held for over 15 years. On the Work of Art today, John joins us to talk about his art - and a lifelong profession as an announcer for the sports industry.

New American Paintings

Katie Pfohl is the Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Before coming to NOMA, Pfohl served as a curator at the Louisiana State University Museum of Art, and has worked in three of the premier art museums in the country-the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Sunrise Movement New Orleans (Facebook)

Roughly 150 students from New Orleans gathered in front of City Hall Friday to participate in a nationwide demonstration to raise awareness for climate change. 

 

“We should be in the classroom learning and preparing for our semester exams right now, but we skipped school to teach our representatives about the importance and urgency of our climate crisis,” says Layla Harmon, a 16-year-old junior at Benjamin Franklin High School. 

 

Friday's top local news stories as aired by New Orleans Public Radio during All Things Considered.

The Feast Of The Seven Fishes Returns To The Ace Hotel

Dec 6, 2019
NolaVie / Wikimedia Commons

As is the case with most holidays, New Orleans has numerous Christmas traditions that set our city apart from others. The Feast of the Seven Fishes is one of them. Josephine Estelle, the restaurant at the Ace Hotel, will be hosting this traditional Italian American dinner next Tuesday, December 10th. NolaVie’s Brian Friedman invited Chef Chris Borges into the studio to learn more about the Feast.

American Routes Shortcuts: John Mayall

Dec 6, 2019
John Mayall
David Gomez

John Mayall and his band the Bluesbreakers pioneered British blues rock, introducing it to a larger audience. They included musicians who went on to join legendary bands like Cream, Fleetwood Mac, and the Rolling Stones. Mayall moved to the states in 1968, and today has a discography of 70 studio and live albums. At 86, John still tours widely and comes home to his favorite climate and way of life in Los Angeles, but it was in Macclesfield, Cheshire where he first heard the blues. 

 

The day's top local news stories as aired by New Orleans Public Radio during All Things Considered.

Ian McNulty

Children, they’re precious. They’re worth everything we do for them. They are the future. But let’s face it, sometimes children are aggravating, especially when they’re at a restaurant where you just want to unwind and they’re just revving up.

The top local news stories as aired by New Orleans Public Radio during All Things Considered.

WATCH: House Judiciary Holds Impeachment Hearing

Dec 4, 2019
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The House Judiciary Committee holds its first hearing in the impeachment inquiry on Wednesday, December 4 at 9 a.m.

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Le Show For the Week of December 1, 2019

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer interviews transportation consultant Hubert Horan about the business model of Uber, plus The Apologies of the Week and more.

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THE READING LIFE

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The Reading Life with Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton

This week on The Reading Life: Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton talk about their new book, “The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience.” Their appearance was presented by Octavia Books and recorded October 26 at St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans.

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FOOD & DINING

Ian McNulty

Where Y’Eat: In New Orleans, a New Frontier for Family Dining Emerges Just Outside

Children, they’re precious. They’re worth everything we do for them. They are the future. But let’s face it, sometimes children are aggravating, especially when they’re at a restaurant where you just want to unwind and they’re just revving up.

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