How Voter Outreach to Communities of Color Propelled Gov. Edwards to Runoff Victory

Democrats have a formula-- a recipe for success in Louisiana elections. Demographer Greg Rigamer explains. "You need, as a Democrat, to win 90% of the African American voter and a third of the white vote," Rigamer said. And African Americans need to account for at least 30% of the votes cast. "That's been the formula that has held true for every every race since really 2003," he added.

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Inside The Arts: Christmas Dances, Superdome: Blessed And Cursed, Handel's Messiah

This week on Inside the Arts, Christmas Dances ring in the Holiday season for the Marigny Opera Ballet. We travel to Brazil as the contemporary ballet company returns Diogo de Lima's, Aguas de Dezembro, to the stage. Plus, there's a dance exploration of the shape note in the premiere of Sacred Harp. Artistic director Dave Hurlbert joins us with award winning choreographer Kellis McSparrin Oldenberg. Then, Superdome: Blessed and Cursed, a new episode of ESPN's audio documentary podcast series,...

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Pelosi Says House Democrats Will Draft Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

Updated at 12:43 p.m. ET House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced Thursday morning that House Democrats will move ahead with drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump, though she did not define the scope of those articles. "His wrongdoing strikes at the very heart of our Constitution," Pelosi said, referring to Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate political rivals while hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid were on hold earlier this year. The...

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...They make beautiful music with their four guitars, and they'll be in New Orleans for a WWNO co-sponsored concert on September 20th.

In this patriotic month of July, what better time for a 10-question trivia quiz all about "American History"

 ...To test your knowledge of American History, take the WWNO July Trivia Quiz!

June Trivia Quiz

Jun 5, 2002

...Test your knowledge of Famous Folks Named Jones with our 10-question on-line trivia quiz for June...

April 2002 Quiz

Apr 8, 2002

The poet T. S. Eliot wrote: "April is the cruelest month", but you can test your mettle with 10 more Famous Quotes in the April Trivia Quiz, at New Orleans' own 89.9 WWNO...

A review of the TELARC CD "From the Isles to the Courts", by Ensemble Galilei...

Test your knowledge with Ten Tough Questions about American Music in WWNO's March Trivia Quiz...

A review of "Hurricane", the first-ever CD released by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring the music of Stephen Dankner...

In 1913, Stravinsky's ballet "Le Sacre du Printemps" (The Rite of Spring) caused a riot during its Paris premiere. Fistfights broke out in the audience, shoving matches ensued, and enough commotion was raised throughout the Theatre des Champs-Elysees that the dancers had difficulty hearing the music from the orchestra pit.

WWNO is celebrating its 30th Anniversary in February 2002... So, for our monthly quiz, we're asking 10 questions about current events in February 1972! From "The Hot Rock" to Nixon in China, show what you know, and jump back to 1972!




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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 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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Ian McNulty

Where Y’Eat: How New Orleans Makes All-American Thanksgiving Its Own

New Orleans is famous for restaurants. But if you really want to understand New Orleans food culture, there’s no better place than around the home table. This is where the bigger picture of the New Orleans food obsession unfurls.

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