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The men of Community Legion and the Big Bosse's Dad's Club
Thomas M Walsh / WWNO

Here’s an easy question: name something in Louisiana that’s sure to bring everyone together and make them happy.

“Crawfish!” says a group of children.

All Things New Orleans: March 1, 2018

Mar 3, 2018
Hamu Dennis

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we kick off Women's History Month with the co-founders of NOLA 4 Women, Florence Andre and Sylvia Frey. Then, Jess Clark chats with an opposer of a proposed gas-fired power plant in New Orleans East. 

And later, we'll share another episode of the Listening Post

A resident satirizes New Orleans' contentious surveillance system.
Natalie Yahr / The Listening Post

New Orleans's $40 million public safety plan means as many as 1,500 security cameras are going up around the city, potentially making it one of the most surveilled places in the country. The cameras send live footage to the Real Time Crime Monitoring Center, where NOPD monitors feeds around the clock.  

All Things New Orleans: February 1, 2018

Feb 2, 2018

On this week's edition of "All Things New Orleans" we'll chat with director Garrett Bradley about her award-winning short film documentary, Alone

Then, Jessica Rosgaard checks in with Richard Campanella to discuss his Cityscapes column for nola.com/The Times Picayune. And we'll share another episode of The Listening Post

New Orleans is making 300 this year, so we've been thinking about our city's past, present, and future. We asked:

1)    If you could get in a time machine, what moment in time would you go back to see? Why?

2)    If you could travel ahead in the future, what would you hope to see in New Orleans? Why?

We got far more great responses than could fit in the show.  Here are some of our favorites or you can check out a more comprehensive list here.

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