New Orleans


Thu November 13, 2014
Folk Music & Beyond 3 pm

Sounds of New Orleans this Saturday at 3 pm on Folk Music & Beyond

WWOZ General Manager David Freedman from New Orleans stops by the KALW studios this Saturday at 3 pm on "Folk Music & Beyond."  David will share some of the live performances captured by WWOZ--Aaron Neville, Terrance Simien, the Lee Boys, and Blind Boy Paxton are among the many artists featured on its legendary compilations. 


Fri September 7, 2012
Le Show ~ Sunday at Noon

Harry Shearer's New CD

Harry Shearer, host of Le Show (Sundays at Noon), has a new album, “Can’t Take a Hint”.   It features 13 songs spanning a broad spectrum of topics, most of them handled with Shearer's caustic sense of humor.  Yours for a $70 donation to KALW.


Tue January 31, 2012

BreakOut! Fights Mistreatment of LGBT Youth Within The Justice System

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Last week BreakOut!, a New Orleans based LGBTQ organization that focuses specifically on youth impacted by the juvenile justice system, began the first of their anti-discrimination training seminars for the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD). The training comes as a result of an investigation and subsequent consent decree by the United States Department of Justice mandating sweeping reforms and trainings throughout NOPD.

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