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World Footprints returned to New Orleans for our 7th annual French Quarter Festival 2-hour broadcast. This year we set up at Tableau Restaurant, Dickie Brennan's newest culinary gem in Jackson Square.
The first hour of World Footprints showcase New Orleans international outreach, the arts and history. We introduce a hidden gem, The New Orleans Historic Collection. The Historic Collection is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to the study and preservation of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South region. New Orleans' homegrown stars, The Boswell Sisters, are featured and the exhibit's curator Mark Cave and the granddaughter of Vet Boswell, Kyla Titus, joins us for a lively discussion.
We also talk about a special event that the world is sharing this year--the 70th anniversary of the landing at Normandy. The National World War II Museum's Alan Raphael joins us to talk about how the museum is commemorating this anniversary and the special role that New Orleans played in WWII.
We promise you'll enjoy this first hour and we invite you back to listen to the 2nd hour broadcast where we talk about the history of Voodoo and spotlight the contributions of Africans in New Orleans.
World Footprints returned to New Orleans for our 7th annual French Quarter Festival 2-hour broadcast. This year we set up at Tableau Restaurant, Dickie Brennan's newest culinary gem in Jackson Square. This second hour of our FQF broadcast explores the unique history of New Orleans with two prominent professors from the University of New Orleans.
The diverse heritages of the people of New Orleans makes this city very unique, interesting and alive with traditions that are not found in any other city in the country. New Orleans is a place where Africans intermingled with Native Americans and european settlers ultimately creating a sustainable culture that distinguishes New Orleans today. Dr. MaryMiitchell, History Professor at UNO, joins us to discuss the African contributions to New Orleans and the dynamics that slavery played in the development and culture of this city.
Most people don’t equate compassion and beauty when they think of Voodoo, but Voodoo historian, Professor Martha Ward, says that is what she discovered when she first began researching the practice. Prof. Ward is a Professor Emeritus at UNO and author of the book, Voodoo Queen: The Spirited Lives of Marie Laveau, the only academic account of the famous New Orelans voodoo priestess and her daughter, Marie Laveau II. Professor Ward offers a Voodoo history lesson and her belief that Hollywood and media have incorrectly racialized and stigmatized Voodoo.
Enjoy our FQF hour one discussion of New Orleans art and history.
Today World Footprints will explore a sample of the multiple treasures that can be found in New Orleans. We will share a wonderful conversation with Chef Leah Chase of Dokie Chase restaurant fame. Chef Leah is an iconic figure in New Orleans. She was the inspiration behind Tiana, the principle character in the Disney Animated Picture Princess and the Frog.
Then World Footprints will take listeners through two little known musuems, the Free People of Color museum and the African-American museum. Other stops on this audio trip include a tour through Treme and a visit to the famed Carosel bar in the Hotel Monteleone.
New Orleans is a treasure trove of wonderful museums, rich history and cultural gumbo and today’s show will explore just a few of the treasure today.
Author Ursula K. LeGuin said, "There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories." The power of stories is one of the topics we explore in this episode of the Literary New England Radio Show as we speak with authors:
Audrey Magee on The Undertaking
Ellen Cooney on The Mountaintop School for Dogs and Other Second Chances
Tana French on The Secret Place
Susanna Kearsley on Season of Storms
Listeners can win copies of each of these titles!
World Footprints celebrated in style for our 6th annual French Quarter Festival broadcast from the Big Easy in 2013!
Our LIVE broadcast earned us a distinguished award from the North American Travel Journalists Association. We are pleased to share the first hour of our award-winning show today. Interviews included first-time New Orleans visitors Chad Kerkman and Jerry Krueger, award-winning actor Terence Rosemore (HBO Treme), and Bradley Sumrall, curator for the Ogden Museum of Southern Art (the largest house for southern art in the world).
For art lovers this is the place to be today so join us and let the good times roll.
Angus and Captain Frankendread have lots on their plate to talk about this week after Week 1 of the NFL season.
You can expect only a small side of Rice though...because it's still baseball season too, and frankly we just don't care any more Rice.
Tune into Duval Street Bar Talk at midnight on Dreaded Sports Talk
The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview International Award-Winning French Jazz Vocalist Cyrille Aimee. She will discuss how she started as a Jazz vocalist, and the upcoming event in Pittsburgh on September 6th at 6:30 PM.
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is pleased to announce the award-winning, internationally recognized jazz vocalist and recording artist Cyrille Aimée will be the featured performer during the Cultural Trust’s Gala on Saturday, September 6, 2014, performance being held at the O’Reilly Theater located in downtown Pittsburgh’s Cultural District. Ms. Aimée was born in Fontainebleau, France where she discovered a love of the gypsy’s language and music at an early age and comments, “I was hypnotized by this music which made me want to tap my feet. Swinging music makes me so happy. ” Ms. Aimée studied music at the American School of Modern Music in Paris and SUNY Purchase, New York. “The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is honored that Ms. Aimée will be performing at our annual gala event. Ms. Aimée’s performance will be a highlight of the evening and we look forward to hosting this outstanding and accomplished jazz vocalist as our special guest,” comments J. Kevin McMahon, President and CEO, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
Tha SPORTSKRIB presents The RSE Draft Bar: Prospects on Tap.
(Jersey) Jeff Lloyd and his Texas counterpart Devin Lee talk the NFL. They scout the league's teams and future prospects.
Jeff and Devin will be joined by various members of the RSENetwork, on a weekly basis.
Dino's Bar and Grill in Port Charlotte FL featuring Indipendent music from Wrench "Touched". & Brandon Rojas with "Wave Goodbye".
ALOHA SNACKBAR! also some news feeds we can make fun of and or I mean um educate people. ALOHA SNACKBAR!
Check us out and inquire with us to be a part of the crazyness If you can Improv we are looking for you! Email our coordinator Michael@UnityAmericaRadio.com
Today's show 11.29.12
Loisirslit will be showcasing some of our city's brightest and future shakers in the city like Jason Bertraind a Youth Mentor and Coach at Kenilworth Park, and a Sports Personality. We are also join by B Mitch, up and coming musical artist.
Our special broadcast this week will take place at Cosimo's Bar in the French Quarter, where Ray Hummel, Owner and Ms. Jeanne, General Manager, have graciously welcome us to host their tailgating party for the Saints vs. Falcons game watch party.
And as always i am joined by my beautiful hosts Ms. Jazzy Ellis, Ms. Ayanna Bourgeois, MISS MOLLY, and our resident band and Dj BlaCk PeaRl
EFT will be broadcasting LIVE at the Birhtday Bash for The 'Beautiful' Ms. Mignon Dixon, of Hip Hop N Love Atlanta. By SPECIAL REQUEST we will start the show at 8pm EST. Giving you the Scoop!!! V100 FM will be in the House, to name a few along with other 'Celebrity' Guest. IT GOES DOWN @ VIBE Restuarant and Bar, 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, Atanta,GA!! You don't want to miss it!! Come Grown and Come Sexy!
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