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New Orleans native and historical researcher, Barbara Trevigne, will share with us some least known aspects about African American history in New Orleans. A descendant of New Orleans' Free People of Color population, Trevigne will discuss her work on the legendary "Vooddo Queen", Marie Laveau.
Join us!!!! As we discuss Updates on current events in post Hurricane Katrina New Orleans combined with critical analysis and commentary on national and global events. This evening we talk to New Orleans writer Freddie Evans. She will discuss her new book on New Orleans' historic Congo Square. The place where enslaved Africans were allowed to dance openly on Sundays. Host: Brother Warren
Today's show will find World Footprints traveling to the crown jewel of Louisiana's River Road, revisiting a dark chapter in American history, and uncovering the best that New Orleans has to offer.
The Houmas House in Darrow, Louisiana is an antebellus plantation and sister property of the famous Greenbrier Resort in Virginia. This historical jewel sits between New Orleans and Baton Rouge and contains a treasure trove of history within its walls. We were pleased to spend a day with the planation's colorful owner, entrepreneur Kevin Kelly and learn what he is doing to preserve Houmas House as a living history and decorative arts showcase.
Then, the greatest act of slave resistance in American history took place in 1811 just outside of New Orleans and has remained largely untold, until now. Author Daniel Rasmussen joins us to discuss his book, American Uprising: The Untold Story of America's Largest Slave Revolt, and shed new light on the great American paradox--slavery.
Finally, native New Orleanian and travel writer Laura Martone is the author of the Moon Travel Guide to New Orleans and she stops by to offer an insider's guide to the best that New Orleans has to
SLICK TRACY visits New Orleans and the LOEWS HOTEL. While he was there, he interviewed DIANE RICHE, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Loews New Orleans.
Tthe Loews New Orleans Hotel is rated Four Diamond, has beautifully appointed guest rooms and all with great views. There is a complimentary fitness center, lap pool, and suana. The Balance Spa offers a full menu of services.
The CAFE ADELAIDE and the SWIZZLE STICK BAR are popular spots for eating and socializing, and are operated by the Commanders Palace Family of Restaurants.
Listen to the pre-recorded interview by SLICK TRACY with DIANE RICHE at the Loews Hotel New Orleans.
The Miami Dolphins head to New Orleans for a Monday Night Football match up against the Saints this week. Join us as we preview the game.
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The Originals – Girl in New OrleansDavina talks Marcel into letting her attend the annual Dauphine Street music festival; a mysterious doctor has a shocking surprise for Hayley. Klaus takes an interest in Cami. Join Amy, Amanda and Michelle as they discuss the latest episode of The Originals.
Journalist ALAN GELL sits down with KELLY SCHULZ at the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau to discuss tourism in the Crescent City. Kelly Schulz is the Vice-President of the CVB in charge of Communications and Public Relations. The New Orleans CVB is consistently recognized as one of the top five CVBs in the country. The offices are located on St Charles Ave in the Garden District. It is an easy (and inexpensive) trolley ride from the Canal Street area, French Quarter, and Central Business District over to the Garden District and the tolley stops in front of the CVB. A multitude of help and travel brochures are available in their spacious lobby.
The RUBY SLIPPER CAFE has three (3) locations in New Orleans. I dined at a breakfast serving at the newest location at 2001 Burgundy Street.
There was a lot of devastation following Hurricane Katrina and the owners were compelled to contribute to the rebuilding efforts. They created their first location with the goal of providing quality service to local residents and using local produce.
The RUBY SLIPPER has a strong commitment to the environment and local business in and around New Orleans. They have become a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike.
Visit them online at www.TheRubySlipperCafe.Net
SLICK TRACY, Hotel Detective & Food Sleuth has a pre-recorded interview with the owners.
The RUBY SLIPPER CAFE has three (3) locations in New Orleans. I dined at a breakfast serving at the newest location at 2001 Burgundy Street. There was a lot of devastation following Hurricane Katrina and the owners were compelled to contribute to the rebuilding efforts. They created their first location with the goal of providing quality service to local residents and using local produce. The RUBY SLIPPER has a strong commitment to the environment and local business in and around New Orleans. They have become a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike. Visit them online at www.TheRubySlipperCafe.Net SLICK TRACY, Hotel Detective & Food Sleuth has a pre-recorded interview with the owners.
Merrell Merricks was born in New Orleans, La. to Gilbert and Bettye Merricks. The second of four boys, he was raised in the New Orleans lower ninth ward by his grandparents. His grandmother Rev Ida Mae Youngblood introduced him to God at an early age. Mr. Merricks obtained a Bachelor & Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Southern University at New Orleans. Merrell joined the military where he served in Operation Desert Storm. In 1997, Merrell joined the New Orleans Police Department where he is presently employed. He has also served as a patrolman, auto theft investigator & a school resource officer during his 20+ years in law enforcement. Mr. Merricks’ blessing was assisting families whom he helped evacuate the city during Hurricane Katrina with now returning back to their homes. Detective Merricks returned to the New Orleans Police Department where he is currently assigned to the Department’s Special Victim Section. He serves as a Cold Case Detective for the Sex Crimes Unit as well as a Child Abuse Investigator. He implemented a program called “Teen Sex and The Law” where he educates today’s teens with laws associated with sexual assaults. His purpose and passion is to prevent young adults from becoming casualties of the criminal justice system. Detective Merricks has had extensive training in the field of Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Investigation. He has attended numerous training sessions with the U.S Dept of Justice, The Center for Missing and Exploited Children, The National Children Advocacy Center, The Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention He is the father of a beautiful teenage daughter Torre Merricks.
Today's guest on MVP Sports Network will be Rita Benson, Owner of the New Orleans Saints and Owner of the New Orleans Pelicans.
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