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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
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.
Get on the bus!!!!!!Tune in to learn more about the spectacular historical bus ride that will take place in New Orleans during the Essence Music Festival (July 5th, 6th, and 7th)
This event is part of a fundraiser for the non-profit organization Bibilotheque Parrainage New Orleans Adopts a Library in Haiti. To purchase tickets go to www.bibliothequeparrainage.eventbrite.com
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.
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
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.
Today's guest on MVP Sports Network will be Rita Benson, Owner of the New Orleans Saints and Owner of the New Orleans Pelicans.
Plus we have only 5 slots left if you'd like to join us in the MVP Sports Network "Fantasy Football League"
Join us LIVE at 9am pacific - 12noon eastern time - Call in with your questions for Rita or about Fantasy Football at 646-595-3032
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.
The Phinsider Podcast is a weekly show brought to you from SB Nation's Miami Dolphins blog. Each week, we take a look at the last week of news for the Dolphins, preview the next game, and take your calls.
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Today's show 5.21.13
Loisirslit will be showcasing some of our city's brightest and future shakers in the city like Rachael Wingate, who is the director of RAW: natural born artists of New Orleans.
Our special guests this week are New Orleans VooDoo Arena Football and Tony Wilson Tony Wilson who is a Spoken Word Artist, Author, and Event Host who now permanently resides in New Orleans, Louisiana and is known for his funny and energetic comedic style. Our musical guests this week are two amazing guitarists Travis Ewing and Mike Doussan of "Westbank Mike Band".
And as always I am joined by my hosts Cody, Ms. Jeanenen “Jae Nicole” Boykin, Dj Liev Malone and our resident band The Jeremy Thomas Quintet.