New Orleans

8:00pm

Wed February 6, 2013
Crescent City Blues

Crescent City Blues

Airs Wednesday, February 6 at 8 p.m. This one hour special takes listeners to the hidden world of New Orleans corner joints—bars far from the French Quarter, in neighborhoods like Central City, Treme, and Pigeontown. These clubs, patronized almost entirely by locals, nurture a resilient blues and rhythm-and-blues scene that is often overshadowed by the Crescent City’s legacy as a jazz town. They are an essential part of New Orleans’ cultural history, but they are struggling—because of the recession, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and potentially the BP oil spill. 

Read more

7:35am

Thu November 15, 2012
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for November 15, 2012

Commentator Brian

O'Nuanain reflects on a past trip to New Orleans and his love of it's unique culture.

Read more

7:35am

Thu November 8, 2012
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for November 8, 2012

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain reflects on a past trip to New Orleans and his love of it's unique culture.

7:35am

Thu April 5, 2012
Commentary

What Was I Thinking with Brian O'Nuanain 4/05/2012

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain shares his love for unique cities and the culture of New Orleans.

9:00pm

Fri February 10, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Crescent City Blues

Richard "Tricky Dick" Dixon, who frequently plays with Tommy Singleton and John T. Lewis, at Mother-in-Law Lounge.

Airs Friday, February 10 at 9:00 p.m.   This one hour special takes listeners to the hidden world of New Orleans corner joints—bars far from the French Quarter, in neighborhoods like Central City, Treme, and Pigeontown. These clubs, patronized almost entirely by locals, nurture a resilient blues and rhythm-and-blues scene that is often overshadowed by the Crescent City’s legacy as a jazz town.

Read more

Pages