Sweet Home New Orleans (SHNO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to revitalizing the music and cultural community within the neighborhoods of New Orleans by helping our tradition bearers secure stable, affordable housing.
In this Street Talk, Eve Abrams talks with veteran teacher Julie Wedding about her first year back in New Orleans since the storm. For Julie, talking about being a teacher — in large part — means talking about her students.
In this Street Talk, Eve Troeh takes a look at a group that's reinventing the New Orleans cultural icon, the shotgun house.
Tulane School of Architecture and Neighborhood Housing Services have teamed up for the Design-Build project. Their goal: to create contemporary shotguns that keep some of the important elements of their architectural ancestors.
In the latest Street Talk, crack reporter (and no, he's not on crack, but he might seem like it) David Kunian interviewed club owners, musicians and property owners about the music license controversy.
Where and when should live music be played in New Orleans? Some say "everywhere" is not the best answer. . . .
This WWOZ Street Talk the explores the life and work of musician Dinerral Shavers, through the high school band program he started at L.E. Rabouin High School, in the Louisiana Recovery School District. Shavers was killed in January, but his students continue to carry on the work he started.
For this Street Talk, we take a look at the January 11, 2007 march on City Hall to demand solutions to crime in New Orleans. Street Talk explores the origins of the march, the participants and the city's response.
Street Talk reporter George Ingmire meets with Dr. John, Bethany Bultman of New Orleans Musician's Clinic and Freddie Blue of WWOZ to discuss the need for musicians to take care of themselves, because the only way to keep the spirit and vibe of New Orleans alive is to keep her musicians alive.