Street Talk

On the air and on the web, Street Talk addresses issues vital to New Orleans' cultural rebuilding: from the future of music education to the struggle to keep traditions like second lines alive.

Street Talk — WWOZ's 5-minute cultural news report — airs Monday at 12 noon, Tuesday at 2 p.m., Wednesday at 8 p.m., Thursday at 10 a.m., Friday at 8 a.m., Saturday at 8 a.m., and Sunday at 10 p.m.

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Rebirth of Clark, Part 2

Tue, 01/08/13
Authored by Zachary Young
In 2011, we reported to you from Joseph S. Clark High School in the Treme, which was in the process of shifting management to the Firstline Schools charter group. We returned a year later to check in and see how Clark - known for its musical alumni - is doing. Read more

Rebirth of Clark, part 2

Mon, 11/26/12
Authored by Zachary Young
Last year we reported to you from Joseph S. Clark High School in the Treme, which was in the process of shifting management to the Firstline Schools charter group. We returned a year later to check in see how Clark - known for its musical alumni - is doing. Read more

Louis Armstrong and the Waif's Home

Thu, 09/13/12
Authored by Zachary Young
In honor of Louis Armstrong's birthday, we bring you the story of his stint in the Colored Waif's Home for Boys and his first Cornet. Read more

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