New Orleans Voices

Sara Woodward of STAIR

Sara Woodard is Executive Director of STAIR, an acronym for Start The Adventure In Reading. With over 350 local volunteers, STAIR in New Orleans teaches first, second, and third grade children to read. As they help children learn to read,…

Julie Lea Discusses the Krewe of Nyx

Julie Lea is co-founder of the Mystic Krewe of Nyx, New Orleans' newest all-female Mardi Gras organization. Julie explains why an all-women Krewe is so special for the ladies who are members. According to Julie, "There are 10 to 60…

Audio Interview with Tony Green

Tony Green is a New Orleans artist and musician who expresses his creativity through several media.  Rock 'n' Bowl patrons know Tony's distinctive murals; these traditional New Orleans scenes add color and atmosphere to the popular local music and bowling…

Audio Interview with Fred Nuccio

Fred Nuccio owns Mid-City Theatre, which he opened in October, 2011. As its name says, the theater is located in Mid-City, just steps away from Bayou St. John. The funky space, which may have been a warehouse in a previous…

Katherine Klimitas on "Looking Up"

Twenty-two-year-old Katherine Klimitas is the author and graphic designer of the book Looking Up. During this holiday season, Katherine sends an inspirational message to all of us just by being herself and sharing her story. Katherine, who was born with…

Audio Interview with Robert Tannen

Robert Tannen is a local artist and organizer of Art House on the Levee; he has promoted the visual arts in New Orleans for many years. In his latest venture, Tannen is renovating a double shotgun in New Orleans' lower…

Audio Interview with NOFD's Mike Gowland

Captain Mike Gowland has been a New Orleans firefighter for almost 20 years. In 2008, The New Orleans Firefighters Foundation began producing a yearly calendar, "Fire Fighters Look Hot."  Mike is the cover model for the 2012 firefighter calendar. The…

When in Dome

Alan Freeman discusses the Superdome and New Orleans Arena