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    Pro football player Benjamin Watson gets “Under Our Skin”

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson is used to giving his autograph.  But, lately, it’s not just footballs or Saints jerseys he’s signing. It’s books. Watson’s new book Under Our Skin: Getting Real about Race—and Getting Free from the Fears and Frustrations that Divide Us is keeping him busy at various book-signing events and interviews.  It touches topics that sports figures usually stay away from.  That’s why it’s so popular. “The whole purpose of the book is really taking […]

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    New Orleans Music Playlist Season 1 Episode 11

    Segment 1 Featured Artist: TBC Brass Band, “Fat Albert” Sweet Crude, “One in the Hand” Interview with The Preservation Hall Jazz Band Segment 2 Big Chief Alfred Doucette, “New Orleans, There’ll Be No Party Without Us” Walking to New Orleans, “The Fat Man” Segment 3 Featured Artist: TBC Brass Band, “Everyday People” Segment 4 Featured Artist: Kevin Stylez, “S.O.S.” New Orleans Mystics, “It’s a Shame” Interview with Jim McCormick Segment 5 79rs Gang, “Ho Na Nae” Darcy Malone and the Tangle, “Be […]

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    Morgan and Tyler perform ‘Holiday’ on the Twist Stage

    Morgan and Tyler are Baton Rouge natives who are making a name for themselves on the music scene from St. Louis to New Orleans.

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    Gina Brown performs ‘I Will Survive’ on the Twist Stage

    Gina Brown will be performing at a fundraiser for Glenn and Rosalind Banks, November 13, 8pm, at the Crystal Magnolia Country Club, 7221 Curran Blvd., in New Orleans East.

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    Dr. Rachel: Why some doctors won’t follow the new breast cancer guidelines

    When the American Cancer Society updated its breast cancer screening guidelines, one change raised eyebrows. The new guidelines call for women at "average risk" of breast cancer to start getting mammograms at 45.

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    Ladies! Tired of guys ignoring you at football games?

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) –  Why should men do all the talking during football games?   Here’s a chance for women to learn the ins and outs of the game from the pros! Saints Hall-of-Famer Michael Lewis and offensive lineman Tim Lelito will explain how the game is played– everything from first downs to special teams– at the “Football Camp For Her,” Monday, November 2, at the Royal St. Charles Hotel in downtown New Orleans. Lewis, aka “the Beer Man,” tells WGNO’s Susan Roesgen […]

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    New Orleans Mystics perform ‘It’s a Shame’ on the Twist Stage

    The New Orleans Mystics are one of the great acts performing at Big Chief Alfred Doucette's 75th Birthday Bash at the Mahalia Jackson Theater, October 30th.

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    Big Chief Alfred Doucette performs on the Twist Stage

    Big Chief Alfred Doucette performs "New Orleans, There'll Be No Party Without Us."

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    New Orleans Music Playlist Season 1 Episode 10

    Segment 1 Featured Artist: The Original Pinettes Brass Band, “Why Don’t You Come On Over” Anais St. John, “Last Dance” Interview with Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes Segment 2 Big Freedia, “Excuse” Bamboula 2000, “Bamboula Crazy” Segment 3 Featured Artist: The Original Pinettes Brass Band, “I’m Every Woman” Segment 4 Featured Artist: Dash Rip Rock, “Meet Me at the River” Gina Brown, “G-Slide” Interview with Kirk Joseph Segment 5   Gal Holiday & the Honky Tonk Revue, “She’s a Killer” The Hot Club of New […]

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    New Orleans Music Playlist Season 1 Episode 9

    Segment 1 Featured Artist: Flow Tribe, “Walk Like an Animal” Free Agents Brass Band, “Music Is the Key” Interview with Johnny Vidacovich Segment 2 Cupid featuring Mystikal and DJ Ro, “Wham Dance” Creole Syncopators Jazz Band, “Has Anybody Seen My Gal?” Segment 3 Featured Artist: Flow Tribe, “Nest of Ghosts” Segment 4 Featured Artist: James Andrews, “Hit It Big” Terry McDermott, “Over Again” Interview with Topsy Chapman Segment 5 Messy Cookers Jazz Band, “That Da Da Strain” Luther Kent, “Down by the […]

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    Architect sees bright future for New Orleans rebuilding

    New Orleans (WGNO) – Paula Peer, President of AIA New Orleans, talks about trends in rebuilding New Orleans. One of the trends is building hurricane-ready homes. The AIA has an infographic with tips for making your home hurricane-ready. See more on the AIA New Orleans website.

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    Nyx says it’s the first female super krewe, inventor of term says maybe not

    The Mystic Krewe of Nyx has reached more than 2,000 members this year. And, to them, that means they are a super krewe.