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This Week In Original Programming (04/27 – 05/01): Dr. Petrice Sams-Abiodun, How The Taste of Louisiana Was Born, Maurice Carlos Ruffin, and Jazz Fest

What’s new this week on WRBH’s original programming? Check it out!

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PUBLIC AFFAIRS: Airs on Wednesday at 4PM and again on Sunday at 7:30AM. Lyn Koppel sits down with Dr. Petrice Sams-Abiodun, Executive Director for the Lindy Boggs National Center for Community Literacy at Loyola University. Find out more about her here.

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NOLA BY MOUTH: Airs on Wednesday at 4:30PM and Saturday at 9:30PM. Host Amy Sins shows us the best sides of New Orleans food culture, focuses on current events and brings interesting personalities to the table (pun intended). This week, Amy speaks talks about the new film HOW THE TASTE OF LOUISIANA WAS BORN and finds out about the National Food Film Festival. Find out more about the film here

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CHARLIE’S MUSIC SHOWTune in on Thursday at 4PM and Sunday at 12:00PM. Join host Charlie Smith as he tackles the local music scene and beyond. This week, Charlie brings you a special Jazz Fest edition of the show!

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THE WRITER’S FORUM: Tune in on Thursday at 4:30PM, Saturday at 8:30AM and Sunday at 1PM. REBROADCAST: David is joined by Maurice Carlos Ruffin, local writer, lawyer and restaurateur. Maurice is a graduate of the University of New Orleans Creative Writing Workshop and a member of the Peauxdunque Writers Alliance and the Melanated Writers Collective. His work has appeared in Redivider, the Apalachee Review, and Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas edited by Rebecca Solnit and Rebecca Snedecker. He is the winner of the 2014 Iowa Review Fiction Award, the 2014 So to Speak Journal Short Story Award and the 2014 William Faulkner Competition for Novel in Progress. . Learn more about Maurice here.

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