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WRBH Original Programming (8/05 – 8/09): Charles Maldonado of The Lens, Katy Simpson Smith, Nick Lama of Avo and Mwende Katwiwa (AKA FreeQuency) of Slam New Orleans

 

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PUBLIC AFFAIRS: Airs on Wednesday at 4PM and again on Sunday at 7:30AM. Sarah Holtz talks with journalist Charles Maldonado from WRBH’s partner, The Lens, about ongoing budget issues, local politics and upcoming stories to expect on The Lens in coming months. Read some of his work on The Len’s website here.

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NOLA BY MOUTH: Airs on Wednesday at 4:30PM and Saturday at 9:30PM. Amy sits down with New Orleans-born Chef Nick Lama (formerly Chef de Cuisine at Gautreau’s) to talk about his new restaurant “Avo” and his Sicilian heritage. Find out more about it here.

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AUDIO PORTRAITSTune in on Thursday at 4PM and Sunday at 1:30PM. Shaun is joined by Mwende Katwiwa (AKA FreeQuency) from Team Slam New Orleans, the city’s award winning (they got first place in both the 2012 and 2013 National Poetry Slam) slam poetry team. Find out more about them here.

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THE WRITER’S FORUM: Tune in on Thursday at 4:30PM, Saturday at 8:30AM and Sunday at 1PM. Author Katy Simpson Smith joins David Benedetto in the studio to discuss her novel, The Story of Land and Sea, woman’s representation in the publishing community, and more! Learn more about Katy Simpson Smith and her work here.

Miss your favorite interview program? Remember to check out WRBH’s Soundcloud page (www.soundcloud.com/wrbhreadingradio) where you can listen to all our previously aired interview shows.


 


 

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