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Hear Latin-infused arrangements of iconic songs such as “Smooth Criminal,” “I Want You Back” and “Billie Jean” in this concert special hosted by Sheila E, featuring award-winning Latin artists.
Friday, October 9, 2015 8:00 pm
MARY TYLER MOORE: A CELEBRATION
View dozens of classic TV and movie clips and hear comments from Moore’s co-stars and Moore herself. Oprah Winfrey recounts Moore’s critical role in inspiring her — and millions of others — as TV’s first independent career woman.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 7:00 pm
Spanning the years from 1880 to 1927, Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s lyrical masterpiece concerns the lives, loves and heartbreaks of three generations of show folk on the Mississippi River, in Chicago and on Broadway.
Friday, October 16, 2015 9:00 pm
Enjoy Elton John’s award-winning musical about an English boy and his journey from boxing to ballet.
Friday, October 23, 2015 9:00 pm
This unique program captures all the excitement of this cultural invasion, climaxing in performances of Elfman’s most beloved Burton scores from films like Batman, Beetlejuice, Alice in Wonderland, Big Fish, and Edward Scissorhands.
Friday, October 30, 2015 9:00 pm
NEW ORLEANS AND THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
The one-hour documentary explores the unique relationship that exists between our city and the body of water on which it was founded. Producer/narrator is Peggy Scott Laborde. Repeats at 8:30pm & 10pm.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 7:00 pm
Weekly Local Programming
Media panelists discuss the news and offer their opinions on everything – politics, education, business, the environment, local events and history. Errol Laborde is producer. Marcia Kavanaugh is host. Watch it every Friday at 7pm; repeats at 11:30pm. Missed an episode, watch on the WYES YouTube Channel.
Host and Producer Peggy Scott Laborde welcomes a high-spirited panel of experts that shares their knowledge of what’s happening in our area’s arts and entertainment scene. Watch it every Friday at 7:30pm; repeats at 11pm. Missed an episode, watch on the WYES YouTube Channel.
WYES is Your Tricentennial Station!
In 2018 we will celebrate the 300th anniversary of the founding of our great city – New Orleans! WYES is currently working on documentaries, books, short features and grade school electronic field trips that will showcase our city’s unique history, heritage and culture. Learn more!
Local Projects and Initiatives
Electronic Field Trip: “The Battle of New Orleans”
Geared to grades 5-8, the 40-minute Electronic Field Trip features student reporters, interviews with “General Jackson,” a discussion with an expert panel, dramatic video and fun facts. CLICK HERE to watch.
As part of the AMERICAN GRADUATE project, WYES offers a webcast of NOLA PARENTS PERSPECTIVE: A Conversation About New Orleans Public Education 10 Years Post-Katrina. Click here to learn more.
Can Louisiana’s coast be saved? Learn more about what will be done to stop the loss of our wetlands and barrier islands in RESHAPING A GREATER NEW ORLEANS: REBUILDING OUR COAST.