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In tonight’s episode, don’t miss a feature on bandleader Jay Zainey who along with his orchestra has performed every Wednesday night for over three decades at The Jefferson Orleans North in Metairie. Co-producers are Kelsi Schreiber & Peggy Scott Laborde. Repeats at 11pm.
Friday, May 22, 2015 7:30 pm
THE LINCOLN AWARDS: A CONCERT FOR VETERANS & THE MILITARY FAMILY
Concert features appearances by Aloe Blacc, the American Military Spouses Choir, Arturo Sandoval, Nick Jonas, Gavin DeGraw, Gregory Porter, Harvey Keitel, Jerry Lewis, Jon Bernthal, J.R. Martinez, Miss America Kira Kazantsev, Rhiannon Giddens, Rob Riggle, The Lone Bellow and more.
Friday, May 22, 2015 9:00 pm
Enjoy a music special from the South Lawn of the White House. The concert will include hundreds of members of the military and feature performances by Mary J. Blige, Common, John Fogerty, Willie Nelson, Romeo Santos, and also active duty military members U.S. Army SGT.
Friday, May 22, 2015 10:00 pm
For over 25 years this broadcast has honored the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country. Hosted by Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise. Repeats at 8:30pm.
Sunday, May 24, 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.
Louisiana is striving to improve graduation rates while better preparing students for the workplace and college. WYES looks into what our state is doing to help students find their pathway to a career and continued education. AMERICAN GRADUATE: LOUISIANA’S FUTURE premiered August 2014. Watch the program here.
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.