posted: 5/27/2016

What is the federal government doing to fix the fractured and broken mental health care system and how does Louisiana factor into the equation?  

For Mental Health Awareness Month, Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) convened a summit on on May 26, 2016 to discuss their comprehensive bipartisan Mental Health Reform Act.
Mental health advocates, providers, and patients gathered for a discussion on comprehensive mental health reform.

“Full Summit Agenda
9:30 a.m. Welcome Senators Chris Murphy and Bill Cassidy Remarks by HELP Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and HELP Ranking Member Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
9:50 a.m. What Does The Research Show About The Need For Action Senator Chris Murphy Ashish Jha, MD, MPH, Director, Harvard Global Health Institute (VIEW SLIDE PRESENTATION: http://1.usa.gov/1NQjRy3) Benjamin F. Miller, PsyD, Director, Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine (VIEW SLIDE PRESENTATION: http://1.usa.gov/1sB13so)
10:35 a.m. Provider Perspective on Mental Health Reform Senator Bill Cassidy Maria Oquendo, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical School Gregory K. Fritz, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Brown University School of Medicine Marion Earls, MD, Director of Pediatric Programs for Community Care of North Carolina
11:20 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. The Price of Inaction Pete Earley, bestselling author and mental health advocate Hakeem Rahim, CEO, Live Breathe LLC Greg Champagne, Sheriff, St. Charles Parish, LA Peter Jacoby, MD, Saint Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury, CT
12:15 a.m. Break
12:20 p.m. Keynote Speech: Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds
1:20 p.m. Call to action press conference Senators Chris Murphy and Bill Cassidy John Madigan, VP of Public Policy, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Katrina Velasquez, Esq., Policy Director, Eating Disorders Coalition Lauren Alfred, Policy and Partnership Director, Sandy Hook Promise Mary Giliberti, J.D., Chief Executive Ocer, National Alliance on Mental Illness”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lvn5CQn3A8k




posted: 5/20/2016



We caught steve merlan on the street to talk to him about books2 prisoners new orleans, b2pnola.org, about their service work. On the table are how book requests work, and the challenges of reading while inside the prison system. Volunteer nights are weekly, sundays at 2527 George Nick Connor drive 4pm.

@louisianabooks2prisoners,   




posted: 5/16/2016



Justin Trudeau & Canadian Environmental Politics, an interview with Andrew Nikiforuk, Canadian journalist and author of Saboteurs, Empire of the Beetle and The Energy of Slaves. WTUL News & Views presents this special 30 minute segment from Alternative Radio (AR). 

AR Director David Barsamian had the opportunity to interview independent Canadian environmental journalist Andrew Nikiforuk on Earth Day last month. Hope you like it.

Alternative Radio continues to cover environmental issues. Last week they aired Bill McKibben – Breaking Away from Fossil Fuels. Next month they’ll feature Naomi Klein. Their Chris Hedges’s talk at  SFU in Burnaby – Extraction Industries & Sexploitation, received a tremendous response.

Listen to Alternative Radio every Thursday at 8am on WTUL News & Views 91.5FM




posted: 4/11/2016



Winter Circle Productions and WTUL present Kurt Vile at Republic Sunday April 17!

Tickets & info: http://ow.ly/10yvN4




posted: 2/22/2016



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posted: 11/30/2015

From November 30 to December 4, the internationally renowned Mivos Quartet will be engaged in a new...



Mid-2am - An Insanely Normal Show/Diamonds in the Dust
2-4am - Museum of the Future
4-6am - The Dagger Hour
6-8am - Cheez
8-10am - Cheez
10am-Noon - Stage and Screen
Noon-2pm - Good Man Feeling Bad Blues and R&B Show
2-4pm - Juanita’s Ho’ Down
4-6pm - Kayla + Kota
6-8pm - Sunday Evening Jazz Program
8-10pm - 20th Century Classics
10-Mid - 20th Century Classics

Unconditional love
Esperanza Spalding
Tropical Storm
Faze Island
De maan
De Kift
frightened love
pink fink
Aye Aye
Cloud Becomes Your Hand
truthers
horse lords
Robot Stop
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
Kind Things
LZNDRF
Rings
Aesop Rock
Losing Sleep
Bob Mould
Attention
Boyfriend
Ain't Gonna Give it Up
Charles Bradley
Bridge of Ignorance Returns
Cloud Becomes Your Hand
Gold Coast
faze Island
how could you know
High Highs
Sun
High Highs
Banshee
Santigold
Can't Get enough of myself
Santigold
Civilized
Black Abba
UPT
Cha Wa

BLAKE COHELEY
HEATHERS THE MUSICAL is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love with the dangerously sexy new kid J.D. When Heather Chandler, the Almighty, kicks her out of the group, Veronica decides to bite the bullet and kiss Heather’s aerobicized ass… but J.D. has another plan for that bullet. Brought to you by the award-winning creative team of Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, “Desperate Housewives”), Laurence O’Keefe (Bat Boy, Legally Blonde) and Andy Fickman (Reefer Madness, She’s the Man). HEATHERS THE MUSICAL is a hilarious, heartfelt and homicidal new show based on the greatest teen comedy of all time. (based on the film by Daniel Waters) With its moving love story, laugh-out-loud comedy and unflinching look at the joys and anguish of high school, HEATHERS will be New Orleans’ most popular new musical. This talented cast of NOCCA Alum, current students, faculty and professionals from the community are taking you back to 1989 for this hilarious campy spoof of the movie. Yes, your favorite lines from the movie are in this production, along with the characters that made this cult film a classic. This show deals with adult situations and is recommended for mature audiences only. Presented by the NOCCA Stage Company and directed by Big Easy Award winning director Blake Coheley, HEATHERS THE MUSICAL opens June 9th and runs through the 19th on the NOCCA campus. Musical Director is Big Easy Award winner Jefferson Turner, who turns up the volume in this new rock and roll stage adaptation. See the NOCCA website for ticket info and showtimes. (www.nocca.com) “Corn nuts” will be on sale at the concession stand!! “Are you in, or are you out?”
Show: Sun 10-Noon - Stage & Screen
5/23/2016 10:06 AM

littlerrichard
love hearing the Song Dogs on air again!!! Bravo!
5/5/2016 5:58 PM

a ..Bunnymen listener
The people I talk to at WTUL have become my best friends, real human beings run this radio station. Thank you for taking time out of your lives to play great music. Y'all now know WTUL has you forever.
Show: Sat 8-10am - Kids
5/2/2016 5:07 PM

Joe
DJ Soaring Eagle needs more airtime! 21 Pilots rules!!
4/14/2016 12:15 AM

Kojiki
Excellent Tunes, Friends!!! And Remember: Japanese Plums are ripe all over town! So go out and eat some sweet treats! Kanpai!!!
4/5/2016 11:12 PM

President Obama
I love this music, which reminds me of the time I spent traveling with my mother around Japan. Thank you to Tulane University, WTUL, and God bless these United States of America!
4/5/2016 10:57 PM

Chimpokoman
WTUL is Super #1 Best Show! All Citizens Standing on Earth Give Respect to Golden Quality of Radio!!!
4/5/2016 10:45 PM

Ed
This is the greatest show on WTUL ever! Japanese Store Music will live forever
4/5/2016 10:22 PM

router boy
buzz is channeling wotan
4/5/2016 9:48 AM

D. Sroka
Wish yourself a Happy B-Day Colin! We (the old folks in Carolina) are listening.
3/31/2016 10:04 PM


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