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: Benjamin F. Miller, PsyD, Director, Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine (VIEW SLIDE PRESENTATION:
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”

posted: 5/20/2016

We caught steve merlan on the street to talk to him about books2 prisoners new orleans,, 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.


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!

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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 - The Atomic Lawn
2-4am - The Playground
4-6am - When in NOLA!
6-8am - Too Late for a TV Show
8-10am - Kids Show
10am-Noon - Opera
Noon-2pm - Folk/Bluegrass
2-4pm - Hayride to Hell
4-6pm - The Five
6-8pm - Saturday Jazz
8-10pm - Alternative Oldies
10-Mid - Estrogen Fueled Radio/Dirty Robofunk Show

Track Uno
Bus Ride
Lite Spots
Odo Seine
Lady of the Ark
Kyle Craft
Good Lava
Esperanza Spalding
Lost Dreamers
Mutual Benefit
together again
the love dimension
Ultimate Painting
Ultimate Painting
Young Magic
Drone Bomb Me
Betting on Death
Black Abba
Rest in Pleasure
Esperanza Spalding
Evil Death Roll
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
Eye of a Hurricane
Kyle Craft
Dulce Juana
Maher Shalal Hash Baz
4 degrees

Hey WTUL, keep up the great mix of music! Keeping you in my rotation of streaming stations. Cheers!
6/23/2016 1:58 PM

Jay Adams
Castles in Spain, Leave in Silence, and Make a Circuit With me, wow! Laura Charles, you are always impressive!
Show: Thu 2-4pm - Progressive
6/20/2016 2:44 PM

Tyler young
6/4/2016 12:38 PM

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. ( “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

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

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

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

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

07:27 pm
Guitar lover man
George Freeman
New Improved Funk
Grove Merchant
07:22 pm
Boney James
Warner Bros
07:15 pm
Spanish Way
Hampton Hawes
A Little Copenhagen Night Music
07:10 pm
Down the Road
Frank Gregory
Out of the Blue
07:05 pm
Carolina Shout
Neville Dickie
The pride of the British Isles
07:00 pm
Out of Nowhere
David Liebman Group
Classic Ballads
06:57 pm
Fat Francis
Burt Bales
Piano solos
06:45 pm
Claudio Roditi
06:39 pm
the peanut vendor
The Comprehensive Kenton
06:30 pm
Un Homme et une femme
Barney Wilen
Movie Themes

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