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WWNO
11:44 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Join WWNO On #GivingTuesday

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

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WWNO
8:31 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Join Us On Thanksgiving For 'Turkey Confidential'

Turkey Confidential, the Splendid Table's annual live call-in show, will air Thursday, Nov. 27, from 10 a.m. to noon on 89.9 WWNO.

We'll be playing bingo in the control room. Play along with us!

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WWNO
1:22 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

WWNO Night With The Hermitage Piano Trio

The Hermitage Piano Trio.
Credit Courtesy of the artists.

Register here for a pair of complimentary tickets to hear the Hermitage Piano Trio on Tuesday December 2, 8 p.m. at Tulane’s Dixon Hall. This special “WWNO Night” is a mutual appreciation event by WWNO and the New Orleans Friends of Music, celebrating our long-standing support for classical music in metro New Orleans.

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WWNO
7:59 pm
Sun November 16, 2014

Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! — March 12, 2015 At The Saenger Theatre

Credit NPR

WWNO is delighted to offer tickets to Wait, Wait...Don’t Tell Me! as a thank-you for your tax-deductible year-end contribution. A very limited number of tickets will be made available to you on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 only by phone or online starting at 8 a.m..

If you would like Premium Tickets to Wait, Wait...Don’t Tell Me!, follow these 3 steps:

1. Mark your calendar now to phone us or go online at 8 a.m. on Dec. 10

2. Write this phone number down and use it: 1-800-286-7002

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WWNO
11:21 am
Wed November 12, 2014

A Different Pace Coming To Morning Edition And All Things Considered

The new Morning Edition broadcast clock.

Did you know that every public radio program has a "clock?" Broadcast clocks are set templates that stations like ours use to track the timing of a show's stories and interviews, newscasts and underwriting credits each day.

Learn more about broadcast clocks in this great 99% Invisible podcast. 

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The Moth
5:29 pm
Sun November 2, 2014

Join Us For The Moth StorySLAM On Tuesday, November 11

Anyone can tell a story at The Moth. Including... you?
Credit Jason Saul / WWNO

The Moth is back for November, with a monthly StorySLAM at Café Istanbul, featuring stories by… maybe you? If you want to tell a story at The Moth, or know someone who'd be perfect, see all the details below. Throw your name in the hat or just come to listen!

Come join us for "Last Minute" on Tuesday, November 11

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Arts & Culture
4:40 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

NPR's Michele Norris And Director Kenny Leon Discuss World Premiere of 'Water±' On October 25

Courtesy NPR

NPR's Michele Norris says Hurricane Katrina was a line of demarcation for her. Reporting from New Orleans and the Gulf Coast after the storm and floods, she found herself compelled to work with emotion in her journalism in a new way.

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WWNO
11:06 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

90.5 KTLN Temporarily Off The Air

90.5 KTLN, WWNO's translator station serving the Houma/Thibodaux region, is temporarily off the air.

Our engineers are working to restore service. Robert Carroll, our chief engineer, says the shutdown was due to "high reflected power" at the transmitter site — which can be caused by many things, including rain and lightning as that experienced during the Monday night storms.

Members Make It Possible
7:00 am
Fri October 10, 2014

VIDEO: Peter Sagal's Siri Secret

Siri joins the Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! team. Help us keep our public radio staff human.

Give now to WWNO.

Water±
12:13 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Tickets On Sale Now For NPR Presents: Water±

BUY TICKETS HERE

**$10 Student Tickets Available**

JOIN WWNO AND NPR FOR A WORLD PREMIER THEATRICAL STORYTELLING EVENT, "WATER," DIRECTED BY TONY AWARD WINNER KENNY LEON AND HOSTED BY NPR'S MICHELE NORRIS, MUSIC FROM MEMBERS OF THE VOICE OF THE WETLANDS ALL-STARS. 

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Percussion and Vocals

Johnny Sansone, Accordian and Vocals

Waylon Thibodeaux, Fiddle and Vocals 

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