wwno http://wwno.org en WWNO Is Participating In GiveNOLA Day! http://wwno.org/post/wwno-participating-givenola-day <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Hosted on Tuesday, May 6 by the <a href="http://www.gnof.org/" target="_blank">Greater New Orleans Foundation</a>, GiveNOLA Day is the community’s first one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously to nonprofit organizations who make our region a stronger and thriving community for all.</strong></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:05:10 +0000 WWNO Staff 58560 at http://wwno.org April SpeakEasy Features Eve Abrams And 'Along Saint Claude' http://wwno.org/post/april-speakeasy-features-eve-abrams-and-along-saint-claude <p><b>April 24, 2014<br />6 p.m. – 8 p.m.<br />Chickie Wah Wah, 2828 Canal St.</b></p><p>Come join&nbsp;Eve Abrams, radio producer, writer, audio documentarian, and educator as we&nbsp;continue our SpeakEasy series on April 24&nbsp; at&nbsp;Chickie&nbsp;Wah&nbsp;Wah.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:49:59 +0000 WWNO Staff 58330 at http://wwno.org Join Us For The Moth's April StorySLAM http://wwno.org/post/join-us-moths-april-storyslam <p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 01:14:06 +0000 WWNO Staff 57977 at http://wwno.org Member Drive Is Not Done Yet! Still Time To Pledge! http://wwno.org/post/member-drive-not-done-yet-still-time-pledge <p>The live on-air fundraising may be over, but WWNO still needs your support right now to reach our spring membership goal. &nbsp;Membership donations are the station’s primary source of operating revenue — the dollars we use to pay NPR program fees, staff salaries, electricity bills, you name it.</p> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 16:48:11 +0000 WWNO Staff 57838 at http://wwno.org It's Jazz Fest Thursday At WWNO! http://wwno.org/post/its-jazz-fest-thursday-wwno <p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Pick your weekend, pledge $365 today, and you'll get a pair of tickets to Jazz Fest!</span></strong></p><p>Today only: pledge $365 to WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio (just a dollar a day!) and we will thank you with a pair of tickets to your favorite day of Jazz Fest. <em>Be sure to look at the schedule before you call or pledge online because you will have to pick the first or second weekend to complete the pledge!</em></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 WWNO Staff 57636 at http://wwno.org 90.5 KTLN Experiencing Technical Difficulties http://wwno.org/post/905-ktln-experiencing-technical-difficulties <p>KTLN 90.5 FM, the New Orleans Public Radio signal for Houma and Thibodeaux, is experiencing technical difficulties and is currently off the air while our engineers make repairs.</p><p>We appreciate your patience! Listeners in Houma, Thibodeaux&nbsp;and around the world can tune in to all our programming <a href="http://wwno.org/player" target="_blank">on our website</a>, or on 89.9 FM in the New Orleans area.</p> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:36:48 +0000 Jason Saul 56842 at http://wwno.org Join Us For Tonight For SpeakEasy! http://wwno.org/post/join-us-tonight-speakeasy <p><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">March 27, 2014<br />6 p.m. – 8 p.m.<br />Chickie Wah Wah, 2828 Canal St.</b></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 05:15:50 +0000 WWNO Staff 55464 at http://wwno.org Join Us For The Moth's March StorySLAM http://wwno.org/post/join-us-moths-march-storyslam <p class="p1">The Moth is back for March , with a monthly StorySLAM at Café Istanbul, featuring stories by… maybe&nbsp;<i>you</i>?</p><p class="p1"><strong><i>Come join us for “Happy" on&nbsp;Tuesday, March 11</i></strong></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:19:31 +0000 WWNO Staff 55468 at http://wwno.org After 5-Decade Career, NPR's Carl Kasell Will Retire http://wwno.org/post/after-5-decade-career-nprs-carl-kasell-will-retire After a five-decade career in broadcasting, Carl Kasell announced his retirement on Tuesday.<p>Carl will record his final broadcast for <em>Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! </em>this spring. He will, however, remain "scorekeeper emeritus" for the show. Before becoming the official scorekeeper for the NPR news quiz show in 1998, Carl anchored the newscast for <em>Morning Edition</em>.<p>His voice was the first thing many of us woke up to and became synonymous with NPR. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:11:23 +0000 Eyder Peralta 55122 at http://wwno.org WWNO Coastal Desk And Listening Post: What Do You Think About Flood Insurance? http://wwno.org/post/wwno-coastal-desk-and-listening-post-what-do-you-think-about-flood-insurance <p>WWNO is launching its Coastal Desk, a new intiative to cover issues vital to the resilience of Louisiana's waterfront communities. That includes hearing from you, through our Listening Post project.</p><p>Take part by texting "Hello" to (985) 200-2433</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sign up and you'll receive text messages with questions about coastal issues in the area. You'll also receive information as we hear about it. It's a way to create conversation on topics like flood insurance, coastal erosion, and how these things impact life in Louisiana.</span></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:16:05 +0000 Eve Troeh 54881 at http://wwno.org