events http://wwno.org en Listen To The March SpeakEasy With David Weinberg http://wwno.org/post/listen-march-speakeasy-david-weinberg <p></p><p>In March, Marketplace’s David Weinberg was the guest at our monthly SpeakEasy event. He and host Eve Troeh talked all things radio, from his time making stories for WWOZ, to pitching to national shows and podcasts, to moving to L.A. and working for a daily program. Hear an edited version of the evening, or dive into specific clips, all below.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">---------- &nbsp;</span></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">HOW I GOT INTO RADIO</strong></p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:24:09 +0000 Laine Kaplan-Levenson 58843 at http://wwno.org New Orleans: On Point Live! American Coastline — The View From Louisiana http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-point-live-american-coastline-view-louisiana <p><span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">We take On Point to New Orleans to look at the state of America’s battered coastlines.</span></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:17:06 +0000 On Point Staff 52705 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Rappers Reunite For Anti-Violence Benefit http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-rappers-reunite-anti-violence-benefit <p>Two veteran New Orleans music powerhouses are teaming up for a benefit concert. On Wednesday, July 3, Mystikal and Master P, two icons of No Limit Records, reunite for a live show they’re hoping will draw adults and teens alike.</p><p>Master P, called one of the wealthiest rappers in the world, is performing with fellow New Orleans native Mystikal to raise money for youth-empowerment and anti-crime charities in the city. A quarter of the proceeds will be donated.</p><p>The concert starts 7 p.m., July 3 at Behrman Stadium in Algiers, 2925 General Meyer Avenue. Ticket prices start at $15.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 23:36:13 +0000 Eve Troeh 38731 at http://wwno.org Video: Bob Marshall Interviews Experts About Coastal Loss http://wwno.org/post/video-bob-marshall-interviews-experts-about-coastal-loss <p style="margin-bottom: 19.56px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(34, 31, 31); font-family: minion-pro, Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif;">On May 22 at Loyola University, The Lens’ Bob Marshall moderated a discussion among experts about the condition of the Louisiana coast and what can be done to restore it.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 19.56px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(34, 31, 31); font-family: minion-pro, Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif;">Appearing on the panel:</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:42:08 +0000 WWNO Staff 37661 at http://wwno.org Join Us Today For SpeakEasy! http://wwno.org/post/join-us-today-speakeasy <p></p><p></p><p class="p1">Join WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio this Thursday, May 23 for our latest SpeakEasy — starting at 6 p.m. at Chickie Wah Wah (<a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTF-8&amp;q=chickie+wah+wah&amp;fb=1&amp;gl=us&amp;hq=chickie+wah+wah&amp;hnear=0x8620a454b2118265:0xdb065be85e22d3b4,New+Orleans,+LA&amp;cid=0,0,2750357781829193453&amp;ei=SDiaUcC3EcSX0QGn1oGICw&amp;ved=0CKEBEPwSMAA" target="_blank">2828 Canal Street</a>). SpeakEasy is a great way to &nbsp;meet other WWNO listeners and some of the voices you hear on the air, plus it's free and all are welcome.</p> Thu, 23 May 2013 15:45:51 +0000 WWNO Staff 35711 at http://wwno.org Is It 'Last Call' For Louisiana's Coast? http://wwno.org/post/it-last-call-louisianas-coast <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 31, 31); font-family: minion-pro, Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Join </span>WWNO<span style="color: rgb(34, 31, 31); font-family: minion-pro, Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> — New Orleans Public Radio and Bob Marshall, The Lens’ Coastal Desk reporter, on Wednesday, May 22, for an in-depth discussion of coastal issues discussed in our new series The Louisiana Coast: Last Call.</span></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 21:16:20 +0000 WWNO Staff 35092 at http://wwno.org Join Us This Evening For Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! — Live! http://wwno.org/post/join-us-evening-wait-wait-dont-tell-me-live <p></p> Wed, 01 May 2013 19:57:49 +0000 WWNO Staff 32555 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Draping Tibetan Prayer Flags Ahead Of Dalai Lama's Visit http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-draping-tibetan-prayer-flags-ahead-dalai-lamas-visit <p>Preparations are beginning to mark next month’s visit of the Dalai Lama. New Orleans officials and religious leaders are revealing details this weekend. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 33541 at http://wwno.org After French Quarter Fest: Classic And Contemporary Quarter Bars http://wwno.org/post/after-french-quarter-fest-classic-and-contemporary-quarter-bars <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Partying at French Quarter Fest can be serious work. If you’re looking to take a break there’s few places better than one of the French Quarter’s classic bars — and there’s no shortage of them.</span></p><p class="p1">We’ve highlighted a few of our favorites below, along with a couple of brand-new classics to add to the pantheon. Have some favorites of your own? Add them in the comments below and we’ll update the story.</p><p class="p1"><em><strong>Classic</strong></em></p> Sat, 13 Apr 2013 20:55:32 +0000 Jason Saul 33225 at http://wwno.org 'The Reading Life' Live at Christwood Retirement Community http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-live-christwood-retirement-community <p>WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio and Christwood Retirement Community invite you to a live-audience recording of <em>The Reading Life</em> with Susan Larson. It takes place&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Friday, April 19 at 2 p.m.</span></p><p>Featuring three distinctive local authors and their books about New Orleans women in history:</p><p><strong>Emily Clark<br>Susan Tucker<br>Chris Wiltz</strong></p><p>Christwood Retirement Community<br>100 Christwood&nbsp;Boulevard<br>Covington, LA</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 02:26:18 +0000 WWNO Staff 33098 at http://wwno.org