events http://wwno.org en 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 2013 French Quarter Festival Map http://wwno.org/post/2013-french-quarter-festival-map <p>Find out where it's all at this weekend with this map of the 2013 French Quarter Festival.</p><p>The map highlights music stages, bars and clubs with performances, and everything from food booths to restrooms to ATM locations. You can click on the map for a larger version, or <a href="http://www.fqfi.org/frenchquarterfest/pdf/fqfi_map.pdf" target="_blank">download the map here</a>.</p><p>The French Quarter Festival begins this Thursday, April 11.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 17:01:18 +0000 Jason Saul 32809 at http://wwno.org