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Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!Live is a national cinecast of the weekly radio show from NPR, featuring host Peter Sagal and official judge and scorekeeper Carl Kasell. For this big screen adaptation of the popular radio news quiz, Sagal and Kasell will quiz Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!

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Preparations are beginning to mark next month’s visit of the Dalai Lama. New Orleans officials and religious leaders are revealing details this weekend.

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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.

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.

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WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio and Christwood Retirement Community invite you to a live-audience recording of The Reading Life with Susan Larson. It takes place Friday, April 19 at 2 p.m.

Featuring three distinctive local authors and their books about New Orleans women in history:

Emily Clark
Susan Tucker
Chris Wiltz

Christwood Retirement Community
100 Christwood Boulevard
Covington, LA

Find out where it's all at this weekend with this map of the 2013 French Quarter Festival.

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 download the map here.

The French Quarter Festival begins this Thursday, April 11.

WWNO's Second SpeakEasy Is Tonight!

Mar 26, 2013

You're invited to join WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio for our next SpeakEasy tonight, Thursday, March 28, at 6:00 p.m. at Chickie Wah Wah. 

A Night With WWNO: Our First SpeakEasy

Mar 4, 2013
Chris Nausley

WWNO’s “SpeakEasy” series kicked off this past Thursday with a conversation that meandered through tourism, politics, and the future of New Orleans under the red stage lights at Chickie Wah Wah.

Join WWNO This Evening For SpeakEasy!

Feb 21, 2013

You're invited to join WWNO and Chickie Wah Wah on the last Thursday of each month for SpeakEasy, our new series where we discuss topics of interest to the region in a casual style.

It's a great way to  meet other WWNO listeners, as well as some of the voices you hear on the air every day.

Our first SpeakEasy will be this evening, Feb. 28, at 6 p.m. at Chickie Wah Wah.

Bellwether Technology, a New Orleans-based IT consulting firm, has announced it will be a supporting sponsor of the 2013 YLC Wednesday at the Square concert series for the third year in a row. The popular twelve-week concert series runs every Wednesday, 5 to 8 p.m., from March through the end of May, and features some of the most well-known musical acts from across Louisiana and the Gulf Coast.

Loyola University

Watch live as The Most Rev. Gregory Michael Aymond, Archbishop of New Orleans, kicks off the Presidential Centennial Guest Series at Loyola University New Orleans with his talk, “Catholic Education: Gifts and Challenges in 2012 and Beyond.”

The talk, which begins Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m., will stream live in its entirety below.

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