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French Quarter Festival
12:01 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

2013 French Quarter Festival Map

Map of the 2013 French Quarter Festival.

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.

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WWNO
1:34 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

WWNO's Second SpeakEasy Is Tonight!

Chickie Wah Wah

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. 

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SpeakEasy
3:14 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

A Night With WWNO: Our First SpeakEasy

Panel members Paul Maassen, Ian McNulty, Nick Spitzer and Edward Anderson.
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.

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SpeakEasy
11:30 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Join WWNO This Evening For SpeakEasy!

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.

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Wednesday At The Square
12:25 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Bellwether Technology to Sponsor “Wednesday at the Square” for 3rd Year in a Row

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.

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Higher Education
2:00 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

LIVE: Catholic Education: Gifts and Challenges in 2012 and Beyond

Gregory Aymond, the Archbishop of New Orleans.
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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Music
10:51 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Nine-time Grammy winner Wynton Marsalis to perform at Loyola

Wynton Marsalis
Loyola University

The Presidential Centennial Guest Series at Loyola University New Orleans will continue next month with New Orleans native and nine-time Grammy Award winner, Wynton Marsalis, on Monday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music Complex on Loyola's main campus.

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Houma Halloween Parade
12:14 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Houma center plans zombie flash mob dance for parade

Braaains. Daaance.

The South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center is looking for people who want to unleash their inner zombie for a flash mob dance in Houma's Halloween parade.

The Courier reports that would-be zombies will learn a simplified dance of the undead to Michael Jackson's "Thriller." They'll shamble and dance in Houma's Krewe Ga Rou Halloween Parade Oct. 26.

The parade is part of the first Rougarou Fest from 5-10 p.m. Oct. 26.

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Online:

http://www.slwdc.org/

Louisiana Chicken Festival
2:51 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Get ready for the Louisiana Chicken Fest in Dubach

Get your cackle on for the Louisiana Chicken Festival in Dubach.

The Ruston Daily Leader reports the festival is the last Friday and Saturday in September, starting with a talent contest the evening of Friday, Sept. 28. The top 12 entries will compete Saturday evening.

Other events Saturday include a strut, cackle and crow contest, a chicken cooking contest and a drumstick-eating contest.

There's also a dog show, quilt raffle, cakewalk and a stick horse rodeo.

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2012 Culture Collision
1:43 pm
Sun August 12, 2012

Join WWNO for the Fourth Annual Culture Collision

Culture Collision: A City-Wide Celebration to Kick-Off the Cultural Season in New Orleans hosted by WWNO

Wednesday, September 5th

Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Drive, New Orleans

5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Network with over 50 Performing and Visual Arts organizations

8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.: Party on in the Big Room with Ratty Scurvics

Admission is FREE! Parking is $10 or street parking

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