French Quarter Festival
3:55 pm
Sat April 13, 2013

After French Quarter Fest: Classic And Contemporary Quarter Bars

Cocktails at Arnaud's.
Credit Krista / Flickr

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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9:26 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

'The Reading Life' Live at Christwood Retirement Community

The Reading Life's Susan Larson

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

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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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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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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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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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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.