Reinventing Radio: An Evening With Ira Glass Saturday, March 10, 8:00 p.m., McAlister Auditorium, Tulane University campus, New Orleans.
For fifteen years Ira Glass and his team at This American Life have pushed the boundaries of radio journalism, exploring people, places, issues, and ideas all across the country. Their adventure in radio story-telling has won a host of awards, and Ira received the highest individual honor in public broadcasting, the Edward R. Murrow Award.
The 4th Annual Joan of Arc Parade kicks off on Twelfth Night in the French Quarter, celebrating the Maid of Orléans' 600th Birthday. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. Friday, January 6, at the corner of Conti and Decatur Streets.
Diane Mack takes you behind the scenes for a pair of weekend events, LPO director Carlos Miguel Prieto discusses the orchestra's holiday performance, and Sharon Litwin interviews the superintendent of the New Orleans Jazz National Historic Park.
Jack Hopke is your host for WWNO's weekly news magazine.