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WWNO presented Reinventing Radio: An Evening With Ira Glass on Saturday, March 10, 8:00 p.m. at McAlister Auditorium. Take a look at the slideshow for photos from the event..

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This year’s Super Bowl celebrations have ended in Indianapolis. But planning is already under way in New Orleans for next year’s game.

There are tens of thousands of comic books for sale at New Orleans Comic Con. Photo by Jason Saul.
Jason Saul

Thousands of fans of all shapes, sizes, colors and alien species packed the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center this weekend for the 2012 Wizard World Comic Con.

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.

More info at www.joanofarcparade.com

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.

One of New Orleans' biggest visual events celebrates its 30th anniversary Saturday, October 4th, with another party in the Arts District.

There's something special for your ears, eyes and palate at JazzFest 2008.

Ira Glass and "This American Life" come to the big screen.

The 39th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival opens with treats for all the senses!

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