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7:00 am
Tue October 7, 2014

VIDEO: Furry Is The Hand That Bribes

Brian Babylon , Adam Felber, a fuzzy friend, and Faith Salie congregate outside Bill Kurtis' dressing room, backstage at Chase Auditorium.
Credit Kerry Thompson / NPR

What gives some Wait Wait panelists the advantage? It's all about the incentives.

Make a donation to WWNO today and get your advantage.

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The Moth
5:28 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Join Us For The Moth StorySLAM On Tuesday, October 14

Anyone can tell a story at The Moth. Including... you?
Credit Jason Saul / WWNO

The Moth is back for October, with a monthly StorySLAM at Café Istanbul, featuring stories by… maybe you? If you want to tell a story at The Moth, or know someone who'd be perfect, see all the details below. Throw your name in the hat or just come to listen!

Come join us for "Hunger" on Tuesday, October 14

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We Love Our Members
4:32 pm
Sat October 4, 2014

2014 Fall Membership Drive: October 6-11

Coastal Desk t-shirt from Dirty Coast ($15 a month)
Credit Dirty Coast / WWNO

There are so many good reasons to become a WWNO Sustaining Member and our new Coastal Desk t-shirt from Dirty Coast is just one of them. 

DONATE RIGHT HERE

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WWNO
10:17 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Presenting Music Under The Oaks At Audubon Park

The Newman Bandstand in Audubon Park.
Credit Audubon Park

Bellwether Technology presents Music Under the Oaks, in partnership with Loyola College of Music + Fine Arts and WWNO.

Music Under the Oaks
Newman Bandstand at Audubon Park
September 5 & 19 AND October 3 & 24
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Week-by-week featured lineup:

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The Listening Post
9:37 am
Mon September 15, 2014

A Public Radio Station Tunes In To A City’s Innermost Thoughts

Two residents offer their thoughts on violence in New Orleans at City Park.
Credit Bryan Tarnowski / Internews

The Listening Post — a partnership between Internews and WWNO focused on starting conversations about topics important to New Orleanians, especially in communities often ignored by the media — was featured in a story by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

"It’s a way to cover news that isn’t news, but is actually the most important news," says Eve Troeh, a fellow co-founder and the news director at WWNO. "It’s something that transcends a daily news peg and allows us to have conversations."

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WWNO
12:28 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Photos From Culture Collision 6

This year's Culture Collision at The National WWII Museum brought together a thousand people and over 60 arts organizations.
Credit Jason Saul / WWNO

Culture Collision 6 — the unique happy-hour hosted by WWNO — kicked off the 2014-15 cultural season with a brand-new venue: The National WWII Museum’s US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center on Wednesday, August 27.

This installment of the annual event brought together more than 60 of New Orleans’ nonprofit visual and performing arts organizations for a one-night-only event designed to encourage participation in the New Orleans art scene. Attendees scoped out upcoming performances, took advantage of exclusive ticket promotions and met like-minded arts lovers.

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WWNO
2:53 am
Thu September 4, 2014

WWNO's Hash Tag—Tag Line Contest

WWNO's HASH TAG/TAG LINE contest featuring all NEW buttons. These buttons will look great on you. Come and get one at Culture Collision 6 on August 27!

What makes you turn to 89.9? We want to know. AND we want you to share that reason in a tweet... in the form of a tag-line or a photo. Too hard? Not at all! 

How to play WWNO's HASH TAG/TAG LINE contest:

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Corrections
11:27 am
Tue September 2, 2014

Email Newsletter Correction

This week's email newsletter welcomed the new Consul General of France in New Orleans to Thursday's All Things New Orleans.

The Consul General is M. Grégor Trumel, not Tremel.

You can listen to the full interview this Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

The Moth
5:40 pm
Mon September 1, 2014

Join Us For The Moth StorySLAM On Tuesday, September 9

Anyone can tell a story at The Moth. Including... you?
Credit Jason Saul / WWNO

The Moth is back for September, with a monthly StorySLAM at Café Istanbul, featuring stories by… maybe you? If you want to tell a story at The Moth, or know someone who'd be perfect, see all the details below. Throw your name in the hat or just come to listen!

Come join us for "Rivalry" on Tuesday, September 9

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Culture Collision
8:08 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Join Us For Culture Collision Today At The WWII Museum

Annual arts and culture celebration relocates to WWII Museum

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