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Arts & Culture
4:40 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

NPR's Michele Norris And Director Kenny Leon Discuss World Premiere of 'Water±' On October 25

Courtesy NPR

NPR's Michele Norris says Hurricane Katrina was a line of demarcation for her. Reporting from New Orleans and the Gulf Coast after the storm and floods, she found herself compelled to work with emotion in her journalism in a new way.

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WWNO
11:06 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

90.5 KTLN Temporarily Off The Air

90.5 KTLN, WWNO's translator station serving the Houma/Thibodaux region, is temporarily off the air.

Our engineers are working to restore service. Robert Carroll, our chief engineer, says the shutdown was due to "high reflected power" at the transmitter site — which can be caused by many things, including rain and lightning as that experienced during the Monday night storms.

Members Make It Possible
7:00 am
Fri October 10, 2014

VIDEO: Peter Sagal's Siri Secret

Siri joins the Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! team. Help us keep our public radio staff human.

Give now to WWNO.

Water±
12:13 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Tickets On Sale Now For NPR Presents: Water±

BUY TICKETS HERE

**$10 Student Tickets Available**

JOIN WWNO AND NPR FOR A WORLD PREMIER THEATRICAL STORYTELLING EVENT, "WATER," DIRECTED BY TONY AWARD WINNER KENNY LEON AND HOSTED BY NPR'S MICHELE NORRIS, MUSIC FROM MEMBERS OF THE VOICE OF THE WETLANDS ALL-STARS. 

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Percussion and Vocals

Johnny Sansone, Accordian and Vocals

Waylon Thibodeaux, Fiddle and Vocals 

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Members Make It Possible
7:00 am
Thu October 9, 2014

VIDEO: One Cat Typing

Snuffles the Cat with camera crew.
Credit Kerry Thompson / NPR

The newest member of the Wait Wait staff — still on probation. Help support an allergy-free workplace.

Give now to WWNO.

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Members Make It Possible
7:00 am
Wed October 8, 2014

VIDEO: High Brow, Low Blow

Credit NPR

Ever wonder what Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! jokes sound like before they’re edited? You can't fix everything in post.

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Members Make It Possible
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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