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WWNO
11:20 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Special Coverage: 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington

Credit AP via NPR

This Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, one of the landmark events in the civil rights struggles of the 1960s.

WWNO and NPR have been looking back at the March in segments that have aired all month (archived here), and will air special coverage of the anniversary live from Washington, D.C., beginning at noon on Wednesday.

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7:29 am
Fri August 23, 2013

The Listening Post, Public Art In A New Orleans Barber Shop

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Doug MacCash, art critic for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, reviews The Listening Post in this video feature. MacCash talks about how the project combines sculpture, oral history and radio. The Listening Post was created by journalism professor Jesse Hardman of the City University of New York, and New Orleans artist Jacques Duffourc, in partnership with WWNO. The posts are located at the Headquarters barbershop, 1101 N. Broad St., and the Norman Mayer public library, 2098 Foy St. at Gentilly Blvd.
Watch as NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune art critic Doug MacCash discusses an interactive public art project titled “Listening Post” that combines sculpture, oral history and radio. Listening Post was created by journalism professor Jesse Hardman of the City University of New York and New Orleans artist Jacques Duffourc in partnership with WWNO public radio.
11:15 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Culture Collision Is A One-Stop Shop For Arts In New Orleans

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The Advocate took a look at Culture Collision, calling it "a trade show for the arts in New Orleans." The fifth annual Culture Collision is Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Generations Hall. It's free and open to the public.
theadvocate.com is your leading source for the latest in news, sports, and entertainment for the Baton Rouge area and its surrounding communities
SpeakEasy
4:46 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Join Us This Evening For SpeakEasy, With Peter Ricchiuti

Mike Strecker and Peter Ricchiuti.
Janet Wilson WWNO

Join us for SpeakEasy, with Peter Ricchiuti.

August 22, 2013
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Chickie Wah Wah, 2828 Canal St.

We're going to be talking Funny Business at this SpeakEasy. Come join the conversation with Peter and his guest, funny man Mike Strecker. Mike has performed at comedy clubs throughout the country and his act has won numerous comedy contests.  We are told to think Jerry Seinfeld… with less money and more problems!

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WWNO
9:45 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Participate In The New Orleans Listening Post Project

Listening Post media surveys available at the Gentilly library.
Eve Troeh WWNO

The Listening Post project seeks to establish a two-way conversation with the citizens of New Orleans through which people can both contribute thoughts and commentary about important issues in their neighborhoods, and also receive news and information important to local communities.

The project is a collaboration between WWNO and Internews, an international non-profit that empowers local media worldwide. 

How does it work?

There are two ways to participate in the Listening Post project.

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SpeakEasy
9:25 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Join Us Today For SpeakEasy, With Farrar Hudkins

Farrar Hudkins, at the wheel of his DeLorean.
Ally Halperin
  • July 25 — Today!
  • 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Chickie Wah Wah, 2828 Canal St.

Farrar Hudkins, WWNO’s Classical Music host, moderates a conversation with special guests Steve Rice and Fred Duplechin. They will explore classic car culture in New Orleans, and you'll get your chance to snap a photo of a DeLorean.

Some things about Farrar that you might not know:

·       He joined WWNO in 2001 and is currently the Chief Classical Announcer

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Culture Collision 5
11:43 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Join Us For Culture Collision Tonight At Generations Hall

ENTER THE TOTALLY FREE RAFFLE HERE

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11:13 am
Fri July 12, 2013

In New Orleans, Public Radio, Local Startups, And More Are Teaming Up For The News

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The Nieman Journalism Lab, a Harvard University project that examines journalism in the Internet age, took at look at WWNO and the partnerships the station has forged with other newsgathering organizations.
Editor's note: Our friends at J-Lab have a new report out on an interesting subject: how public broadcasters - in radio and television - are trying to fill some of the void created by cutbacks at newspapers. In a number of states, the strategy has been to build new collaborative networks and make a greater investment in doing journalism.
WWNO
1:59 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

WWNO Presents A Prairie Home Companion, Live From The Saenger Theatre

Garrison Keillor.
Credit A Prairie Home Companion

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Saturday, October 12, 2013 — 4:45 p.m.

A Prairie Home Companion started production in 1974. Live every Saturday night from 5—7 p.m., A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

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News Initiative
3:18 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Help WWNO Raise $60K In Just One Day!

WWNO’s expansion of local news coverage is a timely and important development for New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana, and we need your help to sustain it.

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