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SpeakEasy
11:53 am
Thu June 13, 2013

SpeakEasy With Marco Werman — June 27

Marco Werman, host of PRI’s The World.

Join us for SpeakEasy, with Marco Werman!

June 27, 2013
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Chickie Wah Wah, 2828 Canal St.

Eve Troeh, WWNO’s new News Director, moderates a conversation with special guest Marco Werman, host of PRI’s The World.

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Culture Collision 5
10:05 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Culture Collision Applications Are Now Being Accepted!

Calling all 501(c)3 Performing and Visual Arts organizations — Culture Collision applications are being accepted now!

What: Culture Collision 5 (http://culturenola.org/)

When: Wednesday, August 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (After-party with special guest to follow immediately in the hall.)

Where: Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Dr., New Orleans

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WWNO
11:01 am
Tue May 28, 2013

WWNO’s SpeakEasy: 'The Guardians Of New Orleans Culture'

Renee Peck, Brett Will Taylor, Sharon Litwin and Vernel Bagneris at WWNO's SpeakEasy on May 23.
Credit Janet Wilson / WWNO

The third SpeakEasy on May 23 broke new ground and covered familiar territory with its panel of New Orleanians (recent and native) who offered some real talk about the changing face of our beloved Crescent City.

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Radiolab
5:03 pm
Sun May 26, 2013

VIDEO: Radiolab Behind The Scenes

Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich.
Credit Radiolab

If you've ever wondered how the podcast comes together, or what it's like to work at Radiolab, here's a peek into their process.

Listen to Radiolab on 89.9 WWNO every Saturday at 2 p.m.

You can watch the complete Radiolab video at americanhipsterpresents.com

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WWNO
10:45 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Join Us Today For SpeakEasy!

Join WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio this Thursday, May 23 for our latest SpeakEasy — starting at 6 p.m. at Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal Street). SpeakEasy is a great way to  meet other WWNO listeners and some of the voices you hear on the air, plus it's free and all are welcome.

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The Louisiana Coast: Last Call
4:16 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Is It 'Last Call' For Louisiana's Coast?

Join WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio and Bob Marshall, The Lens’ Coastal Desk reporter, on Wednesday, May 22, for an in-depth discussion of coastal issues discussed in our new series The Louisiana Coast: Last Call.

The series reveals this sobering consensus from coastal scientists and state officials: If the master plan for the coast isn’t completed over the next 40 years, most of southeast Louisiana will be under water before the end of the century.

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The Louisiana Coast: Last Call
1:32 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Live Chat Tuesday: Talk To Bob Marshall About Challenges Facing Coastal Louisiana

Last week, we began a series on the crisis facing the Louisiana coast, reported by The Lens’ Bob Marshall and produced by our own Fred Kasten. The stories lay out the causes of Louisiana’s coastal loss and what can be done to reverse it.

Tuesday at 1 p.m., Marshall will participate in a live chat about whether there’s hope for the coast. Is it too late to reverse the accelerating loss of land? Should we spend $50 billion in restoration projects?

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The Louisiana Coast: Last Call
1:19 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

WWNO To Examine Coastal Land Loss In New Series

Rising sea levels threaten communities on every American coastline, but none more so than Louisiana’s Gulf Coast, where every hour a football field’s worth of marsh disappears.

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Special Events
2:57 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Join Us This Evening For Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! — Live!

Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! — Live is a national cinecast of the weekly radio show from NPR, featuring host Peter Sagal and official judge and scorekeeper Carl Kasell. For this big screen adaptation of the popular radio news quiz, Sagal and Kasell will quiz Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!

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Breaking
6:37 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

LISTEN LIVE: NPR Coverage Of Boston Manhunt / Boston Police Scanner

You can use our new streaming player to listen live to the latest breaking news and analysis of the manhunt for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Click Here To Listen

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