An Evening With Kai Ryssdal, Host Of Marketplace

May 15, 2014

Thursday — May 29, 2014
7:30 p.m. at Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré

616 Saint Peter Street


Or call the box office: (504) 522-2081


Join WWNO at Le Petit Théâtre as host Eve Troeh discusses Business, Media and… the meaning of life with Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal.

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Coincidence? I think not! Prepare a five-minute story about cosmic justice. Did a rude comment come back to bite you? Or have you unwittingly saved your own neck though an act of random kindness? Whether you’re fated for success or doomed for failure, what goes around comes around. Better tip your bartender!

Come join us for “Kharma", hosted by Eve Troeh, on Tuesday, May 13.

Café Istanbul

2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans
7:00 p.m. Doors Open / 7:30 p.m. Stories Begin 

Help WWNO On GiveNOLA Day!

May 5, 2014
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Click here and help WWNO.

Hosted on Tuesday, May 6 by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, GiveNOLA Day is the community’s first one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously to nonprofit organizations who make our region a stronger and thriving community for all.

Join us for American Routes Live! as the Gulf Coast’s nationally heard public radio program dedicated to American music presents a live, on-stage show with masters of New Orleans traditional jazz and Cajun music from French Louisiana.

Courtesy of Marie Lovejoy

April 24, 2014
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Chickie Wah Wah, 2828 Canal St.

Come join Eve Abrams, radio producer, writer, audio documentarian, and educator as we continue our SpeakEasy series on April 24  at Chickie Wah Wah.

89.9 WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio is a regional winner of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for its 2013 news series “Louisiana Coast: Last Call” — reported by Bob Marshall and produced by Fred Kasten, with online digital development by digital director Jason Saul.

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In March, Marketplace’s David Weinberg was the guest at our monthly SpeakEasy event. He and host Eve Troeh talked all things radio, from his time making stories for WWOZ, to pitching to national shows and podcasts, to moving to L.A. and working for a daily program. Hear an edited version of the evening, or dive into specific clips, all below.



Dave Walker of Nola.Com | The Times-Picayune interviews WWNO producer Eve Abrams about her documentary "Along Saint Claude" and the reaction from the community. The documentary will re-air in seven weekly installments on All Things New Orleans (1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursdays).

Join Us For The Moth's April StorySLAM

Apr 7, 2014
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The Moth is back for April, 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 "Escape" on Tuesday, April 8

Café Istanbul
2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans

7:00 p.m. Doors Open / 7:30 p.m. Stories Begin 

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The live on-air fundraising may be over, but WWNO still needs your support right now to reach our spring membership goal.  Membership donations are the station’s primary source of operating revenue — the dollars we use to pay NPR program fees, staff salaries, electricity bills, you name it.