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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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WWNO
9:26 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

'The Reading Life' Live at Christwood Retirement Community

The Reading Life's Susan Larson

WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio and Christwood Retirement Community invite you to a live-audience recording of The Reading Life with Susan Larson. It takes place Friday, April 19 at 2 p.m.

Featuring three distinctive local authors and their books about New Orleans women in history:

Emily Clark
Susan Tucker
Chris Wiltz

Christwood Retirement Community
100 Christwood Boulevard
Covington, LA

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WWNO
1:34 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

WWNO's Second SpeakEasy Is Tonight!

Chickie Wah Wah

You're invited to join WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio for our next SpeakEasy tonight, Thursday, March 28, at 6:00 p.m. at Chickie Wah Wah. 

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Books
5:17 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

WWNO and the WWII Museum Present Historian Dr. Arthur Herman

The National WWII Museum's US Freedom Pavilion.

WWNO and the National WWII Museum are kicking off a new authors' lecture series this Thursday with Dr. Arthur Herman, historian and author of Freedom’s Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II.

Dr. Herman will take audience members back to a time when captains of industry tapped into the extensive network of American businessmen to forge what came to be known as "the arsenal of democracy" — the retooling of the United States' nascent industrial prowess into the world's most powerful war machine.

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Music Inside Out with Gwen Thompkins
1:00 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Music Inside Out's Greatest Hits

Thursday's show

Don't miss the Music Inside Out grand slam this week. We're playing some of the best stories, songs, and moments from our first season. Review with us, if you will, our musical guests and hip shakin' moments.

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7:21 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

New Orleans News Partnerships Spotlighted

Lead in text: 
The Knight Foundation has spotlighted the work of WWNO and our community partners in creating a new kind of newsgathering network here in the Crescent City, bolstered in part by the Foundation's Community Information Challenge Grant. Read more about what public radio — and our partners — are doing to serve our community.
The following is cross-posted from the Knight Digital Media Center's blog. Photo credit: Flickr user Irene2005. The City of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana have a history of non-transparent governance and budgeting.
SpeakEasy
3:14 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

A Night With WWNO: Our First SpeakEasy

Panel members Paul Maassen, Ian McNulty, Nick Spitzer and Edward Anderson.
Chris Nausley

WWNO’s “SpeakEasy” series kicked off this past Thursday with a conversation that meandered through tourism, politics, and the future of New Orleans under the red stage lights at Chickie Wah Wah.

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Spring Membership Drive
9:00 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Looking for Something New to Do? Want to Feel Good Doing It? Volunteer!

You can have this much fun, too! Volunteer at WWNO.
Janet Wilson WWNO

Join our volunteer team today! Our most immediate opportunity is quickly approaching — the Spring Membership Drive, March 8 - 15.

It's simple. Just click this link, follow the two-step sign up process, and find the calendar with available shifts.

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