Saturday, March 2, 2013

The Latest News from WRKF

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 WRKF's Distinguished Speakers Series Continues

Debbie Elliott
On Tuesday, March 12 at 7:00pm we welcome NPR National Correspondent Debbie Elliott.  Based in Alabama, Elliott's coverage of the BP oil spill in 2010 and its aftermath has focused on the human impact of the spill. In 2010, she launched a series on Morning Edition and All Things Considered, "The Disappearing Coast," which examines the history and culture of south Louisiana, the state's complicated relationship with the oil and gas industry and the oil spill's lasting impact on a fragile coastline.  And she is currently part of NPR's team covering the BP trial in New Orleans. The event is at the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School for Mass Communication.  You don't need tickets because this event is free and open to everyone.

A Brand New Retrospective 

Dworsky and Keillor
Rich Dworsky and Garrison Keillor
Garrison Keillor comes back to Baton Rouge on Monday, April 15 at 7:30pm at the Manship Theatre.  This is an all-new show featuring Garrison along with long-time Guys All-Star Shoe Band pianist Rich Dworsky, soprano Christine DiGiallonardo and former
American Radio Company bandleader Rob Fisher. There are still good seats left for the performance but we're close to a sell-out, so get yours now. Tickets are also available for the post-show meet-and-greet with Garrison and they're available by clicking here.   

Wait Wait Don't Tell Me Cinema Event

Carl and Peter We're proud to announce a revolutionary development in radio technology - we're adding pictures. On May 2, Wait Wait Don't Tell Me will be broadcasting their show, live, to the Cinemark Perkins Rowe Theater at 7:00pm.   You'll be able to hear them, as usual, but now you'll be able to see them too - at the same time!  We're calling this amazing new technology radio-cinema-vision. Wait Wait live on May 2 with panelists Mo Rocca, Tom Bodett, Paula Poundstone and other special guests.  Click here for tickets and more information and stay tuned for further details.  

Announcing the WRKF Legacy Society

To recognize and acknowledge our thoughtful donors, we have established the WRKF Legacy Society.  If you have made a legacy gift or included WRKF  in your will or trust, please let us know. The Legacy Society was established to recognize WRKF members who make special legacy gifts that perpetuate their giving past a lifetime.  Legacy Society members are recognized for gifts made through bequests, charitable trusts, insurance, and other types of charitable planning vehicles.  These members of vision provide a sustainable and alternate source of funds to support the great programming at WRKF for generations to come.  You can click here for more information about the WRKF Legacy Society.
That's all for this month.  Your feedback is welcome at

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