Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!

Time for a reader limerick challenge: Both Peter and Carl K agree / That Houston's a good place to be / To eat barbecue/And welcome a few / Groupies of ____________. If you guessed Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!, you're right. The National Public Radio news quiz show is headed our way. The weekly program poses ripped-from-the-headline questions to celebrities, call-in contestants and its own panel of regulars — including Paula Poundstone and Mo Rocca. For today's show, the Houston Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor of Features Kyrie O'Connor joins Poundstone and Rocca in the hot seat. The audience is often called upon if any of the contestants get stumped, so make sure you're up to speed on all the latest happenings. Sagal and company will record two shows. (The first will air February 13 and the other at a to-be-determined date.) 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Wortham Center, 501 Texas. For information, call 888-695-0888 or visit www.npr.org. $40 to $85.
Feb. 11-12, 7:30 p.m., 2010

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