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Takin' It to the Streets: Men and Lady Buckjumpers, Sunday, November 30

Lady Buckjumpers
This Sunday's second line: The Original N.O. Lady Buckjumpers & Men Buckjumpers Annual Parade on November 30. Check out Takin' It to the Streets to get the route sheet and hear Action Jackson's interview with interview with Nicole Wells of the Lady Buckjumpers.

Fall 2014 Membership Drive:In the books!

This year's Fall Membership Drive was a fantastic 11 days of music, merriment and YOU, our wonderfully groovy members! Take a look at our Fall 2014 highlights for thank yous and pictures of all the folks who made it happen, with all of us basking in some record-breaking glory.

Free Trombone Shorty Concert to Collect Christmas Toys for Treme Kids

Trombone Shorty
The Trombone Shorty Foundation and Tulane University proudly announce "Tunes for Toys," on Tuesday, December 2 at 8p at McAlister Auditorium on Tulane's campus. The concert features the Soul Rebels, students from the Trombone Shorty Academy, and a special appearance by Trombone Shorty. “Tunes for Toys” is free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of a new toy that will be given back to children from the Treme neighborhood during the holiday season.

Recent Video from WWOZ

As you may know, WWOZ has begun producing original video content. We've live streamed from our recent membership drive, the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, and the Bogalus Blues & Heritage Festival. We've also produced a number of edited videos in HD with broadcast-quality audio, which we've collected here for your viewing pleasure.

BOUDIN: The New Orleans Music Project

BOUDIN is a year-long project which asks the New Orleans community to answer the question "How has New Orleans music saved your soul?" We will be collecting responses via audio, video and written narrative. All stories will live on, some will be featured on WWOZ 90.7FM, and some will be taken as the base of a script for a 90 minute performance piece that will go up for five weeks around Jazz Fest 2015.

The WWOZ Interview

Check out our lastest batch of WWOZ Interviews, including one with Sarah Peterson of the Smoking Time Jazz Club. OZ's hosts score great interviews with musicians and other people of note; check 'em out.

Recipe: Shrimp Pho

When life brings you cold weather, whip up some warm and comforting Shrimp Pho! This Southern rendition of the Vietnamese classic soup features fresh herbs and just the right amount of spiciness that'll heat up your cold days. Recipe courtesy of Louisiana Cookin' Magazine.