WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en New Orleans Preservation Timeline Project http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294781 <p>The <a href="http://architecture.tulane.edu/preservation-project">New Orleans Preservation Timeline project</a> at the Tulane School of Architecture is a fascinating new resource for those interested in the work that&#39;s been done in the region by architectural preservationists since the mid-1800s.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294781" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294781#comments Sun, 28 Dec 2014 22:33:00 +0000 Carrie Hadler 294781 at http://www.wwoz.org Hypnotism Show http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294681 <p>Tonight from midnight to 3am Sunday, &quot;Mr. Boring&quot; will convert his always-sleep-inducing personality into the power of hypnotism.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294681" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294681#comments Special Show Sat, 27 Dec 2014 14:52:00 +0000 jdellapa 294681 at http://www.wwoz.org Funky Vinyl on the Block Party http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294866 <p>Join guest host Alski on the Block Party this week with special guest dj Tarik from the land of Prince. A transplanted local, he is a show host at our sister station in Minneapolis KFAI. Tarik will be doing a dj set spinning rare and funky 45&#39;s.</p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294866#comments Special Show Fri, 26 Dec 2014 13:23:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 294866 at http://www.wwoz.org Rhythm Room Playlist 12/26/14 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/295206 <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="border" style="border-style: solid; border-color: rgb(102, 102, 102); border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal;" width="100px"> <tbody> <tr> <th style="vertical-align: top; padding: 5px; border-right-style: solid; border-right-color: rgb(255, 255, 2</tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/295206" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/295206#comments Fri, 26 Dec 2014 06:06:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 295206 at http://www.wwoz.org Davell Crawford, "Silent Night" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294836 <p>Here&#39;s Davell Crawford rendition of &quot;Silent Night,&quot; recorded at Tipitinas on December 19, 2014 during WWOZ&#39;s 34th Birthday Party. And <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwoz/sets/72157647555874273/" target="_blank">here&#39;s a Flickr album</a> of photos from the event.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294836" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294836#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 24 Dec 2014 14:39:00 +0000 David Stafford 294836 at http://www.wwoz.org Deadline Extended! Roll with the Krewe of King James: Super Bad Sex Machine Strollers this Mardi Gras Season http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294821 <div class="content content-body-container"> <div class="content-body clear-block"> <p>By popular request, the deadline has been extended for you to join us for year #2 of the fun new marching krewe, rolling again as part of the <a href="http://krewedelusion.org" target="_blank">KreweDelusion parade</a> on <strong>Saturday, January 31, 2015</strong>, following Krewe du Vieux.</p></div></div><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294821" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294821#comments Tue, 23 Dec 2014 20:33:00 +0000 Soul Sister 294821 at http://www.wwoz.org Lucinda Williams: Tiny Desk Concert http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294686 <p>Lucinda Williams, born in Lake Charles and the daughter of former Lousiana poet laureate Miller Williams, brings her unique mixture of rock, blues, country, and Americana to this NPR Music Tiny Desk concert.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294686" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294686#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:27:00 +0000 David Stafford 294686 at http://www.wwoz.org Mahalia Jackson, "Silent Night" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294561 <p>While the performance speaks for itself, I can&#39;t really tell you much about the provenance of this video; if you know, leave a comment. The YouTube poster tersely notes that it&#39;s from 1961 but provides no other details.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294561" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294561#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:14:00 +0000 David Stafford 294561 at http://www.wwoz.org Big Pete's Show on New Orleans place names http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294551 <p>My first show of the year, on Saturday morning January 3, 2015 will feature traditional jazz named for various New Orleans places, like Mahogany Hall Stomp. I will discuss these places and how some of them influenced the jazz we listen to today.</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 16.6399993896484px;">Big Pete</span></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/294551#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000 pkastl 294551 at http://www.wwoz.org New Orleans DNA: Times-Picayune archives from 1885 to 1930 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/292146 <p>It&#39;s a golden age for archive access. Another unique collection is slowly hitting the web, this time in the form of newspapers at the <a href="http://noladna.com/">New Orleans Digital News Paper Archive</a> (NOLA DNA).</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/292146" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/292146#comments Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:59:00 +0000 Carrie Hadler 292146 at http://www.wwoz.org