While out at the Bestoff Sculpture Garden in City Park this Tuesday morning --- where I volunteer --- I was approached by an elderly tourist from Paris who could not speak any English. She needed to ask a question about the garden, and began with
On Thursday, January 3rd, the Calvin Johnson Quartet debuts its 2012 album "Jewel's Lullaby" at Snug Harbor. Before heading over for sound check, Calvin will stop by WWOZ for an interview just after five (5 p.m.) with Jelly Roll Justice.
Local favorites The Smoking Time Jazz Club are celebrating the release of their third CD, "Oh Sister, Ain't That Hot!" on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Maison on Frenchmen. The band takes the stage from 7-10pm, and will have the new CD available for purchase that night. No cover charge!
Saturday, December 29, 2012 - 11:59pm - Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 3:00am
There are innumerable Americana songs with Chinese themes. Perhaps more about China than all the other Asian countries combined. Maybe it's because the stereotypical riff of Chinese music sounds so much like the cha cha progression.
"New Orleans by New Orleans" is a new book compiling non-fiction, fiction and original artwork by over 100 contributors from all ages and walks of life in the New Orleans community. There will be a release party for the book tonight (Tuesday, December 18) at the Jefferson Parish Public Library at 4747 W. Napolean Ave.