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.
Behind the Curtain: 34 Years of WWOZ 90.7 is an evening-length celebration of New Orleans music, including: Davell Crawford's tribute to James Booker, Ivan Neville's tribute to the Neville Brothers, featuring Nick Daniels, Tony Hall, Raymond Weber, and some very special guests, plus DJ Soul Sister.
Mia Borders, pictured above in the WWOZ studio last week as part of our Fall Membership Drive, reinvents Justin Timberlake's 2002 song "Cry Me a River." This is the first installment of her "15 Week Challenge, Part II": every Friday, she'll post a new video of her take on a classic cover.
The Hosting Improvising Performers Festival (HIP Fest) is an annual meeting of prominent national and international musical improvisers and the New Orleans improvised music community. 2014 HIP Fest will be November 11 & 12 and includes musicians like Rob Mazurek, Aurora Nealand, Simon Lott, William Parker, James Singleton and many more.
As Bobby Rush mentions in the opening of the video below, today (Novemember 10, 2014) is his 81st birthday. The video was recorded in HD with broadcast quality audio by WWOZ at the 2014 Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival.