A lot of people around the radio station tease me about being the foreign language pronunciation patrol, which I don't mind, because learning foreign languages has been among the best journeys of my life. Certainly I couldn't do the shows I do without them.
Next Thursday, April 11, WWOZ and Prime Example present Sharon Martin, the lastest edition of Thursday Night Swingin', a concert series that allows patrons to enjoy the the city's most swingin' and soulful (homegrown) legends in an intimate, neighborhood lounge setting.
This spring's Tom Dent Symposium, the video of which will be streamed live at wwoz.org, explores the ways cities navigate the conflicts between cultural expression and code enforcement. April 4, 6 - 9 pm, at the Old US Mint, presented by the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation.
On this week’s program, we enjoy the music of Ven Pa’ Ca’, a flamenco ensemble based in New Orleans. The recording of this performance took place at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro with many in the audience, including Teresa Romero Torkanowsky, the woman responsible for bringing Flamenco to New Orleans in the 1960’s. During the program, we will meet Teresa to hear about her travels as well as the Flamenco’s connection with jazz. This week, we also have some ceviche with Nick Bazan at Rio Mar.
Every Thursday in March WWOZ and Prime Example are presenting a new concert series that allows patrons to enjoy the the city's most swingin' and soulful (homegrown) legends of modern New Orleans jazz in an intimate, neighborhood lounge setting. Read More
The mission of Chefs Move! is to diversify kitchen leadership by providing minority applicants the opportunity to become leaders in restaurant kitchens and in their communities. Two New Orleanians will receive scholarships to attend the International Culinary Center in New York City.