While it's hard to deny the purple, green and yellow sprinkles, traditional king cake (en Francais: Galette de Rois) is a mouthwatering pastry brimming with an almond and cream filling. Southern Food & Beverage's OKRA Magazine editor shares her recipe to help you feast like a king this carnival season.
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
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On this week’s program, we enjoy an hour of Evan Christopher, recorded live at Clever Wine Bar in Mid-City. During the program, Evan and I talk about New Orleans, the clarinet and some of his musical heroes. I also visit Murf Reeves of Sylvain Restaurant and Chris Hannah of French 75 for a taste of what’s happening in the world of mixology.
In 2011, we reported to you from Joseph S. Clark High School in the Treme, which was in the process of shifting management to the Firstline Schools charter group. We returned a year later to check in and see how Clark - known for its musical alumni - is doing.
On January 12 HBO's Treme is hosting My Lil' Darlin, a tribute to Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew. These two greats will be present and featured at the show with perfomances by Paul Sanchez, Alex McMurray, Little Freddie King and many more.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is raffling off a pair of tickets to the 2013 Super Bowl! Deadline is January 18th. Don't miss your chance to support the Foundation and score seats to the biggest game of the year!
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.