“My biggest mistake in life was to not be born in South Louisiana,” said Jim Hobbs, one of the Sunday afternoon hosts of the Cajun and Zydeco show. Raised in Shreveport, Louisiana, Jim came to New Orleans in 1973 thinking he would stay a couple of years, but he’s still here, and has been on air at WWOZ since the mid-1990s.
WWOZ presents the Johnny Sansone Band as part of the Smoke-Free Live Broadcast series from Ruby’s Roadhouse on the Northshore, sponsored by Let’s Be Totally Clear on January 21st. Tune in and enjoy the music, and if you're in the neighborhood, come on out and breathe in some fresh air and sweet tunes!
The Don "Moose" Jamison Heritage School of Music is a free education program of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation. It offers weekly instruction in jazz performance and theory by some of the best musicians and educators in the city. Auditions for Spring 2013 will take place on Saturday, January 12.
Grace & Mercy follows the tireless work of Marie Jose Poux, who runs an orphanage responsible for over 60 children, and her brother, Ben Constant, who is 'Mayor' of one of the largest tent cities in Port-au-Prince.
This isn't your ordinary cornbread, but we'd still call it a side. So make some fancy pants seafood cornbread and then match it up with one of delicious recipes from the archives. Chicken and sausage jambalaya? Maybe in lieu of the french bread for Shrimp Mosca? Think about it. We're not pressuring you, but why would you say no?
As if a Saints win wasn't enough, the LSU Tigers take on the Alabama Roll Tide tonight for the BCS National Championship. No matter which bar, dive, or venue you watch the game, let's hope for another win at the 'Dome!