Looking for that perfect dish to round out your holiday feast? 'OZ has got you covered! Check out our delicious recipes contributed by celebrity chefs, listeners, and everyone in between to find the one that will knock everyone's socks off.
Most people who know of Gina Forsyth think about her playing fiddle behind some of the great Cajun and Zydeco musicians of south Louisiana. She has recorded with Bruce Daigrepont, Amanda Shaw, Nonc Allie Young and Mamou, so the expectations around her current CD would probably run in that direction. But Promised Land, a CD featuring fourteen songs, is her family biography in the American Folk Song tradition.
Sometime in the mid-to-late 1960s, there was one flamenco club in New Orleans, that the now-defunct New Orleans State-Item regarded as, “no better entertainment in New Orleans,” Chateau Flamenco. Located on Chartres Street, according to clippings, the venue featured three performances regularly from some of the world’s most famous flamenco dancers of their day.
Come and join 'OZ for an upscale New Orleans New Year's Eve celebration with Irvin Mayfield, Shannon Powell, Peter Harris, Michael Watson, David Torkanowsky, Carl LeBlanc and Glen David Andrews, and maybe even a few more surprises! The event starts at 10pm and we go live on wwoz.org and 90.7fm at 10:30pm!
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This week’s program features an hour of Flamenco with music and interviews. During the show, Teresa Romero Torkanowsky, who opened a Flamenco club in the French Quarter in the 1960s, visits us. To satisfy our appetite, we stop by Rio Mar restaurant for a sampling of ceviche.