Drew Landry says it "isn't about me", it's about a song and a benefit. It's about saving South Louisiana and the Gulf Coast from washing away. It's about standing up for the people that are the real America, not the greed that leeches the life from the land. It's about getting his message out to the world.
This recipe for Louisiana Buffalo Shrimp comes from Chef Brent Applewhite from Refuel Café in New Orleans. If you like the recipe, then check out Louisiana Cookin' magazine. Subscribe with the promotion code wwoz2010, and they'll donate $5 to WWOZ.
The Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SoFAB) will host "New Orleans con Sabor Latino," a multimedia exhibit celebrating the influence of Latino cuisine on the food culture of New Orleans. The next related event is a cooking demonstration with Chef Adolfo Garcia on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 2-4 p.m.
Don't miss the 4th annual New Orleans Seafood Festival in Lafayette Square on September 10-12! The event features live music by Kermit Ruffins, Rebirth Brass Band, Amanda Shaw, and many more, as well as delicious seafood from some of the best restaurants in town. All proceeds benefit the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation.
We'll be talking in studio today with the Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey about their journey from Tulsa, Oklahoma to become one of the cutting edge groups in contemporary jazz. If you caught them yesterday for their in store appearance at the Louisiana Music Factory or last night's gig at the Blue Nile, you know you'll be in for a treat.
Andrew Young, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, will speak on Wed., Sept. 8, at Tulane University's Dixon Hall to commemorate the opening of an exhibit of Tom Dent's papers at the Amistad Research Center.
The annual Black Men of Labor parade and second line honoring city workers will take place this Sunday, Sept. 5. It begins and ends at Sweet Lorraine’s on St. Claude Avenue and follows its traditional route through the Treme neighborhood.
This week, we visit Mid-City Lanes Rock 'N Bowl, a bowling alley with a stage, that recently moved to a new location. We'll check out some of the club's regular acts and reminisce about a few historical performances. Then we'll take a walk down memory lane with John Blancher, the owner of the Rock 'N Bowl.