When New Orleans flooded after Hurricane Katrina, 90.7 fell silent as our station was damaged and our staff and show hosts were scattered around the country. We were saved when WFMU threw us a lifeboat. Now it's our turn to return the helping hand.
Last year 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 see how Clark - known for its musical alumni - is doing.
After the failure of federal levees New Orleans, a group of 31 community radio stations from around the world lent us a much-needed hand as we struggled to stay on the air. Thus was the Katrina Network born. Now, in the aftermath of Sandy, some of those stations need help...
A touching letter from Wendy Oxenhorn, Executive Director of the Jazz Foundation of America, in which she tells of the hardships being endured by New York musicians in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and the Jazz Foundation's efforts to help them.
TBC Brass Band will be riling up Armstrong Park as part of the all-brass lineup at this year's fest, November 10 & 11. You best come with an appetite because it's going to be gumbo-palooza with a variety local vendors offering their take on the New Orleans' staple.