The Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe is a small community of Indians who live along Bayou Pointe-au-Chien in South Louisiana. When the eye of Hurricane Gustav ripped through their community, almost every house in lower Pointe-au-Chien was damaged or destroyed. Find out how you can assist in the relief effort.
Tribal communities in Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes suffered extensive flooding as well as wind damage. Find out how to contribute to The United Houma Nation's struggle to rebuild after Hurricane Gustav.
"Jonathan Freilich's Freedom Double-O Naked Klezmer Jazz Latin Boogaloo: The Radio Documentary" is an hour-long radio documentary about guitarist, composer and band leader Jonathan Freilich, airing on WWOZ tonight at 10:30 p.m. and on Friday at noon.
Many local organizations have planned events to commemorate the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Find a meaningful way to spend a difficult and emotional day among like-minded friends and neighbors in our list of Katrina remembrances.
A look back on Larry "Guy" Panna, one of the greatest drummers to ever come out of New Orleans. Panna is probably best known as a member of Willie Tee's New Orleans Project, the band that put the funk behind the first two recordings of the Wild Magnolias. Though he sadly passed away last year, his memory lives on.
Here's a chance to make your voice heard in the campaign to restore a Louisiana landmark. Find out how you can vote online for the New Canal Lighthouse to win rebuilding help from a company that is working to save historic lighthouses.
WWOZ wraps up four nights of broadcasting and blogging live from Denver during the Democratic National Convention with sister station KUVO. Tonight's broadcast starts at 7 p.m. with a special evening of jazz from the Dazzle nightclub
featuring three of Denver's favorite vocalists — Allan Harris, Carla Cook, and Rene Marie.
There used to be a restaurant in the French Quarter on Rue Chartres called Rita's. It was an old-style place with the windows opening to the street and lots of dark corners to snuggle into inside. They used to make this dish better than any other place, as their crusty fried eggplant topped with succulent crawfish tails in a creamy sauce was to die for. This dish is also offered at Jazz Fest by another vendor so if you only ever make to town for the festival, make it part of a lunch at the Fairgrounds.
WWOZ show hosts are taking advantage of the new playlist capabilities to make your listening experience richer and more interactive. Jamie Dell'Apa is one of our hosts who is taking the art of the playlist to a new level.