Shadowy figures in darkened corners, lurking strangers, Unknown creatures stalk the forgotten rooms and evanescent corridors of the mind.. Such is the currency of the horror film. Of the particularly human art of scaring ourselves. Halloween.
There's a ton of stuff going on in New Orleans on Halloween Weekend, including the French Market's Halloween kick-off party, Blaine Kern's Krewe of Halloween parade, the Southern Food and Beverage Museum's Day of the Dead Celebration, and much more. Check our Community Events page for details!
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This special edition of New Orleans All the Way Live features spooky tunes from around the Crescent City. We also a visit with a local Vodou priestess, and we check out a haunted hotel that serves a delicious Bloody Mary.
Eric Overmyer, Executive Producer of the HBO series "Treme," will stop by WWOZ's studio on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 8:30 a.m. during Morning Set with Mark LaMaire to talk about the release of the "Treme" Season 1 soundtrack, as well as downloadable videos and the show. Tune in!
Jazz at Lincoln Center is accepting applications for "The Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad," a collaboration with the U.S. State Department. Participating acts tour internationally as cultural ambassadors. The application deadline is Nov. 1.
On Wednesday, October 20, "Mr. Personality" Lloyd Price will visit Billy Delle at WWOZ at around 7 p.m. Price is a legendary New Orleans-based R&B singer whose hit "Lawdy Miss Clawdy" brought him national fame in 1952.