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Katrina, Sandy and How You Can Help Public Radio

Fri, 11/09/12
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Seven years ago, in the post-Katrina world - remember?   The speaker of the House of Representatives advocated to abandon New Orleans and New Orleans residents were being removed from the city by the national guard.  There was no WWOZ on the air or internet.  We were losing ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for November, 2012

Fri, 11/09/12
Hurricane Sandy and the Katrina Network 'OZ Podcasts Show Hosts Select Their Favorite Albums of 2012 We Give Thanks... To You! Heritage School of Music WWOZ's Cookbook: "That Sounds Good" Chubby Carrier's ... Read more

Cajun and Creole Rock & Roll: CD Release Party

Tue, 11/06/12
On Wednesday November 14th The Brasseurs, Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band, and the Soul Express Brass Band will be at The Maple Leaf to celebrate the release of "En Francais Vol. 2" a compilation of classic rock songs sung entirely in Cajun French. Think: Geno Delafose covering ... Read more

"Boudin"

Tue, 11/06/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program we combine Cajun and Zydeco music with a visit to Boudin and Beer, an event where 50 chefs from Louisiana and beyond prepare this Cajun specialty sausage of ground meat, pork and rice. During the program, we profile four different chefs and their appro... Read more

What to Do When the Thing Hits Your Station

Mon, 11/05/12
  This article is primarily addressed to the station manager or the unfortunate designate charged with getting a station back on the air, i.e. returning operations to “business as usual” after a natural disaster has struck. Perhaps other disaster survivors, including those... Read more

Post-Sandy Update on the Katrina Network

Mon, 11/05/12
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... Read more

Help the Jazz Foundation Help NY Musicians

Sat, 11/03/12
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. Read more

Tune in Wednesday November 7th 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. as we say goodbye to Never Records

Thu, 11/01/12
Join us Wednesday night November 7th from 10:00 p.m. till midnightish as we have special guest Ted Riederara of Never Records joining us for a very special show. Ted will be spinning vinyl records manufactured during the past month he has spent in New Orleans. Ryan Scully w... Read more

"Dinner Lab"

Tue, 10/30/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program we enjoy an hour of the Iguanas, recorded live by WWOZ at the Rock and Bowl. We also stop by the Rum House for some tacos and visit the Dinner Lab, an underground Supper Club. Read more

Jazz Fest Crafts Webinar for Artists

Thu, 10/25/12
Have you always wanted to show your art to the world at Jazz Fest? The Jazz & Heritage Foundation has teamed up with the Arts Council of New Orleans to make it easier. On November 1 at 12 noon CST they are going to present a webinar explaining everything you need to know befor... Read more

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