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Bill & Julie's Annual Frightening Holiday Music Experience

Wed, 12/19/12
Authored by Bill DeTurk
  Beware my friends, only a couple days until Bill & Juilie's Annual Frightening Holiday Music Experience. This Friday the 21st, 11 - 2. And you thought the world was ending before... Read more

Ya Better Watch Out

Wed, 12/19/12
Authored by Sally Young
Tune in Thursday, December 2oth, 9- 11AM New Orleans time (5 days before Christmas!) for a little lagniappe: The 2012 Christmas Edition of Sally Young's Traditional Jazz Show. Two hours of, you guessed it, holiday music, featuring songs not often heard at the mall. She's ma... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for December, 2012

Wed, 12/19/12
Holiday Events Around Town End of the Year Giving Class Got Brass Volunteer Party Highlights Help WFMU Recover from Sandy Roots of Music in the Rose Parade Recipe: Carrott-Ginger-Coconut Shrimp Soup ... Read more

"On the Road with the Wolfman"

Wed, 12/19/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s program, we jump into a car with the one and only Walter Wolfman Washington for an hour of not just music but also a road trip to a local clothing store. Tune in as we drive and talk about music, shoes, and Walter's music mentors. I also stop by Willie Mae’s Scotch... Read more

Release Party for Awesome New Orleans Book Tonight!

Tue, 12/18/12
Authored by Mark LaMaire
"New Orleans by New Orleans" is a new book compiling non-fiction, fiction and original artwork by over 100 contributors from all ages and walks of life in the New Orleans community.  There will be a release party for the book tonight (Tuesday, December 18) at the Jefferson ... Read more

The Annual James Booker show

Tue, 12/18/12
Authored by David Kunian
It is that glorious time of year again when we'll celebrate the life, music, and mystique of the Ivory Emperor, the Black Chopin, the Bayou Maharajah, the Black Liberace, Mr. Gonzo, Lil Booker - James Carroll Booker III.  If you don't know, then educate yourself by listenin... Read more

Kid Merv - My New Orleans

Tue, 12/18/12
Authored by Zachary Young

WWOZ's Fabulous 2012

Sat, 12/15/12
2012 was another year ('OZ's 32nd!) of amazing music from the coolest city on the planet! Take a look back at some of the best moments of a year about which the Mayans, thankfully were wrong. Read more

2012 WWOZ Volunteer-Holiday Party

Fri, 12/14/12
We took time out to celebrate our amazing volunteers last night at Cafe Instanbul. The fact that it's the Holiday season and 'OZ's 32nd birthday just added fuel to the celebration. Read more

Cajun/Zydeco Music in the Movies

Wed, 12/12/12
Authored by Father Ron
Thinking of this, one can turn to other parts of our culture that have been represented in the movies.  So I took some time to look for Cajun and Zydeco music in movies, other than documentaries. The Big Easy (1987) one of the better known movies, features Beausoleil, Buckw... Read more

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