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WWOZ Show Hosts' Favorite Albums of 2015

Mon, 11/12/12
WWOZ's show hosts have begun compiling lists of their favorite recordings of 2015. When it's time to shop for your favorite music lovers (or yourself!), let those-in-the-know point you to the latest & greatest sounds in the universe! Read more

WWOZ Hosts' Top Albums of 2012

Mon, 11/12/12
WWOZ's show hosts have begun compiling their lists of the best CDs of 2012. When it's time to shop for your favorite music lovers (or yourself!), let those-in-the-know point you to the latest great New Orleans, Cajun, Jazz or Blues tunes. Read more

New Orleans Fringe Festival takes to stages across the city this week

Sun, 11/11/12
Authored by Carrie Booher
The 5th Annual New Orleans Fringe Festival hits stages across the city this week with its special and unusual theatrical features. Fringe Fest is where one can catch some of the most innovative and creative theater being performed anywhere in the country today. The Fringe... Read more

Recipe: Chubby Carrier's Creole Chicken

Sun, 11/11/12
In Zydeco artist Chubby Carrier's contribution to That Sounds Good!, chicken, sausage, and short list of other ingredients, simply cooked, produce a kind of Louisiana comfort food. Read more

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


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

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