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Alex McMurray - My New Orleans

Mon, 02/20/12

Your Mardi Gras Play Lists!

Fri, 02/17/12
WWOZ & Insight New Orleans wanted to know what your favorite Mardi Gras songs and soundtracks were that get you pumped for Fat Tuesday, and, here they are! Read more

Forsyth’s Promised Land reaches top of Folk Music Play Lists

Wed, 02/15/12
Authored by Ronald Clingenpeel
Gina Forsyth’s album, Promised Land, released locally in December and nationally in February has been hitting the top of the charts.  A notable achievement, the title song from the CD reached #1 on the Folk DJ list for January and the CD ended the m... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for February, 2012

Tue, 02/14/12
In This Issue Mardi Gras Brass-A-Holics Live Broadcast The Rebirth Brass Band Wins Their First Grammy Volunteer of the Month: Maite Vail Call for Phone Bank Volunteers Rounding the Renovations Corner February Recipe: Shri... Read more

"Rob Wagner: Live at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro"

Tue, 02/14/12
Authored by George Ingmire
One often hears the phrase: “New Orleans: the birthplace of jazz” and there’s a plenty of reasons that support that.  What sometimes gets lost in all of it is the ongoing jazz scene in the city, from brass ensembles to more progressive forms. Today’s program is a peek into ... Read more

Scenes from Chalmette

Mon, 02/13/12
Authored by Christy
Beads, spears, footballs and frisbees flew off the 19 floats rolling through Chalmette and into the ready hands of spunky parade goers who braved a stiff breeze and bone chilling cold to catch the bounty, have some fun and work their winter look at the Knights of Nemesis' 7... Read more

Glen David Andrews - My New Orleans

Mon, 02/13/12
Authored by Zachary Young

In Memoriam: 2012

Sun, 02/12/12
In the past, we have lost some of our most beloved musicians and friends who've shared their art with us and contributed richness to the musical tapestry of New Orleans and the world. Read more

In Memoriam: Gloria Powers

Fri, 02/10/12
Gloria Powers, a long time supporter of the art, music and culture of New Orleans, passed away on February 7th. She will be sorely missed by the New Orleans music community as we celebrate her favorite time of the year. Read more

"John Ellis: Live at the Blue Nile"

Tue, 02/07/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s show, John Ellis and Double Wide provides the musical mischief, recorded live at the Blue Nile on Frenchman Street in New Orleans. As for food, we walk the culinary tightrope between some hearty fried pork belly and a salad of seasonal offerings, all brought to y... Read more

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