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Haunted Songs: Murder Ballads, Ghost Solos & The Devil's Chord

Mon, 10/31/11
It's time to take the skeletons out of the closet, and put them in the yard! We might decorate ourselves and join in the ghost parade. We may take a peek into the mouth of horror, a dark cave of unknown things. What lurks in the dark? What will we find when we stand at death... Read more

Fin de Temps: 6 t'9 Celebrates The End of Time

Wed, 10/26/11
Authored by Christy
The 6' to 9' Social Aid and Pleasure Club's 7th annual Halloween parade rolled Saturday evening from the 6th to the 9th ward, passing out candy, homemade toys and sheer holiday fun to neighborhood chidren en route. This year's theme was: "The End of Times Marches On,". The ... Read more

"Brass in the Big Easy"

Tue, 10/25/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s show, we feature the music of Kermit Ruffins, Glen David Andrews and the Soul Rebels. We also meet up with Chef John Besh to talk about his new book, My Family Table. Later on in the program, Mark Romig, CEO of the New Orleans Tourism and Marketing Corporatio... Read more

Feeding the Hungry Through the Power of Music

Thu, 10/20/11
Authored by George Stokely
We all love New Orleans.  Through the best of times and the worst of times, we dedicate ourselves by truly LIVING for the city like no other community in the nation does. That’s why when I learned about NOAAHH, New Orleans Artists Against Hunger and Homelessness, (pronounce... Read more

Happy Birthday Wynton!

Thu, 10/20/11
Authored by Briana Prevost
In case you missed the commemorative music played on-air, join us online in continuing to celebrate Wynton Marsalis' 50th birthday all month long. Wynton celebrated his 50th birthday Tuesday, October 18 by performing Live at the Lincoln Center in New York, where he currently s... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for October, 2011

Wed, 10/19/11
table, tbody, tr, td {border: 0px;} In This Issue Fall 2011 Membership Drive Highlights Voodoo Music Experience 2011 'OZ Broadcasts Chubby Carrier Live from El Sido's in Lafayette Wolfman, Dumpstaphun... Read more

Open Mic in New Orleans

Tue, 10/18/11
Authored by Mike Dill
Throughout the ages there has always a segment of society who yearn to take the stage and perform for others. Whether it was musicians, poets, writers, jugglers, or even the jester, it was a certainty that they derived as much pleasure plying their craft, as the public enjo... Read more

"I Put a Spell on You"

Tue, 10/18/11
Authored by George Ingmire
  On this week’s program, we explore the musical haunts of New Orleans with Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Grayon Capps, John Mooney, and others. Along the way, we’ll also visit Sallie Ann Glassman, a New Orleans Vodou Priestess, to hear about some upcoming events on the week... Read more

Starry Night!

Fri, 10/14/11
Authored by Your Friend
  This city truly enjoys an embarrassment of musical riches.  Just when you thought you'd heard it all, here's a nice little twist on live music performance. A Constellation of Cellos will be part of the atmosphere at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art tomorrow night during t... Read more

"The Long View"

Tue, 10/11/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program we hear the music of many, including Paul Sanchez, Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse Revue, John Boutte, and Theresa Andersson. We also stop by the Longue Vue House and Gardens as they prepare for “Freedom Ride," an opera about Civil Rights activists in... Read more

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