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Coming up in August 2012

Wed, 08/01/12
Authored by Big Pete
I plan on playing some old songs by old time female singers like Marlene Dietrich and Ethel Merman. Stay tuned. Read more

Ven Pa’ Ca’ – Flamenco in New Orleans

Tue, 07/31/12
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program features an hour of Flamenco with music and interviews. During the show, Teresa Romero Torkanowsky, a woman who in the 1960s opened a Flamenco club in the French Quarter, visits us. To satisfy our appetite, we stop by Rio Mar restaurant for a sampling of c... Read more

Come take a ride with The Boudin Man Friday August 3rd at Midnight

Mon, 07/30/12
Join us this Friday night August 3rd at Midnight till 5 a.m. Saturday morning as The Boudin has stolen the keys for the Ride, and is filling in for the Midnight Creeper.  The loose plan is to invite Special Guest D.J.'s with each spinning 30 minute sets.  D.j. 1 will spin a... Read more

For Uncle Lionel: A Photo Essay

Tue, 07/24/12
Authored by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee
Photographer Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee documented two weeks of memorial activities for Uncle Lionel Batiste, and has shared many of these photos with WWOZ. Here is Ryan's own selection of his best images from second lines and the funeral, most of which have not been seen online. We... Read more

"A Sweet History of New Orleans"

Tue, 07/24/12
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program is a mixture of love songs and sweets. And since it’s a little on the warm side these days, we’ll spend most of our time enjoying cool desserts with a little cake on the side. Read more

Healthy Late Night Eating in New Orleans

Thu, 07/19/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
The New Orleans Musicians' Clinic is teaming up with WWOZ to find and promote late night healthy eating options in New Orleans. Whether you're a musician, a service industry professional, or a music lover, you've been out late at night and found yourself looking for what to ea... Read more

Lionel Ferbos Was Born 101 Years Ago Today!

Tue, 07/17/12
Authored by Sally Young
For the last year, we have been blessed to say that Lionel Ferbos is our favorite 100 year old trumpet player. Today he reaches another milestone- he is 101 years young! Happy birthday, Lionel! After coming on the Traditional Jazz Show last week, Lionel got to enjoy some co... Read more

French Onion Soup

Tue, 07/17/12
Ok, so maybe you're thinking, "Hot soup? In this weather?" but here at 'OZ we are thinking "Bastille Day with brandy, croutons and cheese." Even if Bastille Day has come and gone, you can still celebrate New Orleans' Frenchiness with this fantastic dish. This recipe is courtes... Read more

Johnny Sansone - My New Orleans

Mon, 07/16/12
Authored by Zachary Young

"Rob Wagner Trio: Live at Snug Harbor"

Mon, 07/16/12
Authored by George Ingmire
Today’s program is a peek into the more progressive side of jazz, featuring the Rob Wagner Trio with Rob Wagner on saxophone, James Alsanders on Drums and Jesse Morrow on Bass, recorded at Snug Harbor in the fall of 2011. Read more

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