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'OZone Email Newsletter for October, 2012

Tue, 10/16/12
New Second Line Interview Series Membership Drive Thank-yous WWOZ Voodoo Live Broadcast Treme Creole Gumbo Festival Give the Gift of 'OZ Class Got Brass Creole Gumbo Recipe Quick Links ... Read more

Class Got Brass: Deadline Extended

Mon, 10/15/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
The application deadline for Class Got Brass has been extended to March 1. Class Got Brass is the NO Jazz & Heritage Foundation's program to promote music education in the schools while keeping alive the flame of New Orleans' brass band tradition. Read more

"Boogie at Midnight"

Mon, 10/15/12
Authored by George Ingmire
The iconic New Orleans rock and roll sound of 1950s still has a place every Monday night at BJ’s Lounge, a windowless bar on the far side of the Bywater neighborhood where King James & The Special Men hold down a regular gig. The pool table is shoved to the side, the homemade ... Read more

Saturday Night Bedtime Stories

Sun, 10/14/12
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
  Another in our series of Saturday night bedtime stories from the BYO folks who sponsor pop up story-telling events in New Orleans backyards.  Their next event is Sunday, October 21st at 1649 N. Robertson (between St. Bernard and Annette Streets.  The gate to the backyard ... Read more

2012 Treme Creole Gumbo Festival

Sun, 10/14/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
TBC Brass Band will be riling up Armstrong Park as part of the all-brass lineup at this year's fest, November 10 & 11. You best come with an appetite because it's going to be gumbo-palooza with a variety local vendors offering their take on the New Orleans' staple. Read more

Tremé Bicentennial Celebration

Fri, 10/12/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
200 candles would be pushing fire codes, so instead the Treme neighborhood is celebrating its bicentennial with a week long series of events highlighting the people, history, and traditions of this dynamic neighborhood. Come on out for concerts, panel discussions, a pub crawl,... Read more

"Evan Christopher: Live at Clever Wines"

Tue, 10/09/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we enjoy an hour of Evan Christopher, recorded live at Clever Wine Bar in Mid-City. During the program, Evan and I talk about New Orleans, the clarinet and some of his musical heroes. I also visit Murf Reeves of Sylvain Restaurant and Chris Hannah of ... Read more

Gretna Fest 2012

Wed, 10/03/12
It's that time of year again... time to boogie down at Gretna Fest 2012! Read more

"Night Crawlin'"

Tue, 10/02/12
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune in this week for an hour of music and food from the Crescent city, featuring the likes of the New Orleans Night Crawlers, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes and Big Sam’s Funky Nation. This week’s program includes a Culinary Crossroads two-fer with the B... Read more

Fall 2012 - Day 2 - Wednesday, September 26

Thu, 09/27/12
Thank you for the donations provided through the drive by: Bayou Brew La Divina Loretta's Authentic Pralines Whole Foods George's Produce Musicians: Topsy Chapman, John Boutte, Ernie Vincent, & Mario Abney Thanks for the food provided by: Laurel Stree... Read more

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