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Magic Moment from Derrick Freeman

Mon, 11/01/10
Magic Moment from Derrick Freeman of Smoker's World and Kermit Ruffins & the BBQ Swingers Read more

The Porch Celebrates

Fri, 10/29/10
Authored by Christy
If you weren't at the Porch/7th Ward's new home on St. Anthony Street around 7 pm on Saturday night (October 23), you missed a great time: steppers from the Porch's Original Big 7 broke out their finest moves as the Big 7 Brass Band played their hearts out as part of the 6... Read more

Cuba and the JALC: Jazz Diplomacy

Thu, 10/28/10
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
Hear that trumpet!! Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra are literally breaking down the political barriers that have separated American and Cuban jazz musicians for over 50 years. The JALC Orchestra recently visited Cuba and were hosted by Chucho Vald... Read more

Dark passages and stranger candy (The Blues Breakdown new time, one day only)

Thu, 10/28/10
Shadowy figures in darkened corners, lurking strangers, Unknown creatures stalk the forgotten rooms and evanescent corridors of the mind.. Such is the currency of the horror film. Of the particularly human art of scaring ourselves. Halloween. Down here in the Steamy S... Read more

"Grooving with the Ghouls 2010"

Tue, 10/26/10
Authored by George Ingmire
This special edition of New Orleans All the Way Live features spooky tunes from around the Crescent City. We also a visit with a local Vodou priestess, and we check out a haunted hotel that serves a delicious Bloody Mary. Read more

"Treme" Exec Eric Overmyer Visits 'OZ this Tuesday

Mon, 10/25/10
Authored by Mike Kobrin
Eric Overmyer, Executive Producer of the HBO series "Treme," will stop by WWOZ's studio on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 8:30 a.m. during Morning Set with Mark LaMaire to talk about the release of the "Treme" Season 1 soundtrack, as well as downloadable videos and the show. Tune in! Read more

Magic Moment from John Michael Early

Mon, 10/25/10
Magic Moment from John Michael Early of Flow Tribe Read more

A Cure for Pain

Fri, 10/22/10
Morphine lives on in The Members of Morphine, with Jeremy Lyons AKA The Ever Expanding Elastic Wasteband. They played live today on the Blues Breakdown, community radio style, raw and minimal. See them tonight, here in New Orleans, at D.B.A. on Frenchman Street. The band fe... Read more

Dew Drop Jazz & Social Hall

Wed, 10/20/10
Authored by Big D
On May 5, 1885 a group of civic-minded African American residents of the village of Mandeville, led by the late Olivia Eunio, created the Dew Drop Social and Benevolent Association. A decade later the organization laid a cornerstone and in 1895 constructed a small wooden b... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for October, 2010

Wed, 10/20/10
Dear Listener, Congratulations to all of our listeners who helped us slam it out of the park during the 2010 Fall Membership drive. While our local support continues to grow, the headline this year is the steady growth in our out-of-town membership—currently north of 48% ... Read more

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