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Mr. Potato Head

Sat, 11/14/09
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Thanksgiving is by far the nation's most boring holiday. Even the main event - gorging on food is compromised by the selection. Turkey' tastes like plywood and the second and third place finishers, potatoes and stuffing, are only edible if covered in gravy fat. Even the ... Read more

"A Bowl Of Soul"

Fri, 11/13/09
Authored by George Ingmire
We set our soulful sights on the swamp boogie of Ernie Vincent and the Top Notes, followed by some Brother Tyrone and the Mindbenders — all recorded live at the 2009 Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival in mid-October. The culinary crossroads continues its tasty travels by ... Read more

Savory Sweet Potato Stew

Thu, 11/12/09
This month's recipe is a Savory Sweet Potato Stew, just in time to warm you up for the chilly winter months. It comes to us from Angelique Page of Chicago, IL, and was featured in the October issue of Louisiana Cookin' magazine. Read more

Wess "Warmdaddy" Anderson to Visit WWOZ and Snug Harbor

Thu, 11/12/09
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
Brilliant jazz saxophonist Wessell "Warmdaddy" Anderson will appear tonight (Thursday, November 12th at 8 and 10 p.m.) at Snug Harbor along with Victor Adkins (p), Ed Perkins (s), Troy Davis (d) and Roland Guerin (b) in what promises to be incredible shows. On Wednesday, P... Read more

My fave 30 jazz discs of this decade, 2000-2009

Wed, 11/11/09
Authored by T.R. Johnson
So, off the top of my head, in alphabetical order, here are the 30 jazz discs that I have dug the most from this decade which is now drawing to a close... Alegria by Wayne Shorter Amarosa by Rosa Passos Avatar by Gonzalo Rubalcaba Beautiful Existence by Joe Morris Back East... Read more

Danny Barker Centennial Radio Project

Tue, 11/10/09
Authored by David Kunian
Tonight in its rawest first mix form, the Danny Barker Centennial Radio Project goes on over the airwaves: 10 PM to Midnight on David Kunian's Kitchen Sink show 5 parts - 8 to 12 minutes each - featuring Barker's biography, the Fairview Baptist Church Band, his writing, hi... Read more

Roberto Carcasses In New Orleans

Sun, 11/08/09
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
Something magical: Changes take place in my neighborhood in small increments these days. We wake to another house starting repairs or to another being finished --- and still a few lay dormant. The kudzu and politicians ruin one thing after another, and without a glance, ... Read more

Truth Universal Guest D.J. on Kitchen Sink 10 to 12 Show Wednesday night November 11 at 10:00 p.m.

Sun, 11/08/09
Tune in Wednesday night November 11th for our special guest D.J. Truth Universal. We have been wanting to get him on the show for a long time so you are not wanting to miss it as Truth will be in during the 11:00 hour performing live. Truth Universal performs at 508 Maison... Read more

"Po-Boy Fiesta"

Fri, 11/06/09
Authored by George Ingmire
We preview the upcoming Po-Boy Preservation Festival in the Oak Street Corridor of New Orleans. Celebrating its third year, the festival features food from 40 vendors this year, along with an Artist's Village and two stages. We also feature one of the bands playing at the f... Read more

Behind the Scenes at Voodoo with Jukebox Jack

Tue, 11/03/09
Authored by Jennifer R. Leslie
I'm sitting with 'OZ show host Jukebox Jack just before the live broadcast of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. The WWOZ broadcast truck is to the left and behind us is the WWOZ/SoCo stage under golden-hour sun and near-perfect weather. An ideal closing Sunday for Voodoo. ... Read more

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