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New Orleans in Switzerland: The Sound After The Storm

Fri, 07/16/10
For over a year, the film team of Patrik Soergel, Ryan Fenson-Hood, and Sven O. Hill worked in Ascona, Switzerland, New Orleans, and Stresa, Italy, documenting post-Katrina life. They focused on Lillian Boutte, Dr. Michael White, & Armand “Sheik” Richardson, all New Orleans na... Read more

Drew Landry: A Voice for the People

Wed, 07/14/10
There is something so incredibly earthy and moving about Drew Landry and his songs. I have been trying to get him to come into the studio, and play and talk on the Blues Breakdown for some time now. His songs about the life and people of the woods and marshlands of South ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for July, 2010

Wed, 07/14/10
Dear Listener, Wouldn't it be cool if...? July is planning month at WWOZ, and there seems to be no end to the exciting ideas swirling about. Did you ever wish there was something that 'OZ could be doing but hasn't gotten around to yet? If you've got ideas about web site ... Read more

Jerry Garcia Special on the Kitchen Sink "Days Between" Show Wednesday August 4

Tue, 07/13/10
“Days Between” refers to more than just a title of a Grateful Dead song. They are the days each year between August 1st, Jerry's birthday and August 9th the day Jerry passed away Tune in to the Kitchen Sink 10 to 12 Show on Wednesday August 4 at 10:00 p.m. as we celebrate ... Read more

Auf Wiedersehen Deutsches Haus...Danke and Slán

Tue, 07/13/10
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
The Deutsches Haus has stood on South Galvez Street in New Orleans, for just shy of a century, and has been a center for German Culture in the Crescent City for over 80 years. Originally incorporated in 1928 the Deutsches Haus evolved from Deutsche Gesellschaft von New Or... Read more

New Orleans in Switzerland: More from JazzAscona

Tue, 07/13/10
Story by Sally Young. Walking into downtown Ascona Friday afternoon, the first thing I saw was Uncle Lionel Batiste leading a brass band down the street. The official Grand Marshall for the JazzAscona 2010 Festival, Uncle Lionel was stealing the show as usual. All cameras ... Read more

Jamie's Last Post From South Africa - Why We Are All World Cup Fans

Sat, 07/10/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
What is it With World Cup Soccer Fans? This Sunday, July 11th, 13 hours after my midnight show, one out of six people in the world will be fully engaged the same activity.  One billion people will watch the World Cup final.  Billion not million.  Think of the last time you ... Read more

Louisiana Jumbo Lump Crab and Beet Salad

Fri, 07/09/10
We've got a great recipe for you from Louisiana Cookin' Magazine and Chef Brian Landry of Galatoire's, one of New Orleans' oldest and best restaurants. It's a crab and beet salad that incorporates a beet tartare, a white remoulade sauce, and Louisiana jumbo lump crabmeat. Try ... Read more

"3 Nights at the Bistro – Part 2"

Wed, 07/07/10
Authored by George Ingmire
Rebecca Barry, Jason Marsalis and Henry Butler all return for a second hour of music from Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro, featuring both original compositions and pieces by Alvin Batiste, Herbie Hancock, Ray Brown and Eddie Harris. During the program, we also highlight three event... Read more

More from JazzAscona in Switzerland

Mon, 07/05/10
Authored by Mike Kobrin
Blog by Sally Young, photos by Sheik Richardson and Massimo Pedrazinni On Saturday night, after Herlin Riley sat in with Shannon Powell's All-Star Band, the two drummers received the prestigious Ascona Jazz Award for 2010. Previous recipients include Lillian Boutte, Father... Read more

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