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Toulouse Theatre reopens

Wed, 10/27/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Toulouse Theatre announced it will return to 615 Toulouse Street, re-opening on Friday, October 29, 2021 with a concert featuring Big Freedia, Boyfriend, and HaSizzle. First opened in 1961, the historic French Quarter theatre most recently housed the local, independent ... Read more

In Memoriam: Jack Fine

Wed, 10/27/21
Trumpeter Jack Fine has died at the age of 93 after a storied life full of jazz.  Fine was born in Brooklyn in September 1928. At 17, he enlisted in the Air Force and served in British Guyana as a military police officer. He was able to travel extensively through the milit... Read more

Rhythm Room10/22/21

Sat, 10/23/21
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Mack The Knife Bobby Emmons 02:13 Name Of The Game:Hi Records 2 Mighty Redeemer Justin Hinds & The Dominoes 02:29 Corner Stone 3 Let The Sunshine In G.E. Smith & LeRoy Bell 05:52 Stony Hill 4 feel like breaking up somebody's home ann peebles 02:29 cheatin' soul and the sout... Read more

Video: George Clinton on the Meters

Fri, 10/22/21
"Free Your Mind" is George Clinton's first ever solo gallery presentation of paintings. The show is at the Spillman Blackwell Gallery (866 Camp St.) through October 30. At the opening night on October 2, he was asked about fellow funk pioneers The Meters, and this is what h... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for October 2021

Fri, 10/22/21
  In the OCTOBER 2021 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Jazz Festing in Place Fall 2021 Wrap Up | WWOZ Wins Five Press Club Awards | Print Sale: "WWOZ Second Line" | Update on Sunday Second Lines | New Orleans Film Festival Nov 5 - 21 | Livewire Music Calen... Read more

Manhattan-style Fish Chowder

Wed, 10/20/21
This recipe puts a Louisiana twist on tomato-based Manhattan-style chowder (in contrast with creamy "New England" style) with the trinity, cayenne, and your favorite kind of firm white fleshed Louisiana fish, like trout, red snapper, red fish, even tilapia in a pinch. Add s... Read more

Rhythm Room 09/17/21

Sat, 10/16/21
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 04 Amazing Grease V3 (Mastered) July 16 2021-p2p grease traps 02:53  2 Good Old Gospel Music Meditation Singers 04:41 Holy Spirit, Spiritual Soul & Gospel Funk from Shreveport's Jewel Records CD2 3 Higher Ground Naomi Shelton The Gospel Queens 04:19 The Daptone Super Soul ... Read more

WWOZ wins 5 Press Club of New Orleans Awards for Excellence in Journalism (again!)

Fri, 10/15/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
We are happy to share that WWOZ won five Press Club of New Orleans Awards last night in the categories of Best Radio Show for "Jazz Festing In Place," Best Social Video for "WWOZ Groove Gala," Best Social Media Campaign for "Jazz Festing In Place," Best Feature Videography ... Read more

Video: Sync Up with Mia X

Wed, 10/13/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation hosted an interview with Mia X as part of the "Sync Up 2021: NOLA Next" series. In this interview, Mia and Christie Jourdain of Original Pinettes Brass Band discussed reinventing yourself as an artis... Read more

Prince of Wales & Katrina 16 Second Line Parades today

Sun, 10/10/21

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