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Help Send WWOZ Love to WFMU

Fri, 12/07/12
When New Orleans flooded after Hurricane Katrina, 90.7 fell silent as our station was damaged and our staff and show hosts were scattered around the country. We were saved when WFMU threw us a lifeboat. Now it's our turn to return the helping hand. Read more

Archived Podcast of "(Un)Locking D.C. Go-Go" with Thomas Sayers Ellis on the Soul Power Show with Soul Sister, Dec. 1, 2012

Thu, 12/06/12
Authored by Soul Sister
On Saturday, December 1, 2012, I had the great pleasure to present poet, photographer, and longtime documenter of Washington DC go-go culture Thomas Sayers Ellis as a special guest on my Soul Power show. Not only did we have an in-depth discussion about go-go music, but TSE... Read more

Happy 32nd Birthday to WWOZ!

Tue, 12/04/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
That's right y'all, pin that dollar, we're celebrating 32 years today! Thank you to all of YOU, the wonderful listerners, musicans, volunteers and friends around the world for keeping us going strong into our 4th decade! Read more

"Reveillon: John Folse"

Tue, 12/04/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s show, we meet up with two musicians, John Rankin and Bob Andrews, who live in New Orleans. One grew up in the city from an early age, the other moved there after a fairly successful musical career in England. We also enjoy part two of our three part series on holida... Read more

Recipe: Down in the Treme Carrot Ginger Coconut Shrimp Soup

Sun, 12/02/12
This recipe is John Boutte's contribution to WWOZ's cookbook, That Sounds Good! The combination of carrot, ginger, and coconut milk is delicious and comforting. Fennel adds another light-sweet note, and the result, exotic yet familiar, perfectly complements the shrimp. Read more

Darryl Adams - My New Orleans

Wed, 11/28/12
Authored by Zachary Young

"Reveillon: Frank Brigtsen"

Tue, 11/27/12
On this week's New Orleans All the Way Live tune in for two sets of Luther Kent & Trick Bag recorded at the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival. We also visit with Frank Brigtsen of Brigtsen’s Restaurant in the Riverbend to begin our three part series exploring Reveillon Menus... Read more

Rebirth of Clark, part 2

Mon, 11/26/12
Authored by Zachary Young
Last year we reported to you from Joseph S. Clark High School in the Treme, which was in the process of shifting management to the Firstline Schools charter group. We returned a year later to check in see how Clark - known for its musical alumni - is doing. Read more

(Un)Locking D.C. Go-Go with Thomas Sayers Ellis on the Soul Power Show, Dec. 1

Tue, 11/20/12
Authored by Soul Sister
On Saturday, December 1, you won't want to miss a very special edition of the Soul Power show (8:00-10:00 p.m.) featuring my guest co-host Thomas Sayers Ellis, who will give you the real deal about the D.C. go-go sound that I love so much and have shared with you for years.... Read more

"Coffee, Anyone?"

Tue, 11/20/12
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune in this week for an hour of the Rob Wagner Trio, recorded live at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro. We also stop by Morning Call to celebrate their new coffee shop in City Park. And for those who need a second cup of coffee, don’t despair, as we visit the Neutral Ground Coffeeho... Read more

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