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Margie Perez - My New Orleans

Thu, 08/02/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Louis Michot - My New Orleans

Thu, 08/02/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Susan Cowsill - My New Orleans

Thu, 08/02/12
Authored by Zachary Young

This is My New Orleans: Dancing Man 504

Thu, 08/02/12
Authored by Zachary Young
You know you've found the hottest dance party in town when you spot Darryl Dancing Man 504 kicking up his heels beside you! Listen in This is My New Orleans, a WWOZ series brought to you by Coventry, to learn more about the high-stepping legend. Read more

Coming up in August 2012

Wed, 08/01/12
Authored by Big Pete
I plan on playing some old songs by old time female singers like Marlene Dietrich and Ethel Merman. Stay tuned. Read more

Ven Pa’ Ca’ – Flamenco in New Orleans

Tue, 07/31/12
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program features an hour of Flamenco with music and interviews. During the show, Teresa Romero Torkanowsky, a woman who in the 1960s opened a Flamenco club in the French Quarter, visits us. To satisfy our appetite, we stop by Rio Mar restaurant for a sampling of c... Read more

Come take a ride with The Boudin Man Friday August 3rd at Midnight

Mon, 07/30/12
Join us this Friday night August 3rd at Midnight till 5 a.m. Saturday morning as The Boudin has stolen the keys for the Ride, and is filling in for the Midnight Creeper.  The loose plan is to invite Special Guest D.J.'s with each spinning 30 minute sets.  D.j. 1 will spin a... Read more

For Uncle Lionel: A Photo Essay

Tue, 07/24/12
Authored by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee
Photographer Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee documented two weeks of memorial activities for Uncle Lionel Batiste, and has shared many of these photos with WWOZ. Here is Ryan's own selection of his best images from second lines and the funeral, most of which have not been seen online. We... Read more

"A Sweet History of New Orleans"

Tue, 07/24/12
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program is a mixture of love songs and sweets. And since it’s a little on the warm side these days, we’ll spend most of our time enjoying cool desserts with a little cake on the side. Read more

Healthy Late Night Eating in New Orleans

Thu, 07/19/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
The New Orleans Musicians' Clinic is teaming up with WWOZ to find and promote late night healthy eating options in New Orleans. Whether you're a musician, a service industry professional, or a music lover, you've been out late at night and found yourself looking for what to ea... Read more

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