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Tipitina's: Why the Banana?

Mon, 01/14/13
A tip of the hat to Tipitina's! In the words of Professor Longhair "Tipitina, hoola malla walla dalla"! To honor this celebrated Nola institution's 35th birthday, we decided to research one question that's befuddled every Tip's show-goer: What's up with that banana on their lo... Read more

Celebrating Wessell "Warmdaddy" Anderson!

Mon, 01/14/13
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
During part of  “Jazz from the French Market” on Thursday, January 17th, Jelly Roll Justice will feature tunes by the great alto saxophonist Wessell "Warmdaddy" Anderson    Wess has recently suffered a major stroke and is recovering while undergoing physical, occupational a... Read more

Woody Penouilh - My New Orleans

Sun, 01/13/13
Authored by Zachary Young

Recipe: Galette des Rois (French-Style King Cake)

Sat, 01/12/13
While it's hard to deny the purple, green and yellow sprinkles, traditional king cake (en Francais: Galette de Rois) is a mouthwatering pastry brimming with an almond and cream filling. Southern Food & Beverage's OKRA Magazine editor shares her recipe to help you feast like a ... Read more

"Pardon My French"

Wed, 01/09/13
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
While out at the Bestoff Sculpture Garden in City Park this Tuesday morning --- where I volunteer --- I was approached by an elderly tourist from Paris who could not speak any English.  She needed to ask a question about the garden, and began with  "Pardonnez mon francais."... Read more

"Evan Christopher: Live at Clever Wines"

Tue, 01/08/13
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we enjoy an hour of Evan Christopher, recorded live at Clever Wine Bar in Mid-City. During the program, Evan and I talk about New Orleans, the clarinet and some of his musical heroes. I also visit Murf Reeves of Sylvain Restaurant and Chris Hannah of ... Read more

Rebirth of Clark, Part 2

Tue, 01/08/13
Authored by Zachary Young
In 2011, 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 and see how Clark - known for its musical alumni - is doing. Read more

Benny Jones Sr. - My New Orleans

Sun, 01/06/13
Authored by Zachary Young

Jazz & Heritage 2013 Super Bowl Ticket Raffle

Thu, 01/03/13
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is raffling off a pair of tickets to the 2013 Super Bowl! Deadline is January 18th. Don't miss your chance to support the Foundation and score seats to the biggest game of the year! Read more

Calvin Johnson, Jr. Visits Before His CD Release Party

Wed, 01/02/13
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
  On Thursday, January 3rd, the Calvin Johnson Quartet debuts its 2012 album "Jewel's Lullaby" at Snug Harbor.  Before heading over for sound check, Calvin will stop by WWOZ for an interview just after five (5 p.m.) with Jelly Roll Justice. Calvin Johnson, Jr. was born with... Read more

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