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'OZone Email Newsletter for March, 2012

Thu, 03/22/12
In This Issue Spring Drive 2012 Highlights Congo Square Rhythms Festival French Quarter Fest Roadfood Fest Secret Lives of Volunteers: Leslie Cooper Piano Night Brass Pass Pick Up Info Brass Passers from Down Unde... Read more

Lynne Arriale to Visit Jazz from the Market

Wed, 03/21/12
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
  Brilliant pianist, composer and educator Lynne Arriale will be on air talking about her latest album this Thursday (March 22nd, 2012) at 4:30 on Jazz from the French Market. After the interview, she will be heading up Frenchmen to Snug Harbor to get ready for her gig the ... Read more

"French Quarter Fest 2012"

Wed, 03/21/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we preview some of the music at the 2012 French Quarter Fest, taking place April 12th through the 15th.  We also meet up with Marci Schramm, executive director of French Quarter Festivals, Inc. to find out what’s new about this year’s event. In the s... Read more

Crawfish Pasta

Tue, 03/20/12
"If I had a crawfish, I'd crawfish in the morning, I'd crawfish in the evening and all over this land!" Well, maybe not. But we'd definitely make this killer crawfish pasta courtesy of Angelina's Zydeco Okra Cookbook, and maybe a couple other crawfish recipes, too. Read more

John Blancher - My New Orleans

Mon, 03/19/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Mardi Gras Indian Cultural Exchange Pavilion at Jazz Fest 2012

Fri, 03/16/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
Big Chief Tyrone Casby of the Mohawk Hunters, came by the WWOZ Hospitality tent a few days ago to talk with us about all the state of the Mardi Gras tradition in 2012 and why Jazz Fest dedicated this year's Cultural Exchange Pavilion to Mardi Gras indian culture, performance, ... Read more

St. Joseph's Day: Sicilian Altars + Mardi Gras Indians

Fri, 03/16/12
This Sicilian ritual of St. Joseph feast day altars for March 19 is still celebrated in New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana. This is also one of the most magical evenings of the year when Mardi Gras Indians take to the streets all over town. Read more

St. Patty's Day the New Orleans Way

Thu, 03/15/12
Celebration's in New Orleans pop-up year round, so, why should St. Patrick's Day be any different? New Orleans has a rich Irish history with the first St. Patrick's celebration taking place in 1809. So don your green, find a lucky four-leaf-clover and head out this St. Patty's... Read more

"Ven Pa’ Ca’ – Flamenco in New Orleans"

Tue, 03/13/12
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program features an hour of Flamenco with music and interviews.  During the show, Teresa Romero Torkanowsky, who opened a Flamenco club in the French Quarter in the 1960s, visits us. To satisfy our appetite, we stop by Rio Mar restaurant for a sampling of cevich... Read more

Brass Passers from the Down Under

Mon, 03/12/12
Found out how Australian listener, Brian Wise, found out about WWOZ and why he decided to purchase 37 Brass Passes for Jazz Fest! Read more

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