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Louis Prima Was Born 100 Years Ago Today!

Tue, 12/07/10
Authored by Sally Young
New Orleans paid tribute to one of its most famous native sons with the unveiling of a new bronze statue of the Chief in Legends Park on Bourbon Street Saturday night. Master of Ceremonies Frank Maselli, Chairman of the American Italian Renaissance Foundation, introduced ... Read more

"Shrimp and Mirliton Stuffed Pompano: Réveillon Celebration (Part II of III)"

Tue, 12/07/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s show, we ride a musical “Love Trane” with an eclectic range of music from the folk-gospel strains of Spencer Bohren to a Harold Arlen/John Coltrane mash up on piano by Matt Lemmler. We conclude our ride with a little soul, but not before a stroll in City Park to ... Read more

Magic Moment from Terence Higgins

Mon, 12/06/10
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Sound Clash Pt. 2

Sun, 12/05/10
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Join us Fri. Dec. 10 for Pt. 2 of the ongoing series Soundclash. Brice Nice will be joining Alski in a friendly musical cutting contest. Soul, gospel, reggae, funk and ?. Pretty much anything with a groove. Read more

Celebrating the Big 70 of Dr. John

Fri, 12/03/10
Authored by David Kunian
Alright!Alright! Alroute! Alreet!In celebration of Dr. John's 70th birthday last November 21, the Tone Scientists and Mad Programmers of the Kitchen Sink will be playing 2 hours of the Night Tripper this Tuesday, 12/7/10. We'll play some of the classics, but mainly on th... Read more

Atom Bomb

Mon, 11/29/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Listen to an archive streaming version of this show at: http://www.prx.org/pieces/56642-radiation-s-or-was-that-radio-station-s-annivers    Blog post on this show is at: http://www.wwoz.org/node/100834   On December 2nd, 1942 that romantic rascal, Enrico Fermi, is under the g... Read more

Magic Moment from Marigold

Mon, 11/29/10
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"Duck Andouille Gumbo: Réveillon Celebration (Part I of III)"

Mon, 11/29/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s show, we visit Chef Brian Landry of Galatoire's to explore the history of Réveillon, a French Christmas Eve tradition, taking place at restaurants throughout New Orleans. We also stop by Café Adelaide, as Chef Chris Lusk digs into his culinary roots. During th... Read more

Magic Moment from Captain Keith Fawcett

Mon, 11/22/10
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Show Hosts' Favorite CDs of 2011

Mon, 11/22/10
As 2011 closes and we ring in 2012, we've been busy compiling show hosts' favorite albums into a list for your perusal. Check out our recommendations to add to your collection of New Orleans, Jazz and Heritage music. Read more

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