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"Crab Melt Blues"

Tue, 09/07/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On today's show, we do some dancing with Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers followed by Amanda Shaw and the Cute Guys. This week's segment of culinary crossroads features the Louisiana blue crab melt, a dish that blends local seafood with Italian bread and cheese. We'... Read more

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey to guest on Jazz from the French Market

Mon, 09/06/10
Authored by Charles Burchell
We'll be talking in studio today with the Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey about their journey from Tulsa, Oklahoma to become one of the cutting edge groups in contemporary jazz. If you caught them yesterday for their in store appearance at the Louisiana Music Factory or last night'... Read more

Magic Moment from The Fosters

Sun, 09/05/10

Sunday: Black Men of Labor Parade and Second Line

Thu, 09/02/10
Authored by Jorge Fuentes
The annual Black Men of Labor parade and second line honoring city workers will take place this Sunday, Sept. 5. It begins and ends at Sweet Lorraine’s on St. Claude Avenue and follows its traditional route through the Treme neighborhood. Read more

"Rock 'N Bowl in New Orleans"

Mon, 08/30/10
Authored by George Ingmire
This week, we visit Mid-City Lanes Rock 'N Bowl, a bowling alley with a stage, that recently moved to a new location. We'll check out some of the club's regular acts and reminisce about a few historical performances. Then we'll take a walk down memory lane with John Blanche... Read more

A Magical Birthday, 'OZ-Style

Sun, 08/29/10
WWOZ's own Development Support Director, Crystal Gross, shares her heartwarming story about the convergence of her birthday, an 'OZ pledge drive, and a visit from New Orleans soul legend Irma Thomas all in a single moment of pure magic. Read more

A Remembrance of Clyde Kerr, Jr. For Sure

Sun, 08/29/10
Authored by Charles Burchell
Join me Monday, August 30th on Jazz from the French Market as we look back on the musical presence of Clyde Kerr Jr. who passed away several weeks ago. We'll talk in-studio with Jonathan Bloom, Education Coordinator for the Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz at Loyola Univers... Read more

Why we returned

Sat, 08/28/10
Authored by Your Cousin Dimitri
This Sunday, on a certain 5 year anniversary, we will spend very little time reflecting on why most of us had to leave. Instead, we will focus on the reasons that the vast majority of us returned. Join us for two hours of acoustic blues, authentic country and American folk ... Read more

LA Fête Cultural 2010 - pt. 2

Thu, 08/26/10
Authored by Zach
Last night was the Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation's LA Fête Cultural 2010, a night of food and music to raise money for oil spill relief. It commemorated the fifth anniversary of the LCEF. I was there for the concert portion of the evening, which kicked off with a s... Read more

Mardi Gras Indian / Katrina Anniversary

Thu, 08/26/10
Authored by Lisa Barrios
In observance of the anniversary of Katrina, New Orleans Mardi Gras Indians are having events all around town this weekend. These are the ones that I know of, I'm sure there are more. CALLING OUT ALL INDIANS !! On Saturday, Aug. 28, the Mardi Gras Indians Brothers &... Read more

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