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Magic Moment from Carmen Post

Mon, 12/13/10
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"There's this cat called Booker, and he can play some piano" - Allen Toussaint on how he first heard of James Booker.

Mon, 12/13/10
Authored by David Kunian
As we do annually on the Kitchen Sink and late lamented Jazz Lunatique around this time of year. James Booker - 2 hours - Kitchen Sink December 14 at 10 PM And in the spirit of James Booker, a report from Deep Cough on the Amsterdam Cannabis Cup 2010. I know how you're cl... Read more

Holiday Events 2010

Sat, 12/11/10
Upcoming holiday events throughout New Orleans will bring cheer and delight into the New Year, with enough dancing to keep you warm and gingerbread to keep you full. Help us expanding our listings by telling us about your favorite events. Read more

Jamie's 2010 WWOZ Memories

Fri, 12/10/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
The boss at WWOZ asked us tree elves to write about a 2010 WWOZ highlight:     Don't tell my sister this but I had Gemma, my 14 year old niece, tally sober versus drunk callers during my Saturday midnight until 3am show.  The ratio of sobers to drunks was two and a half dru... Read more

At the Congo Square Rhythms Festival

Thu, 12/09/10
Authored by Danielle Small
 On an overcast and sleepy Sunday I walked up to the Congo Square Rhythms Festival at the Old US Mint in downtown New Orleans to soak in the pulse and sounds of the world music flowing from the area. The crowd was diverse and pretty colorful with many folks dressed up in tr... Read more

Tip'in it: It's easy to be hip and over 30. Photos from The Bash.

Thu, 12/09/10
Authored by Dean Ellis
Tork torched, Theresa toasted, Shamarr shook down, Papa grew funky, Uganda conga-ed, Glen David consecrated, Willie Green spun emerald webs, Soul Sister sizzled. You can trust some things over 30. Read more

Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey and Sausage Gumbo

Thu, 12/09/10
Try out this post-Thanksgiving recipe for all your leftover turkey hiding in the freezer, or save it for a day when you're wishing Thanksgiving came more than once a year. If you like the recipe, then check out Louisiana Cookin' magazine. Subscribe with the promotion code w... Read more

Sounds from Other Planets...

Wed, 12/08/10
Authored by Scott Borne
Tune in tomorrow, Thursday 12/9 during the final hour of the morning set (8am central) when Anthony Cuccia, of “the Other Planets” will come by for an extended stay in the studio, he was generous enough to offer a little live in-studio tickling of the ivories, as well as br... Read more

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

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