The Battle of New Orleans. 09/11/10
PRAYER VIGIL AND AWARENESS CONCERT
"Providence has showered on this favored land blessings with out number, and
has chosen you as the guardians of freedom, to preserve it for the benefit of
the human race" - Andrew Jackson
Prayers at Ja...
Drew Landry says it "isn't about me", it's about a song and a benefit. It's
about saving South Louisiana and the Gulf Coast from washing away. It's
about standing up for the people that are the real America, not the greed
that leeches the life from the land. It's about get...
This recipe for Louisiana Buffalo Shrimp comes from Chef Brent Applewhite from Refuel Café in New Orleans. If you like the recipe, then check out Louisiana Cookin' magazine. Subscribe with the promotion code wwoz2010, and they'll donate $5 to WWOZ.
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'...
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'...
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.
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...
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.
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...