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Open Mic in New Orleans

Tue, 10/18/11
Authored by Mike Dill
Throughout the ages there has always a segment of society who yearn to take the stage and perform for others. Whether it was musicians, poets, writers, jugglers, or even the jester, it was a certainty that they derived as much pleasure plying their craft, as the public enjo... Read more

"I Put a Spell on You"

Tue, 10/18/11
Authored by George Ingmire
  On this week’s program, we explore the musical haunts of New Orleans with Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Grayon Capps, John Mooney, and others. Along the way, we’ll also visit Sallie Ann Glassman, a New Orleans Vodou Priestess, to hear about some upcoming events on the week... Read more

Starry Night!

Fri, 10/14/11
Authored by Your Friend
  This city truly enjoys an embarrassment of musical riches.  Just when you thought you'd heard it all, here's a nice little twist on live music performance. A Constellation of Cellos will be part of the atmosphere at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art tomorrow night during t... Read more

"The Long View"

Tue, 10/11/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program we hear the music of many, including Paul Sanchez, Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse Revue, John Boutte, and Theresa Andersson. We also stop by the Longue Vue House and Gardens as they prepare for “Freedom Ride," an opera about Civil Rights activists in... Read more

Gerry O'Beirne - If Music be the Food of Love in the Irish House

Sun, 10/09/11
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Many cities in America are known for their great food, and many are known for their great music, but there is no city better known for combining the two than the city of New Orleans. Dublin born Chef Matt Murphy, formerly of Commander’s Palace and the Ritz-Carlton, intends ... Read more

Sunday with the Prince of Wales

Fri, 10/07/11
Authored by Christy
For their 83rd anniversary, the Prince of Wales Social Aid and Pleasure Club parades in pink to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Throw on something pink and head to the Rock Bottom Lounge on Tchoupitoulas + Peniston to show your support and watch the Walers strut their ... Read more

"Paging Dr. Murf"

Tue, 10/04/11
Authored by George Ingmire
Join us this week as we listen to the excellent music of Ellis Marsalis, Dr. John, Joe Krown, and Bob Andrews. We also stop by Sylvain restaurant for a cocktail and visit Henry Griffin for a preview of this year’s New Orleans Film Festival. Culinary Crossroads: New Orleans ... Read more

"Movie Blues"

Tue, 09/27/11
Authored by George Ingmire
Join us this week as we get ready New Orleans' own Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival. We meet up with Jonny Ray and Michelle for a movie tour of the city and visit a local cooking school for three outstanding courses with award-winning chef Frank Brightsen. Read more

"You Hear Me Talkin’ to Ya?"

Tue, 09/20/11
Authored by George Ingmire
Whether you’re doing the Mississippi Slow Drag or the New Orleans Shuffle, you’re in the right place! During this week's program, we will explore music from the 1920s when Blues and Jazz were musically closer to one another, and then we'll continue on into the 30s and 40s w... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for September, 2011

Tue, 09/20/11
Dear Listener, As a fundraiser for the station, I'm often asked about why it's important to support WWOZ. If you've ever asked me that question, you probably got an opus for an answer. But to keep it simple: WWOZ is part of the living, breathing experience that is public ra... Read more

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