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GOT TO HEAR THIS: All About Everything - John Boutte

Fri, 08/17/12
Authored by Your Friend
Count your blessings when you find an album like John Boutté’s remarkable “ALL ABOUT EVERYTHING.” In twelve songs performed by a confederacy of the many talents that walk the streets of New Orleans in 2012, Boutté’s voice reigns benevolently, intimate and commanding.  An in... Read more

WWOZ Salutes the Katrina Network

Wed, 08/15/12
In the months following the failure of the federal levee system in New Orleans, a group of 31 community radio stations from around the world lent a much-needed hand as WWOZ struggled to stay on the air. WWOZ salutes this group of stations — now affectionately called the Katrin... Read more

Remembering Katrina: Eight Years After the Storm

Wed, 08/15/12
August 29, 2013 marks the 8th anniversary of Katrina's landfall in southeast Louisiana, the subsequent collapse of the flood protection system, and the ensuing Federal Flood. Let's take a moment to reflect on both what we lost, and on how far we've come, since that catastrophi... Read more

Remembering Katrina: Seven Years After the Storm

Wed, 08/15/12
It's been seven years since Hurricane Katrina careened through New Orleans. WWOZ General Manager David Freedman reflects on the city's recovery in the aftermath of the levee failure as we remember the storm. Read more

Lemony Southern Risotto with Roasted Asparagus, Lima Beans, and Bacon

Wed, 08/15/12
Looking for the perfect summer culinary labor of love? Try this rich and creamy dish nuanced with lemon and mint. This recipe is courtesy of Stephanie Jane Carter and OKRA Magazine, from the Southern Food and Beverage Museum. Read more

Today (August 15th) in the middle hour of the "New Orleans Music Show"

Wed, 08/15/12
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune in from noon to 1pm for a bunch of great music produced/engineered/recorded/performed on by Mike Mayeux.  The inspiration for this hour comes from a very loving music community who are raising money for Mike's medical expenses.  More information at Mike Mayeux's Heart. Read more

"Ogden Redux"

Tue, 08/14/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we hear the sounds of everyone from Theresa Andersson to Big Sam's Funky Nation to the Treme Brass Band, as well as interviews with Libra Lagrone of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and Joe Baker of Longue Vue House and Gardens. Read more

The Hubig's Pies Factory Fire

Mon, 08/13/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
Since 1922, Hubig's Pies have been a delicious fixture in New Orleans. These folded, fried, sugar-glazed and fruit-filled treats have long warmed spirits and bellies in the Crescent City. On July 27th, a fire erupted in the heart of the Hubig's Faubourg Marigny factory, ... Read more

September Cajun Festivals and Music

Wed, 08/08/12
Authored by Father Ron
School is getting back into swing – can you believe it?  Classes start in Jefferson Parish on August 9 and some Orleans Parish schools begin the next week.  Well, that’s a sign that Fall is approaching and for Cajun and Zydeco music fans, there are some good festivals and m... Read more

Satchmo SummerFest 2012 in Photos

Mon, 08/06/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
New Orleans celebrated Louis Armstrong's 111th birthday at Satchmo SummerFest 2012 with music, dancing, second lines, fantastic umbrellas, and fabulous weather! WWOZ photographers were there to capture the spirit of the festival and we've assembled this gallery of our favorite... Read more

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