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2010 Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

Wed, 12/09/09
Authored by Big D
The Blues Foundation today announced the nominees for the 2010 Blues Music Awards NOMINEES by Award: Acoustic Album David Maxwell & Louisiana Red You Got to Move Maria Muldaur & her Garden of Joy Good Time Music for Hard Times Saffire-the Uppity Blues Women Havin' The Last ... Read more

Shrimp Canapés

Wed, 12/09/09
This month's recipe is the perfect decorative-but-delicious complement to your holiday cocktail party. So are any of the four wines Louisiana Cookin' magazine recommends to go with it... and throw in a dash or two of WWOZ! Read more

"Peace of Bread"

Wed, 12/09/09
Authored by George Ingmire
We enjoy the sounds of New Orleans clarinetist Tim Laughlin followed by cornetist Connie Jones. We also learn how to make peace from oysters, bacon and cheese, and we'll preview an upcoming Christmas Festival in the Faubourg Saint John. Food: Peacemaker (Mahony's Po-Boys) E... Read more

Top 2009 New Orleans CDs

Mon, 12/07/09
Authored by Tom Morgan
2009 CDs by New Orleans artists will be the focus of the next two Tuesday New Orleans Music Shows. Here's my listing of the top 11 CDS. My top 11 CDs by 2009 New Orleans artists listed alphabetically Notes: Top airplay was Tom McDermott's followed closely by Luther Kent's and... Read more

Show Me Something, Santa!

Mon, 12/07/09
Authored by Your Friend
Story and photographs by Sharon Armstrong. There is a theory that I have heard that says that women dress not for men, but for other women. If that is true, then the burlesque girls of Fleur de Tease certainly proved that they can definitely undress for other women as well... Read more

Silent Night? Holy Bejezus!

Mon, 12/07/09
Authored by Sean O'Meara
Story by Sharon Armstrong. Photographs courtesy of Legacy. The Christmas season in New Orleans might be full of holy nights, but they will be far from silent if Irish music group Legacy has anything to do with it. At a time when New Orleanians are starting to think about ... Read more

In Memoriam: Mike Casey, 'OZ Volunteer and Friend

Fri, 12/04/09
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
It’s with a heavy heart that WWOZ announces the passing of one of the cornerstones of our volunteer army, Mike Casey. He was 71. Our love and support go out to Mike’s family, which includes his nephew, ‘OZ show host Andrew Grafe. Show host Jamie Dell’Apa has written a beautifu... Read more

"Rebroadcast of Show 6"

Mon, 11/30/09

You Buy It Diet

Sun, 11/29/09
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Post Thanksgiving DietThe diet and exercise video you need from the Firesign Theatre:  An audio version of this type of non-sense happens every Saturday midnight to Sunday 3am.Jamie Read more

"Bowling in the New Year"

Fri, 11/27/09
Authored by George Ingmire
We return to Mid-City Lanes Rock 'N Bowl, a bowling alley that doubles as a music club, featuring everything from Zydeco, swing and blues to country. This show previews upcoming gigs with Bonerama and Tab Benoit. Location: Mid-City Lanes Rock 'N Bowl Event: New Years Eve wit... Read more

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