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Happy Carnival!

Mon, 01/03/11
The 2009 Carnival Season begins on Tuesday, January 6 with a brand-new walking parade in the French Quarter and the annual Twelfth Night streetcar ride of the Phunny Phorty Phellows. Read more

Magic Moment from Scott Aiges

Mon, 12/27/10
Magic Moment from Scott Aiges Read more


Mon, 12/27/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s show, we ring in the New Year with Spencer Bohren talking about growing up with Gospel and Folk music, followed by Tony Green discussing the connections between painting and music. We also catch up with the Phunny Phorty Phellows and have a slice of King Cake... Read more

Christmas Music Extravaganza

Tue, 12/21/10
Authored by Olivia Greene
This Wednesday morning Dec. 22 I'll take a holiday hiatus from the usual 9:00 to 11:00 AM format to embrace songs of the season, with an emphasis on New Orleans' contributions to the genre. We'll make merry with music, spreading joy to the world and beyond! Read more

Magic Moment from Lindsay Adler

Mon, 12/20/10
Magic Moment from Lindsay Adler Read more

Community Radio/Low Power FM act passes Congress

Mon, 12/20/10
Authored by David Kunian
This is a press release from the fine people of Prometheus Radio Project. The Community Radio act passed in Congress! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 18th, 2010 Contact: Hannah Sassaman, 267-970-4007 hannahjs@prometheusradio.org Senate Joins House in Passing the L... Read more

"Sweet, Savory and Soulful"

Mon, 12/20/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s show, we return to the music of Henry Butler, Rebecca Barry and Jason Marsalis, all recorded live at the Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro. We also hear from Liz Williams, president and director of the Southern Food and Beverage Museum about an upcoming sugar exhibit. ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for December, 2010

Mon, 12/20/10
Dear Listener,For the past 30 years, when we were lighting candles on WWOZ’s birthday cake, we’ve also been lighting candles to Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of music. And every year, we say a prayer--a prayer of gratitude for all of you who have supported WWOZ through th... Read more

Heavy D's annual Alt-Xmas Show, Thurs., 12/23, 4-7 pm

Sat, 12/18/10
What is Alt-Xmas? It's Xmas music without the perky holiday cheer, Xmas with sass, sauciness and satire: talking back to Santa, sexing up to Santa, mamboing to Santa, all kinds of bluesin' and soulin' rather than carolin'. Sure there will be some straight-up heartfelt jazz ... Read more

Holiday Soul Special

Sat, 12/18/10
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Join the Midnight Creeper and Alski for seven hours of holiday soul, blues and funk. Get down to the Xmas sound. Starting 10 p.m. to 5a.m. Christmas day. Read more

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