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Problem Child and the Oil Monster

Fri, 05/21/10
Untold thousands of barrels of uncut crude oil have been gushing out of a small hole on the ocean floor, off the coast of Louisiana, for a month now. So, it’s no big surprise that it has come ashore to coat the grasses of the marsh, kill the birds and torment the turtles.... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for May, 2010

Wed, 05/19/10
Dear Listener, Just days after Big Plume began gushing in the Gulf, I knew we couldn't wait for the insurance checks like we did after Katrina. Driven by horrific visions of our wildlife and wetlands encased in oily muck, I got producer Steve Rehage and Mardi Gras World's... Read more

Special Show

Tue, 05/18/10
Authored by David Kunian
tonight on the Kitchen Sink from 10 to midnight, the powers that be and executives will be kicking it up and kicking it back with one of the catalyst presences on the New Orleans Music Scene. His so-funky-it-smells brass funk band is having a reunion show this weekend so w... Read more

Clancy Wiggums - Lawman

Mon, 05/17/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Book 'em Look, cops have been brutalizing guys they don't like since time began.  That the America of 1968 was a bit shocked to see Chicago cops dishing these extra-legal beatings to political protesters was merely reflective of getting news cameras in the field.  Overnight... Read more

In Memoriam: Hank Jones

Sun, 05/16/10
Authored by Zachary Young
Hank Jones, a pianist, composer and bandleader with one of the most storied careers in the music world, died on May 16, 2010, at age 91. The list of musicians with whom he collaborated reads like a history of jazz: swing icons like Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw, beboppers like ... Read more

"Real Life"

Sat, 05/15/10
Authored by George Ingmire
Susan Cowsill starts off the hour with ballads full of love and an ode to New Orleans. In the second half, The Lost Bayou Ramblers bring you the 2-step, the waltz and the stomp. This week’s Culinary Crossroads is at Holly’s Tamales, a New Orleans street vendor with a variet... Read more

The Doctor Was In!

Fri, 05/14/10
Authored by Your Friend
Story and photos by Christy Grimes His sousaphone's headless and battered body tucked under his arm, Marshan Boudel of the Young Fellaz Brass Band awaits the Horn Doctor's healing touch. The instrument's utterly crumpled bell lies face down on the sidewalk, still sporting ... Read more

Donald Link's Skillet Jambalaya

Fri, 05/14/10
This month's recipe is from chef/restaurateur Donald Link, owner of Herbsaint and Cochon, two of New Orleans' favorite eateries. His skillet jambalaya calls for andouille, chicken and Louisiana shrimp, though you can always make substitutions if one of these becomes difficult ... Read more

"Crescent City Moon"

Fri, 05/14/10
Authored by George Ingmire
Rebroadcast of Show 29 Read more

darryl "dancing man 504 " young

Thu, 05/13/10
Authored by Lisa Barrios
Check out Darryl " dancing man 504 " Young this weekend @ the Broadmoor fest this Saturday, May 15, 4:30. He'll be @ the opening of the Wilson Charter School, located in Broadmoor. ( He'll also be starting early @ his house across the street from Wilson. Darryl teaches ki... Read more

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