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"Fish and Bread"

Wed, 03/28/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we celebrate music and food and their connection to culture and history.  In the first half, Cajun music meets up with fishing, as we enjoy the Lost Bayou Ramblers with some oysters and pasta, alligator sauce piquant, and Hummingbird cake at Borgne r... Read more

Zydeco and New Orleans Blues documentaries tonight on Kitchen Sink

Tue, 03/27/12
Authored by David Kunian
Tonight, the Tone Scientists and Radio Wave Commanders of the Kitchen Sink will play, for your listening pleasure and education, two documentaries by producers extrordinaire and friends of WWOZ, The Y and the Z of documentary radio, Barry Yeoman and Richard Ziglar.   First,... Read more

The Beat

Sat, 03/24/12
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Think of a frenetic jazz piece with the counter-point of a steady, unfazed tap dancer's sound.  It's the musical equivalent of social "coolness."   In the 1950s to 1970's music we focus on every Saturday from midnight to Sunday 3am, this sound evolved from the hoofers to dru... Read more

Tony Fitzpatrick in the Studio

Fri, 03/23/12
Authored by Michael Dominici
Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Part 4: Part 5: Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for March, 2012

Thu, 03/22/12
In This Issue Spring Drive 2012 Highlights Congo Square Rhythms Festival French Quarter Fest Roadfood Fest Secret Lives of Volunteers: Leslie Cooper Piano Night Brass Pass Pick Up Info Brass Passers from Down Unde... Read more

Lynne Arriale to Visit Jazz from the Market

Wed, 03/21/12
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
  Brilliant pianist, composer and educator Lynne Arriale will be on air talking about her latest album this Thursday (March 22nd, 2012) at 4:30 on Jazz from the French Market. After the interview, she will be heading up Frenchmen to Snug Harbor to get ready for her gig the ... Read more

"French Quarter Fest 2012"

Wed, 03/21/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we preview some of the music at the 2012 French Quarter Fest, taking place April 12th through the 15th.  We also meet up with Marci Schramm, executive director of French Quarter Festivals, Inc. to find out what’s new about this year’s event. In the s... Read more

Crawfish Pasta

Tue, 03/20/12
"If I had a crawfish, I'd crawfish in the morning, I'd crawfish in the evening and all over this land!" Well, maybe not. But we'd definitely make this killer crawfish pasta courtesy of Angelina's Zydeco Okra Cookbook, and maybe a couple other crawfish recipes, too. Read more

John Blancher - My New Orleans

Mon, 03/19/12
Authored by Zachary Young

St. Joseph's Day: Sicilian Altars + Mardi Gras Indians

Fri, 03/16/12
This Sicilian ritual of St. Joseph feast day altars for March 19 is still celebrated in New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana. This is also one of the most magical evenings of the year when Mardi Gras Indians take to the streets all over town. Read more

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