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The Battle of New Orleans 09/11

Fri, 09/10/10
The Battle of New Orleans. 09/11/10 PRAYER VIGIL AND AWARENESS CONCERT "Providence has showered on this favored land blessings with out number, and has chosen you as the guardians of freedom, to preserve it for the benefit of the human race" - Andrew Jackson Prayers at Ja... Read more

Drew Landry the BP Blues & The Battle of New Orleans

Fri, 09/10/10
Drew Landry says it "isn't about me", it's about a song and a benefit. It's about saving South Louisiana and the Gulf Coast from washing away. It's about standing up for the people that are the real America, not the greed that leeches the life from the land. It's about get... Read more

Louisiana Buffalo Shrimp

Thu, 09/09/10
This recipe for Louisiana Buffalo Shrimp comes from Chef Brent Applewhite from Refuel Café in New Orleans. If you like the recipe, then check out Louisiana Cookin' magazine. Subscribe with the promotion code wwoz2010, and they'll donate $5 to WWOZ. Read more

"Crab Melt Blues"

Tue, 09/07/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On today's show, we do some dancing with Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers followed by Amanda Shaw and the Cute Guys. This week's segment of culinary crossroads features the Louisiana blue crab melt, a dish that blends local seafood with Italian bread and cheese. We'... Read more

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey to guest on Jazz from the French Market

Mon, 09/06/10
Authored by Charles Burchell
We'll be talking in studio today with the Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey about their journey from Tulsa, Oklahoma to become one of the cutting edge groups in contemporary jazz. If you caught them yesterday for their in store appearance at the Louisiana Music Factory or last night'... Read more

Magic Moment from The Fosters

Sun, 09/05/10

Sunday: Black Men of Labor Parade and Second Line

Thu, 09/02/10
Authored by Jorge Fuentes
The annual Black Men of Labor parade and second line honoring city workers will take place this Sunday, Sept. 5. It begins and ends at Sweet Lorraine’s on St. Claude Avenue and follows its traditional route through the Treme neighborhood. Read more

"Rock 'N Bowl in New Orleans"

Mon, 08/30/10
Authored by George Ingmire
This week, we visit Mid-City Lanes Rock 'N Bowl, a bowling alley with a stage, that recently moved to a new location. We'll check out some of the club's regular acts and reminisce about a few historical performances. Then we'll take a walk down memory lane with John Blanche... Read more

A Magical Birthday, 'OZ-Style

Sun, 08/29/10
WWOZ's own Development Support Director, Crystal Gross, shares her heartwarming story about the convergence of her birthday, an 'OZ pledge drive, and a visit from New Orleans soul legend Irma Thomas all in a single moment of pure magic. Read more

A Remembrance of Clyde Kerr, Jr. For Sure

Sun, 08/29/10
Authored by Charles Burchell
Join me Monday, August 30th on Jazz from the French Market as we look back on the musical presence of Clyde Kerr Jr. who passed away several weeks ago. We'll talk in-studio with Jonathan Bloom, Education Coordinator for the Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz at Loyola Univers... Read more

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