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St. Patty's Day the New Orleans Way

Thu, 03/15/12
Celebration's in New Orleans pop-up year round, so, why should St. Patrick's Day be any different? New Orleans has a rich Irish history with the first St. Patrick's celebration taking place in 1809. So don your green, find a lucky four-leaf-clover and head out this St. Patty's... Read more

"Ven Pa’ Ca’ – Flamenco in New Orleans"

Tue, 03/13/12
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program features an hour of Flamenco with music and interviews.  During the show, Teresa Romero Torkanowsky, who opened a Flamenco club in the French Quarter in the 1960s, visits us. To satisfy our appetite, we stop by Rio Mar restaurant for a sampling of cevich... Read more

Brass Passers from the Down Under

Mon, 03/12/12
Found out how Australian listener, Brian Wise, found out about WWOZ and why he decided to purchase 37 Brass Passes for Jazz Fest! Read more

New Orleans musicians -- on tuba, drums and trombone, Joshua Brown

Sun, 03/11/12
Authored by Raymond Kent
    You wouldn’t know it to watch him bouncing ever so slightly when he plays tuba, providing the bass lines, sometimes nearly hidden in the unlit back part of the stage behind the reed and brass of the Lagniappe Brass Band – or when the reed and brass line parts like the R... Read more

What radio could be - the Firesign Theatre.

Sat, 03/10/12
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
  From NY Times, March 9th   By PAUL VITELLO Peter Bergman, a founding member of the surrealist comedy troupe Firesign Theater, whose albums became cult favorites among college students in the late 1960s and ’70s for a brand of sly, multilayered satire so dense it seem... Read more

Live Live to T-Bird and the Breaks

Wed, 03/07/12
Streaming live from the 2012 Integrated Media Association conference, courtesy of TuneIn and StreamGuys. Listen Live between 8pm - 10pm Wednesday March 7th. Read more

The Secret Lives of Volunteers

Tue, 03/06/12
Authored by Melanie Merz
All of the volunteers at 'OZ live different lives and work jobs to pay the bills, but they keep coming back to the roost during pledge drive to see old friends, make new ones and enjoy the tunes. Learn a little bit more about our eclectic, audiophile family! Read more

Michael Dominici's camera.

Tue, 03/06/12
Authored by Michael Dominici
I take my camera mostly everywhere. It takes pictures. These are some of those pictures. Read more

"From the Congo to Appalachia"

Tue, 03/06/12
Authored by George Ingmire
This week, we feature an hour of musical travels with Rising Appalachia and Ensemble Fatien. We also preview the Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival and our culinary crossroads lead us to the New Orleans Roadfood Festival. Bonus Audio 1 - Extended interview with Scott Ai... Read more

Bards of Bywater Tribute To LEONARD COHEN

Mon, 03/05/12
Authored by Michael Dominici
Greetings Music Lovers, My name is Michael Dominici and I've been a volunteer with WWOZ since 1996. As a native New Orleanian and a life long music lover, I've had a chance to experience a lot of great music in this town. Still, every once in a while I get caught off guard ... Read more

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