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In Memoriam: Isaac “Mr. Ike” Edward

Fri, 07/07/17
Isaac “Mr. Ike” Edward, 94, the oldest living Mardi Gras Indian, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Heritage Manor Nursing of Houma Nursing Home. Born in 1923, he said that he first became fascinated by the Mardi Gras Indians who danced through his Uptown neighborhood. Edward... Read more

5 things to know 7/7 to 7/13

Thu, 07/06/17
1.    San Fermin in Nueva Orleans, aka Running of the Bulls, cuts loose July 7-9. The tradition pays homage to the world famous Encierro of Pamplona, Spain, except the bulls are Big Easy Rollergirls and participants from other roller derby leagues across the country. The we... Read more

Live Video Stream at 2:30: Cyril Neville and friends

Thu, 07/06/17

Live Video at Noon: Cuttin' Class with the Marsalis Center Jazz Band

Thu, 07/06/17

New music spotlight: Luke Spurr Allen

Wed, 07/05/17
Authored by Chris Saucier
Luke Spurr Allen, a fixture of the New Orleans music scene for his work with the Happy Talk Band and part ownership of the music venue Siberia, has released a new album called Pothole Heart. Shortly after Allen’s decision to invest in Siberia, he found out he was going to b... Read more

Running With The Bulls

Tue, 07/04/17
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
  It’s that time of the year again. On Saturday July 8, 2017, the hot streets of New Orleans will resound to a symphony of whiffle bats on unsuspecting behinds in celebration of the 11th San Fermin en Neuva Orleans as the ever-spectacular El Encierro, or Running of The Bu... Read more

Morning Set Playlist 07/03/17

Mon, 07/03/17
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1    God Bless The Child    Kenny Burrell    08:56    God Bless The Child 2    Suzanne    Nina Simone    04:22    To Love Somebody 3    Both Sides Now    Pat Martino    02:16    Consciousness 4    Gone    Gary Burton    04:55    Tennessee Firebird 5    Georgia on my mind    S... Read more

African Sound Clash

Thu, 06/29/17
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Joining me on "The Rhythm Room" this week from Radio France, DJ Elodie Maillot. She will be discussing the musical documentary project that brought her to New Orleans and then doing a set of African music followed by a musical battle between Elodie and myself. Read more

5 Things to Know for 6/30 to 7/6

Thu, 06/29/17
1. The Lower 9th Ward Music Park unveils their new Music Playground June 30th! The Friday event features musical performances, food vendors and activities for the whole family. Founder Burnell Colton believes the interactive art and sound station will entertain and educate ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for July 2017

Thu, 06/29/17
In the JULY 2017 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: A Message from WWOZ General Manager Beth Arroyo Utterback | A New Way to Experience New Orleans History | Volunteer Spotlight: Louis Holmes, III | Show Host Spotlight: Gentilly, Jr.: 35 Years on the Air! | Soun... Read more

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