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Camarones Enchipotlados (Shrimp in Chipotle Sauce)

Sun, 03/14/21
This dish is a cousin of BBQ shrimp, but the smoky spice of chipotle chiles creates its own  vibe. It's in the style of Veracruz regional Mexican cuisine, down the Gulf Coast from New Orleans and the main port of colonial Mexico. You can see the strong Spanish influence her... Read more

Video: Kermit Ruffins & the BBQ Swingers 'Hold That Tiger'

Fri, 03/12/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
It's the final day of our spring membership drive!!! We wish we could be partyin' at Kermit's Treme Mother In Law Lounge like we were back in 2015, but it's not time yet. It's ALWAYS time to support New Orleans community radio, though! Get in where you fit in and be a part ... Read more

Interview: Ms. Linda Green

Mon, 03/08/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson talks to Lady and Men Rollers president Ms. Linda Green about how the pandemic delayed an important anniversary, all the things her famous Ya-Ka-Mein dish has brought her, how she inherited her cooking skills and work et... Read more

Interview: Robert Starks of Big Nine

Wed, 03/03/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Big Nine business manager Robert Starks talks to Action Jackson about his long battle with Covid-19, friends who were not able to survive the virus, how he hopes 2022 brings some normalcy for second lines, and more. Hear the interview ... Read more

Joe Simon on this week's '50s R&B Show

Mon, 03/01/21
Authored by Neil Pellegrin
This week's edition of The '50s R&B Show will spotlight the life and career of soul legend Joe Simon, featuring a brand new interview with the man himself! Simon, a native of Simmesport, Louisiana, started his recording career on the West Coast in the late '50s with the Ech... Read more

Dancing in the Streets: Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs of New Orleans open now at Historic New Orleans Collection

Mon, 03/01/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
The sights and sounds of a defining local cultural practice, second line parades, come alive in “Dancing in the Streets: Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs of New Orleans,” on view at The Historic New Orleans Collection from February 25 to June 13, 2021. Assembled in collaborat... Read more

Rhythm Room 02/26/21

Sat, 02/27/21
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Thank You Falletin Me Be Mice Elf Agin Junior Mance 04:20 With A Lotta Help From My Friends 2 God Is Real Lee Fields & The Expressions 03:20 It Rains Love 3 Something Is Missing Holmes Brothers 03:14 Feed My Soul 4 Destination: Anywhere The Marvelettes 02:41 The Complete M... Read more

WWOZ Celebrates Black History Month

Fri, 02/26/21
Authored by Al Colón
The year 2021 marks the 95th annual celebration of Black history in the US. This observation was founded as a week-long event in February, 1926 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson and his colleagues in the Association for the Study of Negro (now African American) Life and History, for... Read more

OffBeat's Best of the Beat Awards: Vote by March 15

Thu, 02/25/21

Interview: Kevin Devezin of Undefeated Divas & Gents

Thu, 02/25/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Undefeated Divas and Gents President Kevin Devezin talks to Action Jackson about how he got started in the second line, the group's talented designers, how they choose their fancy footwear, and more. Hear the interview in the player be... Read more

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