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"Evan Christopher: Live at Clever Wines"

Tue, 05/14/13
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we enjoy an hour of Evan Christopher, recorded live at Clever Wine Bar in Mid-City. During the program, Evan and I talk about New Orleans, the clarinet and some of his musical heroes. I also visit Murf Reeves of Sylvain Restaurant and Chris Hannah of ... Read more

A Magic Night With the K-Does

Thu, 05/09/13
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Bruce Allen shared this story along with his fund drive contribution.  A story with as many iterations as there are listeners of WWOZ because it is a story of that New Orleans magic we've all experienced.  That magic that is the common denominator of our WWOZ community.   C... Read more

Jazz Fest Thanks and Praise

Thu, 05/09/13
Authored by David Stafford
Before Jazz Fest season slips too far into the past, we've got some "Thank yous!" to hand out. It takes a ton of people to get us through such an enormous event, and we appreciate everyone and their efforts. Hospitality Tent Volunteers Props to the volunteers who staffed th... Read more

Photos from Jazz Fest

Tue, 05/07/13
Authored by David Stafford
Check out all of our great photos from Jazz Fest. Here's a highlights gallery, and there are daily galleries below.   Second Weekend Photo Highlights Sunday | Saturday | Friday | Thursday First Weekend Photo Highlights Sunday | Saturday | Friday Jazz Fest Food Highlights! T... Read more

It's all about the MUSIC bike ride! A weekly social bike ride for music lovers! Meeting every Tuesday at 6pm in Armstrong Park

Tue, 05/07/13
Authored by Ol' Man River
Old Man River is back at it again! Every Tuesday @ 6pm we will meet in Armstrong Park for the "it's all about the MUSIC bike ride" which meets at Congo Square So if MUSIC or CASUAL CYCLING or COOL PEOPLE is yo THANG then meet us at 6pm at CONGO SQUARE in Armstrong Park We... Read more

"Magnetic Ear: A Curry in 4 Acts"

Tue, 05/07/13
Authored by George Ingmire
On any given night in New Orleans, you’re likely to find a place with live music and free food. Sometimes it’s red beans and trad jazz, other times it’s BBQ and the blues. On this week’s program, it’s curry and the Pocket brass of Magnetic Ear, an ensemble headed by Martin K... Read more

Jazz Fest Food Highlights

Mon, 05/06/13
Every day during Jazz Fest 2013, our intrepid web team sampled the best of Jazz Fest eats for our "Food of the Day" blog entry. Here's a recap of our Jazz Fest food coverage. Read more

Lagniappe: More Jazz Fest Food

Mon, 05/06/13
Authored by David Stafford
This is a little bit of lagniappe, a couple of extra food items we couldn't work into our Food of the Day posts during Jazz Fest. Enjoy! Pecan Catfish Meunière and Fried Crab Cake with Smoked Tomato & Jalapeño Tartar       Read more

The Soul Queen of New Orleans

Sun, 05/05/13
Authored by Melanie Merz
On Friday Irma Thomas brought the Gospel Tent to its knees with her tribute to Mahalia Jackson... and then today, on the seventh and final day of Jazz Fest 2013, the sensational Irma had thousands dancing at the Gentilly Stage. Singing her own take on "Hey Pocky Way," as we... Read more

Recipe: Gambas Al Ajillo

Sun, 05/05/13
As with so many other classic Latin dishes, there is a New Orleans cousin of Gambas Al Ajillo. When tucking into a bowl of Gambas, one cannot help but note it's similarity to New Orleans BBQ Shrimp. Read more

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