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At the Congo Square Rhythms Festival

Thu, 12/09/10
Authored by Danielle Small
 On an overcast and sleepy Sunday I walked up to the Congo Square Rhythms Festival at the Old US Mint in downtown New Orleans to soak in the pulse and sounds of the world music flowing from the area. The crowd was diverse and pretty colorful with many folks dressed up in tr... Read more

Tip'in it: It's easy to be hip and over 30. Photos from The Bash.

Thu, 12/09/10
Authored by Dean Ellis
Tork torched, Theresa toasted, Shamarr shook down, Papa grew funky, Uganda conga-ed, Glen David consecrated, Willie Green spun emerald webs, Soul Sister sizzled. You can trust some things over 30. Read more

Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey and Sausage Gumbo

Thu, 12/09/10
Try out this post-Thanksgiving recipe for all your leftover turkey hiding in the freezer, or save it for a day when you're wishing Thanksgiving came more than once a year. If you like the recipe, then check out Louisiana Cookin' magazine. Subscribe with the promotion code w... Read more

Sounds from Other Planets...

Wed, 12/08/10
Authored by Scott Borne
Tune in tomorrow, Thursday 12/9 during the final hour of the morning set (8am central) when Anthony Cuccia, of “the Other Planets” will come by for an extended stay in the studio, he was generous enough to offer a little live in-studio tickling of the ivories, as well as br... Read more

Louis Prima Was Born 100 Years Ago Today!

Tue, 12/07/10
Authored by Sally Young
New Orleans paid tribute to one of its most famous native sons with the unveiling of a new bronze statue of the Chief in Legends Park on Bourbon Street Saturday night. Master of Ceremonies Frank Maselli, Chairman of the American Italian Renaissance Foundation, introduced ... Read more

"Shrimp and Mirliton Stuffed Pompano: Réveillon Celebration (Part II of III)"

Tue, 12/07/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s show, we ride a musical “Love Trane” with an eclectic range of music from the folk-gospel strains of Spencer Bohren to a Harold Arlen/John Coltrane mash up on piano by Matt Lemmler. We conclude our ride with a little soul, but not before a stroll in City Park to ... Read more

Magic Moment from Terence Higgins

Mon, 12/06/10
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Sound Clash Pt. 2

Sun, 12/05/10
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Join us Fri. Dec. 10 for Pt. 2 of the ongoing series Soundclash. Brice Nice will be joining Alski in a friendly musical cutting contest. Soul, gospel, reggae, funk and ?. Pretty much anything with a groove. Read more

Celebrating the Big 70 of Dr. John

Fri, 12/03/10
Authored by David Kunian
Alright!Alright! Alroute! Alreet!In celebration of Dr. John's 70th birthday last November 21, the Tone Scientists and Mad Programmers of the Kitchen Sink will be playing 2 hours of the Night Tripper this Tuesday, 12/7/10. We'll play some of the classics, but mainly on th... Read more

Atom Bomb

Mon, 11/29/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Listen to an archive streaming version of this show at: http://www.prx.org/pieces/56642-radiation-s-or-was-that-radio-station-s-annivers    Blog post on this show is at: http://www.wwoz.org/node/100834   On December 2nd, 1942 that romantic rascal, Enrico Fermi, is under the g... Read more

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