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Crawfish Etouffee—the Craig Klein Way

Thu, 09/01/16
This recipe from That Sounds Good! Was contributed by Bonerama co-founder Craig Klein. It's both a recipe for a Louisiana culinary classic, and lesson in cooking philosophy. And no fair using Chinese crawfish! Read more

Fall 2016 Jazz In the Park Schedule

Wed, 08/31/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The fall 2016 Jazz in the Park schedule, happening at Armstrong Park, starts its 10th season on September 8. The free weekly concert series happens each Thursday and runs through the first week of November. In addition to the great live music, Jazz in the Park also hosts a ... Read more

NOCCA student selected for prestigious Vail Jazz Workshop

Wed, 08/31/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The next generation of jazz musicians in New Orleans is beginning to receive their accolades and larger opportunities. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts senior Brian Richburg recently received the news that he has been selected as a scholarship winner and participant in ... Read more

LOUISIANA SEAFOOD FESTIVAL - 2016

Tue, 08/30/16
  From our waters to your plate, the Louisiana Seafood Festival is a celebration of all the fresh and flavorful seafood that makes our state great. This year the party offers 3 days of live music, celebrity Chef cooking demonstrations, a beer garden featuring local and cr... Read more

New music spotlight: John 'Papa' Gros

Tue, 08/30/16
John 'Papa' Gros is a New Orleans pianist keeping the flame alive. On his latest, River's On Fire, released last Friday, Gros hits hard with the funk after a 12-year hiatus since his last solo release. Born in New Orleans, Gros has spent more than a quarter-century champion... Read more

Audition for Jazz & Heritage Foundation's Free Music School

Mon, 08/29/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Auditions for the 2016-2017 session of the Jazz & Heritage Foundation's Don "Moose" Jamison Heritage School of Music program for students ages 10 to 17 will be held on Saturday, September 10 from 10a-12p at the George & Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center (1205 N. Rampart St)... Read more

Hurricane Katrina: 11 Years After

Mon, 08/29/16
On this 11th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, take a look back at part of the "Ten Years After" commemoration event that happened at the site of the levee breach in the Lower 9th Ward. This special commemoration event, led by numerous members of the Lower 9th Ward communit... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 08/26/16

Sat, 08/27/16
Num. Title Artist Time Release Start Time 1 TP Paper The Soul Sensations 04:09 Street Sounds From The Bay Area: Music City Funk & Soul Grooves 1971-75 2016/8/26 22:01:47 2 Hope In A Hopeless World Pops Staples 04:26 F... Read more

Second Line Seaon: Valley of Silent Men

Fri, 08/26/16

5 things to know for 8/26-9/1

Thu, 08/25/16
1) People throughout southern Louisiana are beginning to rebuild their lives after unexpected heavy flooding inundated the region last week. If you want to help, or are looking for resources to help yourself, family, or friends, check out our Flood Relief: What You Can Do p... Read more

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