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Photos: Mardi Gras 2024

Wed, 02/14/24
A few photo highlights from a beautiful Mardi Gras Day 2024! Read more

Recipe: Moros y Cristianos

Wed, 02/14/24
Rice and beans are a staple in many cuisines, and they're perfect for Lent. This version comes to us from Executive Chef/Owner Melissa Araujo of Alma Cafe, a Honduran eatery on Louisa St in the Bywater. It's rather different from New Orleans red beans and rice, in that it u... Read more

Mardi Gras 2024 on WWOZ

Mon, 02/12/24
Authored by Carrie Booher
Tune in to WWOZ for the sounds of Mardi Gras! Listen at 90.7 FM locally or at wwoz.org anywhere. Here's the programming schedule for the next couple days: LUNDI GRAS 6-9am Ol' Man River special Carnival show 9-11am Traditional Jazz with Dan Meyer 11am-2pm New Orleans Music ... Read more

Video: Mardi Gras 2024

Sun, 02/11/24
From parades to concerts to Mardi Gras Indian practice and more, it's already been a wonderful Carnival 2024! Check out these highlights from the last couple weeks around New Orleans: Read more

LPO & Lost Bayou Ramblers, Buckwheat Zydeco, Jr., PJ Morton win at 2024 Grammys

Mon, 02/05/24
Louisiana is on top of the Best Regional Roots Music Album at the Grammys this year! Congratulations to the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and Lost Bayou Ramblers, as well as Buckwheat Zydeco, Jr. & the Legendary Ils Sont Partis Band for their wins! The LPO with Lost Bay... Read more

Photos: Courir des Les Malfecteurs 2024

Sun, 02/04/24
This is Courir des Les Malfecteurs in Church Point, Louisiana on Saturday, January 27, 2024! The traditional courir—the French word for run—is led by the capitaine followed by costumed and masked participants on horseback, foot, or trailer. They make their pilgrimage, singi... Read more

"Best of the Beat" with Keith Hill

Wed, 01/31/24
Authored by Keith Hill
A wise man once said "expect the unexpected." While covering the annual OffBeat magazine Best of the Beat awards held last week. Honors were given to New Orleans locals who play music, support and educate the culture of New Orleans. When the award for lifetime achievement i... Read more

French Quarter Fest happens April 11-14, 2024

Wed, 01/24/24
Authored by Carrie Booher
The non-profit French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI) announce French Quarter Festival presented by Chevron, April 11-14, 2024! French Quarter Fest is the largest free festival and showcase of Louisiana music, food, and culture. The festival takes place across venues and sta... Read more

Chanteuse: Celebrating New Orleans Women in Music series returns in March

Mon, 01/22/24
Authored by Carrie Booher
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is proud to announce the 2024 edition of Chanteuse: Celebrating New Orleans Women in Music, a concert series featuring outstanding women vocalists at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center located at 1225 N. Rampart Stree... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for January 2024

Wed, 01/17/24
  In the JANUARY 2024 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Report to the Community for 2023 | 2024 Brass Pass: Get Yours Before They're Gone | WWOZ Show Hosts Favorite Recordings of 2023 | WWOZ's 2023 in Photos | Mardi Gras on WWOZ | 2024 Jazz & Heritage Conce... Read more

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