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  1. Roddie Romero & Yvette Landry, "I'm Leaving It Up To You"Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WWOZ

    Contemporary Cajun/Creole artists Roddie Romero & Yvette Landry cover the early 1960s Dale & Grace hit "I'm Leaving It Up To You". This version was recorded in the same studio that Dale & Grace used, with the same microphones, drums, piano, etc.

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  2. Culture Collision 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WWOZ

    Culture Collision 7 - Someone once likened Culture Collision to a trade show, but it's so much more! Nowhere else in town will you will find more than 65 of New Orleans' performing and visual arts organizations under one roof for a one-night only event of artistic celebration and schmoozing. Let that sink in a moment - for the professional in you, unlimited networking awaits; for the philanthropist in you, an array of organizations with diverse missions, sizes and passions, all vying for your attention.

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  3. Ranger Matt Hampsey & the Down on their Luck OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WWOZ

    Ranger Matt Hampsey leads the Down on Their Luck Orchestra in a program demonstrating musical elements that helped nurture New Orleans role as the birthplace of jazz.

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  4. New music spotlight: Nicholas PaytonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WWOZ

    Nicholas Payton has a new double album out on his own label, Paytone Records, titled "Letters." In the 26 tracks within, Payton truly runs the gamut from A to Z-- literally, as each track is named after a letter of the alphabet.

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  5. Join Smoothie King at the New Orleans Bluedoo Walk/Run/PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | WWOZ

    Smoothie King has launched the Smoothie King Race Team with New Orleans Pelicans superstar, Jrue Holiday, serving as honorary captain. Race team participants have the chance to meet Jrue Holiday at area races throughout the year.

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  6. Modern Gramma Pop-Up's coming to New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | WWOZ

    For the first time, pastry chef Justin Burke-Samson is bringing his Modern Gramma dessert pop-up to New Orleans in September for a four-course, bourbon-infused dessert tasting, as well as a second surprise dessert pop-up.Emeril's New Orleans pastry chef Jeremy Fogg will host Burke-Samson for the one-time rooftop event, and they have invited some of NOLA's best pastry chefs to join and showcase their own original recipes. Guests will enjoy the four-course dessert menu, with optional wine pairings, overlooking New Orleans and the Mississippi River.Guests will be welcomed with a boozy popsicle amuse-bouche from Lick Our Pops.

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  7. Aurora Nealand and the Gordon Webster Sextet, "A Kiss To Build A Dream On"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | WWOZ

    Aurora Nealand and the Gordon Webster Sextet do the Louis Armstrong standard "A Kiss to Build a Dream On" at L'Astral during the Montreal International Jazz Festival in July 2015. Along with Gordon Webster, the other musicians are Rob Garcia, Danny Ziemann, Dan Reitz, Danny Lipsitz.

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  8. The Curtain Call Ball at Le Petit TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | WWOZ

    As the grand dame of our city's performing arts organizations, Le Petit Theatre is dedicated to presenting high quality theatre to the diverse public of the greater New Orleans area. All proceeds from The Curtain Call Ball will allow Le Petit Theatre to continue its mission, to embrace the work of the city's professional artists both onstage and backstage, and to nurture and mentor up-and-coming talent with an array of educational outreach programs with our local schools.

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  9. Teacher Efficacy Town Hall: Action Strategies and OutcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | WWOZ

    A conversation and open community planning session on the New Orleans educator workforce, followed by a parent-teacher resource fair. Participants will examine teacher training, classroom instruction strategies, and cultural competence, with an invitation to the public to participate in the creation of an action plan for New Orleans' educators.

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  10. Nonprofit workshop: Grantwriting for BeginnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | WWOZ

    Nonprofit workshop: Grantwriting for Beginners Thurs., Sept. 10, 2:00-4:30pm Ashe Cultural Arts Center 1712 O. C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans Details & registration at www.thefundingseed.com Are you involved with a nonprofit? Does your job require you to raise funds for your department or position? Do you want to add a valuable skill to your resume? For more on workshops and other services from The Funding Seed, visit www.thefundingseed.com .

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  11. Ogden After Hours presents The Breton SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | WWOZ

    Since 2010, New Orleans natives The Breton Sound have been playing their brand of energetic, melodic, and anthemic rock and roll. The band's co-founders, singer/guitarist Jonathan Pretus and guitarist Stephen Turner, have helmed the release of their first two EP's, 2011's Eudaemonia and 2013's Maps to rave reviews.

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  12. Dillard Urban Studies Professor to talk about City's Post Katrina...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WWOZ

    During a panel presentation "From Recovery to Resilience: Post-Katrina Planning in NOLA" at noon on Friday, August 28 at the Sheraton Hotel Dr. Robert Collins, professor of urban studies and public policy at Dillard University, will present his research on the recovery process, the current state of city planning, and the state of preparedness for future hurricanes. Collins will also provide recommendations on how the city planning process can make New Orleans a more resilient, sustainable, and equitable city.

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  13. Gracias Latinos Event 8/29Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WWOZ

    A free celebration will be held outside Casa Borrega on Saturday, August 29 from 3-11p to thank the many Hispanic immigrants who helped rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. The day will be filled with music, food, drinks, and dancing to honor the workers who cleaned our city and rebuilt our streets, homes and businesses.

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  14. We Eat All the Big Fish -- Free Screening EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WWOZ

    Program: 4:00 PM - Open Screen, New Orleans 5:30 PM - Tacos! 6:00 PM - Vida Propia *Filmmaker in Attendance 7:30 PM - The Hand That Feeds Overview: For a third year, Press Street's MiniPlex presents a cinema program for Labor Day: "WE EAT ALL THE BIG FISH." The program features two critically acclaimed documentaries about Labor issues within Latino communities along with tacos and an Open Screen event, inviting anyone to share their short films inspired by America's Labor Day.

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  15. Katrina 10: Anniversary Second Line Dance Benefit ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WWOZ

    Attend this fundraiser dance class on August 30th and learn how to Second Line dance/improve technique from the Creole woman's perspective. This class will cover: After each class, students will be able to perform second line dancing in a more soulful manner with a high- spirited feel at local brass events, festivals and second lines.

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  16. Katrina XRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WWOZ

    PxP NOLA is hosting the US premiere of our short documentary about Hurricane Katrina and the effects of disaster capitalism on the city of New Orleans following the storm. Following the documentary, there will be a panel discussion with local intellectuals, activists and organizers.

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  17. Remembering Katrina: Ten Years After the StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WWOZ

    August 29, 2015 marks the ten-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall in southeast Louisiana, the subsequent collapse of the man-made flood protection system, and the ensuing Federal Flood. As WWOZ General Manager David Freedman wrote in 2012 , New Orleans hasn't "recovered", but we have moved on.

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  18. Honey Island Swamp Band, "How Do You Feel?"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WWOZ

    The Honey Island Swamp Band brings its Bayou Americana to Jam in the Van with "How Do You Feel?" recorded outside the Lennon Rehearsal Studios in San Francisco. The fall 2015 Jazz in the Park schedule, happening at Armstrong Park, has been announced.

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  19. Fall 2015 Jazz in the Park ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WWOZ

    The fall 2015 Jazz in the Park schedule, happening at Armstrong Park, has been announced. The free weekly concert series happens each Thursday and will begin its fall edition on September 3. It runs through the end of October.

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  20. Katrina @10 Commemorative ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WWOZ

    Foundation for Louisiana Co-Hosts Katrina 10 Commemorative Parade Community Second Line Parade to Culminate with Block Party at Ashe Cultural Arts Center NEW ORLEANS, LA - In commemoration of ten years since Hurricane Katrina, the Foundation for Louisiana will co-host with the Katrina 10 Commemoration a traditional second line parade spanning uptown and downtown New Orleans.

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