Andrew Postman tries to train himself not to pass out as he prepares for the births of his children. Boris Timanovsky returns to Russia and places flowers at what he hopes is his grandfather's grave. Annalise Raziq's new stepfather brings order and some new rules. Dori Samadzai Bonner and her family escape Afghanistan and seek asylum in the United States.
Annie Korzen has trouble letting go as her son grows up, gets engaged, and gets married. Matthew Dicks is more concerned with beating his own high school track teammates than winning the meet. Richard Matthew must decide whether the risks of working in war torn areas of the world are worth it. Hari Kondabolu finally confronts a heckler after years of hearing jerks in the front row.
This week on Inside the Arts, the 4th annual Birdfoot Festival gets underway. Chamber music will fill venues across the city. The festival will also mark the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with Waterlines: A Hymn for New Orleans, a musical journey incorporating spoken word and poetry.
Then, the New Orleans Opera Association is launching a youth vocal competition targeting sophomores, juniors and seniors in high schools across Louisiana.
And, Central City remembers favorite son and nationally acclaimed sculptor Jeffrey Cook with an exhibition and reception.
Lauren Slater buys what she thinks is a farm in New Hampshire but soon discovers it was once a landfill. Ivan Kuraev is 8 when he falls deeply in love with a classmate. Ivan Kuraev ’s doting Russian grandmother gets revenge on his boyhood enemies. Charles Pugh ’s grandmother is the most loving and supportive person in his life until she gets Alzheimer's disease.
This week on Inside the Arts, the Bishop Perry Center presents a salute to legendary singers Mario Lanza and Kathryn Grayson. Two rising stars on the international opera scene, tenor Michael Spyres and his wife, soprano Tara Stafford will perform the starring roles in the format of a mid-20th Century radio show.
Then, we talk with Gene Meneray. The New Orleans native will lead YAYA- Young Aspirations, Young Artists, Inc. into a new era as its Chief Executive Officer.
A century before New Orleans was dubbed “Hollywood South,” the Crescent City was poised to become a major center for silent film studios. Producer Eve Abrams spoke with Tulane professor of communications Vicki Mayer about her Summer 2015 article for Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine, “Film Follies,” and about how the movie industry, culture, and the political economy intersect in Louisiana.
Dr. George Lombardi is sent overseas to save the life of the most famous nun of all time. Bliss Broyard learns the hidden facts about her father’s heritage just before he dies. Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee describes the way his grandmother, and his native culture in India, embraced the end of life.
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