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Alex Fischer

A Space for Friendly Ghosts in Store for Big Class

Since its start as a first grade project, Big Class has distinguished itself through pizza, poetry and ghostly soirées, all the while staying true to its mission to support young writers through education and collaboration.
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INSIDE THE ARTS

Inside The Arts: Joan Mitchell Foundation Helps Flooded Artists, Cutting Edge, Tipitina's Auditions

Inside The Arts: Joan Mitchell Foundation Helps Artists Post Floods, Cutting Edge Conference, Tipitina's Internship Auditions This week on Inside the Arts, the New York based Joan Mitchell Foundation reaches out to artists affected by severe flooding in south Louisiana with its emergency granting program.
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Common Dreams

Louisiana Ignored Dire Forecasts And Flash Flood Warnings

Tens of thousands in Louisiana were surprised by floods last week. In a changing climate, what more can be done to warn communities that the weather can do things they aren't used to? RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: The devastating floods in Louisiana stretch over 20 parishes. And the Red Cross has said it's the biggest natural disaster in the U.S. since Superstorm Sandy. At least 13 people have died. Tens of thousands of residents of south Louisiana were caught off guard by the water, in spite of dire...
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A Space for Friendly Ghosts in Store for Big Class

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Big Class
Alex Fischer

Since its start as a first grade project, Big Class has distinguished itself through pizza, poetry and ghostly soirées, all the while staying true to its mission to support young writers through education and collaboration.

With all that floodwater heading south, some may be concerned about the Port of New Orleans. Officials there are not worried.

Inside The Arts: Joan Mitchell Foundation Helps Artists Post Floods, Cutting Edge Conference, Tipitina's Internship Auditions

This week on Inside the Arts, the New York based Joan Mitchell Foundation reaches out to artists affected by severe flooding in south Louisiana with its emergency granting program.

This week on The Reading Life: Lara Naughton, author of The Jaguar Man: A Memoir, and Peyton Burgess, author of The Fry Pans Aren’t Sufficing.

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Common Dreams

Tens of thousands in Louisiana were surprised by floods last week. In a changing climate, what more can be done to warn communities that the weather can do things they aren't used to?

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Spc. Garrett L. Dipuma / U.S. Army National Guard

The cleanup continues after record floods devastated Louisiana. Relief organizations are on the ground in, trying to help thousands of victims of the floods that devastated Baton Rouge. But some in a downtown shelter say it is not enough. Mallory Falk of WWNO found out that many are renters, and some would like to leave the area altogether.

About 200 people gathered at The Pavilion of the Two Sisters in City Park on Sunday for a memorial to cultural activist Sharon Litwin. 

  Leaders of the groups she helped over the years turned out to honor the British native who embraced New Orleans.

Louisiana is entering recovery mode after devastating flooding killed 13 people and damaged at least 60,000 homes across 20 parishes.

But as Louisana Gov. John Bel Edwards told CNN, that process is "going to take many months." He added that even though this flooding was "unprecedented and historic," many are "just now realizing how significant it was."

Harry Shearer

This week on Le Show with Harry Shearer: Trump with Dr. Bill, a new original song of "The Lady in Black," News of the Olympic Movement, We're Not #1, News from Outside the Bubble, The Apologies of the Week, and more!

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THE READING LIFE

The Reading Life With Lara Naughton And Peyton Burgess

This week on The Reading Life: Lara Naughton, author of The Jaguar Man: A Memoir, and Peyton Burgess, author of The Fry Pans Aren’t Sufficing. **Lagniappe Audio**
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Culture Collision 8: Furthering New Orleans' Role as an Arts and Culture Mecca

Culture Collision, an event unlike any other, arose in 2008 due to New Orleans’ need for a collaborative voice among arts organizations. Now in its eighth year, Culture Collision boasts a roster of almost 70 participants in a one-night-only celebration of NOLA arts, remaining steadfast in its mission to foster nonprofit performing and visual arts groups in the New Orleans metro-area. Slated for Wednesday, August 31, from 5:30 – 8 p.m., Culture Collision 8 (CC8) will take place at The National...
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LE SHOW

Harry Shearer

Le Show For The Week Of Aug. 21, 2016

This week on Le Show with Harry Shearer: Trump with Dr. Bill, a new original song of "The Lady in Black," News of the Olympic Movement, We're Not #1, News from Outside the Bubble, The Apologies of the Week, and more!
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