ARTS & CULTURE
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.
INSIDE THE ARTS
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.
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...
THE READING LIFE
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**
JOIN US AUG. 31
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...