Diane Mack http://wwno.org en Inside The Arts: Chesapeake Tackles Arts Funding, Gisela's Bathtub And Blue Bayou Salutes Ronstadt http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-chesapeake-tackles-arts-funding-giselas-bathtub-and-blue-bayou-salutes-ronstadt <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Inside the Arts</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, we tickle your funny bone as art and politics collide in playwright Lee Blessings'&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Chesapeake</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a parody on the funding of public art.</span></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:26:46 +0000 Diane Mack 65156 at http://wwno.org Inside The Arts: MASNO Piano Competition, UK Gift Honors Shakespeare At Tulane, And A Math Musical http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-masno-piano-competition-uk-gift-honors-shakespeare-tulane-and-math-musical <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"> Inside the Arts, </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"> </em><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Musical Arts Society of New Orleans</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is celebrating a silver anniversary as it presents the</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"> New Orleans International Piano Competition and Keyboard Festival.</em></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:42:22 +0000 Diane Mack 64557 at http://wwno.org Inside The Arts: One Singular Sensation, A Fund Catapults Arts, And Doo-Wop Is Back! http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-one-singular-sensation-fund-catapults-arts-and-doo-wop-back <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Inside the Arts</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">6</span><sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;longest running show in Broadway history opens this weekend as Summer Lyric Theater presents&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">A Chorus Line</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:03:02 +0000 Diane Mack 64127 at http://wwno.org Inside The Arts: Essence Festival Kicks Off Independence Weekend, Elisa Fiorello Dease, Jason Mott http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-essence-festival-kicks-independence-weekend-elisa-fiorello-dease-jason-mott <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">on&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Inside the Arts, </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the&nbsp;20th Essence Festival kicks off Independence weekend. We catch up with Prince protégé, singer Elisa Fiorillo Dease, who will perform with the pop icon in the Superdome.</span></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:14:07 +0000 Diane Mack 63816 at http://wwno.org Inside The Arts: Jazzy Divas Rock Central City Cabaret; Aladdin In Rivertown; And Harps Swing http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-jazzy-divas-rock-central-city-cabaret-aladdin-rivertown-and-harps-swing <p></p><p>This week&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">on&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Inside the Arts</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">,&nbsp;we stroll down memory lane as the American Theater Project of New Orleans presents&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Dryades Street Divas Review: A Cabaret</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, with a cast representing &nbsp;artists who worked the "chitlin' circuit" back in the day. Those artists include the likes of Etta James, Billie Holiday, Mahalia Jackson and "Moms" Mabley.</span></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:52:50 +0000 Diane Mack 63331 at http://wwno.org Festigals Bodacious Weekend Celebration, Les Miserables And Harp Carnivale http://wwno.org/post/festigals-bodacious-weekend-celebration-les-miserables-and-harp-carnivale <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Inside the Arts</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">,&nbsp;that bodacious festival that celebrates women, Festigals, gears up for an extended weekend of fun in the French Quarter.</span></p><p>Across town, Summer Lyric Theater at Tulane presents an iconic musical —&nbsp;<em>Les Miserables</em>.</p><p>And, we round out with&nbsp;a <em>Harp Carnivale</em>&nbsp;as the American Harp Society's National Conference kicks off in town next week.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:24:10 +0000 Diane Mack 62821 at http://wwno.org Inside The Arts: A Cajun Zydeco Two-Step, A Midsummer Night's Dream And Opera In The Piazza http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-cajun-zydeco-two-step-midsummer-nights-dream-and-opera-piazza <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Inside the Arts</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the <a href="http://www.cajunzydecofest.com/" target="_blank">Louisiana Cajun Zydeco Festival</a> kicks off this weekend in a new location with a stellar line-up!</span></p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:43:44 +0000 Diane Mack 62298 at http://wwno.org Inside The Arts: Creole Beauties, CASA's Playhouse, And Jazz Singer Cindy Scott's 'Historia' http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-creole-beauties-casas-playhouse-and-jazz-singer-cindy-scotts-historia <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Inside the Arts,</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;you'll meet New Orleans jazz singer Cindy Scott, whose new CD&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Historia</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is receiving widespread critical acclaim.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Then, we celebrate the Creole tomato as festivities kick off in the French Market.</span></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:00:53 +0000 Diane Mack 61944 at http://wwno.org Inside The Arts: The Wild Bamboulas, Images From Paradise, Ashé Cultural Summit http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-wild-bamboulas-images-paradise-ash-cultural-summit <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 02:11:27 +0000 Diane Mack 61609 at http://wwno.org Inside The Arts: Birdfoot Nests In Classic Style, Creoles Of Color And Miller's 'Salesman' http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-birdfoot-nests-classic-style-creoles-color-and-millers-salesman <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Inside the Arts</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">,&nbsp;the </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Birdfoot Festival</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> gears up for a week of live chamber music performances at venues across the city.</span></p><p>Then, we get a peek at an exhibit of pastel portraits celebrating notable <em>New Orleans Free People of Color</em> at Le Musée. And we round out with a classic American drama, Arthur Miller's&nbsp;<em>Death of a Salesman</em>.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 16:57:36 +0000 Diane Mack 61121 at http://wwno.org