Ricky Graham http://wwno.org en Cabaret Show Bids Farewell To Summer With A Musical Road Trip http://wwno.org/post/cabaret-show-bids-farewell-summer-musical-road-trip <p>A new cabaret show at Mid City Theater, <em>Let's Get Away From It All,&nbsp;</em>stars Amy Alvarez and Jefferson Turner. It is a musical road trip with songs about traveling around America, directed by Ricky Graham.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 16:59:53 +0000 Diane Mack 42814 at http://wwno.org Happy Hour Kicks Off Cultural Season; Gallery Owner Thinks Outside The Box; Musical Road Trip http://wwno.org/post/happy-hour-kicks-cultural-season-gallery-owner-thinks-outside-box-musical-road-trip <div style="MARGIN-TOP: 0px; MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px">This week on <i>Inside the Arts,</i> the "Happy Hour" with a purpose:&nbsp;<i>Culture Collision </i>celebrates its 5th Anniversary, kicking off the 2013-14 cultural season. We&nbsp; journey to the Arts District for conversation with a gallery owner who finds herself giving away the gallery's income. And we round out with a cabaret show that will have you humming tunes from your summer road trip.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Tuesdays at 1 p.m. and Thursdays&nbsp; at 7:35 a.m.</span></p></div><p></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 18:30:00 +0000 Diane Mack 42634 at http://wwno.org Southern Rep Theater Closes Season with Shirley Valentine http://wwno.org/post/southern-rep-theater-closes-season-shirley-valentine <p>New Orleans&nbsp;veteran actor Ricky Graham takes&nbsp;on a one woman comedy as Southern Rep Theater presents&nbsp;Willy Russell&#39;s&nbsp;one character play&nbsp;-&nbsp;<em>Shirley&nbsp;Valentine</em>.&nbsp; We go <em>Inside the Arts </em>as Graham&nbsp;morphs into&nbsp;a middle aged housewife who is stuck in a rut and wants to live again.</p><p>Performances run thru May 27th&nbsp;at the Contemporary Arts Center,&nbsp;900 Camp Street.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 May 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Diane Mack 11140 at http://wwno.org The Pecan Cracker http://wwno.org/post/pecan-cracker <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d6c99ba8e59-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d6c99ba8e59-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d6c99ba8e59-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-997852.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>A traditional holiday classic—Tchaikovsky's <i>Nutcracker Ballet</i>—gets a Southern tweak in <i>The Pecan Cracker</i>, directed by Ricky Graham. Final performances at Southern Rep Theater tonight and Friday, 7:30 p.m.</p> Thu, 22 Dec 2011 19:58:38 +0000 Diane Mack 3481 at http://wwno.org