theater http://wwno.org en 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: 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 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: A Jazzy Mobile App, Julian Sands At The CAC, And Toussaint Jams With Parsons Dance http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-jazzy-mobile-app-julian-sands-cac-and-toussaint-jams-parsons-dance <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;many of us are rifting on melodies and memories of Jazz Fest 2014. We'll tell you about a new mobile app that is spreading our rich musical heritage around the globe.</span></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 15:34:21 +0000 Diane Mack 60222 at http://wwno.org Inside the Arts: Batt On A Hot Tin Roof http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-batt-hot-tin-roof <p>Broadway, TV and film actor, and native New Orleanian<span style="line-height: 1.5;">,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Bryan </span>Batt<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> brings his acclaimed one-man show, </span>“BATT<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> ON A HOT TIN ROOF” back home to Le Petit </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for one show only, on Sunday March </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">30</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;at 7 p.m.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:18:33 +0000 Diane Mack 57153 at http://wwno.org Deepwater, Center-Stage: Disaster Through Survivors' Eyes http://wwno.org/post/deepwater-center-stage-disaster-through-survivors-eyes Eleven died and hundreds of millions of gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico when BP's Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in 2010. But beneath the tragedy, there's a complex story about people's relationships to oil. That's what's explored in <em>Spill, </em>a new play by one of the creators of <em>The Laramie Project.</em><p>Playwright Leigh Fondakowski had never been to southeast Louisiana when she took a boat ride out of Bay Jimmy, several months after the well had been capped. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:00:00 +0000 Eve Troeh 56320 at http://wwno.org Tennessee Williams & Southern Rep: The Night Of The Iguana http://wwno.org/post/tennessee-williams-southern-rep-night-iguana <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Inside the Arts</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, conversation with Aimée Hayes and </span>Troi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Bechet<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on <a href="http://www.southernrep.com/" target="_blank">S</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.southernrep.com/" target="_blank">outhern Rep Theatre's</a> production of </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Night of the Iguana</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:57:06 +0000 Diane Mack 55710 at http://wwno.org Music Legend's Home Renovated; Dr. Michael White Jazzes Up Worship Service; Leslie Castay Unscripted http://wwno.org/post/music-legends-home-renovated-dr-michael-white-jazzes-worship-service-leslie-castay-unscripted <p><span class="s1" style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on </span><i style="line-height: 1.5;">Inside the Arts</i><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the family home of music legend Professor Longhair gets a facelift.</span></p><p class="p3">St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church is gearing up for a packed house with a unique Mardi Gras tradition, as it celebrates the 20th Annual Jazz Service with renowned clarinetist Dr. Michael White and The Original Liberty Jazz Band.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:06:42 +0000 Diane Mack 54851 at http://wwno.org Shreveport's Strand Theatre hosts Kennedy Center festival finalists http://wwno.org/post/shreveports-strand-theatre-hosts-kennedy-center-festival-finalists The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for Region VI gets underway Wednesday at the <a href="http://www.thestrandtheatre.com/">Strand Theatre</a> in Shreveport. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:36:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 54805 at http://wwno.org 'Cry You One': A Play About The Wetlands, In The Wetlands http://wwno.org/post/cry-you-one-play-about-wetlands-wetlands <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Local theater companies&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/mondo.bizarro.77" target="_blank">Mondo&nbsp;Bizarro</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.artspotproductions.org/" target="_blank">Artspot&nbsp;Productions&nbsp;</a>have collaborated for the third time with&nbsp;</em><a href="http://www.cryyouone.com/" style="color: rgb(1, 143, 226); text-decoration: underline;">Cry You One</a>. <i>A three-hour experience that takes place completely outdoors,</i> Cry You One <i>focuses on the people and cultures of South Louisiana. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 10:05:00 +0000 Laine Kaplan-Levenson 48401 at http://wwno.org