ballet en Inside The Arts: Joffrey's Back, Red Linen Twist, And Intergalactic Adventure <p></p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:59:45 +0000 Diane Mack 56988 at Chitresh Das And Jason Samuels Smith Appear In NOBA's 'India Jazz Suites' <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some people might think putting an Indian Classical dancer and a New York-born tap star together would never work. On this week's <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>, we'll hear from </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Chitresh Das</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a master of the ancient Kat-tuck dance style, and tap star</span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"> Jason Samuels Smith</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. They'll burn up the stage in an East-meets-West dance event brought to the city by </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">the New Orleans Ballet Association</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and the </span>NOCCA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Institute.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 47306 at Interviews: Education Expert Diane Ravitch, Actress Debbie Allen, B.R. Ballet's Molly Buchmann Jim chats with education historian and former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch talks about education reforms in Louisiana and recent court rulings against their constitutionality.<p>Actress, dancer, choreographer, producer &#38; director Debbie Allen visits to talk about her annual&#160; Debbie Allen Dance Academy performance here in Baton Rouge; a tribute to former Arts Council of GBR director Derek Gordon, who passed away last year.<p>Baton Rouge Ballet Artistic Director Molly Buchmann talks about the annual Spring Concert and other upcoming events.<a href="" class="asset-audio"></a><p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 17:03:00 +0000 Jim Engster 31087 at Jessica Lang Dance Makes New Orleans Debut <div style="margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"><p></p><p><font face="Calibri" size="5"><span style="font-size: 18pt;">Jessica Lang, one of the most sought-after choreographers in the country is heading to New Orleans. </span></font><font face="Calibri" size="5"><span style="font-size: 18pt;">We go </span></font><font face="Calibri" size="5"><span style="font-size: 18pt;"><i>Inside the Arts</i></span></font><font face="Calibri" size="5"><span style="font-size: 18pt;"> for a sneak peek at Jessica Lang Dance, a dynamic ballet company that promises an engaging evening of dance.</span></font></p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 16:04:20 +0000 Diane Mack 27314 at Loyola Ballet Celebrates Centennial With Classic And Contemporary Works <p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Verdana;">The&nbsp;</span><a href="" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: Verdana; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Loyola Ballet</a><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Verdana;">&nbsp;launches its new season with a mixed repertory concert featuring excerpts from Yuri Grigorovich’s acclaimed Russian ballet, “The Stone Flower,” Nov. 16 and 17 at 8 p.m. Directed by Laura Zambrano, the performance will take place in Louis J. Wed, 14 Nov 2012 15:00:00 +0000 WWNO Staff 23347 at From Russia with Love <p>This summer the <a href="">Department of Theatre Arts&nbsp;+ Dance</a> at&nbsp;Loyola University has enlisted a graduate of Moscow&#39;s&nbsp;premiere ballet school to help teach the&nbsp;next generation of dancers.&nbsp;On this week&#39;s&nbsp;Notes from New Orleans,&nbsp;we&#39;ll hear how <a href="">her&nbsp;dancing principles&nbsp;</a>coincide with the&nbsp;Jesuit&#39;s ideals&nbsp;on education.&nbsp; Thu, 21 Jun 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 14034 at Loyola Ballet celebrates National Dance Week with performances, Russian masterpiece <p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Verdana; text-align: left; ">The&nbsp;</span><a href="" style="font-family: inherit; text-align: left; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; font-style: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); ">Loyola Ballet< Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:25:00 +0000 WWNO Staff 9322 at Complexions Contemporary Ballet Returns to New Orleans <p>Superstar dancers will make history, in a one night only performance,&nbsp;as the New&nbsp;Orleans Ballet Association and Chevron present the return of Complexions Contemporary Ballet&mdash;with&nbsp;guests&nbsp;Wendy Whelan and&nbsp;the Nicholas Payton Quartet.&nbsp; We go<em> Inside the Arts&nbsp;</em>for conversation with the founders of this&nbsp;New York&nbsp;ballet troupe.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>One performance, Saturday April 21st, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 8&nbsp;p.m.</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 14:37:22 +0000 Diane Mack 9028 at Fast Paced, Edgy Contemporary Ballet <p>He&#39;s hailed&nbsp;as one of the most innovative dance-makers of his generation.&nbsp; And now, Stephen&nbsp;Petronio ... Thu, 01 Mar 2012 16:52:23 +0000 Diane Mack 6280 at