Ellis Marsalis http://wwno.org en Remembering Blue Dog Painter George Rodrigue; Arts Leader Mark Tullos; Jazz Pianist Ellis Marsalis http://wwno.org/post/remembering-blue-dog-painter-george-rodrigue-arts-leader-mark-tullos-jazz-pianist-ellis-0 <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 remember </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Blue Dog </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">artist George </span>Rodrigue<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. We visit with the Louisiana State Museum's Mark </span>Tullos<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Also, we talk jazz with renowned pianist Ellis </span>Marsalis<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Sun, 29 Dec 2013 17:31:10 +0000 Diane Mack 51023 at http://wwno.org The Nutcracker Suite Swings; FestiGals Founder Honored; Prospect New Orleans' Brooke Anderson http://wwno.org/post/nutcracker-suite-swings-festigals-founder-honored-prospect-new-orleans-brooke-anderson <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;">, a yuletide celebration with Ellis Marsalis and the <a href="http://ledtneworleans.com/" target="_blank">Lula Elzy New Orleans Dance Theatre</a> as The Nutcracker </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Swings</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> into town. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:58:36 +0000 Diane Mack 50450 at http://wwno.org Loyola Jazz Underground Series Presents Ellis Marsalis http://wwno.org/post/loyola-jazz-underground-series-presents-ellis-marsalis <p>Ellis Marsalis, the celebrated jazz musician and patriarch of his noted musical family, will head an ensemble of Loyola University jazz students Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Old U.S. Mint.</p><p>The program will feature classic jazz standards as well as original compositions, the university announced today. According to the announcement:</p><p></p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:35:10 +0000 Jason Saul 31022 at http://wwno.org Jazz Pianist Ellis Marsalis; YAYA; Lifelike at NOMA http://wwno.org/post/jazz-pianist-ellis-marsalis-yaya-lifelike-noma <p>This week on <em>Inside the Arts</em>, we'll talk with renowned jazz&nbsp; pianist Ellis Marsalis. Then we'll journey to&nbsp;NOMA for a look at <em>Lifelike</em>, an exhibit designed to fool your eye, and we'll tell you about a youth arts group that's bringing a new program to communities on the front lines of the state's coastal crisis, using art as a&nbsp;vehicle for change.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 19:30:00 +0000 Diane Mack 26535 at http://wwno.org Talkin' Jazz with Great New Orleans Pianist Ellis Marsalis http://wwno.org/post/talkin-jazz-great-new-orleans-pianist-ellis-marsalis <p>The pantheon of great New Orleans musicians is an extensive one, and there is no doubt that pianist Ellis Marsalis holds a richly deserved place in its upper echelons. His accomplishments as a musician and educator are of the highest order.</p><p>WWNO's Fred Kasten recently interviewed&nbsp;Marsalis for the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park's new "Talkin' Jazz" live interview series at the Old U.S. Mint, touching on topics such as his formative experiences growing up in New Orleans and the Jefferson Parish community of Shrewsbury.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 20:53:01 +0000 Fred Kasten 26326 at http://wwno.org