George Rodrigue http://wwno.org en The Reading Life With Wendy Rodrigue And Ann Patchett http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-wendy-rodrigue-and-ann-patchett <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: 1.5;">This week on&nbsp;</span><i style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: 1.5;">The Reading Life</i><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: 1.5;">:&nbsp;Wendy </span>Rodrigue<span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: 1.5;"> talks about her life with artist George </span>Rodrigue<span s Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:45:00 +0000 Susan Larson 51196 at http://wwno.org 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 Funeral For 'Blue Dog' Painter George Rodrigue To Be Held Dec. 19 http://wwno.org/post/funeral-blue-dog-painter-george-rodrigue-be-held-dec-19 <p>Renowned Louisiana painter George Rodrigue died Saturday of cancer at a hospital in Houston.</p><p>The 69-year-old painter started out depicting scenes from Cajun life and culture. He became world-famous, though, for his Blue Dog paintings in the 1990s.</p><p>The character was inspired by the Cajun fairy tale of “Loup Garou,” a sort of werewolf. It became the star of a corporate campaign by Xerox.</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 23:58:00 +0000 Eve Troeh 50261 at http://wwno.org Louisiana Artist Behind 'Blue Dog' Paintings Dies At 69 http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-artist-behind-blue-dog-paintings-dies-69 <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4orjLLVBio</p> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 15:15:00 +0000 editor 50146 at http://wwno.org A Blue Dog Way to Reach Louisiana's Children http://wwno.org/post/blue-dog-way-reach-louisianas-children <p>Wander through the glass doors into the spacious heart of the tangerine building at 747 Magazine Street, and you’ll find a world of primary colors and creative shapes that speak to the child — and the artist &nbsp;—&nbsp;in all of us.</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 20:31:30 +0000 Renee Peck 25841 at http://wwno.org George Rodrigue again state's artist laureate http://wwno.org/post/george-rodrigue-again-states-artist-laureate <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">BATON ROUGE,&nbsp;<font color="red">La</font>. (AP) &mdash; Well-known &quot;blue dog&quot; artist George Rodrigue has been re-appointed by Gov. Bobby Jindal to serve as the state&#39;s artist laureate.</p><p> Sat, 28 Apr 2012 19:56:12 +0000 The Associated Press 9700 at http://wwno.org Beyond "Blue Dogs" http://wwno.org/post/beyond-blue-dogs <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c1a42367881-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c1a42367881-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c1a42367881-"></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-716383.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>The New Orleans Museum of Art caps a retrospective of 40 years of the works of artist George Rodrigue with an all-nighter!</p> Thu, 08 May 2008 11:27:29 +0000 Diane Mack 1467 at http://wwno.org