dance en Weilbaecher Receives Classical Arts Lifetime Achievement Award; Koresh Dance Company; Jazz Auditions <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 visit with Daniel </span>Weilbaecher<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, artistic director of the <a href="" target="_blank">Musical Arts Society of New Orleans</a>.&nbsp;</span>Weilbaecher<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is this year's recipient of the Big Easy Classical Arts Lifetime Achievement Award.</span></p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 19:30:00 +0000 Diane Mack 53943 at PhotoNOLA Opens Citywide; Garden District Homes On Holiday Tour; NORDC/NOBA Holiday Suite <p><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 1.5;">This week on <em>Inside the Arts, t</em></span><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 1.5;">he New Orleans Photo Alliance kicks off four days of citywide activities with the eighth a</span><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 1.5;">nnual </span>PhotoNOLA<span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 1.5;"> Photography Festival. We travel Uptown as private homes in the Garden District spruce up for the Preservation Resource Center's Holiday Home Tour.</span></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:50:33 +0000 Diane Mack 49914 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 Brazilian Choreographer Collaborates With John Boutté <p></p><p><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Diogo de Lima</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a Brazilian choreographer and Professor of Dance on the faculty of Tulane University.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week&#39;s <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>, Sharon </span>Litwin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks with him about his newly-commissioned work that features live music by John </span>Boutté<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, to be performed in this week&#39;s &quot;New Dance Festival&quot; at </span><a href=";eid=1399&amp;tid=15" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">the Marigny Opera House</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 44648 at Dana Reed Offers More Than Dance Classes At Hope Stone <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dana Reed’s career as a dancer has taken her across the country. While studying dance education at the University of Southern Mississippi, she spent her summers at the nationally renowned <a href="" target="_blank">Bates Dance Festival</a> in Lewiston, Maine. There she met dancer and activist Jane Weiner, who introduced her to the concept of community arts programs.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week’s <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>, Sharon </span>Litwin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks with Dana Reed about </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">the project that has brought her to the Crescent City</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 17:32:12 +0000 Sharon Litwin 38300 at Interviews: Former LSU Chancellor Jim Wharton, Choreographer Liz Lerman Jim talks with former LSU Chancellor James Wharton about the TOPS college tuition grant program and the state of Higher Education in Louisiana.<a href="" class="asset-audio"></a><p> Wed, 15 May 2013 18:03:00 +0000 editor 35407 at Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Returns to New Orleans <p>We go <em>Inside the Arts </em>for conversation with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's artistic director Tom Mossbrucker.</p><p>The New Orleans Ballet Association [NOBA]&nbsp;presents the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet in an evening of dance, Saturday, February 23 at 8 p.m. at the Mahalia Jackson Theater. More info at <a href="" target="_blank"></a>.</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:14:28 +0000 Diane Mack 29713 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 Hornets to pick new Honeybees dancers <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The New Orleans Hornets are holding auditions in Westwego, Baton Rouge and Biloxi, Miss., to pick members of next season&#39;s Honeybees dance squad.</p> Sat, 14 Jul 2012 15:48:59 +0000 The Associated Press 15760 at The Joffrey Ballet Returns to New Orleans <p>The New Orleans&nbsp;Ballet Association closes its&nbsp; 2011-12&nbsp;season with one of the world&#39;s leading ballet companies.&nbsp; We go<em> Inside the Arts </em>as the Joffrey Ballet returns to the&nbsp;city with a grand program of masterworks.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 14:21:41 +0000 Diane Mack 10715 at