dance http://wwno.org en Weilbaecher Receives Classical Arts Lifetime Achievement Award; Koresh Dance Company; Jazz Auditions http://wwno.org/post/weilbaecher-receives-classical-arts-lifetime-achievement-award-koresh-dance-company-jazz <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="http://www.masno.org/" 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 http://wwno.org PhotoNOLA Opens Citywide; Garden District Homes On Holiday Tour; NORDC/NOBA Holiday Suite http://wwno.org/post/photonola-opens-citywide-garden-district-homes-holiday-tour-nordcnoba-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 http://wwno.org Chitresh Das And Jason Samuels Smith Appear In NOBA's 'India Jazz Suites' http://wwno.org/post/chitresh-das-and-jason-samuels-smith-appear-nobas-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="http://www.flickr.com/photos/chhandam/" 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="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7ZFp7NLPuY" 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="http://www.nobadance.com/explore.cfm/performances/indiajazzsuites/" 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 http://wwno.org Brazilian Choreographer Collaborates With John Boutté http://wwno.org/post/brazilian-choreographer-collaborates-john-boutt <p></p><p><a href="http://vimeo.com/68789981" 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="http://www.marignyoperahouse.org/artist/?pid=1418&amp;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 http://wwno.org Dana Reed Offers More Than Dance Classes At Hope Stone http://wwno.org/post/dana-reed-offers-more-dance-classes-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="http://www.batesdancefestival.org/" 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="http://hopestoneinc.org/classes/new-orleans/register/" 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 http://wwno.org Interviews: Former LSU Chancellor Jim Wharton, Choreographer Liz Lerman http://wwno.org/post/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="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/05/JES_051613.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p> Wed, 15 May 2013 18:03:00 +0000 editor 35407 at http://wwno.org Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Returns to New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/aspen-santa-fe-ballet-returns-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="http://nobadance.com" target="_blank">nobadance.com</a>.</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:14:28 +0000 Diane Mack 29713 at http://wwno.org Jessica Lang Dance Makes New Orleans Debut http://wwno.org/post/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 http://wwno.org Hornets to pick new Honeybees dancers http://wwno.org/post/hornets-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 http://wwno.org The Joffrey Ballet Returns to New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/joffrey-ballet-returns-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 http://wwno.org