New Orleans, La. – The Big Easy Foundation honors outstanding achievement in Classical Music, Opera and Dance today at the 16th Annual Tribute to the Classical Arts. Dr. John Ware, Xavier University music professor and conductor of the New Orleans Black Chorale receives the 2010 Big Easy Lifetime Achievement Award.
New Orleans, La. – Charles Moore is best known as the bassist playing jump blues with Deacon John and The Ivories. In a career spanning more than 40-years, Moore has played Jazz, Funk, Rock'n'Roll and R&B, backing a who's who list of acclaimed New Orleans musicians. Today, he's called, the Segovia of New Orleans, by his peers as he follows his passion playing classical music. His recent CD is Classical Guitar, Volume 1. More info at cdsmoore.com
New Orleans, La. – The Symphony Chorus of New Orleans gears up for a concert with singers from around the globe. Singers of United Lands,known as S.O.U.L., are in town sharing native songs and cultures.
New Orleans, La – Story Corps comes to New Orleans - an interview with Story Corps founder David Isay, Carlos Miguel Prieto Fiesta Sinfonica, Louis Armstrong - Preservation Hall recording, Tim Williamson CEO and Founder of the Idea Village talking about Entrepreneur week.
New Orleans, LA – It's impossible to live in New Orleans without noticing the surge in local seafood consumption this time of year. Lent sets the pace, when more people embrace the Catholic custom of meatless Fridays.
New Orleans – Today on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - conversation with critically-acclaimed fiction writer Arthur Phillips, whose latest novel, "The Song Is You" made the New York Times Notable Books list for 2009 - and is due out in paperback later this month...
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