Inside the Arts

Tuesdays at 1 p.m. and Thursdays at 8:35 a.m.

Join host Diane Mack for a conversation with the leading figures of the New Orleans arts and culture scene, each week Inside the Arts. From gallery openings to the performing arts, Diane takes you along on an intimate examination of the people and places that make New Orleans one of America's most interesting cities.

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Take Five
5:00 am
Mon February 18, 2013

From Food to Film: The Brennans Take (Southern) Hollywood

Second Line Stages, located at 800 Richard St.

On this week's edition of Take Five, a quick look inside the growing local film industry through those who are shaping it, we hear from a local restaurant extraordinaire who's just taken on a new endeavor with Hollywood South.

To read more from Brian Friedman, visit Nolavie.com.

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Inside the Arts
1:32 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Stories from Da Dirt

Stories from Da Dirt.

We go Inside the Arts for conversation with Dr. Nancy Dawson, artistic director of the Tennessee based Music is Spirit theater group. She leads her African American historical theater group in Stories From Da Dirt this weekend in New Orleans.

Performances combine stories from the Underground Railroad, women in the Civil War, and the performance of African American spirituals.

Performance Schedule:

Saturday, Feb. 16:

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Inside the Arts
12:30 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Harry Connick, Jr; Big Chief Donald Harrison, Sr; Rodrigue Art Contest; Mardi Gras Marching Bands

  

Tune in to Inside the Arts for a conversation with Grammy award winning pianist and composer Harry Connick, Jr. His latest release celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Krewe of Orpheus.

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Inside the Arts
12:15 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Harry Connick, Jr. Celebrates with Carnival Release

We go Inside the Arts for conversation with Harry Connick, Jr.  The award winning singer, pianist, composer, actor and native son celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Krewe of Orpheus — which he co-founded in 1993 — with a new CD, Smokey Mary.

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Inside the Arts
1:30 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Mardi Gras Costume Anxiety; Carnival Masks; Jazz Guitarist Steve Masakowski

This week on Inside the Arts, celebrations continue post Super Bowl 47 as New Orleanians set their sights on Mardi Gras!

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Inside the Arts
10:55 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Lena Prima Sings

We go Inside the Arts for conversation with Lena Prima, daughter of legendary singer, trumpeter and native son, Louis Prima.

Lena Prima performs weekends at the Hotel Monteleone Carousel Bar.

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Inside the Arts
1:30 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

NOLA Super Bowl-Ready; Jay Glazer's Super Bowl Party; Lena Prima; New in New Orleans Architecture

This week on Inside the Arts, it's time to get your party on as New Orleans is home to Mardi Gras celebrations as well as Super Bowl 47. Diane will tell you where you can rub elbows with the sports elite, talks with vocalist Lena Prima, daughter of legendary singer and native son Louis Prima, and while all eyes are on the Crescent City, we'll talk about another reason folks like coming here... our architecture!

Airs Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. and Thursday 7:35 a.m.

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Inside the Arts
12:27 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Let There Be Lumieres

Local installation and sculpture artist Cynthia Scott sheds light on some important issues in her latest exhibit,  Let There Be Lumieres, on view at Staple Goods through February 3, 2013.

Staple Goods Gallery is located at 1340 St. Claude Avenue.

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Inside the Arts
1:30 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Jazz Vocalist Germaine Bazzle; Artist Cynthia Scott; Brian Friedmann on Film Industry

This week on Inside the Arts, we visit with New Orleans jazz vocalist Germaine Bazzle. We'll journey to the St. Claude Arts District where a local artist is shedding light on important issues.  Then, we get an inside look at our growing local film industry.

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Take Five
5:00 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Hollywood South on the Rise

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WWNO, in collaboration with Nolavie.com, brings you Take Five: an inside look into the growing local film industry with the people shaping it. On this week's edition, Brian Friedmann reports how the mayor's office of cultural economy continues to incentivize our city.

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