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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Inside the Arts
9:00 am
Thu April 12, 2012

2012 French Quarter Festival Opens Today!

The 2012 French Quarter Festival.

It is billed as the largest free music festival in the South.  Over a half-million people are expected in and around the Vieux Carré as the French Quarter Festival kicks-off four days of music, food and fun.

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Inside the Arts
12:00 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Joshua Bell Plays Brahms

World-renowned violinist Joshua Bell talks with WWNO's Diane Mack about his upcoming concert with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Inside the Arts
9:00 am
Thu March 22, 2012

15th Annual Bach Around the Clock Starts This Weekend

Hundreds of  musicians, dancers and performers from across the country are heading to Trinity Episcopal Church for the 327th birthday celebration honoring J.S.Bach.  It's the 15th annual Bach Around the Clock, which includes

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Inside the Arts
9:00 am
Tue March 20, 2012

26th Tennessee Williams Literary Festival Kicks Off in French Quarter

The 2012 Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival kicks off a five-day celebration in the French Quarter.

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Inside the Arts
11:24 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Thornton Dial's "Hard Truths" Sparks Conversation at NOMA

The bold, edgy sculptures, paintings and drawings of artist Thornton Dial confront a darker side of humanity in the exhibit Hard Truths, now on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art.  WWNO's Diane Mack goes Inside the Arts for a look at these works, which span two decades.

Inside the Arts
10:52 am
Thu March 1, 2012

Fast Paced, Edgy Contemporary Ballet

He's hailed as one of the most innovative dance-makers of his generation.  And now, Stephen Petronio ...

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Inside the Arts
10:09 am
Thu February 23, 2012

Thomas Mann: Mann's Mind

New Orleans contemporary jewelry artist and metal sculptor Thomas Mann is known for his trademark handcrafted techno-romantic jewelry.

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Inside the Arts
9:43 am
Thu February 16, 2012

2012 Mardi Gras Mask Market

The  countdown to the greatest free show on earth is upon us, and the revelry in the French Quarter will kick into high gear Friday, as the 29th Annual Mardi Gras Mask Market gets underway in the French Market. We go Inside the Arts...

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Inside the Arts
9:46 am
Thu February 9, 2012

Big Easy Tribute to the Classical Arts

Live performances of classical music and dance kick off Gambit's Big Easy Entertainment Awards 18th Annual Tribute to the Classical Arts.  We go Inside the Arts

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Inside the Arts
11:57 am
Thu February 2, 2012

Redd Linen Night Opens

Douglas Redd, Ashé Co-Founder

The Oretha Castle Haley Cultural Corridor in Central City comes alive this weekend, as the Ashé Cultural Arts Center kicks off Redd Linen Night.

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