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.

Tom Piazza's new novel "City of Refuge" is about to be released just before the upcoming third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

Henriette DeLille, the founder of the order of the Sisters of the Holy Family, may become the first African-American saint. A new exhibit at the New Orleans African American Museum of Art, Culture and History pays homage to Sister DeLille's life's work.

The New Orleans photographer's latest work is a personal testament to the storm's destruction and to the resiliency of those who call New Orleans home.

National talk show host and author Tavis Smiley picks New Orleans to premiere "America I Am", a mobile celebration of African Americans' impact on this country.

Put your dancing shoes on and shake a tail feather! The 12th Annual New Orleans Dance Festival kicks off next week as international dance instructors will be in town celebrating African and Caribbean dance traditions found in New Orleans culture.

The Patchwork Players Perform "Hansel and Gretel" at Tulane's Newcomb Campus.

The French Quarter hosts the "New Orleans Vieux To Do" this weekend.

12-year-old Moldovan prodigy Simion Gronic will perform at Trinity Artist Series.

The Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra and NORD/NOBA come together for family event.

A unique ensemble of Jazz and Classical musicians are gearing up for a homecoming this weekend. Under the direction of violinist Rachel Jordan, the Music Alive Ensemble, a unique ensemble of Classical and Jazz musicians will perform in New Orleans for the first time in since Hurricane Katrina.

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