Notes From New Orleans

Fridays at 8:35 a.m.

Notes from New Orleans is a weekly peek inside the life and culture of the Crescent City. Sharon Litwin, president and co-founder of NolaVie.com, covers all aspects of the unique and vibrant contributions of this creative society.

From established and emerging visual artists to the new breed of young entrepreneurs; from extraordinary musicians to world class performing artists; from Mardi Gras Indians to pop up restaurants — whether it’s going on Uptown, Downtown or Back of Town, their stories are sure to show up on Notes from New Orleans.

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Notes from New Orleans
4:38 pm
Thu November 10, 2011

Alicia Zenobia

New Orleans, LA – This week on Notes from New Orleans, a weekly peek inside the unique life and culture of our region, Sharon Litwin talks with New Orleans fashion designer Alicia Zenobia, winner of the Top Designer award in the 2011 New Orleans Fashion Week contest whose work is about as far away from debutante white as you'll ever see. For more information, please visit our website.

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Notes from New Orleans
5:04 pm
Thu November 3, 2011

Vadim Gluzman

Violinist Vadim Gluzman

New Orleans, LA – This week on Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks to Vadim Gluzman, one of the most dazzling, young violin virtuosos performing today.

Vadim Gluzman will perform the stunning Prokofiev Violin Concerto No.2 with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestra on Friday, November 4th at 7:30pm at First Baptist Covington and on Saturday, November 5th at 8pm at First Baptist New Orleans. More information can be found on the LPO's website.

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Notes from New Orleans
1:09 pm
Thu October 27, 2011

Hollywood South

A few of the very hard workers in Louisiana's growing film industry.

New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with Nolavie.com, brings you "Notes from New Orleans," a peek inside the unique life and culture of our region. This week Sharon Litwin investigates the growing industry of Hollywood South.

To read a related article, visit Nolavie.com.

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Notes from New Orleans
5:55 pm
Wed October 12, 2011

Turandot

Actress Lise Lindstrom

New Orleans, LA – This week on Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks about one of the musical passions of our city: the larger-than-life, over the top, historical adoration of Grand Opera!

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Notes from New Orleans
7:33 pm
Thu October 6, 2011

Folk Art

Sister Gertude Morgan

New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with Nolavie.com, brings you "Notes from New Orleans," a peek inside the unique life and culture of our region. This week Sharon Litwin focuses on the often forgotten and under represented world of Folk Art in New Orleans.

For more information about Folk Art and Sister Gertude Morgan, visit Nolavie's website.

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Notes from New Orleans
12:19 pm
Thu September 29, 2011

Dr. Siddharth Bhansali

Dr. Siddharth Bhansali's personal collection of bronzes is currently on display at NOMA.

New Orleans, LA – Notes from New Orleans focuses on how and why an amazing collection of Indian art resides right here in the Crescent City. It's one collector's story about obsession.

To read a related article or see a piece of Dr. Bhansali's collection, visit Nolavie.com.

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Notes from New Orleans
10:32 am
Thu September 22, 2011

Reinventing the Crescent

New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with Nolavie.com, brings you "Notes From New Orleans," a peek inside the unique life and culture of our region. This week Sharon Litwin interviews architect Alan Eskew about six miles of the Mississippi riverfront his firm is helping to reinvent.

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Notes from New Orleans
4:34 pm
Thu September 15, 2011

Dooky Chase's Art Collection

One of the paintings by Elizabeth Catlett at Dooky Chase restaurant.

New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with Nolevie.com, brings you "Notes from New Orleans," a peek inside the unique life and culture of our region. This week Sharon Litwin is visiting Dooky Chase restaurant to satiate her appetite. However, Litwin isn't longing for the food this time around.

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Notes from New Orleans
7:07 pm
Thu August 11, 2011

Darwin the Dinosaur

Iridescent dinosaurs are brought to live by dancers Ian and Elenor Carney.

New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with Nolavie.com, brings you "Notes from New Orleans," a weekly peekin inside the unique life and culture of our city and region. This week we're turning our attention to a pair of successful ballet stars who've returned home to New Orleans and brought their newest pet home with them...a most unusual dinosaur. Sharon Litwin spoke with dancers Ian and Elenor Carney for the story.

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