Arts Council of New Orleans

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

Inside The Arts: The MOUNTAINTOP; ARTDOCS Auction; Three Rivers Art Festival; Art Council's Kim Cook

This week on Inside the Arts, the regional premiere of The MOUNTAINTOP, Katori Hall's award winning drama re-imagining Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final night before his assassination.

 The ARTDOCS live art auction harnesses the power of art to provide healthcare services to our local arts community, and we travel to the Northshore for a sneak peek at the Three Rivers Art Festival.Plus, we visit with Kim Cook, president of the Arts Council of New Orleans.

Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 7:35 a.m.
 

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NolaVie
3:00 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Voices Of The Arts: Arts Council's Kim Cook

Kim Cook, new president of The Arts Council of New Orleans.
NolaVie

Voices of the Arts, a series presented by NolaVie and WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio, explores the thoughts and visions of eight new arts leaders in New Orleans.

Through conversations we try to understand how they will engage with the arts and the artists in this already vibrant cultural community, about how they view us, what their goals are for their organizations, and what big plans are on their horizons.

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Inside the Arts
1:30 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Arts Council Honors Cultural Community; NOLA Calling Sybil Gage; A Date With History

Jazz Vocalist Sybil Gage
Credit Judy Tatum Lane

This week on Inside the Arts, The Arts Council of New Orleans recognizes outstanding contributions to the cultural community with the 2013 Community Arts Awards. We talk with new CEO and President Kim Cook. 

Plus, New Orleans native and Jazz vocalist Sybil Gage returns home, performing an evening of vaudeville and traditional jazz tunes at the Old U.S. Mint. Then, we're going to party like it's 1899, rubbing elbows with colorful characters from Louisiana's past.
 

Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 7:35 a.m.
 

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All Things New Orleans
4:39 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Three Stories Of Renewal In New Orleans

Photographer Aubrey Edwards and House Sparrow Virginia on this week's All Things New Orleans. And much more!
Credit Akasha Rabut

With spring time comes a spirit of creative energy, renewal, and transition. Thus, the latest edition of All Things New Orleans is apropos for the season: we’ll hear about new programs at UNO, new leaders in the community, and new stories from the Bring Your Own series.

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Latest News
7:00 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Sculptures Set To Mark Evacuation Pickup Spots

Evacuation locations will be marked by 14-foot-tall sculptures.
Credit Arts Council of New Orleans

Fifteen stainless-steel sculptures have just arrived and will soon be appearing throughout New Orleans. The unique public art project is designed to help save lives.

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Out To Lunch
1:00 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Art Market, with Mia Volkemmer and John Fleming

John Fleming, Mia Volkemmer and Peter Ricchiuti.
Grant Morris It's New Orleans

New Orleans has a long history of being home to artists, including Degas and John James Audubon. Peter's guests on this week's Out to Lunch are artist John Fleming, and arts administrator Mia Volkemmer.

Mia Volkemmer is the Art Market Manager for the Arts Council of New Orleans — a private non-profit organization, also designated as the city’s official arts agency. The Art Market is the monthly gathering of local artists in Palmer Park.

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