This week on Inside the Arts, remembering slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through art and song.
A tapestry unfolds as Big Easy Award winners Lisa Picone and Dorian Rush pay tribute to singer/songwriter Carole King in their upcoming cabaret, The Queens of King. And, we visit with Lila Heymann of the Foundation Gallery.
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This week on Inside the Arts, we're talking jazz with singer Karrin Allyson. Southern Rep Theater, in partnership with the Tennessee Williams/Greater New Orleans Literary Festival, gears up for the New Play Bacchanal this weekend.
And we take a look at Canadian artist Edward Burtynsky's photo exhibit Water, in its final days at NOMA and the Contemporary Arts Center.
210 years ago today, Governor William C.C. Claiborne issued this document to the people of New Orleans, announcing the United States' purchase of the Louisiana Territory two months earlier.
The proclamation — in three languages — explains the transition from Spain to France to the United States, and clarifies for the people of the city their new rights, and their responsibilities, as newly-minted Americans.
This week on Inside the Arts, a yuletide celebration with Ellis Marsalis and the Lula Elzy New Orleans Dance Theatre as The Nutcracker Swings into town. We'll talk with local entrepreneur and FestiGalsfounder Diane Lyons, who is being tapped for a national honor.
This week on Inside the Arts, the New Orleans Photo Alliance kicks off four days of citywide activities with the eighth annual PhotoNOLA Photography Festival. We travel Uptown as private homes in the Garden District spruce up for the Preservation Resource Center's Holiday Home Tour.
And finally, the New Orleans Ballet Association brings together a unique group of dancers in its annual production of The Nutcracker Suite.