Man, I swear you could hear Rod coming all the way from clear across Broad Ave. Laughing that big throaty Rod laugh and hollering out his “Alrights!” and “Okays!” while that old rusty bike dodged those Guv Nicholls St. potholes, squeaking up a storm. Didn’t matter if you were a stranger or not, you were gonna catch a holler from Rod.
This week on Inside the Arts, Jacques Heim, artistic director of Diavolo Dance Theater brings his daredevil troupe of dancers to the Crescent City. Plus, the longest running one-woman production in Broadway history , Golda's Balcony, opens at Le Petit Theater, starring Clare Moncrief.
And we talk with Jesse Rosen, president of the League of American Orchestras.
We go Inside the Arts for conversation with filmmaker Maria Agui Carter. Her documentary Rebel tells the story of a Cuban woman, raised in New Orleans, who became a Confederate soldier — and a Union spy.
Rebel, presented by Tulane University's Stone Center for Latin American Studies, screens Friday, January 17, at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art at 7 p.m.
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.