Arts & Culture

Inside the Arts
10:52 am
Thu March 1, 2012

Fast Paced, Edgy Contemporary Ballet

He's hailed as one of the most innovative dance-makers of his generation.  And now, Stephen Petronio ...

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Notes from New Orleans
5:00 am
Thu March 1, 2012

Tulane Alumni Migrates to Baton Rouge to lead Audobon Louisiana

Dr. Doug Meffert

Doug Meffert has been appointed the first executive director of Audobon Louisiana, a localized branch of the National Audubon Society.

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Inside the Arts
10:09 am
Thu February 23, 2012

Thomas Mann: Mann's Mind

New Orleans contemporary jewelry artist and metal sculptor Thomas Mann is known for his trademark handcrafted techno-romantic jewelry.

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Notes from New Orleans
2:39 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

North Side Skull & Bone Gang

The North Side Skull & Bone Gang on Mardi Gras Day.

Park Ranger and musician Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes chats with Sharon Litwin about his involvement with a Mardi Gras Tradition nearly two hundred years old.

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Inside the Arts
9:43 am
Thu February 16, 2012

2012 Mardi Gras Mask Market

The  countdown to the greatest free show on earth is upon us, and the revelry in the French Quarter will kick into high gear Friday, as the 29th Annual Mardi Gras Mask Market gets underway in the French Market. We go Inside the Arts...

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Arts & Culture
4:00 am
Wed February 15, 2012

Michael Jackson Choreographer Teaches NOCCA Students

Choreographer Travis Payne stopped by NOCCA to teach students some Michael Jackson steps. Payne collaborated with Jackson and joined him on two world tours.
Eileen Fleming WWNO

Students at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts had lots of questions for a visitor this week.  Choreographer Travis Payne explained how a teenager from Atlanta, Georgia, ended up dancing with Michael Jackson.

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Arts & Culture
9:40 am
Tue February 14, 2012

Minature krewe's parade spurs controversy with Rex

Much Mardi Gras revelry takes the form of parody, poking fun, and being what you’re not.  The four year old krewe, ‘tit Rex (pronounced: T-Rex), is a parade in miniature, whose name plays on both it’s French translation – little king – and also what it literally sounds like: the abbreviation for the huge predator dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus-rex.

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Arts & Culture
3:30 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

A Unique Slant of Light

Portrait of Betsy, 1837. Francois Jacques Fleischbein

 The latest edition of Louisiana Cultural Vistas profiles a new book and digital platform focused on two hundred years of art in Louisiana.

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Notes from New Orleans
3:13 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Ray Manning

Architect Ray Manning

On this week's Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin discusses the humble beginnings of an accomplished architect.

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Inside the Arts
9:46 am
Thu February 9, 2012

Big Easy Tribute to the Classical Arts

Live performances of classical music and dance kick off Gambit's Big Easy Entertainment Awards 18th Annual Tribute to the Classical Arts.  We go Inside the Arts

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