Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
11:43 am
Fri December 16, 2011

It's a Wonderful Life and Santa Run

The first Running of the Santas will inundate the Warehouse District on Saturday, while across town in Metairie, on Sunday, a live radio play of the holiday classic It's A Wonderful Life transports audiences back in time. We go Inside the Arts for a sneak peek at both events.

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Notes from New Orleans
7:57 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

Carol Clark

A group of locals both old and young perform together at the new Orleans Jazz National Historic Park.

This week on Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks with Carol Clark, the leader of an oft-overlooked national historic park within the New Orleans city limits.

Arts & Culture
11:06 am
Sun December 11, 2011

New Orleans Noir: Private Chick

The first play in the New Orleans Noir world premiere broadcast is Private Chick by Julie Smith, a former journalist and the author of 20 mysteries featuring three female sleuths and one neglected guy. Private Chick is read by local actors James Bartelle, Kerry Cahill, Andrew Farrier, Vatican Lokey, Mathew Mickal, and Mandy Zirkenbach. Stay tuned after the play for a short interview with the playwright.

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Arts & Culture
11:06 am
Sun December 11, 2011

New Orleans Noir: Spin Cycle

The second play in Southern Rep and WWNO's New Orleans Noir broadcast is Spin Cycle by Greg Herren. Greg is the author of seventeen novels and editor of eleven anthologies. Spin Cycle is read by local actors James Bartelle, Kesha Bullard, Jason Kirkpatrick, Wendy Miklovic and John Neisler. Stay tuned following the performance for a short interview with playwright Greg Herren.

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Arts & Culture
10:44 am
Fri December 9, 2011

Festive Northshore Weekend

We travel to the Northshore for holiday-inspired ideas for your weekend. Conversation with Jennifer Bushnell, Arts Coordinator for the St. Tammany Parish Commission on Cultural Affairs. More info on Northshore events can be found on the website stpgov.org

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Notes from New Orleans
6:54 pm
Thu December 8, 2011

Tekrema Center Performs "Black Nativity"

This week on Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks with Greer Goff Mendy, a dancer turned lawyer turned cultural leader rooted in the Lower Ninth Ward.

To read a related article written by Ms. Litwin, visit Nolavie.com.

 

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Arts & Culture
11:09 am
Thu December 8, 2011

Treme Gumbo Fest and PRC Holiday Home Tour

Gumbo pots are being stirred in Tremé and they're decking the halls in the Garden District this weekend. We go Inside the Arts for a look at the 4th Annual Tremé Creole Gumbo Festival and the Preservation Resource Center's 36th Holiday Home Tour.

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Arts & Culture
1:04 pm
Tue December 6, 2011

DesCours 2011

New Orleans, La. – Internationally renowned architects and artists are in New Orleans for the 5th Annual DesCours, a cutting edge architecture, art and entertainment event. The free public event runs nightly through December 11th at numerous venues. More info at descours.us
Conversation with Melissa Urcan, Exec. Dir. New Orleans chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

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Arts & Culture
1:06 pm
Fri December 2, 2011

Art Against AIDS Silver Anniversary

New Orleans, La. – Art Against AIDS is celebrating its Silver Anniversary with the theme 25 years of Art, 25 years of Hope. The Holiday exhibition and party takes place at the New Orleans Museum of Art, Saturday December 3rd...8pm to midnight.

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Arts & Culture
12:45 pm
Fri December 2, 2011

Northshore Holiday Festivities

New Orleans, La. – We travel to the Northshore for "art-filled" ideas for your weekend. Conversation with Jennifer Bushnell, Arts Coordinator for St. Tammany Parish Cultural and Governmental Affairs. More info on Northshore events can be found on the website stpgov.org

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