Arts & Culture

WWNO Arts Features
7:55 pm
Wed April 27, 2011

Zurich PGA Tournament in New Orleans

New Orleans, LA – Tommy Fonseca, Zurich PGA Tournament director and President of the Fore!Kids Foundation, talked with WWNO's Paul Maassen about the Zurich Classic's strong field this year, major economic impact and distinct New Orleans feel.

 

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11:34 am
Fri April 22, 2011

Arts Grants Deadline, NolaVie, The Bride's Deadly Sins

New Orleans, La. – A new website, NolaVie, focuses on New Orleans culture. Sin is the subject of a local art exhibit and a deadline for arts grants is fast approaching.

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Arts & Culture
1:06 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Dance, Rock, Opera !

New Orleans, La. – It's a high energy mix of contemporary American dance, opera and rock music as the New Orleans Ballet Association presents Parsons Dance with the Grammy-nominated East Village Opera Company in a performance of Remember Me. It's a unique presentation of a tragic tale of star crossed love. Saturday April 16th at the Mahalia Jackson Theater.

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12:14 pm
Thu April 7, 2011

French Quarter Fest , Native Tongues 5 and Musaica Chamber Ensemble Kick Off Weekend of Fun!

New Orleans, La – It's a busy weekend in New Orleans. Music fills the French Quarter...a theater group offers food for thought as Native Tongues returns to the stage and a chamber ensemble celebrates Spring!

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WWNO Arts Features
4:45 pm
Fri March 25, 2011

New Orleans Roadfood Fest with Michael Stern

Michael and Jane Stern

New Orleans, LA – WWNO's Paul Maassen talks with Michael Stern, food writer and regular contributor to "The Splendid Table" public radio program, about the 3rd Annual New Orleans Roadfood Festival this Weekend in the French Quarter.
Stern and his wife Jane are the authors of more than 40 books - including the good-eats guide "Roadfood."

 

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WWNO Arts Features
2:35 pm
Fri March 25, 2011

Sir James Galway Appears with the LPO

Carlos Miguel Prieto

New Orleans, LA – On March 26th, at the Mahalia Jackson Theater, the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra will perform music by Richard Strauss, Wolfgang Mozart, and William Bolcom with guest flutist Sir James Galway. LPO Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto sat down with WWNO's Farrar Hudkins to talk about the concert.

To learn more about the 2010-2011 LPO season, visit their website.

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11:40 am
Fri March 25, 2011

UNO stages The Glass Menagerie at Tennessee Williams Festival

New Orleans, La. – The French Quarter is abuzz with activity as the Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival continues its Silver Anniversary celebration and the Centennial of the legandary playwright. The University of New Orleans says Happy Birthday to Mr. Williams with a staging of The Glass Menagerie at Le Petit Theater...616 St. Peter. Performances are Friday March 25th at 7:30 pm and Saturday March 26th at 3pm. More info can be found on the website tennesseewilliams.net

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10:30 am
Thu March 17, 2011

Bach Around the Clock 2011

New Orleans, La. – Musicians and artists gear up for the 326th Anniversary of J.S Bach.
The marathon celebration, Bach Around the Clock, kicks off Friday, March 18th at 7pm and ends Saturday, March 19th at midnight. The event is free with more than 300 performers. The birthday bash takes place at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Avenue.

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10:25 am
Thu March 10, 2011

Opera Diva Shirley Verrett Remembered in Concert

New Orleans, La. – International opera singer and New Orleans daughter, the late Shirley Verrett is being remembered in a special concert this weekend at Xavier University Recital Hall...Sunday, March 13th ...4PM. Free.

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1:55 pm
Thu March 3, 2011

In the Blink of an Eye

New Orleans, La. – Award winning New Orleans photographer, Harold Baquet, shares memories of the city's culture in his retrospective exhibit, In the Blink of an Eye. Black and White photos spanning a 30 year career are on exhibit at Loyola University's Diboll Art Gallery, 4th floor Monroe Library. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

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