Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
1:31 pm
Mon May 23, 2011

Ancestors of Congo Square at NOMA

New Orleans, La. – The New Orleans Museum of Art continues it's 100th Anniversary celebration with Ancestors of Congo Square: African Art in the New Orleans Museum of Art. The exhibit highlights artistic and cultural ties between the Crescent City and Africa with a look at 100 sculptural works in the museum's permanent collection of African Art on view thru July 17th.

Arts & Culture
12:36 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

Corella Ballet and HMS Pinafore at Mahalia Jackson Theater

New Orleans, La. – Spain's only classical ballet company makes it's Crescent City debut this weekend. And, acclaimed soprano and native New Orleanian Sarah Jane McMahon joins the LPO in a semi-staged production of H.M.S. Pinafore. We go Inside the Arts for a sneak peek.

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Arts & Culture
11:53 am
Thu May 5, 2011

JazzFest Weekend 2

New Orleans, La. – The 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, presented by Shell, kicks off it's second weekend of stellar musical performances. It is also host to what's billed as the largest celebration of Haitian culture in the U.S., since the 2010 earthquake. We go Inside the Arts for a look at two points of interest. JazzFest runs thru May 8th

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WWNO Arts Features
4:46 pm
Fri April 29, 2011

Sync-Up conference 2011

New Orleans, LA – One of the new and growing additions to Jazzfest in recent years has been the Sync-Up Conference. WWNO's Paul Maassen talked with Jazz and Heritage Foundation Director of Programs and Marketing, Scott Aiges, and asked him about the conference.
The Sync-Up conference takes place Friday and Saturday mornings of both Jazzfest weekends. It's free but registration is required. More at Sync Up conference dot com

 

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Arts & Culture
1:04 pm
Thu April 28, 2011

2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Opens!

New Orleans, La. – The 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell kicks off at the Fairgrounds. In addition to a stellar musical line-up, we found two points of interest. One will give you a new attitude, the other celebrates the return of a succulent seafood.

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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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Arts & Culture
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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Arts & Culture
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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