Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
4:47 pm
Thu September 30, 2010

Local Artist Commemorates Katrina in Germany

New Orleans artist Jana Napoli

New Orleans, LA – Five years after the flooding of New Orleans, the city's tragedy still resonates with people around the world. Perhaps more than any news headline, the arts have played an important role in bringing the event home to worldwide audiences.

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Arts & Culture
10:38 am
Thu September 30, 2010

Art for Arts' Sake 2010

New Orleans, La. – Large crowds are expected for citywide gallery openings as Art for Arts' Sake kicks off Saturday October 2, 2010.

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WWNO Arts Features
1:28 pm
Thu September 23, 2010

LPO Season Opener

Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto

New Orleans, LA – LPO Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto, speaking with Farrar Hudkins. The orchestra opens its 2010-2011 season on September 24th.

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Arts & Culture
10:27 am
Thu September 23, 2010

Jazz Guitarist Joel Harrison Debuts New Work at NOCCA

New Orleans, La. – Award winning Jazz guitarist Joel Harrison premieres "Singularity" Friday September 24,2010 at NOCCA...2800 Chartres Street ... 8PM.

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Arts & Culture
10:54 am
Thu September 16, 2010

Sci-Fi Latino Noir "Aliens" Explores Immigration Issues

New Orleans, La. – Award winning performance artist Jose Torres Tama satirizes Latinos as 'extraterrestrials'in his latest work - Aliens, Immigrants and Other Evildoers, which explores the fears raging against Latinos and immigrants in the United States.
Aliens opens tonight at the Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 8PM...thru Sunday. It then moves to the Shadowbox Theater for an extended run thru October 10.

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Arts & Culture
10:53 am
Thu September 9, 2010

Swimming Upstream Returns for 5th Katrina Anniversary

Award-winning playwright Eve Ensler directs "Swimming Upstream," marking the 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and paying tribute to the women of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. One performance only, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 8 p.m., September 10th.

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Arts & Culture
2:23 pm
Tue August 31, 2010

Culture Collision 2 Kicks Off 2010-11 Arts Season

New Orleans, La. – Culture Collision 2 kicks-off 2010-11 cultural arts season with celebrations at the New Orleans Museum of Art, September 1st at 6pm.

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Arts & Culture
12:13 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

Before (During) After Katrina

New Orleans, La. – A look at how Hurricane Katrina transformed artists and their work through the lenses of a dozen Louisiana photographers, in the book Before (During) After, just out from UNO Press. Essays by John Biguenet, Steven Maklansky and Dr. Tony Lewis.

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Arts & Culture
12:58 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

Photos Capture Moving Portrait of Post-K New Orleans

New Orleans, La. – Photographer Dave Anderson celebrates the power of community in his book, One Block: A New Orleans Neighborhood Rebuilds, essay by Chris Rose. There is an accompanying exhibition opening August 26th at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, with an artist reception from 6-8 pm. Also, on Saturday August 28th there will be a Block Party at the One Block location [bounded by Caffin Avenue, Flood, Douglas and Chartres Streets]from 5 to 7 pm.

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Arts & Culture
11:29 am
Thu July 29, 2010

My Friend, Oscar

New Orleans, La. – What began as an acting thesis for a UNO graduate student is now a feature length film. My Friend, Oscar explores an unlikely relationship that tests societal acceptance and tolerance. My Friend,Oscar just out from Reyo-San films screens Monday August 2nd at the Prytania Theater.

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