New Orleans, LA – The Louisiana Composers Forum is a new organization created to foster the development of new classical music in Louisiana. With support from the Arts Council of New Orleans and the New Orleans Musicians Foundation, the Louisiana Composers Forum will have its first concert on September 29, 2010 at the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans. Submissions are now being accepted for this performance. The deadline for submissions to be received is July 3, 2010. All Louisiana residents are eligible to apply. WWNO's Paul Maassen s/w with the project founder Chris Edmunds.
New Orleans, La. – Southern Rep and Le Petit Theaters present Grey Gardens, the Tony award winning musical that tracks the lives of Jackie O's scandalous relatives. The riches to rags drama runs thru May 23rd at Le Petit Theater, 616 St. Peter.
New Orleans, La. – The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival kicks into high gear for the final weekend. We go inside the arts for a sneak peek at art that is healing a country and a locally produced European treat that will make your tummy smile.
New Orleans, LA – An innovative conference during JazzFest called Sync Up puts industry professionals in contact with local musicians. WWNO talked with Scott Aiges of the Jazz and Heritage Foundation about Sync Up
New Orleans, LA – New Orleans born actor Wendell Pierce talks with WWNO's Paul Maassen about the HBO series "Treme", growing up in New Orleans, and his involvement with the free LPO outdoor concert in Ponchartrain Park this Saturday.