Arts & Culture

WWNO Arts Features
7:38 am
Thu April 16, 2009

Danny Barker tribute at FQF

New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Jazz giant Danny Barker would have turned 100 this year. This year's French Quarter Festival opened with a tribute show to Danny and his wife, singer Blue Lu Barker. Eve Abrams brings us this story.

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WWNO Arts Features
5:52 am
Thu April 16, 2009

The French Quarter Fest Returns!

Photo courtesy of French Quarter Festivals, Inc.

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WWNO Arts Features
5:54 am
Mon April 13, 2009

Actor Bryan Batt

New Orleans, LA – Bryan Batt talks about growing up and developing his acting skills in New Orleans. Bryan stars as Sal Romano on the acclaimed TV series "Madmen"

WWNO Arts Features
12:11 am
Mon April 13, 2009

Le Chat Noir Celebrates Veteran Broadway Actress Mary Louise Wilson

New Orleans – New Orleans' Tony Award winning actress, and now playwright, Mary Louise Wilson is looking to tickle your funny bone with the premiere of "Short Takes: An Evening of Comedies", presented by All Kinds of Theater at Le Chat Noir.

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WWNO Arts Features
11:27 am
Fri March 20, 2009

Battiste to perform with the LPO

New Orelans, LA – Harold Battiste is a New Orleans musician of the finest kind: a man who - in Duke Ellington's well-turned phrase - is "beyond category", with important accomplishments as a composer, educator, performer and entrepreneur. Harold Battiste also has a great track record as an arranger and producer of signature american popular music: helping craft hits for Sam Cooke, Joe Jones, Lee Dorsey, Barbara George and Sonny and Cher. It's that part of the Harold Battiste story that Fred Kasten has for you today.

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WWNO Arts Features
4:34 am
Fri March 13, 2009

Opera Theater Returns for UNO's 50th Anniversary

New Orleans – Singers from around the globe return to their alma mater as the UNO Music Department presents "Coming Home: Viva La Opera" as part of the university's ongoing 50th Anniversary celebration.

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WWNO Arts Features
4:33 am
Fri March 13, 2009

An American Classic Returns to the New Orleans Stage

New Orleans – The Anthony Bean Community Theater kicks off it's 2009 Season with Carson McCullers' "The Member of the Wedding".

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WWNO Arts Features
4:35 am
Mon March 9, 2009

Wozniak interview

New Orleans – The opening of a new exhibit this weekend at Lemieux Galleries displays collected works of respected N. O. photographer Bobby Wozniak. Wozniak speaks with WWNO's Jack Hopke about his background and works.

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WWNO Arts Features
4:56 am
Thu February 26, 2009

Berklee College of Music Seeks New Orleans' Talent

New Orleans – Nearly three dozen talented young musicians, in and around the New Orleans area, are waiting to see if they made the cut following recent auditions for scholarships to Boston's Berklee College of Music.

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Arts & Culture
12:00 am
Fri February 13, 2009

Big Easy Arts Awards

New Orleans Dance Academy founder Jacqueline Fry receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the 15th Annual Big Easy Entertainment Classical Arts tribute.

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