Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
12:09 pm
Thu February 11, 2010

Trash King Sidney Torres Makes TV Debut On TLC

New Orleans, La. – New Orleans garbage man Sidney Torres and his crew are talking trash on a pilot TV show - Trashmen- airing February 11, 2010 at 9pm on TLC...The Learning Channel.

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WWNO Arts Features
9:55 am
Fri January 22, 2010

Mike's East West

New Orleans, LA – Food writer and commentator, Poppy Tooker got Vicky Bailey and Mike Fennelly to take a few minutes away from their new restaurant, Mike's East West to give us the whole story of what they've cooking now at the former Mike's on the Avenue location in the Lafayette Hotel.

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WWNO Arts Features
9:51 am
Fri January 22, 2010

Harry Shearer opens Silent Echo Chamber at CAC

New Orleans, La – Voice of the Simpsons, Derek Smalls from Spinal Tap, Part-time New Orleanian - Harry Shearer opens his exhibit, The Silent Echo Chamber, at the Contemporary Arts Center. WWNO's Paul Maassen talked with Harry about the exhibit, New Orleans, and his Documentary film, The Big Uneasy.

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Arts & Culture
2:31 pm
Thu January 21, 2010

Verdi's Requiem Brings Big Music to Mahalia Jackson Theatre

New Orleans, La. – Big music comes to the Mahalia Jackson Theatre as The New Orleans Opera Association presents Verdi's Requiem. Performances are Friday, January 22nd and Saturday, January 23rd at 8pm.

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Arts & Culture
4:08 pm
Sun January 17, 2010

Musaica Chamber Ensemble Debuts Ruthie the Duck Girl

New Orleans, La. – The Musaica Chamber Ensemble celebrates a French Quarter legend with the world premiere of Ruthie The Duck Girl.

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Arts & Culture
11:37 am
Thu January 14, 2010

Local Artists Hail Rex at Garden District Gallery

New Orleans, La. – While revelers are gearing up for Mardi Gras parades, a "second line" of Carnival themed art is dancing on the walls of a new Uptown gallery. Posters by Proclaimation artists of Rex - King of Carnival, are on view at Garden District Gallery through February 28th.

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Arts & Culture
11:26 am
Thu January 14, 2010

Russian Winter Festival Celebrates 10 Years!

New Orleans, La. – Moscow Nights celebrates a decade of culture as the 2010 Russian Winter Festival gets underway Saturday, January 16th at St Martin's Episcopal School.

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Arts & Culture
2:21 pm
Mon January 11, 2010

Violinist Midori Performs With Local Youth Orchestra

New Orleans, La. – Internationally acclaimed violinist Midori gives young musicians with the Greater New Orleans Youth Orcheatra, GNOYO, the opportunity of a lifetime in concert at the Mahalia Jackson Theater.

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Arts & Culture
10:31 am
Fri December 18, 2009

Christmas in New Orleans Rekindles Warm Memories

New Orleans,La. – Public television producer Peggy Scott Laborde and John Magill, curator with The Historic New Orleans Collection, celebrate New Orleans' holiday traditions in their new book, Christmas in New Orleans, just out from Pelican Publishing Company. The authors will sign copies of their book on Sunday, December 20, 2009 ... 1pm, at Octavia Books, 513 Octavia Street.

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Arts & Culture
10:49 am
Fri December 11, 2009

Alex Beard Goes Wild in The Jungle Grapevine!

New Orleans, La. – Acclaimed artist, world traveler and now children's author, Alex Beard, takes youngsters on an African adventure in his new book, The Jungle Grapevine. He'll read and sign copies of the book, and engage youngsters in art activities at Borders Bookstore Uptown, 3338 St. Charles Avenue, Saturday December 12,2009 at 2PM.

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