Arts & Culture

WWNO Arts Features
1:44 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

NORD/NOBA Concert Highlights National Performance

New Orleans – A national invitation to the 2009 Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, South Carolina kept young performers with the NORD-NOBA Center for Dance on their toes. Now, back in town, these young dancers are ready to dazzle local audiences in a special concert at NOCCA.

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WWNO Arts Features
12:15 pm
Thu May 28, 2009

Shakespeare Festival at Tulane

Ron Gural (King Lear) and Harold X. Evans (Fool) in King Lear
Photo by Brad Robbert

New Orleans, LA – The Shakespeare Festival at Tulane kicks off its 16th season at the Lupin Theatre with a production of King Lear set in New Orleans. WWNO talked with Jim Fitzmorris, Ron Gural and Rebecca Frank about King Lear and more.
More about Shakespeare at Tulane

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WWNO Arts Features
5:28 pm
Fri May 15, 2009

Beethoven Symphonies 8 & 9 with Carlos Miguel Prieto

New Orleans – WWNO's Farrar Hudkins talks with Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto about Beethoven's final two symphonies, which will be performed this weekend in New Orleans and Covington.

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Arts & Culture
12:14 pm
Fri May 15, 2009

Photographer Michael P. Smith's Life's Work Honored

New Orleans – "Family Day" activities at The Historic New Orleans Collection celebrate the award- winning photography of the late Michael P. Smith.

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WWNO Arts Features
11:56 am
Tue May 12, 2009

Lance Nichols talks with Hal Clark

New Orleans, LA –

New Orleans actor and UNO alum Lance E. Nichols garnered a nomination for a 2008 Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award for his portrayal as "Hoke" in Driving Miss Daisy. He returns to the stage in New Orleans in the play Shotgun. Hal Clark chats with Lance Nichols.

Lance Nichols Info
Southern Rep Theatre

 

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WWNO Arts Features
5:07 pm
Mon May 11, 2009

Josh Charles Healing Time

New Orleans, LA –

Songwriter Josh Charles is using the internet and his music to help New Orleans. WWNO spoke with Charles about Healing Time.
Josh Charles website

 

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WWNO Arts Features
12:49 am
Mon May 11, 2009

Wardell Quezergue Recieves Award

New Orleans, LA –

Wardell Quezergue has been a professional musician since he was 12 years old. Now 79, Quezergue is still arranging and producing records for the likes of Dr. John, Paul Simon, and Willie Nelson -- adding to a long list of musical luminaries including Earl King, Professor Longhair, and James Booker.

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WWNO Arts Features
12:12 pm
Fri May 8, 2009

"Shotgun" - Second in a Post-K Trilogy opens at Southern Rep!

New Orleans – Local playwright John Biguenet debuts "Shotgun" - the second work in his post-Katrina trilogy, examining what happens when the storm water recedes.

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WWNO Arts Features
11:59 am
Fri May 8, 2009

Greater New Orleans Youth Orcherstras Celebrate Moms!

New Orleans – The Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras celebrate the end of their season with a Mother's Day Concert before heading off to Carnegie Hall.

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WWNO Arts Features
3:59 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

KIDsmART Grows Up!

New Orleans – KIDsmART, a non-profit arts education program serving youngsters in Orleans public schools turns 10.

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