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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.