Arts & Culture

WWNO Arts Features
1:49 pm
Tue April 28, 2009

The British Are Coming to the LPO with a Rare Musical Treat!

New Orleans – The British are coming with a musical treat as the LPO presents the U.S. premiere of York Bowen's Piano Concerto No. 3 with soloist Danny Driver.

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WWNO Arts Features
4:00 am
Thu April 23, 2009

New Orleans singer Phillip Manuel

Phillip Manuel

New Orleans, LA – As a child, New Orleans singer Phillip Manuel was personally encouraged to perform by Grammy-award winner Aaron Neville. Jazz is his forte, but for the past year-and-a-half, singing R&B has moved to the forefront. Hal Clark talks with Phillip Manuel.
Phillip Manuel will perform live at the Royal Palm Restaurant's Coconut Club Ladies' Night, 1901 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Thursday April 30th.

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WWNO Arts Features
2:12 am
Thu April 23, 2009

Fireman Mike Whips Up Spicy Swamp Dish at Jazz Fest

New Orleans – An exotic Louisiana swamp dish prepared by a local firefighter excites curious palates at the 40th Annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

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WWNO Arts Features
3:01 am
Wed April 22, 2009

Top Entertainment Industry Professionals "Sync-Up" with Local Musicians

New Orleans –

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WWNO Arts Features
2:54 am
Wed April 22, 2009

Top Entertainment Industry Professionals "Sync-Up" with Local Musicians

New Orleans –

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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.

New Orleans –

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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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