Arts & Culture

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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WWNO Arts Features
12:40 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

It's A Big Blow Out Weekend as Jazz Fest Closes its 40 Anniversary Bash!

New Orleans – The musical mecca, otherwise known as Jazz Fest is pulling out all the stops as it's 40th annual bash comes to a close this weekend. In addition to a stellar musical line-up, we founmd two points of interest... one will soothe your cultural soul, the other will satisfy your sweet tooth.

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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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