This week on Inside the Arts, Jacques Heim, artistic director of Diavolo Dance Theater brings his daredevil troupe of dancers to the Crescent City. Plus, the longest running one-woman production in Broadway history , Golda's Balcony, opens at Le Petit Theater, starring Clare Moncrief.
And we talk with Jesse Rosen, president of the League of American Orchestras.
This week on Inside the Arts, a tribe of long haired politically active hippies return to the stage as the rock musical HAIR opens this week at Le Petit Theatre, and a unique tour presented by the Preservation Resource Center highlights stained glass art in sacred places.
We round out with conversation with Neil Barclay, the new executive director of the Contemporary Arts Center.
Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 8:35 a.m.
"....then one night in misty Baton Rouge the Tax Credit Fairy waved her magic wand and created Broadway South." This week on Out to Lunch, dramatic tales about the resurgence of theater in New Orleans with Cassie Steck Worley and Bruce Hoefer from Le Petit Theater. Plus tipping your waiter with Sidework.
This week on Inside the Arts, Le Petit Theatre is back in business, and we'll talk about the theater's new season and new look. Then, with jazz in the mix, we'll find out what makes a harp swing as the New Orleans Chapter of the American Harp Society kicks off the second annual Jazz and Pop Harp Weekend.
In Jefferson Parish, a new charter school will soon open with a focus on the arts. And, finally, tomatoes... Creole tomatoes, that is. They're being celebrated in the French Market.
Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 7:35 a.m.