This week on Inside the Arts, the New Orleans Photo Alliance kicks off four days of citywide activities with the eighth annual PhotoNOLA Photography Festival. We travel Uptown as private homes in the Garden District spruce up for the Preservation Resource Center's Holiday Home Tour.
And finally, the New Orleans Ballet Association brings together a unique group of dancers in its annual production of The Nutcracker Suite.
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.
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Edgar Chase III chats with Jack Hopke on All Things New Orleans.
Many people and many organizations, public and private, wanted to see Dooky Chase's Restaurant come back after Hurricane Katrina. Fortunately, the tradition has been revived, and a special celebration of food, music and local history is planned for this Saturday.
This week onInside the Arts, we'll visit the Garden District, where several homes are being dressed for Holiday Tours. Also, we'll journey to Central City, where the Ashé Cultural Arts Center kicks off Holiday on the Boulevard festivities.
For classical music lovers, Maestro Philippe Entremont performs Beethoven's Triple Concerto, and Ballet Hispanico returns to New Orleans for an energetic evening of dance with the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra.
Gumbo pots are being stirred in Tremé and they're decking the halls in the Garden District this weekend. We go Inside the Arts for a look at the 4th Annual Tremé Creole Gumbo Festival and the Preservation Resource Center's 36th Holiday Home Tour.