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.