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Inside The Arts: Louisiana Cereal, Pride Of Place, Vices & Virtues

This week on Inside the Arts, we catch up with visual artist Blake Boyd. His documentary portrait exhibit, Louisiana Cereal, captures the resilience of the people of New Orleans and Louisiana post-Katrina. Then, WWNO's Eileen Fleming visits NOMA for a look at the exhibit, Pride of Place, which showcases works donated by New Orleans art collector and gallerist Arthur Roger. And, vocalist Debbie Davis and pianist Josh Paxton talk about their new CD, Vices and Virtues. Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m., Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m., and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m.

Inside The Arts: CAC's performing arts season, painter Regina Scully, bassist Christian McBride

This week on Inside the Arts, a peek at the CAC's upcoming performing arts season. Then, an exhibit at the New Orleans Museum of Art pairs traditional Japanese art with the contemporary art of a New Orleans painter. WWNO's Eileen Fleming takes us on a tour. And...WWNO's Fred Kasten catches up with jazz bassist Christian McBride.

Inside The Arts: CAC's performing arts season, painter Regina Scully, bassist Christian McBride

Inside The Arts: Gypsy, HNOC Tricentennial Plans, Un-Nature/And...

This week on Inside the Arts, Summer Lyric Theatre at Tulane closes its 50th Anniversary season with the musical, Gypsy. New Orleans veteran actress Liz Argus and artistic director Michael McKelvey will join us. Then, the Historic New Orleans Collection reveals plans for a multi-faceted celebration of the city's Tricentennial Anniversary. Deputy director Daniel Hammer stops by for a chat. And, New Orleans artist and WWNO weekend host Cynthia Scott explores the natural world in a new exhibit at The Front Gallery. It's called Un-Nature/And... Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m.

Inside The Arts: MASNO's Keyboard Festival, Opera Singer Rachel Abbate, NOMA's New Artworks

This week on Inside the Arts, the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans, MASNO, kicks off its 36th annual Keyboard Festival and Piano Institute at Loyola University. Executive director Cara McCool Woolf joins us. Then, Impresario's Choice presents opera singer Rachel Anne Abbate in its summer concert series, Tuesdays in July. The mezzo-soprano joins us by phone from Texas. And, the New Orleans Museum of Art, NOMA, is strengthening its collection of African American Art with the acquisition of 10 new works from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation. NOMA's director Susan Taylor is here. Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m.

Inside The Arts: MASNO's Keyboard Festival, Opera Singer Rachel Abbate, NOMA's New Artworks

Inside The Arts: National Association of Negro Musicians Celebrate Rebirth At NOLA Convention

This week on Inside the Arts, the National Association of Negro Musicians gear up for their 98th annual convention in New Orleans. We talk with Xavier University Artist in Residence, pianist and spokesman Wilfred Delphin. The convention runs July 16th thru 20th. More info online nanm.org.

Inside The Arts: National Association of Negro Musicians Celebrate Rebirth At NOLA Convention

Inside The Arts: Hairspray, Painter James Michalopoulos, Blessing's Two Rooms

This week on Inside the Arts, the Tony award winning musical, Hairspray opens as Summer Lyric Theatre at Tulane continues its 50th Anniversary season. Then, artist James Michalopoulos stops by for a chat. His exhibit, Waltzing the Muse is in final days at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. And, Second Star New Orleans presents Lee Blessing's 1988 drama, Two Rooms. Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m.

Inside The Arts: Hairspray, Painter James Michalopoulos, Blessing's Two Rooms

Inside The Arts: Queen Of Swing In NOLA, The Tempest Opens Uptown

This week on Inside the Arts, the Queen of Swing-Norma Miller is in town. The legendary dancer, known for the Lindy Hop continues to preserve a culture of Jazz dance at age 97. Her assistant Mickey Davidson joins us in conversation on Miller's long and inspiring career. And, a storm brews as the New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane closes its 24th season with The Tempest. Actors Burton Tedesco and Lester Landon stop by for a chat.

Inside The Arts: MAAFA Healing, ESSENCE Fest, NOCCA Institute's Summer Studio

This week on Inside the Arts, a spiritual healing as a ceremony honors African ancestors who perished during the Middle Passage. The Ashé Cultural Arts Center presents the 17th annual MAAFA commemoration in Congo Square. Then, legendary singer Diana Ross gets the 'party with a purpose' started as ESSENCE Festival kicks off this weekend. And, school may be out for summer, but adults are filling the classrooms. They are being lured by the call of the arts at the NOCCA Institute's Summer Studio. Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m.

Inside The Arts: MAAFA Healing, ESSENCE Fest, NOCCA Institute's Summer Studio

Inside The Arts: "Annie Get Your Gun" Kicks Off Summer Lyric Theatre's 50th Anniversary Season

This week on Inside the Arts, Summer Lyric Theatre at Tulane University kicks off its 50th Anniversary season with Irving Berlin's 'Annie Get Your Gun'. We talk with director/choreographer Diane Lala and actress Katie Howe who plays Annie.

Inside The Arts: "Annie Get Your Gun" Kicks Off Summer Lyric Theatre's 50th Anniversary Season

Inside The Arts: Chalmette Cultural Arts Center, Cajun Zydeco Fest, NOLA Project

This week on Inside the Arts, a crown jewel in St. Bernard Parish is offering opportunities to youngsters with a passion for the arts. Then, the 11th celebration of the Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco festival gets underway in Armstrong Park. And, The NOLA Project teams up with Le Petit Theatre for their first ever co-production, It's Only A Play , a comedy by Tony and Emmy award winning author Terrance McNally. Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m.

Inside The Arts: Chalmette Cultural Arts Center, Cajun Zydeco Fest, NOLA Project

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