Air quality concerns surface after chemical explosion.
The sight of smoke billowing over three separate explosions in south Louisiana within a week may have caused some concern about air quality. Officials are confident that there was no health danger. Others aren’t so sure.
This week on The Reading Life, we’ll talk with longtime New Orleans poet, Nancy Harris, whose new collection is “Beauty Eating Beauty.” We’ll also hear from Amanda McFillen, the assistant curator of museum programs at the Historic New Orleans Collection, about a new summer book festival coming up June 22. And we’ll check in with Susie Penman and Ted O’Brien who are starting the One Time Don Quixote Book Club, which might just be the right book club for you.
This week on Inside the Arts, a sneak peek at La Cage aux Folleswhich opens Summer Lyric Theater's 2013 season at Tulane University. It stars New Orleans veteran actor Bob Edes, Jr. and Kristopher Shaw.
Then, a rare treat as renowned Italian violinist Matteo Fedeli makes a stop in New Orleans for an evening of classical music performed on a Grand Stradivarius.