This week on Inside the Arts, legendary entertainer Deacon John kicks things off. The guitarist joins Dr. Kara Olidge, executive director of the Amistad Research Center. They are gearing up for Soundtrack of New Orleans, a public celebration of Amistad's 52nd Anniversary, honoring the city's tricentennial, civic leaders and legendary musicians.
Then, we visit with Emery Clark. The acclaimed Northshore artist is being honored with a retrospective exhibit of her work, opening at Christwood Atrium Gallery in Covington.
And, the New Orleans Opera Association opens its 76th season with Puccini's Turandot. The New Orleans Opera's executive director, Todd Simmons is our guest.
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