Inside the Arts

Tuesdays at 1 p.m., Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 8:35 a.m.

Join host Diane Mack for a conversation with the leading figures of the New Orleans arts and culture scene, each week Inside the Arts. From gallery openings to the performing arts, Diane takes you along on an intimate examination of the people and places that make New Orleans one of America's most interesting cities.

Photo courtesy of New Orleans Opera Association

Conversation with New Orleans Opera General Director Clare Burovac.

Photo courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection

Conversation with New Orleans artist Susan Gisleson. Her whimsical installation, Land of Dreams, is now on view in the gallery of the Historic New Orleans Collection's Tricentennial Wing. It is an immersive experience she describes as a "love letter to a New Orleans summer."  

A magical adventure in the woods is reaching a milestone. FORESTival is a family festival celebrating art and nature. It is presented by A Studio in the Woods and is turning 10!  It will take place this year, but  in a uniquely re-imagined way due to the pandemic. We talk with managing director Ama Rogan. 

FORESTival will take place on and around November 14th.  More info is available online at  

New Orleans Airlift presents SONIC REMEDIES, a series of multi-weekend concerts in the Music Box Village.  We talk with New Orleans Airlift co-founder Jay Pennington.

Weekly lineups and mandatory advance ticketing for SONIC REMEDIES can be found at WWW.MUSICBOXVILLAGE.COM 

A stellar line-up of more  than 160 films are coming to a couch or an open air theatre near you.  New Orleans Film Society programming manager Zandashé Brown joins us by phone with a heads up on this year's offerings.  

For more info, check the website -