Notes From New Orleans

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Notes from New Orleans is a peek inside the life and culture of the Crescent City. The late Sharon Litwin, co-founder of NolaVie.com, began “Notes from New Orleans,” and the legacy is carried on by Renee Peck (journalist), Kelley Crawford (journalist), Sarah Holtz (radio producer), and a team of journalists who cover all aspects of the unique and vibrant contributions of this creative society.

From established and emerging visual artists to the new breed of young entrepreneurs; from extraordinary musicians to world class performing artists; from Mardi Gras Indians to pop up restaurants — whether it’s going on Uptown, Downtown or Back of Town, their stories are sure to show up on Notes from New Orleans.

Alicia Zenobia

Nov 10, 2011

New Orleans, LA – This week on Notes from New Orleans, a weekly peek inside the unique life and culture of our region, Sharon Litwin talks with New Orleans fashion designer Alicia Zenobia, winner of the Top Designer award in the 2011 New Orleans Fashion Week contest whose work is about as far away from debutante white as you'll ever see. For more information, please visit our website.

Vadim Gluzman

Nov 3, 2011

New Orleans, LA – This week on Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks to Vadim Gluzman, one of the most dazzling, young violin virtuosos performing today.

Vadim Gluzman will perform the stunning Prokofiev Violin Concerto No.2 with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestra on Friday, November 4th at 7:30pm at First Baptist Covington and on Saturday, November 5th at 8pm at First Baptist New Orleans. More information can be found on the LPO's website.

Hollywood South

Oct 27, 2011

New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with Nolavie.com, brings you "Notes from New Orleans," a peek inside the unique life and culture of our region. This week Sharon Litwin investigates the growing industry of Hollywood South.

To read a related article, visit Nolavie.com.

Turandot

Oct 12, 2011

New Orleans, LA – This week on Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks about one of the musical passions of our city: the larger-than-life, over the top, historical adoration of Grand Opera!

Folk Art

Oct 6, 2011

New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with Nolavie.com, brings you "Notes from New Orleans," a peek inside the unique life and culture of our region. This week Sharon Litwin focuses on the often forgotten and under represented world of Folk Art in New Orleans.

For more information about Folk Art and Sister Gertude Morgan, visit Nolavie's website.

New Orleans, LA – Notes from New Orleans focuses on how and why an amazing collection of Indian art resides right here in the Crescent City. It's one collector's story about obsession.

To read a related article or see a piece of Dr. Bhansali's collection, visit Nolavie.com.

New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with Nolavie.com, brings you "Notes From New Orleans," a peek inside the unique life and culture of our region. This week Sharon Litwin interviews architect Alan Eskew about six miles of the Mississippi riverfront his firm is helping to reinvent.

New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with Nolevie.com, brings you "Notes from New Orleans," a peek inside the unique life and culture of our region. This week Sharon Litwin is visiting Dooky Chase restaurant to satiate her appetite. However, Litwin isn't longing for the food this time around.

Darwin the Dinosaur

Aug 11, 2011

New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with Nolavie.com, brings you "Notes from New Orleans," a weekly peekin inside the unique life and culture of our city and region. This week we're turning our attention to a pair of successful ballet stars who've returned home to New Orleans and brought their newest pet home with them...a most unusual dinosaur. Sharon Litwin spoke with dancers Ian and Elenor Carney for the story.

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