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Harry Connick, Jr; Big Chief Donald Harrison, Sr; Rodrigue Art Contest; Mardi Gras Marching Bands



Tune in to Inside the Arts for a conversation with Grammy award winning pianist and composer Harry Connick, Jr. His latest release celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Krewe of Orpheus.

Then, Diane travels back in the archives for a look at the remarkable life of New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian Donald Harrison, Sr. Hear how artist George Rodrigue, known for his iconic Blue Dog, is helping high school students with college scholarships, and go behind the scenes with a marching band.

Airs Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. and Thursday 7:35 a.m.

"This is NPR's Morning Edition, at 89.9 WWNO. Good Morning, I'm Diane Mack."