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Inside The Arts: Art For Arts' Sake; Scottish Ballet's A Streetcar Named Desire; & King Of Herrings

Edward Burtynsky
Courtesy of the artist

This week on Inside the Arts, it's one of the hottest events of the year for art lovers, as the Contemporary Arts Center kicks off Art for Arts' Sake this weekend. There will be citywide gallery openings, including Water, a body of work by internationally renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky, on view at the CAC.

New Orleans is the focus of the North American premiere of the Scottish Ballet's production of A Streetcar Named Desire. We talk with artistic director Christopher Hampson.Then, with an eye towards the upcoming New Orleans Film Festival, we catch up with two actors who talk about their entry, The King of Herrings.

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