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Inside The Arts: Birdfoot Makes An Impression, Opera Seeks Young Vocalists, Jeffrey Cook Remembered

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This week on Inside the Arts, the 4th annual Birdfoot Festival gets underway. Chamber music will fill venues across the city. The festival will also mark the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with Waterlines: A Hymn for New Orleans, a musical journey incorporating spoken word and poetry.

Then, the New Orleans Opera Association is launching a youth vocal competition targeting sophomores, juniors and seniors in high schools across Louisiana.

And, Central City remembers favorite son and nationally acclaimed sculptor Jeffrey Cook with an exhibition and reception.

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