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Inside The Arts: Soundtrack '63 At CAC, Danny Barker Festival, NOBA Dance Expands

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This week on Inside the Arts, the 2nd Annual Danny Barker Banjo and Guitar Festival gets underway. We talk with festival organizer and acclaimed guitarist Detroit Brooks.

 
Then, the CAC celebrates MLK weekend with Soundtrack '63. The multi-media, live music performance is a retrospective look at the civil rights movement from 1963 to the present. We talk with curator Chen Lo.
 
And we round out with the New Orleans Ballet Association's expanded free community dance class offerings at the new Rosenwald Center. We talk with NOBA Executive Director Jenny Hamilton.
 
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