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Inside The Arts: Mickalene Thomas Exhibit, Sea Of Common Catastrophe, Rashaad Newsome At CAC

"Michelle O" by Mickalene Thomas

This week on Inside the Arts, internationally acclaimed artist Mickalene Thomas is headed for the Crescent City.  Tulane's Newcomb Museum of Art will host her first solo exhibit in New Orleans... Waiting on Prime-Time Star.  Find out what First Lady Michelle Obama and Solange have in common with this artist.

Then, a new work from ArtSpot Productions and Jeff Becker takes a look at what's happened in the decade since Katrina in Sea of Common Catastrophe.

And, we wind down with FIVE, a vogue performance by New Orleans born artist Rashaad Newsome which coincides with his exhibit Melange at the CAC.

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