Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Inside The Arts: Bodies of Knowledge Opens At NOMA, Southern Rep Presents Knuffle Bunny

20190625_ita_bodies_of_knowledge.jpg
Edward Spots| choreographer, dancer performs Black Magic opening NOMA’s summer exhibit Bodies of Knowledge";

This week on Inside the Arts, Bodies of Knowledge, an international contemporary art exhibition opens at the New Orleans Museum of Art. The immersive presentation incorporates original dance, film, music and gallery talks in an exploration of the role language plays in recording global cultural identities. We talk with co-curator Katie Pfohl and internationally renowned dancer, choreographer and actor Edward Spots.

And, Southern Rep Theatre presents Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical based on the Caldecott Honor-winning picture book by New Orleans' beloved children's author Mo Willems. Southern Rep's education and assistant artistic director Helen Jaksch and director Alex Smith will join us.

Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m., Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m., and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m.

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