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Louisiana Considered: National EMS Week, Aroha Philanthropies LDOA Grant, Effects Of The Pandemic On Public Arts Programs

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Arts Council of New Orleans
  • Dr. Roland Waguespack joins us to discuss emergency medical practices for National EMS Week.
  • Aroha Philanthropies Executive Director Teresa Bonner discusses her organization’s $23,000 grant for the Louisiana Division of the Arts, which will fund creative arts programs for Louisianans ages 55 and older.
  • Carrie Broussard, Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Louisiana Office of Cultural Development, tells us how the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism has fared during the pandemic and what LDOA will do with the Aroha Philanthropies grant.
Karl Lengel has worked in the lively arts as an actor, announcer, manager, director, administrator and teacher. In broadcast, he has accumulated over two decades of on-air experience and is currently WWNO’s anchor for NPR’s “All Things Considered” and a host for “Louisiana Considered”. He holds a BS in Professional Management from Nova Southeastern University and an MFA in Film and Theatre from the University of New Orleans.
Aubry is a reporter, producer and operations assistant in Baton Rouge.