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Ballet Hispánico captures the story of Evita Perón through dance

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Rachel Neville
Ballet Hispánico presents Doña Perón: The Rise and Fall of a Diva

Evita Perón is one of the most captivating women in South American history, and a new performance brings her story to New Orleans.

We speak with Ballet Hispánico’s artistic director and CEO Eduardo Vilaro about the debut production of Doña Perón: The Rise and Fall of a Diva. 

The 8th annual Danny Barker Banjo and Guitar Festival kicks off this weekend with performances, interviews and panel discussions. Festival founder and acclaimed guitarist Detroit Brooks gives us the details behind this 5-day event.

Today’s episode of Louisiana Considered was hosted by Diane Mack. Our producer is Alana Schreiber and our digital editor is Katelyn Umholtz. Our engineers are Garrett Pittman, Aubrey Procell, and Thomas Walsh. 

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Alana Schreiber is the managing producer for the live daily news program, Louisiana Considered. She comes to WWNO from KUNC in Northern Colorado, where she worked as a radio producer for the daily news magazine, Colorado Edition. She has previously interned for Minnesota Public Radio in St. Paul and The Documentary Group in New York City.