Arts & Culture

This week on Thinking Outside the Book - Susan Larson talks with a local printer at his shop on St. Bernard Avenue.

This week on The Reading Life: Susan talks with Josephine Sacabo about her beautiful new photography book, “Structures of Reverie,” and Dalt Wonk and Simon Blake celebrate their collaboration in art and text for “Lonely Voyagers.” Plus, some musings on Edgar Allen Poe via music and an attempt to save a building that his lived in while in NYC.

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This week on Le Show Harry examines “The Afghanistan Papers” published in The Washington Post, The Apologies of the Week, Karzai Talk, Harry Reads the Trades, News from Inspector’s General, Dominion, and great music from The Hollies, Judith Owen, and Tom McDermott.

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Luna Fete is underway in New Orleans. Over the summer, immersive artist Gabriel Barcia-Colombo led a workshop for the Arts Council of New Orleans for local artists to understand and utilize some of the technologies available in mixed media platforms. Gabe's work is exemplary of the projectrs that fill Lafayette Square and beyond during Luna Fete. This interview is a collection of his relevant comments.

American Routes Shortcuts: The Quebe Sisters

Dec 13, 2019
The Quebe Sisters
American Routes

The Quebe Sisters grew up in Burleson, Texas near Dallas-Fort Worth. Grace, Sophia, and Hulda were homeschooled and largely sheltered from the outside world. At a young age, their attention moved from violin lessons to fiddle contests, immersing themselves in traditional Texas swing. While the 1940s fiddle music was little known to their peers, it was the Quebe Sisters’ ticket to ride. They have since shared the stage with country legends Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, and Ricky Skaggs. Here’s Sophia Quebe:

Photo courtesy: Le Petit Theatre

This week on Inside the Arts, ghosts return to a magical set this holiday season as Le Petit Theatre presents its production of Charles Dickens' Victorian classic, A Christmas Carol. Artistic Director Max Williams joins us with cast members Curtis Billings and Kate Kuen.

This week on Thinking Outside the Book - Susan Larson talks with Chris Schaberg and Casey Dawson about the Object Lesson series and the Loyola Center for Editing and Publishing.

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This week on Le Show Harry Shearer brings us the first part of his 2019 Year in Rebuke. We’ll look back at big headlines and overlooked news stories with original sketches that include Dish the Dirt, The Appresidentice, Entrepod, Karzai Talk, and Inside Extra Access Tonight. We’ll also hear The Apologies of the Week, News from Outside the Bubble, and original music about President Trump’s hambergers.

This week on The Reading Life: New Orleans crime novelists Jean Redmann, author of “Not Dead Enough,” her tenth book in the Micky Knight series, and Greg Herren, author of “Royal Street Reveillon,” the eighth in his series featuring detective Scotty Bradley, perfect holiday reading from a writer who loves Christmas in New Orleans.

New American Paintings

Katie Pfohl is the Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Before coming to NOMA, Pfohl served as a curator at the Louisiana State University Museum of Art, and has worked in three of the premier art museums in the country-the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.