Symphony Book Fair

This week on Inside the Arts, Unframed presented by The Helis Foundation is the first multi-mural exhibition of large-scale contemporary artwork in the Arts District. An unveiling block party will kick off celebrations this weekend. Arts Council New Orleans deputy director Alphonse Smith and artist Carl Joe Williams join us in studio for a sneak peek.

Then, the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans presents the Duruflé Requiem and the Bach Magnificat with professional vocal soloists and chamber orchestra in its season ending concert. Music director Steven Edwards stops by for a chat.

Photo Credit: Paul Kolnik

This week on Inside the Arts, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater rolls into town.  The New Orleans Ballet Association [NOBA] presents the return of the legendary modern dance company as it celebrates 60 years of African American culture through dance.  We talk with artistic director Robert Battle.

Then, a heads up for classical music and opera lovers. The Symphony Book Fair is holding a special event that could enrich your collection of music as well as books.  LPO volunteer and New Orleans Opera associate Philip Straub joins us with details.