September 29

Topics for this show include:

  • Jay Weigel, Executive Director of the Contemporary Arts Center and host Jeanne Nathan reminisce with several musicians who were part of the original Dew Drop Inn on La Salle Street, as well as the festival Jeanne staged during the CAC’s early days. They also discuss Art for Art’s Sake’s big street events this weekend, and Ellis Marsallis’s performances there to0.
  • Eileen Julien, founder of NOAFEST,  speaks about the New Orleans Afrikan Film and Arts Festival Projects’ upcoming gala honoring music legend, Harold Battiste.
  • Lastly, Dana Peterson, representing the Neighborhood Partnership Network gives us a heads up on a very important forum of state education board candidates coming up on October 5th. The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education oversees the majority of educational facilities in new Olreans, as well as curriculum, selection and oversight of charters.

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September 29

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