Friday, October 31, 2008

11/01/2008 Community Gumbo

Listen | Democracy Now (10/31/08)
  • Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker Michael Moore on the Election, the Bailout, Healthcare, and 10 Proposed Decrees for the New President’s First 10 Days

Artists Revive Arts Education in Abandoned Colton School
The Creative Alliance of New Orleans (CANO) will premiere a unique arts collaborative and youth education venue when the Prospect.1 International Arts Biennial opens in New Orleans on November 1st. Located at the corner of St. Claude and Spain streets, Colton School was used briefly after Hurricane Katrina, but was then left abandoned.

Extended Interviews

Listen | Jeanne Nathan
The creation of The Studio at Colton School was the fulfillment of the vision and passion of Jeanne Nathan, a reknowned cultural entrepreneur and public relations professional, and her husband, Bob Tannen, an acclaimed artist and urban planner. Jeanne Nathan is the President of the Creative Alliance of New Orleans.

Listen | Wes Williams
An artist, journalist, and educator, Wes Williams was born and raised in New Orleans. He provides youth mentoring through songs of the underground railroad, and helps them understand the current social context of African-Americans through the trajectory of history and culture.

Listen | Sara Hess
A New Orleans native who acquired a more profound appreciation of the importance of preserving New Orleans' culture after studying indigenous communities in Australia, Sara Hess returned to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, and works as the Program Director of the Creative Alliance of New Orleans.

Working on the Following Interviews

Pandora Andrea Gastelum

Annie Evelyn

Ben Zeitlin


Creative Alliance of New Orleans

Prospect.1 New Orleans

National Performance Network

Steven Spring Foundation

The Really Really Free Market

The New Orleans Photo Alliance

Doug McCash, "Prospect.1 New Orleans is a feast of first-class art anyone can understand," The Times-Picayune, 10/31/08.

Music Played
Rodd, Teri And The M.S.R. Singers, "Richard Nixon"

Gene Marshall, "Jimmy Carter Says Yes"


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