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Coastal advocates voice concerns over Landry administration; Summer Lyric Theatre presents ‘Anything Goes’; piano competition comes to NOLA

Cast from the Summer Lyric Theatre at Tulane's production of Anything Goes
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Cast from the Summer Lyric Theatre at Tulane's production of Anything Goes

Governor Jeff Landry’s administration wants to overhaul how the state manages its natural resources. Part of the push could mean big changes for the agency responsible for restoring Louisiana’s coastline. As the Coastal Desk’s Halle Parker reports, coastal advocates fear any changes could undermine coastal restoration.

A dozen top emerging pianists from around the globe are coming to the Crescent City this week to compete at the 29th New Orleans International Piano Competition presented by the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans. MASNO’s executive and artistic director Cara McCool Woolf joins us with details.

The Summer Lyric Theatre at Tulane is gearing up for its 57th season with a production of Cole Porter’s ‘Anything Goes.’ Director Ken Goode and lead actress Leslie Claverie tell us more about this production of a tap-dancing musical comedy.


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Diane hosts Louisiana Considered on Tuesdays on WRKF and WWNO.
Alana Schreiber is the managing producer for the live daily news program, Louisiana Considered. She comes to WRKF 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.