Swine Palace http://wrkf.org en Deepwater, Center-Stage: Disaster Through Survivors' Eyes http://wrkf.org/post/deepwater-center-stage-disaster-through-survivors-eyes Eleven died and hundreds of millions of gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico when BP's Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in 2010. But beneath the tragedy, there's a complex story about people's relationships to oil. That's what's explored in <em>Spill, </em>a new play by one of the creators of <em>The Laramie Project.</em><p>Playwright Leigh Fondakowski had never been to southeast Louisiana when she took a boat ride out of Bay Jimmy, several months after the well had been capped. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:00:00 +0000 editor 23946 at http://wrkf.org Deepwater, Center-Stage: Disaster Through Survivors' Eyes THURSDAY: Author John Heilemann, State Police Commander Mike Edmonson, LSU's Swine Palace http://wrkf.org/post/thursday-author-john-heilemann-state-police-commander-mike-edmonson-lsus-swine-palace <p>Author John Heilemann talks about his new book, "Double Down: Game Change 2012", which he co-authored with Mark Halperin. The book details behind-the-scenes events in the 2012 Presidential election campaign.</p><p>State Police Superintendent Colonel Mike Edmonson discusses safety at Louisiana's schools and other crime fighting and public safety matters.</p><p>From LSU's Swine Palace Productions, director Sean Daniels and actor Anthony McMurray, on "Dove" - opening tomorrow night.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 16:24:30 +0000 Jim Engster 18811 at http://wrkf.org Gus Weill, Swine Palace, Jerrelle Kraus, Adelaide Russo http://wrkf.org/post/gus-weill-swine-palace-jerrelle-kraus-adelaide-russo <p>Veteran political consultant Gus Weill notes Gov. Bobby Jindal's post-election turn on Mitt Romney.</p><p>From LSU's Swine Palace, Reeva Wortel and Leigh Fondakowski talk about the play "SPILL", based on the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.</p><p>Jerrelle Kraus discusses her experiences working with luminaries like Hunter S. Thompson and Richard Nixon as the art director of the New York Times, chronicled in her book, "All The Art That's Fit To Print."</p><p>And, from LSU's Comparative Literature program, Dr. Adelaide Russo visits, along with guest speakers poet Olivia Claire and writer Barlen Pyamootoo.</p><p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Jim Engster 2482 at http://wrkf.org