Chris Rose graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in journalism. A frequent contributor to National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, Rose was a long-time columnist at the New Orleans Times-Picayune and was a 2006 Pulitzer Prize winner for the Times-Picayune’s Public Service Award. The same year, Rose was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for his coverage of daily life after Hurricane Katrina. Rose lives in New Orleans.
9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 5
New Oreans Icons: Iron Lace
10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
New Orleans Icons: Iron Lace
A heritage crafted of elegance and strength.
The wrought and cast ironwork of New Orleans is lauded worldwide for its intricacy and timelessness. Generations of artisans have labored to create the unyielding filigrees that guard windows, doors, and, gardens. Now, award-winning author Kit Wohl eloquently marries her passions for art, photography, and metalwork in this stunning tour of Crescent City craftsmanship. Graced with photographs of the city’s most famed works, histories of each piece and its location transport readers on a journey of elegance and beauty. From the famous cornstalk fence to the storied splendor of the Pontalba Buildings, these vignettes illuminate the rich tapestry of New Orleans’s heritage.
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