Lawmakers continue to debate how many tenths of a penny should remain as part of the state's sales-tax rate. On Wednesday, a House committee advanced three options.
This week on Inside the Arts, actor Val Kilmer is heading to the Crescent City for the film screening of his one man play, Citizen Twain. Event producer, Jonathan Mares stops by for a chat.
A former senior U.S. official from the Obama administration is warning that Russian efforts to influence U.S. politics have been so successful that other U.S. adversaries like China are beginning to emulate them. Victoria Nuland told the Senate intelligence committee on Wednesday, "Other countries and malign actors are now adapting and improving on Russia's methodology, notably including China which now runs disinformation campaigns and influence operations in Taiwan, Australia and other...
This week on Le Show Harry Shearer brings us News from Outside the Bubble, It’s A Smart World After All, News of the Olympic Movement, News of Microplastics, News of the Warm, News of the Godly, The Apologies of the Week, plus another episode of The Appresidentice and original music satirizing this week’s headlines.
THE READING LIFE
This week on The Reading Life: Wayne Wiegand, co-author with Shirley Wiegand, of “The Desegregation of Public Libraries in the Jim Crow South: Civil Rights and Local Activism.” We’ll also hear from novelist Silas House, whose new book is “Southernmost.” Audio extra: Here’s what’s on tap in the literary life this week: Barbara Ewell and Teresa Toulouse discuss and sign their co-edited book of essays, “Sweet Spots—In-Between Spaces in New Orleans,” Sunday June 17, at 3:30 p.m. at Garden...
FOOD & DINING
Dad cooked breakfast a lot when I was growing up. Pancakes were the order of the day, but no matter what he was making the meal usually included a little baloney, and I don’t mean the sandwich meat.