UPDATED 3:57 PM Governor John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency in response to record low temperatures. Icy conditions have left a frozen mess in New Orleans. The city is basically shutdown. A hard freeze warning is in effect from 5 p.m. Wednesday through 11 a.m. Thursday.
INSIDE THE ARTS
This week on Inside the Arts, New Orleans Jazz vocalist Anais St. John debuts Simply the Best: The Tina Turner Story. She joins us for a chat about her live tribute to the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll. Then, a Carnival celebration finds revelers masking with a mission---to break the cycle of poverty and violence for New Orleans' youth thru the culinary arts. World renowned chefs and international musicians headline the 3rd Annual Link Stryjewski Foundation's Bal Masque. Chef Stephen Stryjewski will...
Americans are split on whether they think the Justice Department's Russia investigation is fair and are unsure of special counsel Robert Mueller, but they overwhelmingly believe he should be allowed to finish his investigation, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll . Fewer than half of Americans (48 percent) think the Russia probe has been fair, more than a quarter (28 percent) think it has not been and another quarter are unsure (23 percent). Just 29 percent of Americans had a...
FOOD & DINING
Chef Carl Schaubhut is a culinary dynamo. The New Orleans native behind Bacobar on the Northshore and DTB in Uptown is known for his innovative menus that marry regional and international flavors. "To say that food was part of life is a literal explanation, Carl told Louisiana Eats host Poppy Tooker. "I mean, it is life. It's every day."