INSIDE THE ARTS
This week on Inside the Arts, conversation with Faith Prince. The legendary Broadway star is in town this week for a one night only performance at NOCCA. Then, a dark comedy. The regional premiere of Mr. Burns: a Post Electric Play by Anne Washburn explores the idea of a pop culture cartoon influencing a new civilization. And, Joan of Arc is attracting attention on an Uptown university campus. Airs Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m., Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m., and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m.
More than 100,000 homes were damaged or destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which left much of Houston underwater. Residents there are now learning that the sitting water in their homes is toxic , containing dangerous levels of E. coli bacteria, and heavy metals like lead and mercury. The contamination was found after The New York Times commissioned scientists at Baylor and Rice universities to collect and test the floodwaters. Here & Now s Robin Young checks in with New York Times...
FOOD & DINING
Behind every great restaurant is a great chef. But that chef would be nothing without the scores of people in the front and the back of the house who turn a meal into a memorable experience. On this week's show, we get to know two unsung heroes of hospitality in New Orleans.