Last year, the United States Supreme Court ruled that states could collect sales tax on internet purchases from retailers who don't have a physical location in the state. Since then, Louisiana has been ironing out how that process will work.
ARTS & CULTURE
This week on Inside the Arts, conversation with award winning NCIS: New Orleans actress CCH Pounder. Dozens of works from her private art collection are the subject of the exhibit, ICONS: Ideals of Black Masculinity, on view at Xavier University Art Gallery. Then, the Ashé Cultural Arts Center is gearing up for its 6th Annual Commemorative Luncheon honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and César Chávez. Executive director Carol Bebelle joins us. And, a groundbreaking exhibit, (Per)Sister:...
The Justice Department laid out what it called a series of lies Paul Manafort has told since agreeing to cooperate with the government, but few details are visible in the new court document . The office of special counsel Robert Mueller filed new documentation on Tuesday that describes what it calls deliberate falsehoods that Manafort has told in support of the government's argument that his plea deal is now void. Manafort, the document says, lied about payments and financial relationships;...
FOOD & DINING
On this week’s show, we delve into the wonderful world of cookbooks. We begin with Chef Isaac Toups , who collaborated with acclaimed food writer Jennifer Cole on his debut cookbook, Chasing the Gator . The book pulls back the curtain on the new guard of Cajun cooking. Visit our website to hear a full-length Quick Bites podcast with Isaac , which includes a cracklins tasting and a round of Cajun games.