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On Mardi Gras day at 5 a.m., The North Side Skull and Bone Gang leaves the Backstreet Cultural Museum and goes door to door, waking up...

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The Society of Saint Anne is a marching krewe that parades on Mardi Gras day in elaborate costumes. They start in to gather midday...

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Flambeaux is a Mardi Gras tradition in New Orleans that turned from necessity to a part of history. Flambeaux comes from the French word flambe,...

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One of the more unique Mardi Gras traditions is the Greasing of the Poles that takes place on the Friday of Mardi Gras weekend...

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New Orleans is a special place where even the dogs are celebrated and get their own parade through the French Quarter. The Mystic Krewe...

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I have been in the Krewe du Kanaval for the past three years. The Krewe was co-founded by Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, best...

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It is customary with most Mardi Gras krewes in New Orleans to have a ball after their parades finish. This year Krewe of Freret...

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On February 15, 2020, the Krewe of Freret and Trombone Shorty presented a “Music of New Orleans” themed parade through the Uptown route on...

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Also in the Marigny neighborhood, and less X-rated was Krewedelusion. This parade directly followed the raunchy Krewe du Vieux. It’s slogan: “The People Shall...

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Krewe du Vieux is an R-rated parade that might not be appropriate for young children. It might be an NC-17 parade since it’s barely...

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Krewe of Boheme is a walking parade that was high energy and how could it not be as New Orleans native Tarriona Ball, also...

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Mardi Gras is literally the most special time of the year. I bought a house in New Orleans seven years ago so I am...

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After a crazy flight mishap in Denver (me realizing I forgot to buy a plane ticket upon arrival at the airport), I made it...

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I was really sad to hear this week that Australia’s highest court struck down a landmark law on Thursday that had begun allowing the...