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  • Brothers recognize their sister's dream with the Krewe of Comogo Play Video

    February 16, 2015 7:35 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - While forecasted wet weather forced the Krewe of Comogo to roll a day earlier than anticipated, three brothers behind the parade are just happy they still have the chance to honor their sister. It rolled for the third time this year, adding 13 new floats to its... more »
  • Krewe of Artemis rolls Friday check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 2, 2015 7:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge's first and only all-female Carnival krewe is preparing to roll! The Krewe of Artemis will roll through downtown Friday night. The parade begins at 7:00 pm.. Friday night. You can find a map of the route on the Krewe of Artemis website . ... more »
  • New all-female krewe to roll in Metairie

    June 13, 2014 3:34 AM

    GRETNA, La. - The Jefferson Parish Council has given permission to the new all-female Krewe of Athena to roll in Metairie during the 2015 Mardi Gras season. Athena spokeswoman Chelsie McCormick says the krewe hopes to roll on the season's first Friday. Exact dates and times will be announced later.... more »
  • Krewe of Comogo celebrates on Lundi Gras Play Video

    February 26, 2014 9:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Krewe of Comogo stopped by 2une In for the first time Wednesday to tell you when and where you can catch their second annual parade. The 2nd annual parade rolls on Lundi Gras (Monday, March 3rd) in Plaquemine. Watch the video to find out... more »
  • 2 West Bank parades to roll in New Orleans in 2014

    June 3, 2013 2:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Two Mardi Gras parade krewes that usually roll on the West Bank of the Mississippi River will parade along New Orleans' traditional uptown route in 2014. Longtime krewes Alla and Choctaw tell The Times-Picayune they're moving to the St. Charles Avenue route, leaving the krewes of Adonis,... more »
  • Baton Rouge Mardi Gras makes its own mark check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 7, 2013 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Mardi Gras in the capital city marches to the beat of a different drummer than its cousin in New Orleans. "Whatever Rex is, we try to do the opposite," said Nelson Maddox, a 30-year veteran of Spanish Town's Mardi Gras celebrations. "The king and queen are... more »
  • Gary Sinise, Trombone Shorty to ride in Orpheus

    December 6, 2012 12:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Actor Gary Sinise and New Orleans musicians Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews and Harry Connick Jr. will lead the parade of the Krewe of Orpheus on the evening of Lundi Gras, the day before Fat Tuesday. They also will perform at the glitzy ball that follows. The celebrity... more »
  • Krewe throws autistic girl her own Mardi Gras celebration

    February 24, 2012 3:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An 11-year-old autistic girl from New Orleans got a special Mardi Gras treat from the Krewe of Muses Friday afternoon in the form of an entire celebration in her honor. The Krewe extended the gesture to Emily after reading a blog post by her mother detailing... more »
  • Spanish Town, Poseidon rolling early because of weather

    March 4, 2011 4:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Because of expected bad weather Saturday, organizers with the Spanish Town and Poseidon parades are moving up their start times. Bruce Childress with the Spanish Town parade said they plan on rolling at least 15 minutes early of their planned start time noon Saturday because forecasts... more »
  • State rep. trying to evict Carnival krewe

    February 26, 2011 5:35 PM

    METAIRIE, La.- It's a less than festive complication for a state lawmaker and a Carnival club as the height of Louisiana's parade season nears: state Rep. Damon Baldone of Houma is trying to evict the Krewe of Zeus from a suburban New Orleans warehouse because of unpaid rent. Baldone... more »
  • Andy Garcia will be Bacchus

    February 15, 2011 12:34 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Actor Andy Garcia will reign as Bacchus on the Sunday before Mardi Gras. The krewe made the announcement on Tuesday at the National World War II Museum. Its March 6 parade will have a World War II theme this year. Garcia portrayed a mob... more »

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