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  • John Schneider, James Roday to ride in Orpheus

    February 18, 2014 2:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Actors John Schneider and James Roday have been added to the celebrity-filled list of stars riding in this year's Orpheus parade. They join actor/director Quentin Tarantino as the Krewe of Orpheus' 2014 celebrity monarchs. Schneider is known for his role on "Dukes of Hazzard" and currently stars... more »
  • Actor, Director Quentin Tarantino to lead Orpheus

    January 30, 2014 2:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Actor, director Quentin Tarantino will reign as the Krewe of Orpheus' 2014 Celebrity Monarch. Tarantino will lead the 27 float procession, themed "The Enchanted World," on Lundi Gras, Monday, March 3, the eve of Mardi Gras. Following the parade, the krewe's more than 1,300 members, will host its... more »
  • Fats Domino named "honorary grand marshal" of Orpheus

    December 20, 2013 2:16 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- The music of rock 'n' roll Hall of Fame performer Fats Domino will "float" through the streets of New Orleans this Carnival season. Domino has been named honorary grand marshal of the Krewe of Orpheus, the star-studded Carnival club that traditionally parades the night before Mardi Gras. Although... 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 »
  • Connick, Swank, Hargitay to ride in 2012 Orpheus parade

    January 31, 2012 2:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Harry Connick Jr. and two of his leading ladies will ride in this year's Orpheus carnival parade in his hometown. Two-time Academy Award-winner Hillary Swank and Mariska Hargitay, an Emmy and Golden Globe winning actress, will join Connick as a celebrity monarch for Orpheus which rolls through New... more »
  • Orpheus announces celebrity lineup

    February 16, 2011 2:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The stars of HBO's series "Treme" will lead this year's Orpheus parade, the super Mardi Gras krewe founded by crooner Harry Connick Jr. Jennifer Coolidge, Wendell Pierce, Khandi Alexander, Clarke Peters, Steve Zahn, David Morse, Michiel Huisman, Lucia Micarelli, India Ennenga and executive producers David Simon... more »

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