Takin' it to the Streets - Past Events

Money Wasters

DATE
Sun, May 24, 2015
TIME
1:00pm - 5:00pm

We've been informed that this year's Money Wasters secondline has been cancelled.

Big Chief Robbe Centennial Celebration

DATE
Sat, May 23, 2015
TIME
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Members of the Mardi Gras Indian community and the Young Men’s Olympian Jr. Benevolent Association will gather on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the Ashe Cultural Arts Center, to honor the memory of Big Chief Robbe, the first Chief of Chiefs of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian Council. The late Big Chief Robbe (Robert Nathaniel Lee) would have celebrated his 100th birthday on May 21, 2015.

The program, which will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the Ashe Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., will feature an overview of Big Chief Robbe’s life followed by a panel of Big Chiefs and other community leaders discussing the legacy of the late Chief of Chiefs.

LOCATION

Ashé Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Bivd. United States
New Orleans, LA 70113

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Celebrates Big Chief  Robbe Centennial
Panel discussion with the Flag Boy Ike and Big Chiefs Howard Miller and Tyrone Casby of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian Council, and Bertrand Butler of the Young Men Olymbia
Mardi Gras Indians Salute Big Chief Robbe
Panel Discussion, Musical Tribute and Birthday Cake

Nathaniel Willis Sr Memorial Tribute Parade

DATE
Sun, May 17, 2015
TIME
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Nathaniel Willis Sr Memorial Tribute Parade

Sunday May 17, 2015 


Start Time: 2:00 pm          Formation Time: 1:00 pm

 

Parade Route

Start: Chocolate Bar/Yacht Club 540 S Broad Ave. Ste. A-B — Continue on N. Board Ave. to (2016 King Candidate Jay Banks) 

Stop 1: Gild's Steakhouse 300 N. Broad Ave. — Continue on N. Broad Ave. to Orleans Ave. (2016 King Candidate Kevin "Coach" Comeaux)  

Stop 2: Cricket - Corner of  Broad & Orleans. 700 N Broad St — Turn right on Orleans Ave. Continue on Orleans to N Galvez St. Turn left on N. Galvez Street to (2016 Ambassador Candidate Lorenzo Rodgers)  

Stop 3: A. J. Bell Jr High School 1010 N. Galvez — Continue on N. Galvez, turn left on Aubry Street to (2016 Mayor Candidate Dorian Rawles)  

Stop 4: Seal's Class Act 2169 Aubry St - Turn left on N Miro St then left on St Bernard Ave. Continue on St Bernard Ave (2016 Big Shot Candidate Darrin Johnson)

Stop 5: 0.L.S.H./St. Boniface Church 1700 St. Bernard Ave. - Continue on St. Bernard Ave and turn right on N. Claiborne Ave., Continue on N. Claiborne Ave. (2016 Big Stuff Candidate Samuel Smith, Sr)  

Stop 6: Jackie's & George Lounge 919 N. Claiborne Ave. - Continue down N. Claiborne , turn left on St. Ann Street , Continue down St. Ann Street , right turn on N. Villere to Orleans Ave. (2016 Big Stuff Candidate Todd Duvernay)  

Stop_ 7: Basin Street Lounge 1600 Basin Street (2016 Big Shot Candidate Keith Thomas) 

Stop 8: Robertson's Vieux Carre Lounge 1523 Basin Street (2016 Witch Doctor  

Stop 9: Treme Bar & Grill 1535 Basin Street - Continue on Orleans Ave. 2/L1161..h. Doctor Candidate Keith Celestine) 

Stop 10: Carver Theatre 2101 Orleans Ave. — Continue on Orleans Ave. (2016 Ambassador Candidate Herbert Dunbar)  

Disband: Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club, 732 N. Broad Street (2016 Big Stuff  Candidate Lewis "Big Lew" Wills) 

 

Anniversary Chairman: Ashley "TC" Jenkins
Assistant Anniversary Chairman: Fred Lee, Jr.
Parade Chairman: Eric LaRose
Assistant Parade Chairman: Brian Boyd

Divine Ladies

DATE
Sun, May 17, 2015
TIME
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Dedicated To Our Angel Sheketa Baptiste ... Rest In Divine Peace

Formation: 12:30p      Show Time: 1p SHARP!

START (like always): St. Charles Avenue & Jackson Avenue.  Proceed down St. Charles to Washington Ave. Right turn on Washington Ave. to Baronne St. 

STOP: VERRETT'S BAR (FORMERLY TURNING POINT) (Pickup King & Royal Court). 

Continue up Washington Avenue. Right turn on Dryades St. to 2nd St. Proceed up 2nd St. to Danneel St. Left turn on Danneel St. 

STOP: UPTOWN BAR (FORMERLY BEAN BROS.) 

Continue out Danneel St. to Washington Ave. Right turn onto Washington Ave. Continue up Washington Ave. to Lasalle St. 

STOP: ORIGINAL BIG 7  S&P CLUB 

Left on Lasalle St. Continue up Lasalle St. Right turn on Louisiana Ave. up to Magnolia St. Left turn on Magnolia St. 

STOP: SILKY'S LOUNGE (SPONSORED BY DIVINE FAMILY). 

Right turn on & continue out General Taylor St onto S. Claiborne Ave. Right turn on S. Claiborne Ave. Right turn & proceed out S. Claiborne to Lok4,a_r_to, St. Left turn on Ipledago., St Continue down Toledano St. to S. Galvez St. Right turn on S. Galvez St , sharp left on Washington Ave. 

BRIEF MEMORIAL PAUSE (RIP Sheketa Baptiste & G-BABY). Come on, ladies! It's almost the end! 

Continue up WashingtOn Ave. 

DISBAND: TAPPS & FOXX'S LOUNGE. 

Angelina Sever, President of the Divine Ladies Social Aid & Pleasure Club