Mardi Gras

The Inside View on the Krewe du Vieux

Mon, 01/25/10
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
As everyone in New Orleans knows, becoming a member of a New Orleans' Mardi Gras Krewe isn't always the easiest thing to accomplish...just try and join Rex...I dare you. But Rex doesn't hold the patent on exclusivity, or popularity. While the big parades that roll on Fat T... Read more

RISING FROM THE ASSHES! The Krewe du Vieux and His Honorairety Mac “Dr. John” Rebennack are “All Fired Up” !

Sun, 01/10/10
The satirical Krewe du Vieux Carre parade will take place on Saturday, January 30, 2010, rolling through the Marigny and French Quarter. The King of KdV for 2010 will be hisself the music legend Dr. John, with Priestess Miriam Chamani reigning as Queen. In typical KdV fash... Read more

Happy Mardi Gras!

Fri, 12/11/09
Happy Mardi Gras, y'all! Get out and enjoy the festivities! See St. Ann, bring your drum, go see some Mardi Gras Indians under the overpass at Claiborne and Orleans. Catch some Zulu coconuts! Read more

Mardi Gras Indian Show

Sat, 03/28/09
Authored by Tom Morgan
I just wanted folks to know that I am continuing to make available my 2009 Mardi Gras Indian Show with special guests John Sinclair, Second Chief David Montana and War Chief Juan Pardo. Three hours of Indian music and discussions of what makes this part of New Orleans culture ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for March, 2009

Sun, 03/15/09
Thanks for a Great Spring Pledge Party! A special note from our Membership Director, Crystal Gross: We fell a bit short of our goal, but more than 1,700 members called or went online to pledge their support, and I personally want to thank you for doing your part to help '... Read more

A Mardi Gras Sisyphus Story

Sun, 02/22/09
Authored by Eve Abrams
For many New Orleanians, Mardi Gras season is the time to take down the boxes stuffed with glittery fabric and feathers, hit the thrift stores, and start stirring the paper mache. What does costuming mean? A time to escape, a time to play, a time to hide and be seen all at onc... Read more

Fat Tuesday's New Orleans Music Show

Fri, 02/13/09
Authored by Olivia Greene
On Mardi Gras it's Olivia Greene's great pleasure and privilege to sub for Tom Morgan, and to play a program of party music designed to be your soundtrack for a special day of delights and adventures. Go Mardi Gras Music! Read more

Box of Wine!

Mon, 02/16/09
Authored by David Kunian
Accompany Street Talk on the Box of Wine parade, more fun that two boxes of Franzia Read more

9th Annual Salute to the Mardi Gras Indians

Thu, 02/12/09
Authored by Tom Morgan
On Tuesday, February 17th, at 11 a.m. catch Tom Morgan's special three-hour show dedicated to the Mardi Gras Indians. Joining him will be author, poet and former 'OZ show host, John Sinclair, as well as Indians live in our studio singing and talking about their culture. Read more


Mon, 02/09/09
Don't miss the 9th Ward Marching Band as they return for the 2009 Carnival Season.   The 9th Ward Marching Band 2009 Parade Schedule; Thursday 2/19: MUSES PARADE. Uptown route. Rolls at 7pm Saturday 2/21: DAYTIME 9th WARD PARADE. TIME AND LOCATION SECRET. Monday 2/2... Read more

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