Mardi Gras

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

THE RETURN OF THE 9TH WARD MARCHING BAND!

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

Mardi Gras Photo Contest

Sat, 02/07/09
Mardi Gras in New Orleans provides one of the best opportunies on earth to get great photographs. If you think you have the best Mardi Gras photo ever, enter it into our Mardi Gras photo contest, and you just may win a free pair of fine high-fidelity earphones. So from no... Read more

Street Talk: Red Beans Parade

Fri, 02/06/09
Authored by David Weinberg
A cultural photographer makes New Orleans and its traditions his own. Read more

The King of the Krewe du Vieux - Frankie Ford

Thu, 01/29/09
Authored by Tom Morgan
On Feb 3rd, the Tuesday New Orleans Music Show (11 am - 2 pm) will kick off Carnival with the appearance of Frankie Ford, this year's King of the Krewe Du Vieux. Frankie will be making a two-fold trip as he will also be celebrating the release of a new CD "On the Street Wh... Read more

It's carnival time !

Thu, 01/22/09
Authored by Lisa Barrios
As anybody who has ever listened to my show, I loves me some mardi gras & it's music.Unlike christmas music, I think mardi gras music should be heard all year long ! I will be peppering all of my february shows with anything & everything mardi gras ! And it won't stop 'til ... Read more

Iko Iko Indian Practices Heating Up

Tue, 01/20/09
Experience the rich culture of the Mardi Gras Indians Practices being held on Sunday nights at the following locations; Uptown Yia Cafe at 2401 Danneel Street (corner of First and Danneel) Starting around 5:30 p.m. Handa Wanda at 2425 Dryades Street (in between First Str... Read more

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