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Mardi Gras Krewe of Kolossos trying to create ‘new breed of parade’ – NOLA.com

NOLA.com Mardi Gras Krewe of Kolossos trying to create ‘new breed of parade’ NOLA.com By Kari Dequine, Times Picayune A new artist-inspired krewe plans to make its debut this Mardi Gras season with a people-powered parade tossing handmade and locally crafted throws. The fledgling Krewe of Kolossos is seeking to “create a new breed of…

Cultural arts: It was a good year in St. Tammany – NOLA.com

NOLA.com Cultural arts: It was a good year in St. Tammany NOLA.com Also featured was Irving Banister Jr., Spyboy Honey of the Creole Wild West Mardi Gras Indians, oldest documented Indian Tribe in the New Orleans Mardi Gras tradition. An anonymous sponsor made the cultural education portion of the program possible. … Volunteers are able…

New Orleans Artists Preparing for Mardi Gras – Voice of America

New Orleans Artists Preparing for Mardi Gras Voice of America December 21, 2011 New Orleans Artists Preparing for Mardi Gras Selah Hennessy | New Orleans, Louisiana New Orleans explodes into a carnival every year for Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras World artists shape the props from Styrofoam or fiberglass. Then they’re covered in papier-mache and painted. …

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