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Rex Adds ‘Butterfly King’ To Parade Lineup – WDSU New Orleans

Rex Adds ‘Butterfly King’ To 2012 Parade Lineup rexorganization.com The Rex Organization announced that the “Butterfly King” float will line up in the fifth position in the group’s Fat Tuesday parade. It will carry 26 riders and is the first new iconic — or “permanent” — float in decades, joining the King’s Float, the “Boeuf…

Endymion To Roll With First African-American King – WDSU New Orleans

Endymion To Roll With First African-American King http://www.endymion.org/ New Orleans nativeDavid LaFargue will reign over America’s largest block party at Mardi Gras 2012 “He’s a huge personality with a huge heart,” said one of LaFargue’s long-time friends. All his friends wanted to congratulate LaFargue after he was crowned the first African-American king of the Krewe…

Gay Travel: Top Ten New Orleans Mardi Gras Events – Gayapolis

TOP TEN LGBT Mardi Gras Events Gay Travel: Top Ten New Orleans Mardi Gras Events Gayapolis Gay Mardi Gras is always a wild and amazing adventure in the Big Easy. Here’s our list of gay venues and gay events not to be missed! Get a behind the scenes look at the creation of the most…

Muses Taps Actress Clarkson As Honorary ‘EveryMuse’ – WDSU New Orleans

Muses Taps Actress Clarkson As Honorary ‘EveryMuse’ WDSU New Orleans Muses nighttime parade is a locals favorite, drawing large crowds on the final weekday [Carnival Thursday] before the extended Mardi Gras weekend. New Orleans native Patricia Clarkson will serve as the first “honorary EveryMuse” in the popular Krewe of Muses parade in February. Muses chose Clarkson…

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…

Orpheus names Mardi Gras-season celebrity monarchs – Sacramento Bee

Cyndi Lauper and Bret Michaels to Reign in Orpheus parade Mardi Gras 2012Examiner.com Mardi Gras is Feb. 21, but Orpheus is among the dozens of parade krewes rolling before Fat Tuesday. Orpheus was founded in 1993 by actor and crooner Harry Connick Jr., who is from New Orleans. The star-studded parade is scheduled to roll…

Will Ferrell tapped by Bacchus parade krewe

 facebook Will Ferrell tapped by Bacchus parade krewe .facebook.com/WillFerrell Comedian Will Ferrell has been named the god of wine for 2012′s Mardi Gras in New Orleans. The Bacchus krewe of the popular Carnival season parade announced the choice Thursday. Ferrell rose to fame on “Saturday Night Live” and …

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