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Mardi Gras artist to discuss his book in Metairie

Earl Hodges

 If you  want to get in the mood, for Mardi Gras, head over to the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 West Napoleon Ave., Metairie Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. and listen to artist Bo... More »

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Mardi Gras 2015: 9 parades to roll this weekend

Cate Root, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

Mardi Gras 2015 draws near, as nine parades roll throughout New Orleans and surrounding areas, Saturday (Jan. 31) and Sunday (Feb. 1). More»

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Krewe of Slidellians Mardi Gras parade rolls on north shore in perfect weather

Lisa Frazier Page, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

The Krewe of Slidellians paraded in perfect Mardi Gras weather midday Sunday, as crowds tailgated along the traditional Slidell route. With temperatures in the low-60s an... More»

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2015 King Cake Festival: Here's to the winners (and thousands of happy eaters Sunday)

Kathleen Flynn, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

More than 12,000 people turned out for the second annual King Cake Fest at Champions Square on Sunday (Jan. 25) to enjoy the Mardi Gras classic in a variety of styles. Th... More»

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Billy Nungesser uses Washington Mardi Gras to campaign for lieutenant governor

Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

Among the dozens waiting at Reagan National Airport for a flight back to New Orleans on Sunday (January 25) after the conclusion of Washington Mardi Gras was former Plaqu... More»

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Lieutenant governor candidate Billy Nungesser returning from Washington Mardi Gras

Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

Former Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser discusses his candidacy for lieutenant governor and Washington Mardi Gras while waiting to return to New Orleans on Su... More»

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What's new for Mardi Gras 2015: Route changes, new krewes and more

David Lee Simmons, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

What's new with your krewe? Leave your news in the comments below, and we'll add to the list. The casual observer might think of Mar... More»

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Snag a Spanish Town flamingo from the LSU lakes? Share your pics

Kiri Walton, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

Did you nab a Spanish Town flamingo? Show us your pics! Watch video The flamingos are out!  In what has become a tim... More»

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WHAT??!!! West Coast labor dispute could lead to Mardi Gras bead shortage, television station reports

Bob Warren, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

For many folks, no Mardi Gras season can be called a success unless bags and bags of beads have to be toted up the attic stairs after the parades have all passed. But a l... More»

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Preview Mardi Gras 2015 Rex procession with a parade bulletin

Chris Waddington, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

The Rex organization revived the practice of printing pictorial parade bulletins in 2003. Mardi Gras 2015 includes many beautiful tr... More»

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Lundi Gras 2015 parades, fests and fun for impatient Mardi Gras revelers

Chris Waddington, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

Complete music lineup for Zulu Lundi Gras Festival, Feb. 16 Watch video Lundi Gras 2015 is a New Orleans answer to t... More»

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