Lafayette's Krewe of Carnival en Rio unloaded boxes and loaded floats ahead of Saturday night's Lafayette parade. The Krewe of Rio put the finishing touches on floats in their den, unloading pallets of beads and trinkets.
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The Greater Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras Association is pleased to announce that they have developed an app for both iPhone and Android that features all of the information you need to celebrate Mardi Gras! The development of the app was made possible by the generous support of Service Chevrolet. The... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Pro Bono Publico Foundation has awarded 36 grants totaling $545,000, primarily to benefit public schools in New Orleans. Other grants include the Taylor Playground Booster Club to help rebuild sports and other programs at Taylor Playground, and a number of neighborhood initiatives. The foundation was... more »
Mardi Gras season officially kicked off Friday and Saturday was the first ball of the season.
The carnival season has officially kicked off and it was a huge party at the Cajun Dome Convention Center as the Krew of Rio kicked off their Mardi Gras celebration
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The Krewe of Carnivale en Rio is expanding Mardi Gras Activities in Southwest Louisiana. Starting on Friday, February 5, 2010, the night before our Rio Parada on February 6, 2010, the Krewe in partnership with Stage Call Entertainment will "Party Downtown" in Lafayette's Parc Sans Souci. The celebration will kick... more »
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Metairie's Krewe of Rhea has canceled its 2010 Carnival parade on Feb. 7, Super Bowl Sunday. Rhea captain Anna Marie Soto told The Times-Picayune Wednesday that krewe members felt turnout would be low, whether the 8-0 New Orleans Saints are in the game or not. They... more »