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The best places to stay during Mardi Gras

January 1, 2018 | Posted in: News
Mardi Gras is upon us and hotels are already beginning to fill up. If you haven’t started planning your trip already, now is the time. With so many hotels throughout the city, it'… » Read More

The Force is with this Special Needs Mardi Gras Krewe.

December 7, 2017 | Posted in: News
By Kate Lacour, Executive Director, NOLArts Learning Center The much-anticipated release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi will have a special significance for the STOMP Troopers. This perc… » Read More

Rocking Around the Mardi Gras Tree.

November 27, 2017 | Posted in: News
Google “Mardi Gras tree” and you’ll see lots of images of trees along the New Orleans parade routes, dripping with beads that were caught by limbs and not revelers. This isn&… » Read More

Was America's First Mardi Gras in New Orleans or Mobile?

November 1, 2017 | Posted in: News
As New Orleans approaches the 300th anniversary of our founding in 1718, we thought it might be a good time to revisit the centuries-old argument, “Which came first: Mardi Gras in Mobile… » Read More

No More Bro Show: The History of Female Krewes

September 12, 2017 | Posted in: News
For most of its illustrious history, Mardi Gras in New Orleans was a bro show. While women participated behind the scenes, all-male krewes meant just that – no women allowed. Then, … » Read More

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