Fat Tuesday was cancelled during World War 2, World War 1 and even the Civil War. All of those, completely understandable reasons. But, in 1979 Mardi Gras was cancelled in New Orleans for a very different reason, and people were not happy.
Cajun Comic Relief XXIV is coming up. Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 5th at the Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette as we'll all enjoy some great laughs for a good cause. There will be two comedy shows, one at 2:00pm and 7:00pm.
By now, you've had the chance to get to know "Queen Marie Laveau I" Jenny Krueger. Now, it's time for you to get to know "King Samedi I", Dwight Prudhomme, Vice President of Republic National Distributing Company.