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New Orleans Celebrates Mardi Gras
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Traditional vs Modern Mardi Gras [VIDEO]

Throwing beads or chasing chickens, which is your favorite way to spend Mardi Gras?

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"NCIS: New Orleans" Screening
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NCIS: New Orleans Looking For Extras For Upcoming Mardi Gras Episode

Listen up you budding thespians, the TV show NCIS: New Orleans is looking for extras in costumes for a Carnival scene in an upcoming episode which they'll film this Friday, January 20.

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Portraits Of Mardi Gras
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Why Do We Throw Beads At Mardi Gras?

Mardi Gras in South Louisiana is kind of like breathing - we just do it. There are so many historical traditions, we rarely think about the significance of what we're doing. Why do we even throw beads at Mardi Gras?

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Report Shows 750,000 King Cake Babies Abandoned Every Mardi Gras

We must ask ourselves; Louisiana, can't we do better?

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Have You Ever Heard Mardi Gras Called ‘Shrove Tuesday’?

Mardi Gras will take over Louisiana on Tuesday, February 28th. It will be a day filled with floats, cold beer, good food, lots of beads and pancakes. Wait, pancakes? Well, you'll be eating pancakes if you're celebrating Shrove Tuesday.

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Get Your Fix Anywhere In Louisiana (Or The World) With This Mardi Gras King Cake Guide

Not all heroes wear capes, and whoever came up with this Mardi Gras King Cake Guide is living proof.

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Brett Young To Play Le Festival de Mardi Gras a Lafayette on February 26th

97.3 The Dawg is proud to present BMLG recording artist Brett Young on Sunday, February 26th!

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History of the King Cake

Carnival season has officially begun in Acadiana, and we're taking a look at the origin of one of the most delicious parts of Mardi Gras, the king cake!

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New Orleans Celebrates Its First Mardi Gras Since Hurricane Katrina
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Mardi Gras Means Big Money For South Louisiana

It's not all about plastic beads, cups, and a little bit of booze. Mardi Gras means big money for all of Louisiana.

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Beads For Less on Pinhook Presents Krewe de Bayou’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Mardi Gras Ball on February 17

Beads for Less presents the Krewe De Bayou’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Mardi Gras Ball on Friday, February 17, 2017 at the Double Tree by Hilton on Pinhook Rd in Lafayette. Doors will open at 6:30pm.

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