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Feb 27
Ignatius will be back!
I noticed some folk on the internet wondering where Ignatius had disappeared to over the weekend. The T-P has found the answer ;)
The life sized bronze statue of Ignatius J. Riley that stands in front of the Chateau Bourbon Hotel, formerly the D.H. Holmes department store, is tucked away every year during the culmination of Carnival. He should be back in place, waiting again for mother, tomorrow.

Ignatius will be back!

I noticed some folk on the internet wondering where Ignatius had disappeared to over the weekend. The T-P has found the answer ;)

The life sized bronze statue of Ignatius J. Riley that stands in front of the Chateau Bourbon Hotel, formerly the D.H. Holmes department store, is tucked away every year during the culmination of Carnival. He should be back in place, waiting again for mother, tomorrow.


Feb 22

Some of the Uptown Mardi Gras Indians who were out yesterday. Was listening to WWOZ announcing all the places to be able to catch them while I was getting my costume in order 





Feb 21

Preservation Hall Jazz Band w/ Tom Waits - “Tootie Ma Is A Big Fine Thing”


Everywhere else its just Tuesday!

Happy Mardi Gras Everyone!!

Here’s some Rebirth for you, Do whatcha wanna !


Feb 20

jlangenbeck:

Happy Lundi Gras! The next 36 hours are some of the best of the year. Here’s a little bit of what I’m looking forward to.


asantewaa:

Pictures from the Krewe of Muses parade on Thursday, February 16. I can’t take credit for these. They’re the property of Maria Fomich

(via bourbonst)



Ev-er-y year, at Carnival time, I wear a new suit.

It takes _a lot_ of work to put together a Mardi Gras Indian suit. Friends and family as well as a cadre of designers have been helping for decades to put needle to thread and feather and bead.
Read more about the folk who help the big chiefs put out their new suits each year

Ev-er-y year, at Carnival time, I wear a new suit.

It takes _a lot_ of work to put together a Mardi Gras Indian suit. Friends and family as well as a cadre of designers have been helping for decades to put needle to thread and feather and bead.

Read more about the folk who help the big chiefs put out their new suits each year


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