Mardi Gras 2016 rolls along the gulf coast – Laissez les bons temps roulez

We time travel back to look forward to Mardi Gras . . .  Over the weekend in the Mobile Bay, Alabama, and in Slidell, Louisiana the first parades of the 2016 Mardi Gras season rolled. The Krewe de la Dauphine rolled on Mobile Bay’s historic Dauphine Island. The parade was delayed due to thunder showers […]

Pensacola parade preparations and Mardi Gras merriment

This lovely Friday evening of January 15th, 2016, Pensacola, Florida was buzzing with activities for the Mardi Gras season. The Krewe de Gateau kept the doors open late at their favorite Mardi Gras Supply store, the Pensacola Parade People, for a planning, purchasing, and party session.  When not snacking at the food table or discussing […]

Mardi Gras 2015: Mr. Cellophane rolls with Bacchus

The 2015 Bacchus Mardi Gras parade rolled last night in New and its theme was “Children’s Stories That Live Forever.”  The 2015 King Bacchus was movie star, John C. Reilly with diverse credits including Ralph in  “Wreck-Ralph”, “Step Brothers” (and other films with Will Ferrell), “Guardians of the Galaxy”, and this writer’s favorite, Amos Hart in […]

Mask Maker Unmasked

An Interview with Beckalyn of Beckalyn’s Masquerade Among Rennies, Steampunks, Furries, and other lovers of fine and fun costumes in the midwest, Beckalyns Masquerade has become a well known name for quality, hand made masks, ears, and tails. John N Collins: The Mardi Gras season is upon us and you are becoming well known among the masquerade […]

Voodoo Carnival 2015 – PoleKittens

You want to feel sexy. You want to evoke your seductive side and feel comfortable in your own skin . . .  . . . that’s part of the mission statement of PoleKittens studio and we very excited to have them join us for the Voodoo Carnival! PoleKittens owner and dance instructor V and several of her […]

Voodoo Carnival 2015 – LOVECRUSH88

Imagine The Cult, Led Zeppelin, and BLONDIE in a knife fight . . . . . . that’s the sound of LOVECRUSH88, and we are thrilled to have them join us for our fifth annual Voodoo Carnival! The band LOVECRUSH88 was formed in February of 2014.  Formed as a  project for a benefit show by front […]

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