Fat Tuesday

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NCIS: New Orleans Cast To Ride In Orpheus Parade

The cast of NCIS: New Orleans will ride as monarchs in the Krewe of Orpheus parade, which rolls on Lundi Gras, the day before Fat Tuesday.

01/28/2015

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Guide To New Orleans’ 2014 Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras 2014 may be a few weeks away, but Carnival season has already begun in New Orleans, with brightly colored parades throughout the city and much more to come.

02/18/2014

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A Brief History Of Mardi Gras

Today is Fat Tuesday, and in honor of the celebration, Time.com has come up with “A Brief History of Mardi Gras” to show that it’s not all nudity and debauchery… though they admit, those things are included.

03/08/2011