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Mardi Gras Indians are in coronavirus limbo, which a Wild Man knows all too well

Mardi Gras Indians are in coronavirus limbo, which a Wild Man knows all too well BY DOUG MACCASH | STAFF WRITER PUBLISHED DEC 15, 2020 1 of 8 NO.mardigrasindians.121620_4.JPG Marvin Belisle, Wild Man with the Wild Magnolias, gets dressed on his porch in New…

Just What We Were Looking For

Just What We Were Looking For “We took the Garden District walking tour, and our experience was very similar to KellyT905: Dave was our tourguide, and he was friendly, extremely knowledgeable, patient with people’s questions, and possessed an extensive knowledge of the music and food of NOLA, as well as its history. It was such…

Krewe of Red Beans joins effort to put artists, float builders to work decorating houses for Mardi Gras

Krewe of Red Beans joins effort to put artists, float builders to work decorating houses for Mardi Gras BY DOMINIC MASSA | WWL-TV DEC 7, 2020 Krewe of Red Beans Lisa Browning works on a portion of one of the planned “house floats” in…

Big Freedia, not Lauren Daigle, to host New Orleans segment of New Year’s Eve telecast

Big Freedia, not Lauren Daigle, to host New Orleans segment of New Year’s Eve telecast BY KEITH SPERA | STAFF WRITER DEC 28, 2020 1 of 7 NO.essencewrap.liv.071219adv041.jpg Big Freedia performs during the Essence Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La., July…