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British actor Hugh Laurie to reign as Bacchus 2014
Actor and musician Hugh Laurie will reign as the 2014 monarch of the Krewe of Bacchus, WWLand Fox8 News reported on Friday.
Laurie was recently in New Orleans to perform at Professor Longhair’s New Orleans temple, Tipitina’s. The occasion was the fourth annual Fess Fest, a Tipitina’s Foundation benefit that for the second year raised money to renovate Professor Longhair’s childhood home at 1738 Terpsichore St. 
The British actor, best known for his portrayal of Dr. Gregory House on “House,” will reign as Bacchus XLVI when the parade rolls on Sunday, March 2, WWL reported.
Nov 8, 2013 / 43 notes

 

British actor Hugh Laurie to reign as Bacchus 2014

Actor and musician Hugh Laurie will reign as the 2014 monarch of the Krewe of Bacchus, WWLand Fox8 News reported on Friday.

Laurie was recently in New Orleans to perform at Professor Longhair’s New Orleans temple, Tipitina’s. The occasion was the fourth annual Fess Fest, a Tipitina’s Foundation benefit that for the second year raised money to renovate Professor Longhair’s childhood home at 1738 Terpsichore St. 

The British actor, best known for his portrayal of Dr. Gregory House on “House,” will reign as Bacchus XLVI when the parade rolls on Sunday, March 2, WWL reported.

Jul 28, 2013

218 Days until Mardi Gras! Y’all saving your money??

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band - Mardi Gras in New Orleans

cajunboy:

Possibly the most New Orleans picture I’ve ever taken.
May 16, 2011 / 57 notes

cajunboy:

Possibly the most New Orleans picture I’ve ever taken.

(via bradleywarshauer)

cleaning up after Mardi Gras, New Orleans
Mar 9, 2011 / 14 notes

cleaning up after Mardi Gras, New Orleans

lostprovinces:

Flambeau Carriers, Mardi Gras
Photo by Skip Bolen
Mar 8, 2011 / 11 notes

lostprovinces:

Flambeau Carriers, Mardi Gras

Photo by Skip Bolen

Dancing Man 504, Krewe du Vieux, Feb 19, 2011 
Feb 24, 2011 / 1 note

Dancing Man 504, Krewe du Vieux, Feb 19, 2011 

Krewe du Vieux, Feb 19, 2011
Feb 24, 2011

Krewe du Vieux, Feb 19, 2011

Krewe du Vieux, Feb 19, 2011
Feb 24, 2011

Krewe du Vieux, Feb 19, 2011

Feb 24, 2011
Feb 24, 2011

New Orleans Parade Schedule this weekend!!

Friday, Feb. 25

Cork - French Quarter, 3 p.m.

Oshun - Uptown,  p.m. 6

Cleopatra - West Bank, 6:30 p.m. 

Eve - Mandeville,   p.m. 6

Excalibur - Metairie,  7 p.m. 

Mona Lisa/Moon Pie - Slidell, 7 p.m. 

Atlas - Metairie, 7:30 p.m. 

Saturday, Feb. 26

Choctaw - West Bank, 11 a.m. 

Push Mow - Abita Springs, 11 a.m. 

Adonis - West Bank, 11:45 a.m. 

Pontchartrain - Uptown, 2 p.m. 

Nemesis - Chalmette, 2 p.m. 

Caesar - Metairie, 6 p.m. 

Olympia - Covington, 6 p.m.   

Sparta - Uptown, 6 p.m. 

Titans - Slidell, 6:30 p.m. 

Pygmalion - Uptown, 6:45 p.m. 

Sunday, Feb. 27

Alla - West Bank, noon 

Carrollton - Uptown, noon 

Dionysus - Slidell, 1 p.m. 

King Arthur - Uptown, 1:15 p.m. 

Tchefuncte - Madisonville, 2 p.m. 

Rhea - Metairie, 2 p.m. 

Thor - Metairie, 3 p.m. 

mbsthatthatisis:

krewe du vieux
Feb 24, 2011 / 2 notes

mbsthatthatisis:

krewe du vieux

Feb 24, 2011 / 11 notes

lanouvelleorleans:

New Orleans Mardi Gras floats

You remember the crowds at the FIFA World Cup tooting from vuvuzelas last summer? Well, MUSEuzelas are the Krewe of Muses version of the plastic horn!
If anybody actually gets one of these I NEED to see it!! Wonder how it sounds!!
Feb 23, 2011 / 1 note

You remember the crowds at the FIFA World Cup tooting from vuvuzelas last summer? Well, MUSEuzelas are the Krewe of Muses version of the plastic horn!

If anybody actually gets one of these I NEED to see it!! Wonder how it sounds!!

Endymion will throw (hand?) these battery powered fans this year!
Feb 23, 2011 / 1 note

Endymion will throw (hand?) these battery powered fans this year!

REX bracelets to be thrown this year!!
Feb 23, 2011 / 1 note

REX bracelets to be thrown this year!!