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Why Do We Throw Beads At Mardi Gras?

Mardi Gras in South Louisiana is kind of like breathing - we just do it. There are so many historical traditions, we rarely think about the significance of what we're doing. Why do we even throw beads at Mardi Gras?

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Report Shows 750,000 King Cake Babies Abandoned Every Mardi Gras

We must ask ourselves; Louisiana, can't we do better?

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New Orleans Celebrates Its First Mardi Gras Since Hurricane Katrina
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Mardi Gras Means Big Money For South Louisiana

It's not all about plastic beads, cups, and a little bit of booze. Mardi Gras means big money for all of Louisiana.

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Beads For Less on Pinhook Presents Krewe de Bayou’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Mardi Gras Ball on February 17

Beads for Less presents the Krewe De Bayou’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Mardi Gras Ball on Friday, February 17, 2017 at the Double Tree by Hilton on Pinhook Rd in Lafayette. Doors will open at 6:30pm.

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New Parade Ordinance Passed In St. Martinville

This year's parade permit was revoked because Police Chief Calder Hebert determined the city would need at least $200,000 for barricades and police security.

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Ten Minute Mardi Gras Bead Mosaic [VIDEO]

Tired of looking at that pile of old Mardi Gras beads? Turn them into a gorgeous mosaic in just ten minutes with this quick tutorial from ilovetocreate.com.

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Man Who Fell From Lafayette Mardi Gras Float Dies From Injuries

Quinn Dejean, the member of the Krewe of Apollo, who fell from a Lafayette Mardi Gras float has passed away.

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Man Dancing Entertains Float Riders In Lafayette Mardi Gras Parade [VIDEO]

A listener submitted this video of a man dancing for those aboard the floats in a Lafayette Mardi Gras parade.

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Fundraising Page Set Up For Local Man Who Fell From Mardi Gras Float

The president of the Mystic Krewe of Apollo set up this Go Fund Me page to help raise money for Quinn's recovery. Any amount will be accepted and greatly appreciated.

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New Orleans Celebrates Mardi Gras
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Louisiana Stereotypes That Need to Stop — Right Now

Oh, you didn't know that Louisianians walk around wasted, wearing beads year round?

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