How do you know Mardi Gras is here? When you head to Walmart and there is a parade preventing you from shopping, but this parade isn't on the street going down Johnston St. Nope, its smack dab in the middle of the Walmart where you are shopping, and all you can do is shake your head, smile and say "Only in Louisiana".
After several months of practicing, and weeks of uncertainty if they would even make it to New York City, UL's "Pride Of Acadiana" Marching Band has arrived in New York for the annual Thanksgiving Macy's Day Parade. They are one of only TEN bands in the country invited to march in the parade, with almost 400 total bands applying for the honor.
Watch American Idol hopeful Joshua Ledet as his homecoming parade rolls in Westlake, LA via KPLC livestream now! Find out how you can support Joshua Ledet by sporting your very own 'Team Josh' gear here.
American Idol contestant Joshua Ledet, from Westlake, Louisiana, is coming home!!! And this time he is not coming home alone...He is bringing a few American Idol friends and producers home with him. Our Louisiana representative on the show is scheduled to come to home this Saturday, May 12 for a Homecoming Pep Rally if he continues as a Top 3 finalist, which we will find out this week on Idol.
Mardi Gras is fast approaching and soon guest bedrooms and couches will be filled with out-of-town friends and family looking to enjoy the festival season. In order to ensure these first timers have just as good a time as long time Mardi Gras veterans, here are a few dos and don'ts to pass along.
Parade Magazine and Yahoo's omg! teamed up for a recent pop culture poll, with questions ranging from the craziest baby names to the most annoying celebrities and more. Here are the results of the Poll!
Mardi Gras 2011 was amazing. From New Orleans to Lafayette I walked a lot, talked a lot and saw a lot. From the Friday before Mardi Gras to the official Fat Tuesday holiday I did my best to document my travels with sight and sound.