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Feb 12, 2013 ... As Mardi Gras bacchanalia break out in New Orleans and elsewhere, get the
facts about this raucous affair.
Mar 2, 2014 ... This year's Mardi Gras, a festival marked by an endless cyclone of feathers,
costumes, beads and booze that whips through city streets all over ...
Jan 10, 2005 ... In Christianity, Mardi Gras (French for "Fat Tuesday" and also known as Carnival
and Shrove Tuesday) is the last day before the beginning of ...
The history of a Mardi Gras celebration existed many years before Europeans
came to the New World. Some time in the Second Century, during mid-February ...
2016 San Diego Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp District. The Mardi Gras Parade in
San Diego is back! Join other partygoers at the 2016 San Diego Mardi Gras party
There's more to Mardi Gras in New Orleans than just one day or just one parade.
Visit behind the scenes as preparations begin days, weeks and even months in ...
"Mardi Gras" means "Fat Tuesday." Traditionally, it is the last day for Catholics to
indulge—and often overindulge—before Ash Wednesday starts the sober ...
Considering the raucous nature of Mardi Gras, you might be surprised to learn
that the festival has religious roots. Festivities start in New Orleans each year on ...