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New Orleans Mardi Gras - Wikipedia

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The holiday of Mardi Gras is celebrated in Southern Louisiana, although celebrations are concentrated for about two weeks before and through Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday. Usually the...

Why Do Women Flash Their Breasts For Beads At Mardi Gras? - Bustle

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Mar 3, 2014 ... French for the holiday known as Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras is that ... if you score one at Mardi Gras, is pretty much like being handed a pound of hydrating gold. ... If you think women flashing their breasts during Mardi Gras is a ...

Is Nudity Common On Bourbon St.? - New Orleans Forum - TripAdvisor

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Jul 28, 2005 ... You may also see both men and women in various states of undress. ... By the way, this kind of craziness is indeed typical of Mardi Gras on Bourbon. ... Didn't know if there would be many double d's flashing then or not. lol I'm ...

Mardi Gras History and Traditions | Mardi Gras New Orleans

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During Mardi Gras, many think of them as a place to get away from the ... The result: If you're a woman, be warned.

Urban Dictionary: Mardi Gras bead flash

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A custom which originated in New Orleans, but has traveled easily elsewhere, where a young woman displays her boobs (breasts) for Mardi Gras glass ...

My Experience at Mardi Gras in New Orleans • The Blonde Abroad

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Feb 24, 2015 ... Celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans is on many people's bucket lists. ... We've all heard of the festival being a scene with women flashing ...

Stripping off inhibitions in the 'free market' of Mardi Gras | PBS ...

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Mar 4, 2014 ... Flashing for beads is a ritual with murky roots. ... New Orleans Mardi Gras rituals like flashing may offer tourists, especially women, a reprieve from ... “Society regulates our behavior so thoroughly, in so many contexts, that it's ...

Five myths about Mardi Gras - The Washington Post

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Feb 18, 2012 ... Mardi Gras is all about beads, booze and breasts. ... party where drunken young women flash their breasts in exchange for trinkets. ... On the one hand, many of the older “krewes,” the organizations that put on the major ...

What REALLY Happens at Mardi Gras - Man Cave Daily - CBS Local

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Letting It All Hang Out: Mardi Gras Performances Live and on Video ...

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A woman who looks maybe 20 years old, but could be much older or younger, ... No longer limited to Mardi Gras, the performance of “flashing for beads” has ...

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Do you still get beads for flashing or asking nicely? - New ...

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Jan 5, 2013 ... The flashing for beads is a drunken Mardi Gras thing. .... As a single woman, I have lived here for over 17 years and have never ever flashed for ...

Things NOT to do at Mardi Gras in New Orleans (unless you want to ...

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Jan 28, 2008 ... If you're heading to the Big Easy for the Mardi Gras, here are a few ... While the laws are typically relaxed for women, I've still seen a few get popped for flashing breasts, ... Many of them are working overtime to keep you safe.

Vicki Mayer Talks to Ned Sublette - Afropop Worldwide

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Program: Living in New Orleans, Part 1: All on A Mardi Gras Day ... It's essentially commercial videos of women flashing their breasts or their bottoms in ... Flashing is very much not permitted in parade routes, with the idea that families go there, ...