Mardi Gras

Over & Out From Creedence Clearwater Revival

In a sense, a huge chapter in American rock history ended in the spring of 1972, when <b>Creedence Clearwater Revival</b> entered the Billboard LP chart with …

Music

Meet the Modern-Day Urban Cowboys of New Orleans

A man doing a trick at a trail ride in Southern Louisiana. 2014<br>Akasha Rabut<p>1 of 16<p>When photographer Akasha Rabut moved to New Orleans from California …

North America

Bits: win a Trespass rucksack today, £50 off at eBookers, HFP feedback

News in brief:<p><b>Win a Trespass rucksack – today only</b><p>Our sister site <i>Shopper Points</i> is <b>giving away a Trespass hiking rucksack, worth £100 (albeit £57 in</b> …

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Coming Home: Modernism and the Shchukin Collection

HENRI MATISSE’S <i>Harmony in Red</i> is one of those famous paintings few have actually seen with their own eyes. Well known is its deluge of patterned …

Art

Forget Mardi Gras—New Orleans' Easter Parade Is Gay As Hell

Forget Mardi Gras—New Orleans’ Easter Parade Is Gay As Hell<p>The French Quarter was clearly the place to be on Easter Sunday.<p>If you only make plans to …

New Orleans

galley pirates

This is an East African dish with Indian origins. Not surprisingly as the Indian culture permeates many of the cities of Kenya and the east coast of …

St. Patrick's Day

Cruise crazy: Couple sets record with 200th Carnival sailing

Cruise crazy: Couple sets record with 200th Carnival sailing<p>For many cruisers, Caribbean-focused Carnival is a starter brand — a line you sail a few times before you move on to more globe-circling operators such as Holland America or Princess.<p>Not so for Bernard and Janice Caffary.<p>Carnival this …

Cruise Ships

adidas Gazelle Primeknit Women's BB5211

The adidas Gazelle Is Releasing With Primeknit Uppers This Spring<p>RATE THIS<p>0.00 / 5 <i>(NO VOTES YET)</i><p>Loading...<p>After debuting with the “Mardi Gras” collab …

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Is New Orleans Awesome Beyond Mardi Gras? | Travel Guide

If there was no New Orleans, America would just be a bunch of free people dying of boredom.—Judy Deck via Chris Rose, 1 Dead in Attic: Post-Katrina …

New Orleans

Inside the Carnival ships that made cruising history

Cruise ship tours: The early icons of the Carnival fleet<p>Nostalgic for the early days of cruising? Our latest Cruise Ship Tour, in the carousel above, looks back at cruise giant Carnival's first three vessels — the Mardi Gras, Carnivale and Festivale.<p>Originally built in Britain as ocean liners and …

Cruise Ships

Firing a Gun into a Dark Room: Strip Clubs, Sex Trafficking, and the Hidden Cost of Hedonism

Guest Blog Post, Sex Positivity<p>No Comments<p>Image by Jake Guild / CC BY<p>Today’s post is a guest blog post from my dear friend and (former boyfriend) …

Iowa Chicken Run: a Lousiana Cajun Mardi Gras celebration like no other

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North America

The Best Mardi Gras Costume Goes To…

4/6/17- Roland Martin, Huggy Lowdown and Chris Paul weigh in on the best Mardi Gras costume on the Fantastic Voyage presented by Ford. Listen …

African-American News

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Central America And The Mardi Gras Part 6

Bermuda was very picturesque, but it was far colder than we had expected it to be. My eyes were telling me I was looking at the Caribbean, but my …

Cruise Ships

Senator Eric Abetz holds Greg Medcraft's ASIC to account over Mardi Gras float

Tassie Liberal Senator, <b>Eric Abetz</b>, sees rainbows everywhere he looks – and he doesn't like it.<p>A rainbow flag was allegedly spotted in the foyer of …

Brisbane

How to spend your first 24 hours in New Orleans

As direct flights launch to the land of Mardi Gras, Phoebe Smith shimmies her way to Louisiana, cocktail in hand, to discover what’s on offer in the …

New Orleans

A state party 200 years in the making revs up in Gulfport

The Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration South is under way at Centennial Plaza in Gulfport.<p>Here's what you need to know so far:<p>▪ Dignitaries …

New Orleans

DeMarcus Cousins prepares to face Kings with 'Loyalty' on his mind

METAIRIE, La. -- DeMarcus Cousins, wearing a hat and hooded sweatshirt with the word "Loyalty" printed on the front of each, went into Beast Mode …

NBA

Makeover brings splashy new water park to Carnival ship

Photos: Carnival Glory gets a splashy new water park<p>Call it a glorious new day for Carnival Glory.<p>The 13-year-old Carnival ship just received a major upgrade with the addition of an expansive new water park to its top deck.<p>Unveiled over the weekend during a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Miami, the …

Cruise Ships

7 Wild Paint Jobs We Can't Decide If We Love or Hate

While some homeowners like to keep their walls tastefully neutral, others view them as blank canvases just begging for some <i>really</i> colorful and …

Interior Design

Man wanted in South Saratoga Street shooting that left Mardi Gras Indian wounded

A 36-year-old man is suspected of attempted second-degree murder in connection with a Central City shooting that left a Mardi Gras Indian wounded on …

New Orleans

9 Epic Adventures Every New Orleanian Must Take Before They Die

Head on over to Slidell for an amazing swamp tour. Many people consider Honey Island one of the most beautiful swamps in all of Louisiana. You will …

Travel

What Art Does: “When the World Wounds” by Kiini Ibura Salaam

<i>MAKE BELIEVE is the only reason I’m here right now.</i>— The Bone Man in “Because of the Bone Man”¤I recently participated in an astrobiology symposium …

Books

Central America And The Mardi Gras With Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Part 1

I’m back! I’m sorry that I couldn’t update you with live blogs during the cruise – I just couldn’t get my blog to open using the ships Wi-Fi – but …

Cruise Ships

White St. Patrick’s Day Participants Tried To Columbus 100-Year-Old Black New Orleans Zulu Traditions

Mardi Gras has come and gone, but a rather peculiar image has sparked social media backlash after St. Patrick’s Day. A seemingly all-white “Irish …

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If you’re feeling experimental, you can copy Solange’s avant-garde makeup from her “Bust Magazine” cover

There’s no point in hiding it, we are unabashed copycats, especially when it comes to our girl Solange Knowles. It’s a very Regina George situation. …

Skin Care

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Windsor seniors do 'All That Jazz' at Mardi Gras ball

"All That Jazz" was the spirited theme of the 2017 Mardi Gras Ball held at Windsor Senior Living Community on Feb. 24. King Lou Tucker and Queen …

New Orleans

Facebook launches Messenger Day feature with vanishing videos and pictures

Facebook on Thursday announced ‘Messenger Day’ feature which provides a new way to see and share photos and videos on Facebook Messenger.<p>A few months …

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