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mardi gras

  • n  the last day before Lent
  • n  a carnival held in some countries on Shrove Tuesday (the last day before Lent) but especially in New Orleans
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  • Krewe of Hera is kicked off Metairie Mardi Gras season parade roster
    The fledgling Krewe of Hera, which canceled its first and only Mardi Gras season parade this year, was kicked off Metairie’s Carnival schedule on Wednesday. Its spot in the 10-parade roster has been given to the new Guardians of Atlantis.The Jefferson...
    June 27, 2013 - New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • Metairie Mardi Gras poised to lose 1 parade, gain another
    Mardi Gras in Metairie could welcome a new krewe in 2014. The Guardians of Atlantis is organizing its first parade and applying to roll on Lundi Gras, taking the position that the Krewe of Hera was assigned in 2013.Atlantis hopes...
    June 26, 2013 - New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • JP Council revokes permit for Krewe of Hera Email: | Twitter: @WWLTV JEFFERSON PARISH, La. -- The Parish Council voted to revoke Mardi Gras parade permit for the all-women Krewe of Hera. Council members said they got complaints about a raffle where prize apparently not given to winner. Council member Cynthia Lee Sheng questioned the validity of the all woman's krewe before the vote passed.
    June 26, 2013 - WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans

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