The Best of Mardi Gras
Playlist · by Team Himalaya
The Best of Mardi Gras
Food, fun & Carnival celebrations! Let the good times roll with this playlist filled with the best of Mardi Gras.
6 episodes, 5 hours 20 mins
Rex, King of Carnival
Today’s episode is all about Mardi Gras and the Rex parade. I am joined by a former King of Carnival, Dr. Stephen Hales. In addition to reigning as Rex in 2017, Dr. Hales is the archivist and historian for the School of Design, the organization that puts on the Rex parade. In this discussion we talk about Rex and its impact on Mardi Gras, and more broadly, on the city of New Orleans as a whole.
Et Tous Un Bon Mardi Gras - Louisiana Eats - It's New Orleans
It's Carnival time on Louisiana Eats! On this week's show, we take to the streets with a distinctive krewe of food lovers. We begin with author and songwriter Johnette Downing, who's also known as "the pied piper of Louisiana music traditions." Johnette shares her latest album, Swamp Romp, which, among other things, seeks to answer the eternal question, Who put the baby in the king cake?
SMNTY Classics: Mardi Gras Women
When people think of women and Mardi Gras, they probably imagine bare breasts and beads -- but that's certainly not the extent of women's participation in the Fat Tuesday fest. Just in time for Mardi Gras, enjoy this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Ep 113: I'm The Prettiest! Mardi Gras Indians
Everything you’ve ever heard about New Orleans Mardi Gras is true. The floats, the beads, the craven apocalypse party - that is all there. What’s more surprising, is that there are parts of Mardi Gras that you haven’t heard of. Join us this week as we explore the secretive culture of the Mardi Gras Indians, and their role in creating the unique character of the city.
86 - The Mardi Gras Indians—Stories from New Orleans
Jelly Roll Morton talks of being a “Spy Boy” in the Mardi Gras Indian parades of his youth. Bo Dollis, of the Wild Magnolias, tells of sewing his suit of feathers and beads all night long. Tootie Montana masks for the first time after Mardi Gras started up again after being cancelled during World War II. Big Queen Ausettua makes connections between the black Mardi Gras Indian traditions of New Orleans and Africa. Sister Alison McCrary, a Catholic nun and social justice attorney, tells of Big Chief Tootie Montana’s death at the podium in City Council Chambers defending the rights of the Mardi Gras Indians to parade without harassment. A collection of stories and interviews in honor of the Mardi Gras Indian tradition in New Orleans. With thanks to the Library of Congress, Nick Spitzer and American Routes, WWOZ and all of the Keepers of the Mardi Gras Indian Culture.
In this weeks episode of The Talk Shop we talk New Orleans; more so, we talk Mardi Gras. One of Talk Shops favorite vacation location we sit down with our friend Brian and CC(32M 24SEC)to talk about our experiences in the French Quarter and some MUST THINGS to check off your check list. Happy Listening and share with your travel Partners.Make sure to Follow us on Instagram and Facebook, and wherever your podcast can be heard:@The_Talk_Shop
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