Zulu rightly proclaims itself the first krewe to present a celebrity in a Mardi Gras parade, but the ride of native son Louis Armstrong proved an anomaly — albeit a pretty spectacular one — rather than the beginning of a tradition. Lords of Leather is the only leather-oriented Carnival krewe in the country, hosting a masked ball each year with medieval traditions.
Last year, Luke Perry rode as Royalty. Before his death inHarry P. NET GayTexas.
The initial appearance in of the diminutive cars enlivened by tastefully costumed girls and rosy-cheeked boys provided a most unique addition to the Carnival season. Thus, the coining of the phrase "Fat Tuesday. Jeff Sr. While about half of the exhibitions remained open on Mardi Gras, newspaper reports likened the grounds to a ghost town.
However, the Louisiana State Museum has hundreds of items on permanent display at the Presbytere as well as rotating exhibits of memorabilia. Why do it? Inthe Kalem Co.
Many people join more than one krewe as well. They bounced around for the next couple years, and then landed a spot in Metairie. And some children do more than watch parades from modified ladders placed on the neutral grounds; a lucky few get to participate. Mardi Gras throwback: police strike canceled parades in Orleans Parish.
Armenius is one of just a handful of gay krewes that still holds an annual ball. Last year, Rex arrived on a vintage train, and he will do so again this year. Sign Up.