TITLE

A-Krewe-ing Interest

AUTHOR(S)
O'Bryan, Cooper
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Offbeat;Mar2011, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Krewe du Vieux (KdV), a version of the Mardigras parade which incorporate political satire that started in 1987 in New Orleans, Louisiana. It cites that families and friends participate in Mardi Gras by reliving yearly rituals, sporting masks, and some form their own homemade krewes in the spirit of Zulu to play in the streets which have come to define the parade experience. It also cite other krewes inspired by KdV such the Krewe of Chewbacchus.
ACCESSION #
59209079

 

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