Carnival and citizenship: The politics of carnival culture in the Prussian Rhineland, 1823-1848
- Irv Zoller had a different view of Carnival. Laborde, Errol // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);02/19/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 35, p23
Focuses on the involvement of businessman Irv Zoller in carnival activities in New Orleans, Louisiana. Democratization of carnivals in the year 1930; Role in the foundation of the Krewe of Mecca; Services rendered to the captains of other organizations.
- Sheriff Harry Lee's basic rules to assure a safe, fun-filled Mardi Gras. Harry, Sheriff // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);02/19/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 35, p38
Highlights some basic security measures to follow during the Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, Louisiana. Use of video cameras to monitor crowds and respond to problems; Rule of no glass containers within 50 feet of the parade route; Presence of ambulances and first aid stations along the...
- Enchantment of Fasnacht. Gold, Donna Lauren // Natural History;Feb82, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p28
Features the annual Fasnacht in Basel, Switzerland. Origin of the carnival; Public participation in the Basel Fasnacht; Outdoor celebrations of the Fasnacht; Oversight of the festival.
- Louisiana's great coincidence. Laborde, Errol // Louisiana Life;Winter98/99, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p6
Presents information on some events that were celebrated on March 3, 1699 in Louisiana. Celebration of Mardi Gras; Naming of Pointe de Mardi Gras, a spot in Louisiana; Features of the event.
- Mardi Gras' excesses rain on locals' parade. Burdeau, Cain // Christian Science Monitor;2/26/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 63, p3
Looks at controversy in New Orleans, Louisiana over excessive behavior and growing commercialism at the Mardi Gras festival.
- Have A wonderful, safe and enjoyable Mardi Gras. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);03/06/2000, Vol. 20 Issue 37, p41
Focuses on the Mardi Gras celebration in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Pride of area residents for their family-oriented Mardi Gras celebration; `Tolerance' as the basic rule during the carnival event; Suggestions for first-timers who are planning to attend the celebration.
- King Cake 101: Don't Get the Baby. Clanton, Breit // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);01/29/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 32, p1
Discusses the observance of the Carnival king cake tradition in offices in New Orleans, Louisiana. Rule that whoever gets the baby in the cake should be the one to buy the next cake; Observance of the tradition until Mardi Gras day; Practice of some employees of avoiding getting the baby by...
- Attempts to smear carnivals here in the US and abroad. // Hot Calaloo;Sep2016, p1
An excerpt from the London Campaign Against Police and State Violence statement is presented on the allegation of the British Metropolitan Police Federation smearing carnival attendants since the 2016 Notting Hill Carnival.
- Lundi Gras--the 15th celebration. Laborde, Errol // New Orleans Magazine;Feb2001, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p6
Describes the Lundi Gras celebration held on the eve of Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana.