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Lafayette’s Krewe Of Rio Debuts New Mardi Gras Ball Song Performed By Cupid [VIDEO]

In honor of Lafayette's Krewe of Carnivale en Rio's tenth anniversary, this vivacious Krewe commissioned Acaciana's own Cupid, famous for the 'Cupid Shuffle', to write and perform a new song to make this years Mardi Gras ball the biggest ever!

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Apollo De Lafayette’s Bal Masque XXXVIII Trailer, DVD Out Soon [AMAZING VIDEO]

Here is the just released Apollo de Lafayette's Ball Masque XXXVIII trailer.  Again this year, the event was sold out.  If you were there, you might just see yourself in this video.  If you were not there, here's what you missed.

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Bead Drive Ends Soon!

The Arc of Acadiana's Bead Drive ends soon!  Be certain to put those mardi gras beads to good use.

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Wayne Toups
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10 Things Only People From Lafayette Will Understand

I received an email from Movoto.com introducing me to the blog, '10 Things Only People From Lafayette Will Understand'.  I think you will enjoy!

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Monster Truck, Facebook
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LARC Teaming With Monster Jam To Collect Mardi Gras Beads

Monster Jam and LARC are teaming up to hold an operation bead collection event.

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Fatal Attraction (Facebook)
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Monster Jam Mardi Gras Bead Drive

On Thursday, March 13th, Monster Jam truck Fatal Attraction will be parked outside the CAJUNDOME Box Office to be “stuffed” with Mardi Gras Beads. All bead donations will be collected by LARC as part of their Beads-n-More Enterprises, which creates jobs and opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities.

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Our Cops Dance Better Than Your Cops

Can you imagine what NOPD has to deal with during Mardi Gras? Hats off to them for being there to protect and serve... and DANCE!

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Woman Eats Whole King Cake On A Bet

At some point in early February, someone decided to bet this girl that she couldn't eat a whole Keller's king cake...

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Beads on a house on Johnston Street (Staff Photo)
Beads on a house on Johnston Street (Staff Photo)
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After The Parade [Photos]

Even though Mardi Gras day was hampered by cold temperatures, the rest of Mardi Gras went on without a hitch.  I took some photos of what is left after the parade...

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Steve Wiley’s Mardi-Gras Rainout food

We love our celebrations here in South Louisiana. Old man Winter sure messed up our Mardi-Gras. Bad weather seems to inspire many of us to cook, myself included. After returning home, I decided to see what I could whip up. A scan of my fridge & pantry revealed I didn't have everything I needed for gumbo or chili, so I improvised.

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There was a lot of ice, but my Jeep was ready for it!
There was a lot of ice, but my Jeep was ready for it!
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A Frozen Mardi Gras [Photos]

It was a cold Mardi Gras day in Acadiana, and I spent part of that day snapping pictures...

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mardi gras in new orleans Rusty Costanza/Getty Images
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Festival will close due to unsafe weather conditions

Due to the icy conditions in Lafayette, Le Festival de Mardi Gras a Lafayette is closed today. The live music on the Rouses Soundstage is cancelled today as well. The grounds will remain open to parking and to parade viewers but the fair and rides will remain closed

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