Twelfth Night may mark end of Christmas, but January 6 is also the birthday of the Maid of Orleans and in New Orleans that portends the revelries of Mardi Gras in just a few short weeks.
Part medieval morality play, part New Orleans street festival, the Krewe de Jeanne d’Arc’s birthday parade has grown in popular favor since its inception in 2008. The populace are encouraged to join in the pageantry.
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New Orleans throws Joan of Arc a birthday bash
At over 150 years-old the venerable 1,300 acre City Park could not look better 75% through its nearly 20 year rejuvenation master plan.
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