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Celebrate Mardi Gras on the Venice Boardwalk Saturday!

Venice Beach first celebrated Mardi Gras over three days of (somewhat unseasonal) revelry in August of 1935. For the past 17 years, the locals have kept the good times rolling with an annual parade and after party. We will never … Continue reading

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Events to Honor and Celebrate Black History Month

Black History is World History. Black History Parade and Festival in Altadena & Pasadena February 16, 2019   10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  FREE The 37th annual Black History Parade and Festival will begin at 10 a.m. at Charles White … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras 2018: ‘Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler’ in L.A.

Let the good times roll, Los Angeles! Time to purge your sins by getting them out of your proverbial system on Fat Tuesday, or make it just another reason to celebrate the good life while the gettin’s still good. Here’s a … Continue reading

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It’s Mardi Gras! Where to Laissez les Bon Temps Roulez

CAP UCLA Presents Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9 at Royce Hall 2/9/16 The Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA will be presenting their ‘Mardi Gras party, a night of festive New Orleans jazz, Caribbean, classical, pop, blues and R&B with a … Continue reading

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SOCIAL in Costa Mesa Celebrates Mardi Gras with Authentic New Orleans Dishes and A Little Bit More

‘Laissez le bons temps rouler’ (Let the good times roll) is the slogan of the week as Mardi Gras begins for 2015. And even though there may not be parades, floats and drinking and dancing in the streets, SOCIAL in … Continue reading

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Where to ‘Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler’ This Week

Forget Valentine’s Day next week – it’s Mardi Gras on Tuesday! In lieu of the spectacular floats, daquiris and King Cake we’re missing, here are a few options for L.A. revelers: Long Beach has two, fantastic-sounding carnivals on Saturday – Shoreline … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras at the Farmers Market

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All Hail the King Cake!

Happy Mardi Gras!  Being a Louisiana native, I always get a craving for King Cake at this time of year.  I have tried a few from out here in CA, but they are always pretty different from the real thing: … Continue reading

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