Where the Barflies Aren't
2014 Parade Theme
Krewe du Vieux
Some nice prose from Doug MacCash's KdV writeup on NOLA.com
But Krewe du Vieux is more than just twisted topicality and genitalia jokes. There’s a beauty and grace to the small neighborhood procession that, on a clear night like Feb. 15, can lift the experience to the sublime. Imagine the joyous painted faces of the costumed paraders bathed in the copper light of the street lamps. Imagine mules clopping patiently along in front of the small floats. Imagine an echoing tuba keeping rhythm, camera flashes glinting on the antique architecture, the bite of tequila from a tiny bottle slung around a colleague's neck and shared laughter among strangers. Imagine an older couple holding hands and a younger couple kissing in the shadows at the back of the crowd.
Read the whole article here.
Parade and Ball Pics fit to print
Graham's panoramic view of the den.