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Mardi Gras

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  • Life and Death On the Set

    Not since the tragic deaths of Vic Morrow and two child actors during the making of "The Twilight Zone: The Movie" 32 years ago has the world's production community been so shaken and outraged by an on-set fatality as the one two weeks ago that claimed...
  • The Week in Pictures | March 3 – 9, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Brazil is known for its exotic fauna, but the creatures on display for Rio de Janeiro's exuberant Carnival parade were a motley crew, even by local standards. In the Big Easy, revelers throw beads...
  • Smithfield High takes top spot in New Orleans parade, hopes to march at National Cherry Blossom Festival

    Smithfield High takes top spot in New Orleans parade, hopes to march at National Cherry Blossom Festival
    Smithfield High School’s Marching Packers took home the top honor in a Mardi Gras Battle of the Bands earlier this month in New Orleans – but they won’t get to show their stuff at another high profile parade this April. More than 100...
  • Universal Studios: Robin Thicke reschedules; Mardi Gras extended

    Universal Studios: Robin Thicke reschedules; Mardi Gras extended
    Singer Robin Thicke has rescheduled his appearance at Universal Studios, and that had extended the theme park's Mardi Gras celebration by a week. Thicke, the man behind megahit "Blurred Lines" and Miley Cyrus during their infamous performance at the MTV...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': Cody Simpson plays Orlando

    'Dancing With the Stars': Cody Simpson plays Orlando
    Before joining "Dancing With the Stars" on Monday, Australian pop star Cody Simpson will play Universal Orlando's Mardi Gras on Friday. He will perform at 8:30 p.m. on the Music Plaza Stage. Simpson is known for the singles "On My Mind" and "All Day."...
  • Stand-up Scene: Finding the humor in misery

    Stand-up Scene: Finding the humor in misery
    "Is it hard to be a comedian?" asks Nick Gaza at "The Nasty Show" at the Laugh Factory last Saturday night. "No, it's hard not to be a comedian." It reminds me of something Mel Brooks once said, that "life literally abounds in comedy if you just look...
  • 10 wines to drink with sushi

    Not everybody loves sake, so the burning question is what else to drink with your sashimi or nigiri-zushi? You could opt for a fabulous vintage Champagne if you’re lucky enough to be dining at Urusawa and won’t mind the $400 per person tab....
  • Pictures in the News | March 5, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Big Easy, as revelers throw beads in the rain to crowds below from the balcony during Mardi Gras festivities in the French Quarter in New Orleans. Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash...
  • Mobile Genius making moves

    Perhaps, your cellphone took a dip in the toilet and won't turn on. Or maybe your iPad got trampled by the dog resulting in a cracked screen. No matter what damage your electronic device has sustained, Mobile Genius is there to help. The high-tech fix-...
  • Bethlehem's The Bayou to spotlight Southern-style eats

    Bethlehem's The Bayou to spotlight Southern-style eats
    You may have just missed your opportunity to celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans, but you can get a taste of the Big Easy closer to home thanks to The Bayou, which will open Monday at 702 Hawthorne Road in Bethlehem. The restaurant fills the space...
  • 'CBS Sunday Morning' spotlights Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    'CBS Sunday Morning' spotlights Preservation Hall Jazz Band
    In the aftermath of Tuesday's celebrations of Mardi Gras, “CBS Sunday Morning With Charles Osgood” on Sunday profiles the city’s bastion of traditional music, Preservation Hall, and the venerable venue’s namesake jazz band. The...