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Mardi Gras

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  • 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...
  • Universal Studios: Daughtry, Robin Thicke, Barenaked Ladies, Cody Simpson in Mardi Gras concert lineup

    Universal Studios: Daughtry, Robin Thicke, Barenaked Ladies, Cody Simpson in Mardi Gras concert lineup
    Daughtry will kick off the Mardi Gras concert lineup at Universal Studios on Feb. 8. Universal released about three-fourths of the schedule Wednesday. When complete, there will be 20 event dates, the largest Mardi Gras in Universal Orlando's history....
  • Universal Studios: The Roots, Kelly Rowland fill out Mardi Gras lineup

    Universal Studios: The  Roots, Kelly Rowland fill out Mardi Gras lineup
    Universal Studios has completed its concert lineup for its 2014 Mardi Gras celebration by adding The Roots and Kelly Rowland. The Roots, the house band for "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" and the future "Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," is generally...
  • CBS' '48 Hours' Takes On NBC's Olympics With Two-Hour New Orleans Documentary

    CBS will devote two hours to "48 Hours" this Saturday, rather than just the usual 60 minutes - the latest example of the series stretching beyond its usual structure. The venerable newsmagazine, which has been on the air since 1988, will unveil an un-...
  • Zydeco star Terrance Simien to play Mardi Gras event in Williamsburg

    Zydeco star Terrance Simien to play Mardi Gras event in Williamsburg
    A zesty morsel of New Orleans culture comes to the Peninsula later this month as zydeco star Terrance Simien arrives in Williamsburg for a pre-Mardi Gras party at The Corner Pocket. Simien, who won a Grammy in 2007 for his disc "Live World Wide" and...
  • Trombone Shorty, Janelle Monae restore faith in the halftime show

    Trombone Shorty, Janelle Monae restore faith in the halftime show
    When it comes to the intersection of pop music and sports, this winter has been an especially cold one. We had Bruno Mars' Super Bowl halftime show -- an able yet professional jukebox-style nod to greater heights achieved by past rhythm-and-blues...
  • Dining scene: From Cajun-Creole fusion to local brewery beers

    Dining scene: From Cajun-Creole fusion to local brewery beers
    Shooters Waterfront 3033 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale, 954-566-2855, ShootersWaterfront.com The iconic pool and bikini contests are history, but an astounding six-month renovation by the new owners from The Grateful Palate has provided another...
  • 74 greyhounds died at Florida tracks within 7 months

    74 greyhounds died at Florida tracks within 7 months
    A recently released report shows that during a 7-month period in 2013, a total of 74 racing greyhounds died at various tracks across Florida. The report was released Wednesday by greyhound protection group GREY2K USA and the ASPCA. It details deaths...
  • Grey2K report documents dog racing deaths

     GREY2K USA and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals held a press conference Thursday, reporting that 74 racing greyhounds died in Florida between May 31 and Dec. 31.  The report, titled “The Final Lap,” summarizes...
  • Ford Expedition at Isle

    Ford Expedition at Isle
    Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com) will wrap up its February promotion Sunday with the giveaway of a Ford Expedition. Five guests will win $250 in free play every hour from 5 to 8 p.m. Then,...
  • Les bons temps for a Baltimore native

    Les bons temps for a Baltimore native
    What is nearly as remarkable as Jenny Campbell's costumes — the glittering swirls of ribbon and whirling snow globe headdresses — is the path that led to her second career as a costume maker. The Baltimore native taught herself to make...