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Mardi Gras

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  • '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┬áSunday profiles the city’s bastion of traditional music, Preservation Hall, and the venerable venue’s namesake jazz band. The...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Purim masks bring art to Jewish holiday

    Purim masks bring art to Jewish holiday
    The making of masks often serves an activity to engage children in Purim, one of the most festive Jewish holidays and one that this year will be observed March 15 and 16. But "Artists Interpret Purim," a new exhibition at the Arthur M. Feldman Judaica...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Death Raises Red Flag for Hollywood

    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...
  • Table money and expense reports -- an accounting headache

    Sometimes documents aren't what they seem. A spreadsheet detailing how Newport News City Council members dole out $14,000 in so-called table money fits this description. The documents reviewed by the Daily Press cover spending on tables at galas and...
  • Mardi Gras spirit, Chicago style

    Mardi Gras spirit, Chicago style
    Mardi Gras will arrive a little early this year for Chicago listeners, thanks to a most unusual and promising concert this weekend by Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic. While revelers in New Orleans will celebrate the traditional Fat Tuesday on...
  • Music and food on tap for Fat Tuesday

    Music and food on tap for Fat Tuesday
    Don your purple, gold and green and head out for Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras in French. Plainfield It may be Mardi Gras every day at Moe Joe's Cajun and Caribbean Cuisine in downtown Plainfield, but Fat Tuesday really takes the cake. King cake, that...
  • Win a car at Mardi Gras Casino

    Win a car at Mardi Gras Casino
    Fiat giveaway: The June promotion at Mardi Gras Casino climaxes at 10 p.m. Tuesday with the prize of a Fiat 500L in the casino's Ticket To Ride promotion. Slot players who earn 20 points between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday will receive an extra entry....