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Krewe of Choctaw Parade 2022

Krewe of Choctaw followed Krewe of Pontchartrain, as always. Their fantastical floats included characters like Dorothy and the Wicked Witch, and Mary Poppins. There were dozens of school marching bands and dance troupes. Because I dance in an adult parade krewe, I’m always happy to see familiar groups Roux La La and the on-fire NOLA Bombshells.  Continue reading

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Pontchartrain & Choctaw Parades 2020

After 3 parades Friday night, Saturday was a 5-parade day starting with  the Krewe of Pontchartrain. The weather couldn’t have been more glorious for parading – 65, crisp and sunny – which made for thick crowds along St.Charles. The Big Easy Rollergirls led the way for school bands, dancers, baton twirlers, pom girls and plenty of floats. Tulane University’s band dazzled with lofty high-kicks. Continue reading

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