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‘tit Rex Parade 2022

’tit Rex has become one of my favorite parades of the year. Like the shoebox parades local children make in school, the floats are pulled by cords or ropes (though I did see one motorized one this year). This year’s theme was, “Little Did We Know.”

Guitarist, filmmaker and former Lost Love Lounge owner, Geoffrey Deauville, was memorialized in a float (created by his wife) that featured his guitar from days with his band, Egg Yolk Jubilee, and photos of him enjoying life. He would’ve loved it. 

Kids and adults were costumed and filled with wonder at the tiny bursts of creativity and ingenuity. Continue reading


Filed under Carnival, Culture, decorations and costumes, free events and lagniappe, Mardi Gras 2022, parade