STEPPIN' OUT "It's Carnival Time"

Premiered Thursday, February 14 at 8pm
Friday, February 22 at 9:30pm; Friday, March 1 at 7:30pm & 11pm; and
Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, March 5 at 10am
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STEPPIN' OUT "It's Carnival Time" 2019

Host Peggy Scott Laborde, along with Carnival historians Arthur Hardy and Errol Laborde, give their annual Mardi Gras overview.

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Among this year’s topics is the growth of the Krewe of Iris membership, the 50th Anniversary of the Society of St. Anne walking club, and dates changes for the krewes of Chewbacchus and ‘tit Rəx. Additional topics include the route changes in the Jefferson Parish Mardi Gras schedule.

Laborde and Hardy will also discuss what’s new for the 2019 Mardi Gras, including efforts to throw environmentally friendly beads. And they will also look back at the 150th anniversary of the Twelfth Night Revelers and the 40th anniversary of the New Orleans Police Strike.

The 2019 Rex Ball And The Meeting of The Courts of Rex and Comus
Watch LIVE on WYES and at wyes.org Mardi Gras Evening on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30pm

Also, if you're in the Baton Rouge area watch it on WLPB3 at 8pm.
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The 2019 Rex Ball and the Meeting of the Courts of Rex and

Host Peggy Scott Laborde along with Carnival historian Errol Laborde will provide coverage of the THE 2019 REX BALL AND THE MEETING OF THE COURTS OF REX AND COMUS from the Sheraton and Marriott Hotels in downtown New Orleans.

Photo Credit: Kathy Anderson Photography
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Get the 2018 Rex Ball on DVD

Did you blink? Don't worry, we have every moment of this year's Rex Ball on DVD. Enjoy your own piece of history for years to come–and support WYES.