It wasn't a serendipitous event that New Orleans-based funk combo Galactic released its eight studio release, Carnivale Electricos, last week on Tuesday, February 21 (you know, Fat Tuesday).
Galactic's blend of hip-hop, marching jazz, and Meters-style funk endears it to the jam band crowd, but Carn ... More >>
Fleur de Lis shaped King Cake, New OrleansWhere can I find a King cake for Mardi Gras, and why is there a plastic baby inside?
Far from Bourbon Street, we desert dwellers limit our thinking of Carnival to one night a year, the night of Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday. If ... More >>