Mardi Gras time in Portland!

Portland Mardi Gras Ball 2011

Portland Mardi Gras Ball 2011

I’m working with a great team of New Orleans ex-pats who’ve transformed themselves into the Mysti Krewe of Nimbus . In New Orleans, a krewe is mearly an organization that puts together a float, parade or celebration ball for the Mardi Gras season. There are a gazillion Krewes, some very old and revered, some new and piecemeal!

More on Krewes from Wikipedia

Continuing the tradition from thousands of miles away, The Mysti Krewe of Nimbus is hosting Portland’s First Annual Mardi Gras Ball Saturday, March 5th, 2011 at the Norse Hall on SE 11th. Tickets are $25.

Dance lessons! NOLA style food! King and Queen!

Here’s more info:

Taking the Louisiana State Song, “You Are My Sunshine” as its theme, the 2011 Ball will feature the
music of Steve Kerin and Atomic Gumbo with special guest DK Stewart, plus the Too Loose Cajun
Band featuring New Orleans’ own Reggie Houston. There will be Zydeco and Cajun dance lessons
preceding the live music that begins at 9 p.m. Authentic Louisiana fare from Swamp Shack, along
with King Cake, and an exclusive souvenir medallion will be provided to all attendees. Costumes,
masks, a parade, and the crowning of a Mardi Gras King and Queen will round out the festivities.

Tickets on sale at Tickets Oregon: http://bit.ly/MardiGras2011_Tickets

Come on out and let the Bon Temps Roulez!

Dance lessons! NOLA style food! King and Queen!

Here’s more info:

Taking the Louisiana State Song, “You Are My Sunshine” as its theme, the 2011 Ball will feature the
music of Steve Kerin and Atomic Gumbo with special guest DK Stewart, plus the Too Loose Cajun
Band featuring New Orleans’ own Reggie Houston. There will be Zydeco and Cajun dance lessons
preceding the live music that begins at 9 p.m. Authentic Louisiana fare from Swamp Shack, along
with King Cake, and an exclusive souvenir medallion will be provided to all attendees. Costumes,
masks, a parade, and the crowning of a Mardi Gras King and Queen will round out the festivities.

Tickets on sale at Tickets Oregon: http://bit.ly/MardiGras2011_Tickets
Come on out and let the Bon Temps Roulez!

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