Topics :: Mardi Gras
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By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 6, 2013
Australian police have been accused of brutality after a video surfaced that shows officers roughly handling a man during the city’s gay and lesbian Mardi Gras festival.
Thursday Feb 21, 2013
Duval Street was the place to be on Mardi Gras in the U.S.’s southernmost and wildest town. EDGE’s paparazzo were on hand to capture these photos of the celebration!
By MARY FOSTER | Wednesday Feb 22, 2012
A new generation of parades is hitting the streets of New Orleans for Mardi Gras, and they’re throwing away old traditions of big, glitzy floats and celebrity kings and queens for smaller, greener and sometimes naughtier floats with a hipster sensibility.
By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Tuesday Feb 21, 2012
As millions watched the sequin-clad samba dancers at Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Carnival parade Sunday, at least a few eyes turned toward the stars, or at least toward the VIP boxes hosting celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez and Fergie.
By MELISSA NELSON | Tuesday Feb 21, 2012
Mardi Gras has long been celebrated in U.S. coastal towns from Texas to Florida. And it means big business. "It is more of a regional thing, Mardi Gras is," said Stephen Toomey, whose family started a chain of Alabama-based Mardi Gras stores.
By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Friday Feb 17, 2012
"Brazil is not for beginners," the late, great Brazilian composer Tom Jobim once quipped. Nowhere does the remark hold more true than for the country’s pulsing, chaotic oceanfront metropolis, Rio de Janeiro.
By Kelly Doherty | Saturday Mar 5, 2011
Australia’s political leaders were lampooned for their opposition to gay marriage as hundreds of thousands of revelers crammed inner Sydney streets Saturday for one of the world’s premier gay and lesbian parades.
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