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Mardi Gras: Historic Tradition and Modern Bacchanal – Guest Post by Alana Lorens, Author of Voodoo Dreams

Mardi Gras, that festival always connected with historic New Orleans, runs late this year, on March 4. But that doesn’t mean visitors wait till then for the fun—Fat Tuesday is actually the end of the event. Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, when all repent their sins and perhaps fast and pray is the day after Mardi Gras… Continue reading Mardi Gras: Historic Tradition and Modern Bacchanal – Guest Post by Alana Lorens, Author of Voodoo Dreams