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February 6th, 2002 • SEGMENT
From The Show: Carnival Knowledge 2002: Mardi Gras Masks, Music and Mischief
Let the hounds out for the only all-canine Mardi Gras krewe in New Orleans, Barkus, and vist with purple chihuahuas and minature schnauzers as they parade dressed to the nines.
February 2nd, 2005 • FULL SHOW • read more
Carnival Knowledge: Mardi Gras Masks, Music and Mischief
As Mardi Gras rolls around again, visit the late king of Krewe du Vieux, R&B hero Ernie K-Doe. Ride high with the oldest women's Mardi Gras parade, Iris, and get down in the streets with a krewe of dogs in costume, Barkus. Plus Mardi Gras music makers in New Orleans, from Al "Carnival Time" Johnson to Rio's samba schools.