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EP: 04 – RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME  BY MICHAEL SELDITCH

EP: 04 – RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME BY MICHAEL SELDITCH

When it comes to film locations, you can’t ask for a livelier, more multi-colored urban backdrop than New Orleans, Louisiana. And we tried to include this vibrant city in our series whenever possible. The obvious place to start is Mardi Gras; the Tuesday preceding Lent, the day before Ash Wednesday. Many cities around the world…

EP 03 – ENTRY 05: LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL

EP 03 – ENTRY 05: LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL

The official Mardi Gras street parades are inaugurated every year when one of the city’s oldest – Krewe de Vieux [www.kreweduvieux.org] – marches proudly through the French Quarter at night. Krewe de Vieux rolls weeks before the more famous (read: touristy) events take place, and is filled with adoring local fans who shout out in…