Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!

 

For those of you that are trying to “get it in” before Ash Wednesday, there are a couple of events going on this evening. 

 

If you want to party Mardi Gras style, why not do it with some Louisiana natives?  The Louisiana Network is hosting  “Mardi Gras 2010”. 

@LIV, 2001 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
www.livdc.com 

Doors open at 6:30PM Food prepared by Louisiana Network | Music by WoodieRock | The Krewe of LAN parade @ 8PM…. 

 If you can’t make it to New Orleans come on down to U Street in DC with your umbrellas, second line rags, and lets celebrate!! 

Get tickets here.   Tickets $10/advance or $15 at the door 

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 Eatonville is also getting in on the celebration.  John Franklin, Director of Partnerships and International Programs at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture will take diners on a culinary journey exploring agrarian and cultural roots in Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Nona Martin, a native of New Orleans and public programs manager at the Smithsonian American Art Museum will present New Orleans history, folklore and traditions of the Mardi Gras week. 

@Eatonville, 2121 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009
http://www.eatonvillerestaurant.com/ 

The evening begins with a reception followed by a 3-course dinner. 

Price: $45 per person, Reservations required. Call (202) 332-6432.
 

And if anyone knows me, they know that my fav musical instrument is the trumpet.  Check out these horns working it out in the French Quarter!

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