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Mardi Gras 2016: Week 2
Thursday, Feb. 4 

click to enlarge The Krewe of Muses' 2016 honorary Muse, Solange Knowles, will ride the krewe's iconic shoe float.

Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee

The Krewe of Muses' 2016 honorary Muse, Solange Knowles, will ride the krewe's iconic shoe float.

Babylon
5:30 p.m.
Location: Uptown
Theme: announced day of parade
Floats: 23
Queen: announced day of parade
King: secret
Throws: T-shirts, Jester washcloths, Jester head beads, lighted streetcars and crests, doubloons, 3-D image cups
The theme is a secret until the day of the parade, but the krewe teases audiences with the float titles "Ursa Major," "Daphne" and "Halcyone."

Chaos
6:15 p.m.
Location: Uptown
Theme: announced day of parade
Floats: 16
King: secret
Throws: krewe medallion beads, blue krewe cups, float-specific cups, lighted swords, blinking necklaces and rings, footballs and doubloons
The krewe satirizes topical local and national issues, and it announces its theme on the day of the parade. It also throws decks of cards depicting each float in the parade.

Muses
6:30 p.m.
Location: Uptown
Theme: announced day of parade
Floats: 27
Throws: hand-decorated shoes, champagne- and pink-colored shoe bracelets, diamond rings, rhinestone bracelets, "ReMusable" tote bags, lighted shoes, plush toys, temporary tattoos, glitter rubber ducks, lollipop foot pumices, stickers and cups. Singer Solange Knowles rides the iconic shoe float as the honorary Muse. The krewe is known for its satirical themes and array of creative throws. The signature Siren float is the only float to offer temporary tattoo throws.




PARADE PREVIEWS
Wednesday, Feb. 3 | Thursday, Feb. 4 | Friday, Feb. 5
Saturday, Feb. 6 | Sunday, Feb. 7
Monday, Feb. 8 | Tuesday, Feb. 9

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