Pin It
Favorite

Preview: Blush Ball 

Will Coviello on the Pussyfooters' annual kickoff to the Carnival season

click to enlarge pussyfooters.jpg

The Pussyfooters, an all-female parade and dance troupe, holds its annual Blush Ball Saturday. The event kicks off the Carnival season for the group and raises funds for the Metropolitan Center for Women and Children. The Pussyfooters typically march in several Carnival parades in their signature white and pink outfits, pink or magenta wigs and white Dr. Martens boots. Members will perform at the ball, and musical entertainment includes Big Sam's Funky Nation, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and the Wild Magnolias and DJ Quickie Mart. There also are prizes and a raffle. In the past three years, the Blush Ball has raised more than $40,000 for the Metropolitan Center, says Pussyfooters member Larisa Gray. The Pussyfooters will march in the parades of the krewes of Muses, Nyx, Thoth and others. Ball tickets are $40 in advance (from members or at Fleurty Girl locations and Miss Claudia's Vintage Clothing & Costumes, 4204 Magazine St.), $45 online and at the door.

Pin It
Favorite

Speaking of Blush Ball, Pussyfooters

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Submit an event Jump to date

Latest in New Orleans Event Previews

More by Will Coviello

Spotlight Events

  • Varla Jean Merman Sings? @ Cafe Istanbul
    New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave. http://www.cafeistanbulnola.com

    • Sat., March 25, 8 p.m.
  • Chris Rock @ Saenger Theatre
    1111 Canal St. http://www.saengernola.com

    • Sat., March 25, 7 p.m., Sun., March 26, 7:30 p.m. and Mon., March 27, 8 p.m.
    • 1 going/interested
  • Sweet Bird of Youth @ Loyola University New Orleans, Marquette Theatre, Marquette Hall
    6363 St. Charles Ave. http://www.montage.loyno.edu

    • Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through April 16
    • 1 going/interested
  • Close Me Out @ Hi-Ho Lounge
    2239 St. Claude Ave. http://www.hiholounge.net

    • First Saturday of every month

© 2017 Gambit
Powered by Foundation