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Week Two of Mardi Gras puts the "super" in "super-krewes."

For this second week of Mardi Gras, we're repeating the parade-route information for the krewes.

WEEK TWO
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22

Thor

7 p.m.

Location:
Metairie
Theme: "Do You Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans"
Floats: 20
King: George Ackel
Queen: Jerilyn Ackel
Throws: Traditional throws of bead, cups, toys

THURSDAY, FEB. 23

Knights of Babylon

5:45 p.m.
Theme: Secret
Floats: 18
King Sargon: Secret
Queen: Secret
Throws: Babylon "Jester" beads, silver doubloons, krewe cups embellished with the theme, soft footballs

Chaos

6:15 p.m.

Location:
Uptown
Theme: Secret
Floats: 18
King: Secret
Queen: None
Throws: For the first time, riders on each float will throw cups with a drawing of their specific float on it. Another unique throw will be packages of collector cards with four-color images of different floats on the front and information about them on the other side. Chaos members also will toss doubloons and pearls.

Muses

6:45 p.m.

Location:
Uptown
Theme: Secret
Floats: 25
King: None
Queen: None
Throws: A plush spear (a Muses innovation), shoes hand-decorated by krewe members, blue and silver shoe bracelets, fiber-optic beads, Musie dolls, light-up flip-flop key rings, pedicure kits, Muses 2006 pink-and-green signature platform shoe

FRIDAY, FEB. 24

Hermes

5:45 p.m.

Location:
Uptown
Theme:
"The Voyage of Ulysses"
Floats: 25
King: Secret until parade day Queen: Secret until parade day
Throws: Cups, blinky beads, fringe beads, glass beads, blinking Hermes medallion

Le Krewe d'État

6:30 p.m.

Location:
Uptown
Theme: Secret
Floats: 19
Dictator: Secret
Queen: None
Throws: Cups, doubloons, blinky beads, a new "skull nerf," traditional glass beads

Morpheus

7:15 p.m.

Location:
Uptown
Theme: "Dreams of World Travels"
Floats: 14
King: None
Queen: None
Throws: Cups, doubloons, stuffed plush Morpheus Moons, S&WB medallions, fiber-optic wands

Aquila

7 p.m.

Location:
Metairie
Theme: Secret
Floats: 21
King: Dr. William R. Burden
Queen: Pamela Munoz Burden
Throws: Includes "Spirit," a plush eagle

Knights of Jason

7:30 p.m.

Location:
Metairie
Theme: "Blue Skies Ahead"
Floats: 15
King: Stephen Rue
Queen: Tina Hall
Throws: Mr. and Mrs. KOJI, and Bert and Dot, a family of 20-inch dragons in Mardi Gras colors, plus collectible doubloons

SATURDAY, FEB. 25

Iris

11 a.m.

Location:
Uptown
Theme: "Fantastic New Orleans"
Floats: 32
King: Lawrence Kurzius
Queen: Darlene Walker Adams
Throws: Doubloons (purple, green and gold sets), streetcar beads, ceramic lavender Iris beads, themed cups, footballs, Iris stuffed bears, lighted wands, and fiber-optic rainbow beads

Tucks

Noon

Location:
Uptown
Theme: "No Rhyme or Reason"
Floats: 26
King: Tom Bagwill
Queen: Susan Clinton
Throws: Lighted beads, footballs, Frisbees, panties, bras, Tucks dolls, theme medallion beads, and Tucks' toilet paper

Endymion

3:30 p.m.

Location:
Uptown
Theme: "Legends and Lure of Gold"
Floats: 22
King: Kevin Jeasonne
Queen: Mariesa Retif Barbara
Throws: 40th Anniversary medallions, tricolor medallions, footballs, plush frogs, purple, green, and gold doubloons, themed cups, Frisbees, fiber-optic medallions

Isis

6 p.m.

Location:
Metairie
Theme: "There's No Place Like Home"
Floats: 12
King: None
Queen: None
Throws: Inflatable lipstick, inflatable tomahawks, lipstick, and special items matching a float's theme

SUNDAY, FEB. 26

Okeanos

11 a.m.

Location:
Uptown
Theme: "And It's All Here"
Floats: 14
King: Thomas J. Lee
Queen: Renee Ellis
Throws: Includes medallion beads and frisbees

Thoth

11:30 a.m.

Location:
Uptown
Theme: Secret
Floats: 38
King: Richard Walker
Queen: Stephanie Ruh
Throws: Includes turquoise doubloons and mini-doubloons

Adonis

Noon

Location:
West Bank
Theme: "Adonis Sings Up A Storm"
Floats: 14 Adonis: Dwain Hertz
Queen: Brittney Cardon
Throws: Themed cups, Captain doubloons (wooden nickels), and assorted beads

Mid-City

2 p.m.

Location:
Uptown
Theme: "Rode Hard & Put Up Wet"
Floats: 12
King: None
Queen: None
Throws: Disc medallion beads, doubloons, cups and beads

Bacchus

5:15 p.m.
Location:
Uptown
Theme: "Bacchus Follows the Yellow Brick Road"
Floats: 27
King: Michael Keaton
Queen: None
Throws: 2006 Bacchus medallion beads; beads with mini medallion images of signature floats such as the "Bacchigator," "Bacchawhoppa," "Bacchasaurus" and the Kong family floats; footballs; cups; wine and green doubloons; singing and blinking beads; and theme dolls including the Tin Man, Scarecrow and Cowardly Lion

Napoleon

5:30 p.m.

Location:
Metairie
Theme: "Far Away Places"
Floats: 16
King: Robert Bourgeois
Queen: Jillyn Bourgeois
Throws: Lots of beads, cups, stuffed animals and more

MONDAY, FEB. 27

Proteus


5:15 p.m.

Location:
Uptown
Theme: "Proteus Through the Years"
Floats: 20
King: Secret
Queen: Secret
Throws: Old-fashioned Czech-glass beads, blinking beads, signature red-and-white pearls, plush fish and sovereigns (doubloons)

Orpheus

5:45 p.m.

Location:
Uptown
Theme: "Signs and Superstitions"
Floats: 22, plus the massive six-unit "Smokey Mary" and the fiber-optically enhanced, three-unit Leviathan
Throws: Includes 2-inch bronze doubloons and voodoo dolls

Zeus

6:30 p.m.

Location:
Metairie
Theme: "Zeus Celebrates 150 Years of Carnival in New Orleans"
Floats: 24
King: Joseph Parris
Queen: Camille Bourgeois
Throws: Medallion beads, cups, Frisbees, and other assorted beads.

TUESDAY, FEB. 28

Zulu

8 a.m.
Location: Uptown
Theme: "Zulu Leading the Way Back Home"
Floats: 26
King: Isaac Wheeler (from last year)
Queen: Cheryl Wheeler (from last year)
Throws: Coconuts, medallions, beads, doubloons, themed medallion beads (designed by Zulu President Charles Hamilton)

Rex

10 a.m.

Location:
Uptown
Theme: "Beaux Arts and Letters"
Floats: 27
King: Secret
Queen: Secret
Throws: New this year, Boeuf Gras beads, crown pillows embroidered with "Rex," plastic cups with all the Mardi Gras colors on them, white coozies with the Rex flag, new metallic Rex medallion beads with crowns and pearls, gold doubloons

Argus


10 a.m.

Location:
Metairie
Theme: "Elvis"
Floats: 33
King: Doyle Barker
Queen: Hillary Gibbs
Throws: Stuffed hound dogs, rubber wrist bands in Mardi Gras colors, special Rockola medallion beads with record albums around them, Elvis cups, Elvis doubloons, Argus medallion beads

Grela


11 a.m.

Location:
West Bank
Theme: "Grela Tours New Orleans"
Floats: 24
King: Ricky Templet
Queen: Christy Templet
Throws: Teddy bears, footballs, jester dolls, Grand Marshall cups, and long beads.

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