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Mardi Gras 2018: parades for Monday, Feb. 12 

Proteus and Orpheus

click to enlarge A float in the Krewe of Proteus’ parade depicts a fearsome serpent.

Photo by Rya Hodgson-Rigsbee

A float in the Krewe of Proteus’ parade depicts a fearsome serpent.

Proteus
5:15 p.m.
Uptown
Theme: Les Graces des Dieux Pour la Nouvelle-Orleans
Floats: 20
King: secret
Queen: announced day of parade
Throws: lighted miniature flambeaux, silver and red doubloons
The krewe's parade theme explores spirituality, and floats include "Baron Samedi," "Abohli" and "Ostara."

Orpheus
6 p.m.
Uptown
Theme: The Folly of Astoroth
Floats: 38
Monarch: Keegan-Michael Key, Harry Connick Jr.
Throws: glittery Orpheus masks, lyre wands, lighted krewe logo discs on lighted lanyards, doubloons featuring Pete Fountain, cups and signature float medallion beads including Leviathan, Smokey Mary, Dolly Trolly and Trojan Horse
For its 25th anniversary, Orpheus' theme is a fantastic journey inspired by the sorcerer Astoroth in Bedknobs and Broomsticks. Floats include "The Great Star of Astoroth," "Sailing to Naboombu" and "Where Every Frog is a Prince." New signature floats include "The Mystery and Magic of Carnival" and "Rhythm, Rhyme & Revelry." The Orpheuscapade honors local musicians who also ride in the procession, including Deacon John, Irma Thomas and Troy Andrews, Big Freedia and others.



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