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“Awash with Color:…

Feb 6 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

18th Annual Dr.…

Feb 6 - Mar 31, 2016
Join us for the opening reception for the 18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King… more

2016 Mardi Grad…

Feb 6 - 9, 2016
Mardi Gras - 2016 Parade Schedule Sat,… more

Amanda Ducorbier

Feb 6 - 27, 2016
AMANDA DUCORBIER - TRIO at the Fountain Lounge in the Roosevelt Hotel more

Backyard Grooves

Feb 06, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Double Dose

Feb 06, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Mama's Music

Feb 06, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

Mardi Gras Balcony…

Feb 6 - 9, 2016
MARDI GRAS BOURBON STREET BALCONY TICKETS 6 HOURS OPEN BAR, LOUISIANA BUFFET… more

Patriot, Planter,…

Feb 6 - Mar 20, 2016
NOMA will present the first exhibition to focus on the works of Pierre-Joseph… more

The Foundation…

Feb 6 - 28, 2016
*Opening Reception: January 15, 2016 - 6pm-10pm The Foundation Gallery will be… more

The Historic New…

Feb 6 - May 7, 2016
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I, The Historic New… more

The House of Groove

Feb 06, 2016
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

The Photography of…

Feb 6 - Mar 1, 2016
The Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition, a collection of over 50… more

Tim Youd: 100 Novels

Feb 6 - 21, 2016
Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Tim Youd will visit NOMA to perform the… more

Bacchus Bash

Feb 7 - 7, 2016
Bacchus Bash, the annual Mardi Gras extravaganza, returns Sunday, February 7.… more

Ultimate Louisiana…

Feb 7 - 9, 2016
This is a three-day festival from Feb 7th-9th, 2016. The Human Circuit plays… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Feb 08, 2016
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Krewe of Orpheus -…

Feb 8 - 8, 2016
Experience a side of Mardi Gras seldom seen by New Orleanians or visitors, and… more

Krewe of Orpheus…

Feb 8 - 8, 2016
Join us for the Orpheus Parade. Founded in 1993, the Krewe of Orpheus takes its… more

Lundi Gras at the…

Feb 8 - 8, 2016
Join our Lundi Gras Celebration– kid style! Decorate your own king cake.… more

“Awash with Color:…

Feb 6 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

38th Annual MARDI GRAS GUIDE GOES DIGITAL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Arthur Hardy
Phone 504-913-1563
Fax 985-624-2247
Email mardihardy@gmail.com
Web www.mardigrasguide.com

 

38th Annual MARDI GRAS GUIDE GOES DIGITAL

On January 6-the official opening of the Carnival season in New Orleans-publisher ARTHUR HARDY announced the launch of an electronic version of his best-selling annual magazine, the Mardi Gras Guide. For the first time ever, the entire contents of the 160-page annual publication are available in a digital format for the same $4.99 cover price as the printed version, which has sold more than 2.5 million copies since its inception. The 2014 edition includes a history of Mardi Gras, a "Royalty Gallery" featuring photos of the kings and queens of more than 30 parades, answers to FAQs, individual profiles and maps of more than 50 parades, What's New, and behind the scenes stories on the celebration's movers and shakers. Also included are live links to more than 100 Mardi Gras krewes and advertisers who share in the joys of the festive season in New Orleans.  As a bonus, the digital edition will provide updated information on last minute parade route changes or the addition of celebrity riders."

Mardi Gras falls late this year, on March 4.

For more information, check the publication's website-www.mardigrasguide.com.

About Arthur Hardy

Fifth-generation New Orleanian Arthur Hardy is recognized as a premier authority on Mardi Gras. He has been featured on nearly every national TV network, including six appearances on the Today show. Locally he serves as the on-air Mardi Gras expert for WDSU television and WWL radio.

Arthur Hardy Publishing has produced books dealing with regional subjects such as the NFL New Orleans Saints, neighborhood movie theaters, prep football, the Fair Grounds Race Track, as well as histories of Carnival organizations such as Rex and Endymion. The company has also published the works of noted New Orleans writers Angus Lind, Ronnie Virgets, Bob Carr, Ron Brocato, Wayne Mack and Bob Roesler.