The Krewe of Xanadu held its 27th annual ball, ”XanaDU’s Crazy Hair Affair,” on Friday, Feb. 24, at the Cajundome Convention Center.
Reigning over the event were King Xanadu XXVII Gerald J. Gerami Jr. and Queen Xanadu XXVII Amy Hebert. Tina DeRouen, as Edward Scissorhands, was ball captain.
Messengers for the ball were Addison Elizabeth Hebert, daughter of the queen, and Ellie Grace DeRouen, granddaughter of the ball captain.
The royal muses were Roxie Fontenot, Terpsichore, Xanadu’s head Muse, as Xana Ball Du, who was escorted by Kent Fontenot.
Kim Carbo, Melpomene, represented Xana Mohawk Du and was escorted by Kirk Carbo.
Sue Brooks, Clio, represented Windy Du and was escorted by Dennis Brooks.
Stefani Celio, Erato, represented Wedding Du and was escorted by Bobby Celio.
Liz Granger, Urania, represented Fly Away Du and was escorted by Paul Granger.
Bettie Sonnier, Thalia, represented Color Overdose Du and was escorted by David Fisher.
Paulette Blanchett, Calliope, represented Blonde Du and was escorted by Thomas Gott.
June Deballion, Polyhymnia, represented Crimson Braided Du and was escorted by Conrad and Phillip Deballion.
Cat Terrebone, Euterpe, represented Purple Dye Du and was escorted by Brad Wilkerson.