Lucky 13th Night
The Krewe of Orpheus celebrated "13th Night" at the Grand Oaks Mansion in Mardi Gras World with live music, great food from local restaurants and an open bar. Will Forte, of the FOX sitcom "The Last Man on Earth," will serve as an Orpheus monarch along with co-monarchs Jimmi Simpson and Evan Rachel Wood, leading the Carnival parade Feb. 27 with 1,400 members on 30 floats.
Set your Phasers to STUNNING
The annual Chewbacchus fashion, variety, talent show and costume contest, themed "Set Your Phasers To Stunning 2017," was held at Castillo Blanco. The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus Inc. presents its seventh annual Carnival parade on Feb. 18.