Parades

Feast of All Souls

by Angeliska on December 7, 2012

This year on November 2nd, which is Day of the Dead or All Souls’ Day, (also known as the Commemoration of All Faithful Departed), I was in New Orleans – a city that is on more intimate terms with death (…)

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Krewe of Eris – The Feast of the Appetites!

by Angeliska on May 4, 2009

I look forward to the Krewe of Eris parade every year- it usually happens on the weekend before Mardi Gras, and this year (it occurred back in February, mind) it was quite chilly indeed. Luckily we were all able to (…)

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Krewe of Eris – The Swarm

by Angeliska on February 18, 2008

On the Sunday before Mardi Gras, the street were overtaken by a gorgeous swarm of insects- The Krewe of Eris! This convivial promenade of bugs and beetles reminded me of The Butterfly Ball, both the poem by William Roscoe, written (…)

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