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Friday essay: on the Sydney Mardi Gras march of 1978 - The Conversation AU

The 1978 Mardi Gras started as a peaceful march and degenerated into a violent clash with police. The Pride History Group. Friday essay: on the Sydney Mardi Gras march of 1978. February 18, 2016 2.18pm EST. Mark Gillespie. Author. Mark Gillespie ...and more »

Mummers Make Mardi Gras Strut Down Main Street in Manayunk an Annual Tradition - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Don't put that Mummers strut to sleep after New Year's Day. The Mummers — known for strutting down Broad Street — once again added Main Street to the mix. The Mummers marched down Main Street in Manayunk on Saturday as a late Mardi Gras celebration ...and more »

After New Year's backlash, Mummers get $8K donation for Manayunk parade -

Members of the South Philadelphia String Band perform during the 116th annual Mummers Parade in Philadelphia on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. During the run-up to this weekend's Mummers Mardi Gras parade in Manayunk, event organizers signaled alarm over tepid ...and more »

What happens to all those beads after Mardi Gras? They go back to Mardi Gras! - WGNO

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WHILE moving to Darlinghurst in her formative years meant Gretel Killeen was close to Sydney's famous Oxford St strip, it also meant the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival meant a great deal to her. “I went to my first Mardi Gras Parade ...and more »

Winter is Coming – to the 2016 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras - Star Observer

The hit TV series Game of Thrones has inspired a float for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade — but instead of war it will promote unity. SHARE ON: Shannon Power — February 18, 2016. A dragon which will feature in the of Thrones ...and more »

Mummers Mardi Gras Parade Returns To Manayunk This Weekend - CBS Local

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — While we mostly think of the Mummers Parade on Broad Street as a New Year's tradition in Philadelphia, a second one is about to strut again along the Main Street shopping and dining district in Manayunk. The Mummers Mardi Gras ...and more »

Quitman Elementary students learn Mardi Gras origins -

QUITMAN- Ms. Chardonnay Watson, Education Talent Search (ETS) Coordinator from Valdosta State University, visited the Brooks County Middle School ECHOES 21st CCLCP afterschool students at Brooks County High School. She presented a program about Mardi ...and more »

Mardi Gras in Rye Running Week Late - (blog)

Official Mardi Gras was last week, but the Rye Library is having their own version this week for ages Kindergarten and up. Mardi Gras is all about green, purple, gold, sparkle, beads, masks, and noise. Use your creativity at the craft workshops to make ...and more »

Mummers promise a family-friendly Mardi Gras celebration in Manayunk -

Selfie with a strutter: Revelers and a string band member last year at Mummers Mardi Gras in Manayunk. by Natalie Pompilio, For The Inquirer. For Tom Loomis, longtime president of the String Band Association, the best things about the Mummers are ...and more »