Loyola Mardi Gras forum showcases wacky Uptown marching krewes | NOLA.com

Loyola University hosted its third annual Mardi Gras Forum, a presentation celebrating Mardi Gras’ unique traditions and importance to the city of New Orleans, on Feb. 24.
“Mardi Gras has always been central to this city,” said Jim Gabour, artist-in-residence and professor of video technology at Loyola.
Gabour specializes in documenting New Orleans’ rich culture through video and aims to teach students that Carnival in New Orleans is more than just a night on Bourbon Street.

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