Sunday, November 04, 2007

Blanc et Noir Marching Society, Shreveport, planning to lead the Krewe of Highland parade on Sun, Feb 3, 2008; now open for membership

If you love jazz, dancing and marching and want to support the Krewe of Highland, we want you to join the Blanc et Noir Marching Society.

Blanc et Noir has no floats. Nor do we sponsor a ball. We simply hire a New Orleans second-line style brass band, put on motley costumes and face paint, and parade ahead of the Krewe of Highland Parade.

Dues for 2008 are $30 per person for adults and teens. The money goes to pay the brass band.

This is a eclectic krewe: artists, dancers, bohemians, Carnival fans and people who simply want one day a year to have a ball are equally welcome. The basic costume is an umbrella plus a decorated black and white suit. But these are themes, not rules. All costume styles are welcome.

Blanc et Noir is proud to be diverse in age, ethnicity, gender and socioeconomic status.

There will be a photo shoot for The Times in early December. Our parade date is Sun, Feb 3, 2008. There will probably be a few gatherings along the way.

More info: click on the link above or email trudeau@earthlink.net. Or simply write a check and flip it into the mail as per directions on the B & N blog.

Laisser les __ __ __!

2 comments:

Madeline said...

...les bon temps rouler!
See you there!

Noma said...

They are having a second line band at the HAP Jazz & Blues Festival --I think it'd be great if they had you guys, too. I'm not on the board anymore, but I sure thing you should give them a call. (It takes place 17 November.)