Inaugural Krewe of Chewbacchus to Roll Sunday

Posted on Mar 4, 2011 in Local Issues

The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus will be rolling during Mardi Gras for the first time this year providing sci-fi afficionados with an outlet in the Carnival festivities.

Photo Courtesy of neworleans.com

The parade, which is the brainchild of the 3 Ring Circus Arts Education Center, will feature costumes and contraptions including ‘pyrotechnic puppetry’ from a variety of realms within the sci-fi pantheon.

In homage to Star Wars, Peter Mayhew (the actor who played Chewbacca on the big screen) will be serving as King.

The parade rolls Sunday March 6 starting from the Big Top (1638 Clio) and making its way through the CBD.

For more information on the Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus, visit NOLA.com

As Mardi Gras season ramps up and festivities begin, it is important to remember that arrests for any reason will result in spending time in jail until after Ash Wednesday when the courts reopen. If you or anyone you know are arrested during the Mardi Gras season for public intoxication or any other reason, contact Bloom Legal 24/7 at 504-599-9997 to get us started working on your case to assist your timely release.

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