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“THE GODDESSEY” TO MAKE INAUGURAL VOYAGE
“The Goddessey” to Make Inaugural Voyage

February 06, 2018
New Orleans, LA, February, 6, 2018… The Krewe of Muses will roll Thursday, February 8, 2018 with its newest signature float “The Goddessey.” The Goddessey, in float position #1, sets the stage for the magnificent parade to follow. The Goddessey combines the word “goddess” with the title of Homer’s epic, the Odyssey, in a splendid float that fuses 19th century artisanal techniques and 21st century technology. Muses Captain Staci Rosenberg and Barry Kern of Kern Studios unveiled the float at the Kern Studios Den. The float design was a collaboration...
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2018 HONORARY MUSE IS LATOYA CANTRELL
2018 Honorary Muse is LaToya Cantrell

February 01, 2018
We are thrilled to announce that trailblazer LaToya Cantrell will lead our parade as 2018’s Honorary Muse! As the first woman elected to the highest office in New Orleans, Madame Mayor-elect is an inspiration and role model for the thousands of young girls, women and families who will line our parade route. LaToya will join us to celebrate this milestone in the history of our City in true New Orleans fashion  – by riding in a 17-foot tall fiber optic encrusted red pump! It’s the year of the women! “The Muses organization isamong the best of New Orleans,” Cantrell...
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2017 BRUNCH RAFFLE PROCEEDS: BIG CLASS, INC.
2017 Brunch Raffle Proceeds: Big Class, Inc.

August 20, 2017
The Krewe of Muses is proud to announce the beneficiary of our “dues blues” raffle proceeds from our annual brunch: Big Class, Inc. (soon to be renamed 826 New Orleans). Big Class is the rare non-profit that provides marginalized children with an invaluable skill and coping mechanism that lasts a lifetime: the ability to write. Arising from a 2010 series of classroom writing projects in Marrero that taught children how to express their own experiences via the written word, Big Class now runs highly effective writing workshops based in the Ninth Ward that annually serve over 1,000...
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SIRENS FLOATS MAKE AN APPEARANCE IN ARCADE FIRE’S NEW MUSIC VIDEO
Sirens Floats Make an Appearance in Arcade Fire’s New Music Video

August 20, 2017
The Sirens floats, traditionally the final floats to roll in our parade, make an appearance in Arcade Fire’s music video for “Electric Blue” off their latest album Everything Now. As New Orleans transplants, the band reportedly worked on their new album throughout Mardi Gras, taking breaks to join the festivities. The music video features the band’s lead singer, Régine Chassagne, elegantly strolling and dancing her way through the post-parade streets. Keep your eyes out for the Sirens at the beginning of the music
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2017 PARADE VIDEO
2017 Parade Video

April 23, 2017
Watch the 2017 Krewe of Muses Parade. Muses Ride 2017 from Krewe of Muses on
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MUSES 2017 RIDE AUCTION BENEFITING THE GLEASON INITIATIVE FOUNDATION
Muses 2017 Ride Auction Benefiting The Gleason Initiative Foundation

January 20, 2017
Looking for a riding spot? This is your chance to ride in the parade and donate to a good cause at the same time! We have set up an online auction through eBay featuring a riding spot in the 2017 parade. This is a great opportunity for all of you non-riding members that want to ride or for the riding members that want a friend to ride this year. The minimum bid for the ride is $1,000 and the rider must be a woman over the age of 18. Prize includes a priceless ride and an unforgettable experience, plus costume, mask, entry to the riding-member-only pre-party beginning at 2:00 p.m.and...
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WHERE TO FIND MUSES BEER
Where to find Muses Beer

January 23, 2015
Muses Beer is now available at locations throughout the city.  If you don’t see your favorite establishment, be sure to ask for it during your next visit.  Every sale benefits the Muses Foundation.  The Irish House Avenue Pub The High Hat Restaurant Mandina’s St. James Cheese Company (Tchoupitoulas) The Chimes Restaurant Blue Nile Ale Maison De La Musique Peche Seafood Grill Felix’s Restaurant and Oyster Bar World of Beer (New Orleans) Lafittes Landing Seafood House Cooter Brown’s The Blind Pelican Freret Beer Room New Orleans...
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2015 PARADE RIDE AUCTION BENEFITING DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS KICKS OFF
2015 Parade Ride Auction Benefiting Doctors Without Borders Kicks Off

January 08, 2015
Are you Goddess enough to roll with the Muses? The Krewe of Muses kicks off its 2015 Parade Ride Annual eBay Auction. Join the Goddesses for a once-in-a-lifetime chance for a woman (over 18 years of age) to ride in the all-female Krewe of Muses Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans on Thursday, February 12, 2015. Muses past auctions have attracted tremendous internet attention and bidding wars. “The mission of our Krewe has always been to share the Muses Mardi Gras and philanthropic spirit with New Orleanians and lovers of New Orleans – near and far,” said Krewe Captain...
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IF THE SHOE FITS
If the Shoe Fits

January 08, 2015
bizneworleans.com Staci Rosenberg, founder of the Krewe of Muses, unmasks the business behind one of Carnival’s favorite parades. By Margaret Quilter Honoring bygone traditions, Mardi Gras Krewes shroud themselves in a code of silence. In 2001, the Krewe of Muses cracked into this world and joined New Orleans Mardi Gras folklore, thus becoming the Downtown celebration’s third-ever all-female krewe – the Krewe of Iris launched in 1917 and Krewe of Venus in 1941.Muses Founder Staci Rosenberg gives Biz New Orleans a glimpse into the mechanics of Muses. Always a crowd favorite, the...
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NOLA BREWING TEAMS UP WITH KREWE OF MUSES FOR MARDI GRAS BEER
NOLA Brewing teams up with Krewe of Muses for Mardi Gras beer

January 07, 2015
NOLA.com King cake isn’t the only thing that should not be consumed until Twelfth Night. On Jan. 6, NOLA Brewing will release MUSES, its new seasonal brew for Mardi Gras. The tap handle for NOLA Brewing’s new MUSES seasonal beer features the Krewe of Muses signature throw: a decorated shoe. (Courtesy of NOLA Brewing)Todd A. Price, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune The Belgian-style ale is mildly hopped. MUSES is also a “session” beer with only 4.4 percent alcohol, so you can keep drinking it until the last float rolls past. MUSES will be available only on...
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