2013 Honorary Muse Ruby Bridges

Ruby Bridges

The Krewe of Muses announces that Ruby Bridges, lecturer and founder of the Ruby Bridges Foundation will serve as the Krewe’s Honorary Muse. The Ruby Bridges Foundation’s mission is to…

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Muses 2012 Honorary Muse Patricia Clarkson

Patricia Clarkson

WNOL NEW ORLEANS – N.O. native and award-winning actress Patricia Clarkson has been named the Honorary Muse for the 2012 season, the krewe announced Thursday. Clarkson will lead the parade from the…

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2011 Honorary Muse Liz McCartney

Liz McCartney

Our 2011 Honorary Muse is Liz McCartney, Director of Development and Co-Founder of St. Bernard Project, a non-profit organization that rebuilds storm-damaged homes and lives in St. Bernard and Orleans Parishes.…

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Muses 2010 Honorary Muse Mary Matalin

Mary Matalin

The Krewe of Muses has named Mary Matalin as Honorary Calliope, Muse of Epic Poetry.  The 2010 featured muse is Calliope, traditionally known as the Muse of Epic Poetry. The name Calliope translates to “beauty of…

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2009 Honorary Muse Kim Rivers Roberts

Kim Rivers Roberts

Melpomene, Muse of Tragedy – Kimberly Rivers Roberts Kimberly Rivers Roberts is the star of the award-winning Katrina documentary “Trouble the Water,” with first-person footage during the storm shot by…

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2008 Honorary Muse Marva Wright

Marva Wright

Polymnia, Muse of Sacred Song – Marva Wright Known as Louisiana’s Blues Queen, “Marvelous Marva” is a gospel and soul powerhouse. She has performed in venues all over the world…

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2007 Honorary Muse Brenda Marie Osbey

Brenda Marie Osbey

Erato, the Muse of Poetry – Brenda Marie Osbey Brenda Marie Osbey, the Poet Laureate of the State of Louisiana, has taught numerous literature subjects around the country and has…

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2006 Honorary Muse Becky Zaheri

Becky Zaheri

Urania, the Muse of Astronomy – Becky Zaheri Muse Becky Zaheri is the founder of the Katrina Krewe. The Katrina Krewe has organized over 1,000 volunteers to clean up the…

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2005 Honorary Muse Charmaine Neville

Charmaine Neville

Euterpe, the Muse of Music – Charmaine Neville Charmaine Neville will be “Euterpe,” Muse of Music and Flutes. She was born into the third generation of New Orleans’ legendary musical…

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2004 Honorary Muse Becky Allen

Becky Allen

The Krewe of Muses announced today, Becky Allen, “Miss Mardi Gras,” one of the most recognized icons of New Orleans will be “Thalia” Honorary Muse of Comedy 2004. She has…

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