New Orleans http://kcur.org en Mardi Gras At The Fish Fry http://kcur.org/post/mardi-gras-fish-fry <p>The Mardi Gras celebration begins this weekend In New Orleans and on tonight's Fish Fry!</p> <p>Touted as America's biggest party, Mardi Gras (French for "Fat Tuesday") is traditionally a time for eating and enjoying richly before the Lenten season. The celebration in New Orleans stems from a mixture of cultures which is also often touted as the founding factor in the birth of jazz music.</p> Sat, 18 Feb 2012 20:06:10 +0000 Hadley Galbraith 12844 at http://kcur.org Mardi Gras At The Fish Fry