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Musician Pete Fountain tosses beads to a reveler from a float as his Half-Fast Walking Club marches down St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans on Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, March 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Photo by: Patrick Semansky
Musician Pete Fountain tosses beads to a reveler from a float as his Half-Fast Walking Club marches down St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans on Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, March 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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