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Topic - Kelly Schulz
A parade of women with a signature float in the shape of a giant high-heel had a different kind of glow this year.
When Hurricane Katrina scattered New Orleans residents and its musicians across the country, many wondered if the best days of New Orleans music had drowned with the city. But if its music festivals are any indication, New Orleans is proving its music scene is waterproof.
As Carnival builds toward its out-of-control crescendo of Fat Tuesday, Barry Kern and his team of float-builders and artists are already preparing for next year's parades.
As Carnival builds toward its out-of-control crescendo of Fat Tuesday, Barry Kern and his team of float builders and artists already are preparing for next year's parades.
"We're pretty much sold out for Saturday and Sunday and there's strong occupancy on Monday and Tuesday too," said Kelly Schulz, spokeswoman for the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau.