King Cake: A Big Easy Story 

Journey back in time and witness the rise of "America's Most Interesting City". On May 7, 1718, French explorer Bienville founded La Nouvelle-Orleans (New Orleans) in honor of the Duke of ... See full summary »

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Will Hess

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Will Hess

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John C. Reilly ... Himself
James Gandolfini ... Himself
Elijah Wood ... Himself
Andy Garcia ... Himself
John Goodman ... Himself
Norman Reedus ... Himself
Luke Perry ... Himself
Corbin Bernsen ... Himself
Henry Winkler ... Himself
Jim Belushi ... Himself (as James Belushi)
John Schneider ... Himself
Tom Arnold ... Himself
Bryan Batt ... Himself
Jay Thomas ... Himself
Randy Newman ... Himself
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Journey back in time and witness the rise of "America's Most Interesting City". On May 7, 1718, French explorer Bienville founded La Nouvelle-Orleans (New Orleans) in honor of the Duke of Orleans. Napoleon sold Louisiana to America via the Louisiana Purchase (1803). Since then, Mardi Gras has become synonymous with "The City That Care Forgot". Art mirrors life with tragedy and pain. New Orleans has known both, the Vieux Carre fire (1788), the Battle of New Orleans (1815), hurricane Katrina (2005). From this pain comes inspiration. The invention of Jazz in New Orleans is a reflection of the city's hardships. Fat Tuesday, a springtime celebration of life, the Romans knew as Saturnalia and the Greeks knew as Kronia. Humanities' need to celebrate life has brought millions to New Orleans to enjoy "the greatest free show on Earth"! New Orleans turns three hundred in 2018. Her tradition of creativity and love bind "The Crescent City" in a way one can only understand if you visit. To all whom... Written by Will Hess

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Every man a King! See more »

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USA

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English

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King Cake: The Joie de Vivre See more »

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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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"If Ever I Cease To Love" by singer Lydia Thompson is the official royal anthem of the New Orleans Mardi Gras and has been so since 1872. See more »

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