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COVID-19: Mardi Gras in New Orleans (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-02-12

Duration: 00:05:01

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | MARDI GRAS


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Romig, Mark Interviewee
  • LeBlanc, Jesse Interviewee


This segment from the February 12, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the alternative Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, including house floats and virtual events, due to the cancellation of parades because of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. He interviews Mark Romig, the CEO of New Orleans Tourism & Marketing Corporation, and Jesse LeBlanc, the owner of the Green House Inn.