As Fat Tuesday kicks off in New Orleans, a Mardi Gras celebration was held in San Francisco’s Fillmore District to celebrate the city’s contributions to jazz & blues music…
Are you ready for Mardi Gras? If you live on the Peninsula and like to party close to home, you’re in luck. With numerous cool spots celebrating Mardi Gras, your only dilemma will be choosing which one to go to.
Black History Month 2013 in the East Bay means celebrations of the lives and achievements of many individuals. Black success stories include chefs like Sarah Kirnon and vintners, international documentary subjects and dancer, actor and activist Josephine Baker to a pioneering female journalist for the Oakland Tribune. Get your dose of black history with any of these suggestions. The experience will be priceless.
The annual Fat Tuesday celebration takes place in the San Francisco neighborhood known for its jazz music and roots to the south.
Shake those hips and grab those beads, the Bay Area welcomes Fat Tuesday with some traditional French cuisine, costumes and parades.
Police arrested 26 people at Tuesday night’s Mardi Gras celebration in downtown San Jose, a police spokesman said Wednesday morning.
Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez! Let the good times roll! New Orleans might be the original American Mardi Gras, but California knows how to party. Check out these Bay Area hotspots, and don’t forget your beads, baby!