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Beyoncé's "Formation" Is an Unapologetic Celebration of Black Excellence

Haven’t you heard? Beyoncé dropped a new song and video this past weekend. When it was released (exclusively via TIDAL, natch), it promptly sent her legions of fans into a tizzy. 700 more words


New Orleans prominently featured in Beyonce's new single 'Formation'

One day before she took center stage at the Super Bowl halftime show, Beyonce released her latest single since 2014, and it hits close to home for many New Orleanians. 208 more words



You can watch the new Beyoncé video if you’d like, but I can save you some time: pretty person poses amongst the poor. That’s all of Beyoncé’s videos, mostly; sometimes they leave out the poor people and just let Beyonce be pretty by herself. 180 more words

Krewe du Vieux reveals itself in public Saturday night at 6

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) —The one-of-a-kind Krewe du Vieux rolls Saturday starting in the Marigny and ending in the CBD.

This year’s theme is “Rated Triple X” and “Queen of Bounce” Big Freedia herself reign as queen of the parade. 39 more words


Big Freedia and Carl Mack: Queens for a weekend, with Krewe du Vieux and Satyricon

UPDATE: Check out photos and more from Satyricon’s bal masque, and follow the Krewe du Vieux parade images here.

Carnival season kicks into high gear this weekend with two events that, in their own respective ways, have come to symbolize the more creative spirits of New Orleans and LGBT culture. 1,056 more words

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