Mardi Gras 2010

Members of the Mondo Kayo Marching Club dance down St. Charles Avenue during <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVFES0000047" title="Mardi Gras" href="/topic/arts-culture/holidays/mardi-gras-EVFES0000047.topic">Mardi Gras</a> day on February 16, 2010 in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100101011265" title="New Orleans" href="/topic/us/louisiana/orleans-parish/new-orleans-PLGEO100100101011265.topic">New Orleans</a>, Louisiana. The annual Mardi Gras celebration ends at midnight, when the Catholic <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVFES0000049" title="Lent" href="/topic/religion-belief/christianity/lent-EVFES0000049.topic">Lenten</a> season begins on <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVFES0000048" title="Ash Wednesday" href="/topic/religion-belief/ash-wednesday-EVFES0000048.topic">Ash Wednesday</a> and ends on <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="12014002" title="Easter" href="/topic/religion-belief/easter-12014002.topic">Easter Sunday</a>.

( PATRICK SEMANSKY, GETTY IMAGES / February 16, 2010 )

Members of the Mondo Kayo Marching Club dance down St. Charles Avenue during Mardi Gras day on February 16, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The annual Mardi Gras celebration ends at midnight, when the Catholic Lenten season begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Easter Sunday.

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