Talking Mardi Gras with Peggy Scott Laborde
Talking Mardi Gras with Peggy Scott Laborde
Talking Mardi Gras with Peggy Scott Laborde

Talking Mardi Gras
with Peggy Scott Laborde

Today’s show was recorded live at the King Cake Hub in New Orleans.

My guest is Peggy Scott Laborde, the Senior Producer at WYES and host of Steppin’ Out, the only weekly television show about New Orleans culture and arts. We talk about Mardi Gras past and present, and answer audience questions.

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Shout Outs

  • King Cake Hub
  • WYES
  • Cabrini High School
  • University of New Orleans
  • Arthur Hardy’s Mardi Gras Guide
  • Atlas Bead Company
  • ARC
  • Avenue Pub
  • Royal Artists
  • Where Y’art
  • Dixie Beer

Books About Mardi Gras

  • The Mistick Krewe: Chronicles of Comus and His Kin
  • Mardi Gras in New Orleans, an Illustrated Guide
  • New Orleans Masquerade
  • Mardi Gras Chronicles of the New Orleans Carnival
  • New Orleans Mardi Gras Moments

Thank You

Thanks to Peggy Scott Laborde for being my guest on today’s show. Be sure to check out and donate if you can.

Thanks also to Will Samuels and the King Cake Hub.

Thanks to Joel Sharpton from Pro Podcasting Services for being the intro voice of the podcast. Thanks also to Scott McCrossen for the artwork, logo, and branding that makes Beyond Bourbon Street stand out.

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