Mardi Gras Museum’s glitz, glamour auctioned off after budget cuts
By: The Associated Press
KENNER, La. (AP) and – They came in T-shirts and jeans to bid on crowns, scepters and capes of Mardi Gras kings and queens, or the jewels and coins tossed to their eager subjects.
The glitzy pageantry and history of New Orleans’ Carnival was sold to the…