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Krewe of Red Beans Launches Carnival Merchandise for Sale at Magazine Street Shops

Though parades won’t be rolling down Magazine Street this year, the Krewe of Red Beans is keeping the Mardi Gras magic alive with something special to help support Mardi Gras artists! 20 Magazine Street shops and restaurants have partnered up with the Krewe for the “Hire a Mardi Gras Artist” project, an effort to help laid-off Mardi Gras artists get back to work despite no parades happening this year. 

These shops and restaurants will be selling special products that celebrate the “Hire a Mardi Gras Artist” campaign, including t-shirts, hoodies, and flags. This merchandise will be available from January 6 through Mardi Gras Day, February 16. 

The merchandise will be available at the following businesses:

• Audubon Nature Institute
• The Bead Shop
• Cole Pratt Gallery
• CR Coffee Shop
• Dark Garden
• Dat Dog
• Feet First
• Fleurty Girl
• Home Malone
• Magazine Street Framing
• Magic Box Toys
• Magpie
• Miss Claudia’s Vintage Clothing
• Miss Smarty Pants
• Mignon Faget
• Nadeau, Furniture with a Soul
• NOLA Flora
• Pack Rat Shipping
• Potsalot Pottery
• Red Gravy
• The Ruby Slipper Café

Stay tuned for the merchandise, and be sure to stop at one of the above stores/restaurants to support the cause this Mardi Gras season. 

Featured image by Kim Welsh, 2016.

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