For some kids–when they hear Mardi Gras they think of parades, colors and masquerade masks–but Teche Center for the arts is trying to change that.
February 9th, they’re offering a traditional Mardi Gras mask-making class for kids to get educated and creative. Instructor Jackie Miller says the class helps Cajun Mardi Gras traditions continue to live on.
Most of them have no idea why the long nose, why the bell on the end of the nose, why the screen hat, why they use the screen face, why they wear the tall comical hats and there’s a lot of history behind all of that.”
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