NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Krewe of Muses rolls Thursday, Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m. in Uptown New Orleans.
The parade starts at the intersection of Magazine St. and Jefferson Ave. It travels to Napoleon Ave. and makes a left. It heads to St. Charles Ave. and makes a turn towards downtown New Orleans.
The krewe makes its way down St. Charles Ave. to Canal St. There, it will turn right and proceed to Tchoupitoulas St. It makes a right and ends on St. Joseph St.
To the people of New Orleans, they are street names, often mispronounced. In Greek mythology the nine Muses were the daughters of Zeus.
First parading in 2001, the Muses organization now has over 1000 riding members and was the first all-female organization to parade at night in Uptown New Orleans.
The Krewe of Muses' vision is to tap into and recognize the local artistic and cultural resources of the community and incorporate them into a Muses Mardi Gras tradition, making the entire community a part of the Krewe of Muses parade.
We celebrate their wildness before they were tamed, their virtues after they were appointed, and their place in the mystique of New Orleans, where each virtue seems to thrive.