Tag archives: Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras at the Carriage
By Richard Mineards   |   February 28, 2023

Baubles, bangles, and beads reigned supreme at the colorful, energized second annual Mardi Gras bash presented by La Boheme dance group founder Teresa Kuskey and social gadabout Rick Oshay at the Carriage and Western Art Museum. The fun fête was so popular that more than two dozen would-be guests had to be turned away because […]

A Mardi Mob
By Richard Mineards   |   March 8, 2022

Baubles, bangles, and beads proliferated at La Arcada Plaza when Teresa Kuskey Nowak’s energized La Boheme dancers threw a Mardi Gras party with the 1114 Sports Bar as Ground Zero for the colorful, pulsating bash. Given everybody had been emask-ulated after the pandemic mandate for wearing face coverings ended last month (February), many of the […]

Offbeat Outings to Ojai
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 27, 2020

After 10 years at other area locations, the Ojai Mardi Gras celebration marks its 30th anniversary back at the Ojai Valley Woman’s Club fittingly on Leap Day, February 29, as the venue hosted the first public event on Leap Day in 1992. This year’s Masquerade Ball carries the theme “Naughty Gras… Leap into your Fantasy,” […]