NOON INTERVIEW: Mardi Gras Dance Party

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CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU)— A Mardi Gras Dance Party with music by Liscio is February 13 at the Heyde Center for the Arts.

Cropped Photo: Sam Howzit @ Flickr / CC BY 2.0

7:00 p.m.

The traditions of Mardi Gras are a huge part of New Orleans' cultural identity. They've been evolving since the mid-1700s, and the music of Mardi Gras provides the thread that ties all these traditions together. It's history you can dance to! This Fat Tuesday experience the Mardi Gras music tradition at the Heyde Center along with spicy appetizers and cold drinks. Liscio is a professional combo from the Eau Claire area doing rhythm and blues, delta blues, straight ahead jazz, Latin and New Orleans style jazz and vocal standards. The group includes seasoned, talented and gifted performers on multiple instruments.
Admission: Adults $15, Seniors $14, Youth $10