Mar 042011
 

Members of the Krewe of Muses wave from a giant purple high heel float during the parade Thursday night. The Krewe of Muses first paraded in 2000 and now has over 1100 members. It is the only female organization that parades at night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The Camel Toe Lady Steppers dance down St. Charles Ave. during the Krewe of Muses parade Thursday night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The silhouette of a member of Krewe of Muses dances on a float during the parade. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Paraders carry brightly lit up insects and Muses shoes during the parade. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Attendees scream for shoes during the Krewe of Muses parade Thursday night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Muses parade travels down Napoleon Ave. Thursday night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

A member of Krewe of Muses smiles before throwing beads from a float during the parade Thursday night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

A Krewe of Muses float called "The Hustle" travels down Napoleon Ave. Thursday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Muses parade rolls down Napoleon Ave. Thursday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Marie Lovejoy, a member of the Bearded Oysters Dance Troupe, stops to hug her friend Rebecca Mwasle, during the parade Thursday night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Thousands gather for the Krewe of Muses parade Thursday night.(Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Muses parade rolls down Napoleon Ave. Thursday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Attendees of the Krewe of Muses parade yell out for Muses shoes during the parade. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The St. Augustine Marching band performs during the Krewe of Muses parade Thursday night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The Pussyfooters dance down St. Charles Ave. Thursday night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Kent Dugan holds a decorated box reading "Muses 2011" and "Put a shoe in here!!!" during the parade Thursday night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Sophie B. Wright marching band marches down St. Charles Ave. Thursday night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

A member of the Krewe of Muses during the parade Thursday night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The Camel Toe Lady Steppers dance down St. Charles Ave. during the Krewe of Muses parade Thursday night. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

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  • Kent Dugan

    Ms Sabree – This is Kent from Muses, with the box. Thank you so much for the picture. You are a talented photographer and I have read several comments here saying the same thing. Keep up the good work. Hope you get a chance to enjoy Mardi Gras!

  • Gretchen

    The photos from the Krewe of Muses parade are fantastic! Thanks for sharing them. The Muses’s giant purple high heel float looks lovely! It is such a fun parade.