Feb 282017
 

“The Man on the Moon” float rolls down St. Charles avenue during the Krewe of Orpheus on Monday, Feb. 27. Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream.” (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream,” exploring different interpretations of the topic. The float touched on fairy tales, dream catchers, amongst other things.

A rider dances to the sound of the Petoskey Steel Drum Band during the Krewe of Orpheus on Monday, Feb. 27. Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream.” (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)


A drum major with Tuskegee University stands at attention during a break in the Krewe of Orpheus on Monday, Feb. 27. Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream.” (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Flambeau light the way for the Krewe of Orpheus on St. Charles avenue on Monday, Feb. 27. Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream.” (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Musician Harry Connick Jr., who founded Orpheus, looks over the crowd along St. Charles avenue on Monday, Feb. 27. Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream.” (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Musician Brett Michaels, who served as King of Orpheus, scans the crowd along St. Charles avenue on Monday, Feb. 27. Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream.” (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

New Orleans’ mayor Mitch Landrieu throws beads into the crowd during the Krewe of Orpheus on Monday, Feb. 27. Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream.” (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Drum major with Kipp Academy directs his band during a stop on St. Charles and Jackson avenue during the Krewe of Orpheus on Monday, Feb. 27. Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream.” (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The “Phatasos and Phobetar” float rolls down St. Charles avenue during the Krewe of Orpheus on Sunday, Feb. 27. Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream.” (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

“The Man on the Moon” float rolls down St. Charles avenue during the Krewe of Orpheus on Monday, Feb. 27. Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream.” (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

John Logan Best, left, Jennifer Best, Brian Rhodes, top, and Hudson Best, center, all cheer for beads from the “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” float during the Krewe of Orpheus on Monday, Feb. 27. Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream.” (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Devin Cleary, top, and Sophia Ruiz, bottom, dance with a member of the 610 Stompers during a lull in the Krewe of Orpheus on Monday, Feb. 27. Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream.” (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Orpheus Monarch Jimmi Simpson throws beads into the audience along St. Charles avenue on Monday, Feb. 27. Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream.” (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Mel Rodriguez of “The Last Man on Earth” throws beads into the audience along St. Charles avenue on Monday, Feb. 27. Orpheus rolled with the theme “On the Waves of a Dream.” (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

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