Feb 082018
 

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Despite a persistent chilly rain, the Krewe of Nyx fired up the Uptown parade route on Wednesday night with their elaborate headdresses, winning smiles and generous throws — especially their hand-made purses.

The Landry-Walker band dances in the rain during the Krewe of Nyx parade on Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Sirens dance group leads the Krewe of Nyx down Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Krewe of Nyx captain Julie Lea greets the crowds on Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The St. Katharine Drexel Prep band performs in the rain during the Krewe of Nyx parade on Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The St. Katharine Drexel Prep band performs in the rain during the Krewe of Nyx parade on Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A little girl performs along with a marching band during the Krewe of Nyx parade on Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)