Beads don't come for free. They must be earned at Mardi Gras. These bold and outgoing people proudly display their assets during Mardi Gras in Soulard.
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Music is a big part of any Mardi Gras celebration. And where there's a beat, people will move their feet. Here's a gallery of some of them getting down with their bad selves during Saturday's post-parade festivities in Soulard. Photos by Steve Truesdell.
The fur and the beads were flying on Sunday, February 12 in Soulard during the 19th annual Beggin' Pet Parade. This year they were competing to win a world record for the most dogs in costume at an event. Photos by Crystal Rolfe.
Labor Day weekend in Philadelphia saw the Made in America Festival, a first-year music festival organized by Jay-Z, who headlined Saturday night. Pearl Jam headlined Sunday night. Photos by Marcos Torres for the Houston Press.