SUPER Fat Tuesday - 02.05.08

This Tuesday (Fat) is the last day of the Mardi Gras Carnival season. It is always 46 days before Easter (the 40 days of Lent plus six Sundays.) The first day of the Carnival season is always January 6th (which is twelve days after Christmas). This is called the Twelfth Night and marks the beginning of the private masked balls that are held until Mardi Gras Day.


Currently 24 states, American Samoa and Democrats Abroad are scheduled to hold caucuses or primary elections on Super Tuesday, 2008. Blue denotes Democratic-only caucuses (3), Red denotes Republican-only state conventions (2), and Purple represents states holding elections for both parties (19). Light red represents states which have had their republican primary before supertuesday and light pink represents states which have had their democratic & republican primary before supertuesdayIn the United States, Super Tuesday commonly refers to the Tuesday in early February or March of a presidential election year when the greatest number of states hold primary elections to select delegates to national conventions at which each party's presidential candidates are officially nominated. -wikipedia

RedFish New Orleans Brewhouse, 2027 13th St., has long been Boulder's Fat Tuesday headquarters. This year the doors open at 4 p.m. for $4 Hurricanes, a crawfish boil and other New Orleans-style food specials; local band Jockamo, which has provided the music for RedFish's celebration the past few years, starts rocking at 8 p.m. Call (303) 440-5858 or visit 
4:00pm - RedFish New Orleans Brewhouse,
2027 13th St.,
boulder CO  80302  map
B.Y.O.B. (bring your own beads!)

See ya there!  Jim- 303/819.0053 cell



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