NEW ORLEANS CELEBRATES FIRST MARDI GRAS SINCE HURRICANE KATRINA
Michael Keaton rides a float as King of Bacchus as the superkrewe rolls through Uptown New Orleans February 26, 2006. The Carnival "superkrewe" us known for its elaborate, lighted floats as well as its celebrity riders. (UPI Photo/A.J. Sisco)
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