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No-Tsu-Oh: Bringing Back Houston’s Version of Mardi Gras

Everyone’s knows New Orleans is famous for Mardi Gras. But did you know Houston once had a week-long celebration on-par? It was called No-Tsu-Oh — that’s Houston spelled backwards – and from 1899 to 1915, the celebration brought a carnival atmosphere to much of the city. Well, the group Houston Arts and Media is trying to […]

Everyone’s knows New Orleans is famous for Mardi Gras. But did you know Houston once had a week-long celebration on-par? It was called No-Tsu-Oh — that’s Houston spelled backwards – and from 1899 to 1915, the celebration brought a carnival atmosphere to much of the city.

Well, the group Houston Arts and Media is trying to bring No-Tsu-Oh back as a fundraiser — for one night only — Oct. 1. To learn more, Michael Hagerty talked with the organization’s executive director Mike Vance.

MORE:
About No-Tsu-Oh (Texas State Historical Association)
No-Tsu-Oh 2015 Event Details
No-Tsu-Oh 2015 Tickets

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