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Eco-Friendly Carnival (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-01-21

Duration: 00:03:57

Subjects: Beads | Environment | MARDI GRAS


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Iarocci, Penn Interviewee
  • Tiller, Allison Interviewee
  • Montgomery, Melissa Interviewee
  • Kato, Naohiro Interviewee


This segment from the January 21, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the creation of biodegradable and sustainable Mardi Gras beads. She interviews Penn Iarocci, Allison Tiller, and Melissa Montgomery, the co-owners of Epiphany Throws in New Orleans, and Naohiro Kato, a biology professor at LSU.