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MONROE, La (KNOE 8 News) - While some are laughing tonight, the Krewe of Janus is dancing the night away at their Mardi Gras Ball. But before the dancing began, the Krewe introduced past and present members of the royal court and dined on Louisiana cuisine. For the first time in the Krewe's history, they opened the black tie affair to the general public.

"Tonight we have a fabulous turn out for this Arabian Night. It is just a beautiful turn out. We have beautiful decorations. The women look wonderful as always. The men are so dashing and handsome and we have had more than we've had before so we are excited about tonight's turn out," Janet Breard said.

The Krewe's parade will roll through the twin cities on February 15. This year's theme is Arabian Nights.

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