Photos: Mystique and Orion roll through downtown BR

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Eleven-year-old Blake Chustz, Randy Billiot and Billiot's 1-year-old grandson Pierstyn Chavez, from left, catch throws along River Road in downtown Baton Rouge during Krewe Mystique de la Capitale's parade on Saturday,

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Miss Baton Rouge USA Jessica Poumaroux, right, and Mrs. Baton Rouge Savanna Culpepper toss Mardi Gras beads to revelers during Krewe Mystique de la Capitale's parade in downtown Baton Rouge on Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Floats roll through downtown Baton Rouge during Krewe Mystique de la Capitale's parade on Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Raphael Crawford, center, catches a stuffed frog for his daughter Nathalie Crawfod, 2, during Krewe Mystique de la Capitale's parade on Saturday in downtown Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Marcedes Green, 3, Jasmine Follins, Lashundra Follins, 5, Jalisa Follins, Nigeria Roseburr, 10, and Wyshika Primas, from left, shout for throws during Krewe Mystique de la Capitale's parade on Saturday in downtown Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Tia Hatch, 11, marches with Diversity Dance Production in Krewe Mystique de la Capitale's parade in downtown Baton Rouge Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- The Krewe of Orion's 14th annual Mardi Gras parade rolls through downtown Baton Rouge Saturday evening, Feb. 2.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Avery Oubre, 8, Allyson Yerby, 6, Caroline Simpson, 9, and Queen Terri Hartzog throw beads to spectators gathered near the Old State Capitol during the Krewe of Orion's 14th annual Mardi Gras parade in downtown Baton Rouge Saturday evening, Feb. 2.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Royal maid Melissa Sadler, 15, throws beads to the crowd Saturday night during the Krewe of Orion's 14th annual Mardi Gras parade in downtown Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Payton Coates, 7, grandmother Debbie Blanchard, father Dustin Coates, and Henry Blanchard, from right, reach for throws Saturday night at the starting point of the Krewe of Orion's 14th annual Mardi Gras parade in downtown Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Ami Fahrenholtz, 7, right, jams onstage with Grammy-nominated accordionist Anthony Dopsie Saturday afternoon prior to the Krewe of Orion's 14th annual Mardi Gras parade in downtown Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- King Mark Santos' float rolls through the crowd along River Rd. during the Krewe of Orion's 14th annual Mardi Gras parade in downtown Baton Rouge Saturday evening, Feb. 2.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Dernesah Banks, 8, Johntrell Banks, 10, Roderick Thompson, 9, P-Nut Rivers, Keith Bazile, and Braylen Davis, 2, from left, reach for beads along River Rd. during the Krewe of Orion's 14th annual Mardi Gras parade in downtown Baton Rouge Saturday evening, Feb. 2.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Anna Grace McLemore, 8, catches gold beads from her father Micahel McLemore's shoulders while mother Ismary McLemore holds her arm out for more throws along River Rd. during the Krewe of Orion's 14th annual Mardi Gras parade in downtown Baton Rouge Saturday evening, Feb. 2.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Clifton Azore of Lafayette catches a cup in mid-air along River Rd. during the Krewe of Orion's 14th annual Mardi Gras parade in downtown Baton Rouge Saturday evening, Feb. 2.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Rockin' Dopsie, Jr. (David Rubin) and Anthony Dopsie, from left, & The Zydeco Twisters perform at North Boulevard Town Square in downtown Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Float riders dangle beads to tease spectators near the Louisiana State Capitol during the Krewe of Orion's 14th annual Mardi Gras parade in downtown Baton Rouge Saturday evening, Feb. 2.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Queen Terri Hartzog, center, throws beads to spectators gathered along River Rd. during the Krewe of Orion's 14th annual Mardi Gras parade in downtown Baton Rouge Saturday evening, Feb. 2.

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