Photos: Krewe de Carnivale en Rio

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Amber Trahan dances to the music being played on her float's public address system during the 2014 Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Parade in Lafayette on Saturday night. Rio rolls every year two Saturdays before Mardi Gras.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Tom Desormeaux, left, and Mark Carter dance together prior to the 2014 Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Parade rolling on Saturday night in Lafayette.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Kevin Louviere tosses a ball to revellers attending the 2014 Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Parade in Lafayette. Rio was the second parade to roll through downtown Lafayette on Saturday after the Krewe Des Chiens.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Kaysha Clark, left, and Gina Maestri prepare for the 2014 Krewe of Carnivale en Rio to get underway by having beer and jello shots on Saturday night in Lafayette.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Candi Carter dances to the music being played on her float's public address system as the 2014 Krewe of Carnival en Rio rolls through Lafayette on Saturday night.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Dennis Wise overlooks the crowd from his ladder while waiting on the 2014 Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Parade to arrive on Saturday night in Lafayette.

  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- John Freyou creates a "throw me somethin'" sign while waiting for the 2014 Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Parade to roll on Saturday evening in Lafayette. The Rio parade runs annually two weeks before the Mardi Gras weekend.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Malcom Hymel, and his dog Miles Davis Jr. perch above the entrance to Hymel's patio while awaiting the arrival of the 2014 Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Parade on Saturday night in Lafayette. The parade rolls every year two weeks before Mardi Gras.

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