Rex Pushes Krewe To Change Name

Published on Sep 13, 2011

The King of Carnival is battling it out with the smallest of krewes over the name "rex." Tit-Rex, originally known as Petit Rex, started as a Bywater marching group. However, the rex organization wants them to change the name.

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Bonjour 'tit printemps!

developments are occuring at breakneck speed. Just wanted to give a little linkupdate:

The original breaking story here

Pics, Videos, Articles, and a Song: ‘tit Rex 2011

We've received some more local press coverage this year. Here are some links to the highlights, below:

  • Offbeat Magazine's article by Cooper O'Bryan
  • Offbeat's pics of the parade by Kim Welsh
  • A short video by Times-Picayune's Doug MacCash of Christopher Skinner's float, "Religion: Too Little, Too Late," catching fire during the parade
  • More comprehensive coverage by MacCash on, including some links and an interview w/President Yuslum
  • A slideshow by WDSU;


We also have an official song: "The Day After (That 'tit Rex Parade)." Lyrics by Brett Evans; music and vocals by Matthew Schrenk and Emile Louapre. Listen here.

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