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Tons of fun

April 7, 2014 1:30 PM

Photos by Ryan Rivet
rrivet@tulane.edu

Crawfest

Saturday (April 5) was a bad day to be a crawfish as more than 20,000 pounds of mudbugs met their delicious demise for Crawfest, the annual spring festival organized by students and held on the Tulane University uptown campus. 

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Bryce Acosta, who boils crawfish for Mr. Mudbug, said Crawfest is the company’s busiest day of the year. His team started boiling crawfish around 2 a.m. to prepare for the high demand. 

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Neal Lerner, left, and Doreen Lerner from Los Angeles, Calif., enjoy the crawfish, but said learning to peel them "takes a little time."

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Long lines moved quickly as students and visitors clamored for hot crawfish.

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The Main Squeeze performs for the Crawfest crowd. 

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One festival goer grabs a photo above the crowd. 

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Wet weather didn't put a damper on the festivities for too long. 

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The Crawfest music lineup keeps the crowd bouncing.

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