le nain rouge

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10:30 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Saving Detroit by banishing 'a little red imp'

The Nain Rouge has cursed Detroit for more than 300 years (as legend has it).
via marchedunainrouge.com

This past Sunday was the first after the vernal equinox.

That’s the day Detroiters gather to banish a little red imp that’s bedeviled the city for more than 300 years.

In other words, it was time for the fourth annual Marche du Nain Rouge—a Mardi Gras-like celebration that’s about welcoming spring, and battling Detroit’s demons.

A quick history lesson about the Marche du Nain Rouge

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3:39 pm
Fri March 18, 2011

Detroit event celebrates exile of Le Nain Rouge

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Hundreds of Detroiters are expected to get together on Sunday. Their goal? To kick an evil red dwarf out of the city.

Yep, you read that right.

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