Rally in front of the White House tonight, in reaction to Trump’s comments at the summit with Putin. Michael Avenatti came to speak at the rally, and Alyssa Milano stopped by. Both gave powerful speeches. Large and loud crowd.
The human towers of Catalonia are an amazing sight. At the Folklife Festival, they formed towers up to 7 people high, with the smallest children climbing their way to the top.
This year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival featured Armenia and Catalonia. The most amazing event was the human towers from Catalonia. Other things I especially liked: Armenian dancers with veils Armenian calligraphy Les Diables from Catalonia Catalonian giant figures on parade Catalonian dancers
Large crowds gathered at the Supreme Court at 9:00 on Monday night, waiting to hear who would be appointed as the next Justice. By Court ruling, no one demonstrating can come further than the broad sidewalk. But the police have discretion in letting non-demonstrators up beyond the sidewalk, and they let people go sit on … Continue reading Awaiting the appointment
Excited to have been invited to The Line Hotel in Adams Morgan, for the perfect rooftop view.
A very hot day in D.C., not stopping the crowds at the Parade and the Folklife Festival.
On June 26th, two major decisions came at the end of the Supreme Court term – Trump v Hawaii travel ban, and California Reproductive FACT. Several different groups were in front of the Court as the decisions were announced. Pro-life and pro-choice groups were demonstrating peacefully. In the middle of the sidewalk, an organized rally … Continue reading Decision Day
The Let Go is an environment created by Nick Cave in the vast space in the Park Avenue Armory. The space is mainly dark, with some lights forming dance areas as circles or a strip for line dancing, and there are colored tinsel strips that move to enfold various dance spaces. All of the lights, … Continue reading The Let Go
Some new murals in NYC: Surrounding the construction area by the World Trade Center On the Bowery Wall, a new mural by Tristan Eaton is being installed, replacing the Banksy mural from earlier this spring.
I saw the beginning of the March on the west side, at 7th and Greenwich. I then walked around the south side of the March, where many streets were blocked off, and got back near the March on the east side of Fifth Avenue, walking northward from Washington Square to the end of the March … Continue reading The March – Part 2