Demonstrations in the morning at the U.S. District Court in Alexandria, and the continuing Occupy Lafayette Park in front of the White House in the evening.
The DC Puppy World Cup was held at the Columbia Heights Recreation Center. I saw the final soccer match, in which France won, replicating real life.
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