The Dance Parade in the East Village. The Dance Parade is a wonderful event you see all sorts of people doing all sorts of things. I took one of my steady-cams, the one I designed for bike use, to the 2014 Dance Parade. I think it worked pretty well. I used no programmed stabilization, and for once YouTube didn’t suggest that I let it stabilize it for me.
After watching videos about the history of the 6th&B Garden I wandered over to Tompkins to see what I could capture of the park in the dark without a tripod. I rested my camera on the fences to get these shots.
Play Diem brings free music to NYC parks. Featuring “The Rock of ’69″: A Tribute to the “The Church of Rock N’ Roll” – NYC’s legendary Fillmore East, The Wholes and Sofus.
This film crew was especially mellow about spectators. Maybe they were afraid locals might actually riot if they weren’t. Unfortunately there was not much action while I was there, riot or otherwise.
Mayor DeBlasio speaks at the Earth Day celebration at Union Square Park in NYC. He promotes recycling and a toughening of air quality standards. Also some people from Occupy Wall Street protest the corporate sponsors of the event.