I was sitting near the Temperance Fountain in Tompkins Square Park when this guy landed his hand truck and large suitcase with a clatter near the fence. When he took out a music stand I expected to see an accordion come out of the case,but he spent the next half hour setting up two wide spread speakers and various electronic equipment connected by cables. I stuck around figuring I was going to hear something like Brian Eno’s ambient music or some variation on Steve Reich. I was right. Panacussticum
You know the beat is flowing when people start to dance and sing.
Nicolina Johnson and Perola Bonfanti created a series of street mural they call portals. This one makes use of the unusual architectural decorations on this former bank at East 7th Street and Avenue C.
Music by The Hungry March Band and from what I could read on their strap covered tee shirts, Candombe.
I’m not sure how everyone else found out about the parade, I stumbled upon it as I was checking out the foliage changes in Tompkins Square Park for my tree project.
A dedicated performer in the 90 degree heat.
Miss New York and Feathers.
On a float that says Stand for the Arts bring back Ovation, which is a cable channel devoted to the Arts, which has been deleted by Time Warner Cable.