Sirens and pirates clash in Tompkins Square Park. The Pirates added the dramatic tension. The Sirens sang “go to sleep little baby, go to sleep little baby, go lay your bones on the alabaster stones and be my everloving baby” and the Pirates went right to sleep.
The unveiling of the 6th Portal on Avenue A.
Seductive dancing singing Sirens.
Times-Up provided the pirates. The 5th Portal shown behind him was stolen, this is a printed replacement (which was also stolen the next day). Boxcutter Design printed the replacement shown.
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.
Paramount Plaza is another one of those bonus-plazas like Liberty Plaza, a public/private space required to be open to the public 24/7. Occupy Broadway is a 24 hour occupation from 6PM Dec. 2 to 6PM Dec. 3. Enjoy the show with Ben Shepard of Time’s Up, Reverend Billy, the Rude Mechanical Orchestra and a cast of thousands. No one can tell the difference between spectators and participants.
Santacon in NYC has gotten so massive that it starts out with the Santas gathering in 11 different locations around the city. I chose the one in my neighborhood, at Sarah D. Roosevelt park.