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Garifuna International – August 30, 2015

Garifuna International  -  Harlem Meer, Central Park  -  August 30, 2015 The Garifuna people have a long convoluted background that mixed Carib and African roots.  Their resistance to being colonized ended with exile (by the British) in the late 18th … Continue reading

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Busking Central Park – October 19, 2013

Busking Central Park -  Central Park  -  October 19, 2013 I caught this busking group during SketchCrawl 41.  A more extensive account of my day is posted (buried amidst stuff) at  http://nyc.urbansketchers.org/2013_10_01_archive.html

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Jazz and Colors – November 10, 2012

Jazz and Colors  -  Central Park   -  November 10, 2012 Jazz and Colors was a great concept serving as a continuation of Christo & Jeanne-Claude’s “The Gates”.  It involved 30 different bands located throughout the Central Park, all playing the … Continue reading

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Piazzolla Anniversary Concert – August 7, 2012

Piazzolla Anniversary Concert  -  Naumburg Bandshell (Central Park)  -  August 7, 2012 This is one of those concerts for which no title seems exactly right.  Astor Piazzolla was the astonishing nuevo tango composer (and bandoneon player) who gave new direction … Continue reading

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