Tag Archives: Street Theater

Jonah Raskin :
My Valentine’s Day

I had my best Valentine’s Day ever dancing in the streets of New York with about 60 beautiful women protesting violence against women. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | February 18, 2014 NEW YORK CITY — I didn’t … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
My Valentine’s Day

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Wayne Grytting : Gandhi Meets Monty Python

We are all Guy Fawkes. Occupiers in Zuccotti Park in New York turn protest into theater. Photo by Andrew Burton / AP.Gandhi meets Monty Python:The comedic turn in nonviolent tactics By Wayne Grytting / Waging Nonviolence / November 1, 2011 … finish reading Wayne Grytting : Gandhi Meets Monty Python

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Marc Estrin : The Ethics of Infiltration

Cartoon from Brainstuck.com.THE ETHICS OF INFILTRATION By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / January 17, 2011 We began two weeks ago with Hallelujah in the mall, and last week contrasted that with theatrical infiltrations less in service to consumer … finish reading Marc Estrin : The Ethics of Infiltration

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John Ross : ‘Los Barrenderos’ are Mexico City’s ‘Working Class Heroes’

Barrendero. Photo by jmolagar / flickriver. “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all … finish reading John Ross : ‘Los Barrenderos’ are Mexico City’s ‘Working Class Heroes’

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Foodie Friday : Bread, Puppets, and Boiled Veggies

Bread and Puppet Theater. Image from Akimbo.Health care:Bread and Puppet aioli By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / March 5, 2010 See “Boil those veggies!” by Janet Gilles, Below. Anyone taking in the recent health care “debate” — in … finish reading Foodie Friday : Bread, Puppets, and Boiled Veggies

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Freeze! CodePink Strikes Austin Mall With Anti-War Theater

Austin “freeze action”: Video by Ric Sternberg / The Rag Blog. On December 20, 2008, a group of Code Pink members and friends staged a ‘freeze action’ at the Barton Creek Mall in Austin, Texas. The message was ‘don’t buy … finish reading Freeze! CodePink Strikes Austin Mall With Anti-War Theater

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Austin CodePink : Newlyweds Join Republican Doin’s

Newlyweds portrayed by Heidi and Jim Turpin of CodePink Austin. Photo courtesy of Heidi Turpin. ‘We were the only bride and groom there!’ By Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog / September 2, 2008 I spoke by phone last … finish reading Austin CodePink : Newlyweds Join Republican Doin’s

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Abbie and the Theater of the Flag

Abbie Hoffman, proudly attired.What Would Abbie Hoffman Have Thought Of The Flag Lapel Pin Debate?By Chris Weigant / July 4, 2008 I’d like to address, in as patriotic spirit as can be mustered, the wearing of United States flag lapel … finish reading Abbie and the Theater of the Flag

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