A backyard event in an Open Field

I changed my routine since the Walker Art Center opened their Open Filed invitation. I now try to bike directly past the Art Center when I am anywhere in the vicinity. I witnessed my first gathering Thursday June 24, 2010. I do believe rain diminished outdoor participation in many events, including my own. As I understand the concept is that the Walker is inviting the public to come and play. Or picnic. Or organize an art event
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lawn games, and invent your own
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The group associated with demo-school.org where Making Connections by digitally photographing individuals, printing the images, having the individuals place, and then wire the connective relationships of the individuals.

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The red is the pre-existing connections, tying you with the ones you may have come with, and hence knew previously. The green indicates new connections made at the event.

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More information about the Making Connections event. Or Walker Art Center’s Open Field.

UPROAR with a tiger’s tail (tale)

UPROAR
The title for the 2010 MayDay Parade is UPROAR. Let your voice be heard with puppet power. The Parade and Festival is to be held the first Sunday in May. This year it is May 2nd. The Parade starts at 1 pm at 26th Street East, and heads South along Bloomington Avenue to 34th Street, then turns West to make a grand entrance to Powderhorn Park. The Ceremony follows at the Ceremony Site and Spring is ushered back into our community. The Festival transpires throughout the day, throughout the park. There is plenty of opportunity for you to contribute to this rite of spring celebrating community. We do it together. Roar!

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sticks and ties, planning and paint, a puppet makes

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modern machinery

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applied mechanics

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on a pleasant sunny spring day, the puppets go outside and play

One of the Parade sections deals with RETURN and how death is part of life.

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hear the story, tell your own

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Dancing with the Death, Danzando con los Muertos

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hear the roar of the universe

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do not be afraid

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embrace the partners of the dance