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More - DIY Last Night Parade Brings Community Together In the Streets
Photo: The Trash Orchestra "Tunes Up" Before the Last Night Parade.
After months of "unplanning," the Last Night DIY Parade and Celebration took center stage on Pacific Avenue in Santa Cruz on December 31st, 2006. After the miserable year that was 2006, the event was a delightful counterpoint -- a truly joyful, creative and inspiring expression of community and the First Amendment.
Here are more pictures from the DIY Last Night Parade. Enjoy!
The Blue Crew posed for a picture enroute to the parade staging area.
The Pipe Band got things started with a march up Pacific Avenue. Their haunting melodies floated northward and the silence left in their wake provided a fitting tribute for the silent peace vigil that followed them.
Members of the silent peace vigil get ready to step off.
How Many More?
The Bell Tolls For Us All"
Members of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Women In Black, CODEPINK Women for Peace and other peacemakers silently made their way up Pacific. Many peace signs were exchanged with the supportive crowd.
The members of the Santa Cruz Unicycle Club were entertaining and incredibly good at riding on one wheel down a rough roadway.
I'd like to introduce you to the Pink Man.
Meet the Rainbow Lady. You guys have got some serious strolling to do.
A possible feature for next month's Guerilla Drive-In?!?
"Save The Polar Bears of I'm Not Coming to Your F*&%'n House Next Year!"
Who knew there were biodiesel taxis in Santa Cruz? Don't worry -- Dick Cheney doesn't normally ride in them.
An elegant twist on a good, old idea.
These were beautiful and so very colorful.
Also known as "The Car That Is Covered In Bumper Stickers."