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Edgar Allan Faux Reading
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Edgar Allen Faux

If you can’t imagine Edgar Allan Poe being funny, you’ve never seen Velella work a crowd.

For Whom the Bell Lowells
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Notes from the Underground Bells

The bell ringers remain patient, awaiting the day they can return to their perch in Lowell. Until then, they are content with their humble practice set and the memory of their former glory.

Death Bookmarks
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Death Bookmarks

Bookmarks and other death-positive items are sold at the Death Salon.

On Death Houses in Canada
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On Death Houses in Canada

Robin S. Lacy speaks on death houses and winter burials in Canada at the Death Salon in Story Chapel.

Brattle Theater
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Notes on Trash Night

This is not the deliberately seeded so-bad-it’s-good of Sharknado or its spiritual Bad Film contemporaries.

Brattle Theater
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Brattle Theater

Trash Night shows monthly at the Brattle Theater in Cambridge.

Carnival 2018
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Carnival 2018

Word of the Day
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The 'Hippies with Dolls' Take Cambridge

The show begins with a rendition of the 1386 Battle of Sempach, in which puppeteers in large papier-mâché masks defeat armored cavalry (other puppeteers wearing stilts and papier-mâché horses) with pitchforks and hay rakes. I become concerned for the welfare of the fictional horses.

Cambridge Violin
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Two Hundred Square Feet and Dickensian

A display case at street level bears a sign with peeling letters that says “VIOLINS VIOLAS CELLOS BOWS REPAIRS SALES” and an arrow that points 45 degrees up toward a door that leads to a staircase with 16 steps.

Carnival 2018
Cambridge

A Homecoming in Kendall Square

“To share your culture without being censored — this is activism, and this is much bigger than us.”

Cambridge Carnival
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Cambridge Carnival

Hip-hop and reggae artist Letia Larok performs at the 26th Cambridge Carnival International, a festival celebrating African and Caribbean traditions in Kendall Square.

Bread and Puppet TOC
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Bread and Puppet TOC

A tinfoil-capped member of Bread and Puppet theater evokes the Antarctic Ice Shelf.

Hippies With Dolls
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Hippies With Dolls

A young member of Bread and Puppet dons a top hat in the group's Cambridge Common performance.

The Power of Cosplay
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The Power of Cosplay

Cosplayers take over the Hynes Convention Center for Anime Boston 2018.

Hot Yoga Frank 07
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Hot Yoga Frank 07

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