Parades from both ends of Jamaica Plain converged today, as they do every May, to march to the Southwest Corridor for the neighborhood's annual Wake Up the Earth festival in front of Stony Brook station, where residents converged for arts, music, progressive politics and all sorts of food and stuff to buy - as well as the usual ad-hoc slide for kids down one hillside.
J.S. Hummel spotted some of the many musicians in the parade:
There were more musicians at the festival, some playing on a large stages, some banging on various objects in a free-form percussion area - or just walking around, jamming:
And there was dancing:
Jessica Burko watched stilt walkers during the parade:
Liam posted way more photos from the parade.