Posts Tagged ‘McPherson Square’

Occupy D.C.’s Portable Art Gallery

The U.S. Park Police make it hard to be a punk.
A guerrilla gallery of Occupy D.C. art assembled by Vestibule D.C. in McPherson Square got the official go-ahead from police following an exchange too brief for the word "standoff."
Vestibule organizers Josef Palermo, Joseph Orzal, and Adrian Parsons showed up shortly after noon on Friday with [...]

Dead Prez and Head-Roc Perform at Occupy D.C. Today

Last night, Occupy D.C. organizers announced that Dead Prez and D.C.'s own Head-Roc will play a free concert today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in McPherson Square. While the performance is part of an anti-Walmart rally, don't be surprised if the musicians let fly some of their feelings about Occupy D.C. In an op-ed at the Huffington [...]

Occupy D.C.: The District’s Newest DIY Space?

The stakes got a lot higher for Occupy Wall Street protests around the country this week, but in D.C., the protesters encamped in McPherson Square have basically been left to their own devices by the authorities. It didn't take long for Occupy D.C., now well into its second month, to develop its own infrastructure, folkways, [...]

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