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Noel: Anonymous 4

The radiant voices of the Anonymous 4 shimmer on a December night. [Miracles of Compostela: Congaudeant Catholici]

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Imaging Paris: From Mouffe to the Marais

Rue des Rosiers. [Photo by lodrorigdzin; all rights reserved] I didn’t realize Friday night that when Alex said he dropped by Café Mouffe, he wasn’t simply humoring my imaginary conceit. He was there, in Paris, and the photos of Café … Continue reading

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Imaging Paris: Café Delmas

Delmas-mouffetard. [Photo by lodrorigdzin; all rights reserved] Here are two more of Alex’s photos shot yesterday at Café Delmas,  the inspiration for Café Mouffe. Of the shot above he writes:  “at last, at last, I have a coffee cup shot … Continue reading

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Where the Mouffe Begins: Delmas

Alex dropped by Café Mouffe tonight with this photo of the Mouffe’s inspiration, Café Delmas on Place de la Contrascarppe. Many thanks!

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Imaging Paris: Bouquinistes

[Photos by lodrorigdzin; all rights reserved] Alex was in Paris last week, and he kindly asked if he could photograph anything in particular for me. He knew I’d love these images of the book stalls on the Seine. The offer … Continue reading

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Imaging Paris: Documenting May 1968

Protesters march down Boulevard Saint Michel on May 10, 1968. The banner reads: “Sorbonne Teachers Against Repression. [Photo by Serge Hambourg/via Art Knowledge News] French photojournalist Serge Hambourg documented the turbulent student revolt in Paris in the spring of 1968  … Continue reading

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Imaging Paris: May 1968

Photos de Paris en 68. Montage: yoy’. Musique: Rosa Park -” la revolte gronde.”

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Paris May 1968: Under the Cobblestones, the Beach

Students dig up cobblestones to throw at police. The layer of sand below the stones led to the slogan, “Under the cobblestones, the beach.” [Photo by Serge Hambourg/via NPR] Sylvia Poggioli has an excellent radio story on NPR, Marking the … Continue reading

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Imaging Paris: Miss Tic’s Wanton Acts

Paris street art by Miss Tic graces a wall near Rue Mouffetard. [Photo by La_Caille] Miss Tic’s graffiti poem reads, “Les actes gratuits ont-ils un prix?” Ms. Modigliani translates this literally as,”Do gratuitous acts have a price?” The pun seems … Continue reading

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Imaging Paris: Street Art on Rue Calvin

Photo by [auro] The photo is titled “la musique adoucit les murs” (“music softens walls”). Thanks to [auro] for sharing it on the Creative Commons.

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