Monday, August 24, 2009

Boston Caribbean Carnival parade is Saturday

The 36th annual Boston Caribbean Carnival parade in Dorchester is Saturday, Aug. 29. It is one of the largest annual events in the city, and the stunning hand-crafted costumes make it perhaps the city’s greatest annual public art spectacle. The grand masquerade carnival parade begins around noon at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Warren Street and ends at Blue Hill Avenue at Franklin Park. For more information, visit the event’s official site and Michael C. Smith’s site.

Aug. 24, 2008: Our photos of last year’s Boston Caribbean Carnival parade.
Aug. 15, 2008: A review of Michael C. Smith’s photos of the Boston Caribbean Carnival and a bit about its history on its 35th anniversary.

Photo by The New England Journal of Aesthetic Research.


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