Sunday, August 30, 2009

Boston Caribbean Carnival

“Please, God, turn off the water,” a man hollered inside the Boulevard Café on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. He was one of the many holed up in the restaurant waiting out of the rain for the 36th annual Boston Caribbean Carnival parade to begin Saturday. The rain didn’t stop, and the wet seemed to cause the thumping music equipment rolling on tractor trailers to cut in and out, but the spectacular finally got dancing and splashing down Warrant Street to Blue Hill Avenue.

Aug. 24, 2008: Our photos of the 2008 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.

Photos copyright The New England Journal of Aesthetic Research. Purchase them here to support our ongoing research.


Anonymous 3D said...

Great shots! I wish I had gone, but after photographing the Kennedy procession in the rain, I couldn't muster up the interest to do the same for Carnival.

August 30, 2009 10:55 AM  

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