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Between 14th & Bedford: NY Subway Dancers (vimeo link)
Directed, shot & edited by Mollie Mills
Featuring “W.A.F.F.L.E” (We Are Family For Life Entertainment) dance crew: Facebook / Twitter / YouTube
Soundtrack: Nas - N.Y. State of Mind

"The longer I spent with them, the more I realised that they weren’t dancing as a hobby or to earn a couple of bucks but a lot of these kids actually needed the money to support either themselves or their families. A lot of them come from poorer backgrounds and areas like Crown Heights and East New York and have bonded over a mutual decision to earn money through something more positive than gang banging, drugs or stealing. What’s more is that dancing on the trains is currently illegal in the New York state. The boys told me about several friends who had been arrested for this harmless and unifying activity.  Aside from some of the more tragic back stories, the dance they’ve created and called ‘Lite Feet’ is phenomenal to watch. - These kids have created an underground community of young dancers all looking for a similar escape from reality.  As they say so appropriately at the end of each dance "Show your love and show your support". - Mollie Mills

images:©mollie mills

i think it’s kind of hilarious that all these dark, powerful sorceresses seek rumplestiltskin’s love/approval and yet the only woman he truly ever loves is his bookish little maid who doesn’t even do magic

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More shopping fun at the Twelfth Fret Toronto:

  1. 1979 Fender Stratocaster Lefty - I love the way the decal is applied.
  2. 1978 Fender Jazz Bass.  Under $2,000 CAD and really purdy!
  3. Gibson ES-339 and Silvertone Something-Or-Other (that’s not the model’s name…I just don’t remember what the name was!)
  4. Guitar shopping is tough, hot, sweaty work.  Time for a beer break!!  I only drink beer in small plastic shot glasses, BTW.  :D
  5. Here is a vintage Fender Bass VI in a new photographic technique I have cleverly named “upside down photography”.
  6. An antique shop in Toronto’s Distillery District,  Man I wish this was my home!
  7. The 1979 lefty Strat again.  Love the grain.
  8. Another look at the Silvertone “Whatchamacallit” 

Stane Street Roman Road, West Sussex

Stane Street is the modern name given to a 56 mile long Roman road in England that linked London to the Roman town of Noviomagus Reginorum, or Regnentium, later renamed Chichester by the Saxons. This part of the old road is in Halnaker, West Sussex.

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