Sunday, September 8, 2013

Het Parcours

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The Theater Season begins in Maastricht with the citywide celebration of Parcours, a trail of performances and concerts through the old city core.  Art installations dotted the Vrijthof  and jazz ensembles crowded into the alleyways.  It was a warm and sunny day, perfect for strolling and stopping.

My favorites were three gigantic prehistoric birds that bobbed along the roads, a weird piece of performance art piece involving a man, a woman, and a boat in the Stadspark pond, and the precision dance Entusiasta Bateria that took over the Jekerkwartier.

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And, of course, the little robot that cruised around town painting messages along every street.

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