I’m not trying to imply in any way that the Cirque Du Soleil, seen here above and in the rest of this entry is weird. They are quite normal and very lovely people from what I saw from their visit to Harvard Square a few days ago. What I am saying is that Harvard Square to me sometimes feels like Times Square, except kind of different. Times Square is seen as the center of the world, but Harvard Square seems an unlikely area to be the crossroads of weird, wacky, wonderful and delightful, which it frequently is.
A short explanation about the photos:
The Cirque de Soleil is performing here in Boston and the performers were around to promote the whole thing. It was all pretty interesting. I think the handstand on the Harvard sign might have been slightly intentional. And that acrobat by the way who did that, he was amazing. As were his friends: