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Protesters Say No Wei to Trump’s Travel Ban and ‘Tax Scam’

Dozens of people assembled in Washington Square Park last night to express their anger and disgust with both the Supreme Court’s upholding of Trump’s Muslim Ban and the Senate’s passage of “Tax Scam” legislation. After more than an hour of speeches delivered before Ai Weiwei’s sculptural portrait of refugees, “Fences,” the crowd marched down Broadway to 26 Federal Plaza, and staged a die-in before the imposing, heavily guarded home of, among other things, Immigration Court and the New York City district field office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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Insane Clown Posse Turns Bushwick Into Clown Town as Juggalos Invade Brooklyn

An army of Juggalos descended on Bushwick last night as Insane Clown Posse performed their legendary album The Great Milenko in its entirety as part of the rap duo’s current American tour. The setting was the large back lot at the Well, so it was an outdoor show, and though Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope made the crowd wait for over an hour before finally hitting the stage, once they appeared all Faygo-spraying hell broke loose.

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Photos: This Year’s Bushwig Was Simply Divine

A tribute to John Waters legend Divine. (Photo: Scott Lynch)

The fifth annual Bushwig festival turned the Knockdown Center into a rowdy two-day celebration of “Drag, Music & Love” this weekend, as nearly 150 queens and kings performed for thousands of fans of all things cheeky, flirty, pretty, raw, and/or raunchy. This was the biggest Bushwig yet, with two stages–one in the venue’s cavernous main hall, and another out in the rambling backyard–plus several first-rate food vendors, plenty of access to booze, and a whole separate room devoted to “Bushswag!”

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Thousands Rally For Planned Parenthood in the Face of Anti-Abortion Demonstration

Back-to-back demonstrations in support of Planned Parenthood brought thousands to the Village on Saturday, with some 200 Pro-Choice advocates squaring off against a scattering of abortion foes outside the Margaret Sanger Center on Bleecker Street, followed by a much larger rally in Washington Square Park.

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