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What You Didn’t See During the Broadcasting of the 2014 Oscars Ceremony

The Oscars occurred this past Sunday in Hollywood. There were lots of laughs, gaffes, extensive thank you speeches, and a pizza delivery man became an overnight social media sensation.  Ellen Degeneres even broke a twitter record for the most retweeted tweet of all time.  So it’s obvious that lots of people tuned in to experience this very special night.

On the other hand, there’s a side of the Oscars Ceremony that the television audience doesn’t get to experience.  Here’s what goes on outside of the Dolby theater and away from the red carpet.

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There were camouflaged women with unidentified black logos on their sleeves. That’s a TracStar system they’re standing next to.

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FUCK POLICE by JUDE ••

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One way of making a lasting political statement, is to do what JUDE did and tag a historical mural such as Tom Suriya’s “You Are The Star“.  That way, your message will stay put for at least a while because the city just can’t send someone over with some generic paint to cover up “FUCK POLICE”.  In cases like this, either Suriya himself, or an expert restorationist needs to fix the work of art.

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That moment before your rights are violated & you’re unlawfully arrested

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Alone on the Street

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Only few photographers have this ability to see and then capture what happens on the street. LA street/doc photographer Shawn Nee is one of them. Besides being named by Complex as one of the 50 best street photographers alive — and being arrested by LAPD for shooting the streets –, he’s also been featured by NPR, the Los Angeles Times, PBS, and F8 magazine.

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