#27- Alligator at Cannes Film Festival 2014

AlligatorAvatar2 Hey Everybody! So here I am at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival!!!!  That’s me in front of the 2014 festival poster- a classic photo of Marcello Mastroianni from Federico Fellini‘s  movie 8 1/2, presented at the Cannes Film Festival in 1963.

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Photo of Cannes, during one of the festival days…

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Guess what? I saw my movie poster around town!

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In case you missed seeing my movie posters- here’s link to last blog post with full poster images!

https://catandbaby.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/26-cannes-movie-preview/

I took Cat and Baby around Cannes too!

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Lots of people in cafes….

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People going to events…

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Look! Squid and I have been added to the famous Cinéma-Cannes mural!

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One of the hotels as night falls…

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reporters around, waiting for interviews…

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But now it’s time to go in and see my movie!!!

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Here I am, inside on the red carpet at Cannes Film Festival 2014 for the opening of my movie, Giant Squid! (Just so you know- they named it after Squid just to get attention- I am the real star).

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I know they all want to get a photo of me!

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They just haven’t seen that I’m here! I need to move to the front and then I am going to be mobbed with reporters wanting to speak to me and photographers wanting my photo!

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#21- People’s Climate March in NYC

BirdAvatar Hi all- PQ Bird here. Sorry to interrupt the vacation posts, but I have an important entry to add. As many of you may know I am very concerned about climate change- I will be discussing issues related to that in future posts.

Today I went to the big “People’s” Climate March in New York City. The march was to bring attention to the dramatic changes in the earth’s weather due mostly to the impact of fossil fuels; People came from all over the world to participate in the march.

The march was organized into groups, with those most affected by global warming in the front- indigenous people. This was followed by labor groups, student groups, environmental groups, peace and justice groups and then everyone else. We formed our own small animal contingent and took our place somewhere in the middle- though in truth we should have been in the front, since we are more affected by environmental changes than anyone.

On Tuesday September 23 the UN will host a climate summit at the United Nations building in New York. Let’s hope they heard our message. In the meantime, regular people and animals can attend one of these climate informational events on Tuesday September 23: http://www.ourpowercampaign.org/peoples-climate-justice-summit/.

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Here are some of the other groups and places that people came from for the march today.

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#15 – George W, Ben or Me?

AlligatorAvatar2 HEY EVERYBODY!!!!! Alligator here again! I am sure you have all been waiting for the results from post #11, the hat competition between Ben and me- well guess what?  I WON!!!!!!!!! Thanks to all of you who voted!

Now we have here another hat competition and guess who has agreed to participate– George W!!!! I am so excited about this! See below George W, Ben and me in a classic newspaper hat! So can we do another round of voting to decide WHO HAT BETTER? Please vote below! Oh- and I’ve included  one of my favorite George W moments for you to enjoy! Thanks in advance for participating!

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newspaper hat by Kate Ter Haar, under Creative Commons license, background removed.