Sistas Wit Style Associates, In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade

DJ In Red
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The DJ for the contingent rode on the back of a truck. He wore a red t-shirt and stood behind a bright red fabric valance. The straps holding the huge speakers up were also red.


Sistas Wit Style Associates external link   •  Caribbean Dance Company   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:51:17 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 5 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3361
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Kids Danced Next
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Kids danced following the red truck. The were decked out in bright feathery costumes. The women standing among them were the dance instructors.


Sistas Wit Style Associates external link   •  Caribbean Dance Company   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:51:36 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 5 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3368
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Feathers Behind
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A feather collar rose behind the head. That costume element was held up with straps just as a backpack would be held.


Sistas Wit Style Associates external link   •  Caribbean Dance Company   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:52:36 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 5 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3381
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Kids With Wings
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Some kids had blue wings as part of their costumes. The wings were attached to the arms just above the elbow so that they could articulate as the arms moved.


Sistas Wit Style Associates external link   •  Caribbean Dance Company   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:52:58 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 5 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3388
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Young Man's Costume
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A young man's costume was less elaborate and used a color selection that was in the browns, yellows, and gold.


Sistas Wit Style Associates external link   •  Caribbean Dance Company   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:53:18 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 5 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3390
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Women Dancers
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The women danced wearing yellow costumes with matching, feathered headpieces that resembled fire.


Sistas Wit Style Associates external link   •  Caribbean Dance Company   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:53:39 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 5 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3402
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Huge Headpiece
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A woman in the parade wore a huge headpiece that towered so high over her that it dwarfed trees.


Sistas Wit Style Associates external link   •  Caribbean Dance Company   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:55:01 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 5 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3417
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Danced With Scarves
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The women with Sistas Wit Style who marched last, danced using scarves as props.


Sistas Wit Style Associates external link   •  Caribbean Dance Company   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:55:24 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 5 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3427
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Men Danced With Spears
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One of the men danced with a fake spear, while another man danced with a scarf.


Sistas Wit Style Associates external link   •  Caribbean Dance Company   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:56:22 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 5 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3441
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Man Pulled Art
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The man, who was last in Sistas Wit Style, dragged a huge work of art behind him. Because it was partly supported by his shoulders, it became an extension of his costume.


Sistas Wit Style Associates external link   •  Caribbean Dance Company   •  In The 2016 38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Parade external link   •  This year's theme: Viva La Madre Tierra   •  24th Street near South Van Ness   •  San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 11:57:56 Sunday 29 May 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 5 August 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_3463
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