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San Sebastián-Donostia

San Sebastian-Donostia A fisherman heads out to sea A fisherman heads out to sea in San Sebastian-Donostia.


The Young at Heart Chorus, Spouse, and Lux Deluxe concert to benefit Cisa and Safe passage slideshow

William E Arnold Jr. (Mr. Clean), drummer for the Young at Heart Chorus, practices before going on stage at Smith College last Sunday for a concert to benefit Cisa and Safe Passage.William E Arnold, drummer for the Young at Heart Chorus, practices back stage before a show to benefit Cisa and Safe Passage at Smith College last Sunday 4/10/11. Here is a link to a gallery of photos from the show

Hanging with the Basques in the San Sebastián Hills

bulls san sebastianYesterday I had the honor to spend the day on a farm with a Basque family in the hills above San Sebastián during their  annual family dinner. The food was amazing. Before hand I photographed Etxeta (his nick name) as …

2/22/11 Springfield MA. Rally in support for Wisconsin unions

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 tea party  Tea party counter demonstration to a labor rally in support of Wisconsin Springfield maSpringfield MA. 2/22/11  Over 300  Local union members and supporters rallied in support of the Wisconsin union protesters yesterday on the steps of city hall. Just across the street a small group of 15 tea party members held a counter …

Joe’s Cafe Northampton MA

Check out our new story about Joe’s cafe in Northampton MA. in this months Preview Massachusetts. If you can not find the magazine on the street, here is a link to the story You will not get all  full page …

Santiago General Cemetery (Cementerio General) Chile.

santiago general cementary sculpture of a womanThe Santiago General Cemetery in Chile, (Cementerio General de Santiago), rivals the great resting places of the world. Often compared with the Recoleta in Buenos Aires, it is larger, the size of 80 football fields. Many of Chile’s past Presidents …

Sloss Furnace Birmingham Alabama

sloss furnace alabamaSloss furnace in Birmingham Alabama operated from 1882 until 1972. It produced pig iron from its huge blast furnaces. The  narrow cat walks tunnels and rusted metal machinery is on a scale that is intimidating when you think of the …

Birmingham Alabama Civil Rights District Kelly Ingram Park

statue racial violence kelly ingram park birminham alabamaIn 1963, members of the Ku Klux clan planted a bomb at the 16Th street Baptist church that was at the center of the civil rights movement in Birmingham Alabama. The bombing killed four young Afro American girls. Today the …

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Ray Scott, Hanging with the Godfather of Bass in Alabama


 ray-scott- bass- fisherman- pintlala- alabama Alabama. Ray Scott is a big man. He has a big house, a big hat, he catches big bass. Above all he has a huge personality that is infectious. He is a man with a million stories of his

Iron Bowl Alabama- Auburn football game, it’s all about the fans

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alabama football fanBirmingham Alabama; The Alabama Auburn football game was quite a spectacle. Over 100,000 fans packed into the stadium. It was cold and loud and I loved every second of it. The Fans are really into football here in Birmingham, I …

Live United


United way live united add campaign photograph with michael morin and tracey hamiltonUNITED WAY, ADVANCING THE COMMON GOOD. “When Michael Morin and Tracey Hamilton of J. Rich Clothing for Men give to the United Way, low-income parents will get new warm winter coats for their growing children. And, Michael and Tracey’s gift …

Saran Wrap Man restores faith in a free America

 saran wrap man, a man tied to telephone pole with saran wrap © paul shoulSaran wrap man. Walking down main street in Springfield MA, I found this man next to a bar tied up a few feet off the ground with saran wrap to a telephone pole. On him were written the words “worlds …

Norton Juster Interview, Preview Massachusetts.

norton-juster-photo-©-paul-shoulNorton Juster Keeps Writing

By Sarah Werthan Buttenwieser

Photography by Paul Shoul

The Phantom Tollbooth is considered part and parcel of childhood for so many kids. Reaching its fiftieth anniversary in 2011, both an annotated edition and a new one …

Jeff Bridges, Zen Peacemakers Symposium for Western Socially Engaged Buddhism in Montague, MA.

jeff-bridges-©-paul-shoul I photographed Jeff Bridges at the Zen peacemakers in Montague MA during the “Western Socially Engaged Buddhism Symposium”. The “Dude” is cool.
Along with Jeff on the Arts for Social Change panel were: Beat poet Anne Waldman; author Peter Matthiessen; …

Santiago Chile and the Gorda Completa-Full Fat Hot Dog Extravaganza

gorda completa full fat hot dog sandwich santiago chileI am traveling to Chile next week and am thrilled to be going back. I have unfinished business there, the Gorda Completa. During my last trip I only had time for a quick walk around Santiago and grabbed this shot. …

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Peter Matthiessen


peter-Matthiessen-©-paul-shoulPeter Matthiessen was one of the key note speakers this past week end at the “Western Socially Engaged Buddhism Symposium”, at the Zen peacemakers in Montague MA. He was on the Arts for Social Change panel along with Beat Poet …

Vince Neil and the girls gone wild

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Vince arrived at Divas night club in Northampton, Mass with a motley crew of strippers in tow after a show in Springfield. They proceeded in true rock star fashion, to drink and frolic in the VIP area at the back …