Bastille Day Celebration

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Philadelphia celebrates Bastille Day with a huge festival at Eastern State Penitentiary.
Photograph: Darryl W. Moran

Costumed performers from the Bearded Ladies cabaret troupe playfully reenact the famous storming of the Bastille by singing, dancing and tossing 2,000 Tastykakes to a crowd gathered outside the closest thing we have to the famed French fortress: Eastern State Penitentiary.

By: Amy Gordon

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