Street Theater For The G.O.P.

There probably won't be any surprises on the podium at the Republican National Convention in New York City two weeks from now. Outside the hall, however, the protest activity will be unusually creative, from a "Blood for Oil" drive to camps in Central Park dubbed Bushvilles, after the downtrodden Hoovervilles of the 1930s. Here's Notebook's unconventional guide.

--By Nadia Mustafa

GREENE DRAGON The week before the convention, this street-theater group will re-create Paul Revere's Ride, pedaling down Lexington Avenue on bicycles outfitted with cardboard horse heads, shouting, "The Republicans are coming!"

REVEREND BILLY Flanked by members of the "Church of the...

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