So I was walking up and down Rue Mouffetard, getting my morsels for the next few days, and I came across (and took a video of) this little menagerie of old people puppets! They were mesmerizing. Notice in the video a lady came up to me while I was filming. This is what I understood:
“bla bla bla program bla bla January bla bla” then she handed me a brochure. But I understood that she was telling me something about this street spectacle and more information was in the brochure. PROGRESS! I even nodded and said they were cool IN FRENCH. She understood. MORE PROGRESS!
The Google translation of this street theatre delight:
At the corner of a street Mouffetard district, you will be surprised by strange characters. Available, dedicated, eager, a little intrusive but terribly endearing and full of good will, a dozen small elderly disarming make efforts to carry out their mission: to simplify your life, willingly or by force! Where you will find they are, with your bag there, organizing traffic here, also arranging the bookshelves …