Friday, October 24, 2008

Time for Some Fun - Thrill the World this Saturday



Oct 25, 200811:00 AMHollywood & Highland Center 
6801 Hollywood Blvd.


For one brief, shining moment, 95 cities in 13 countries will join forces to do the same thing at the same time: the Michael Jackson "Thriller" dance. Perhaps there's some global "Thriller consciousness" sparked by theinmates of Cebu Detention Center in the Philippines, because organizer Ines Markeljevic has taken the flash mob phenomenon to a new level with thismassive display of organized goofery

Anyone can participate; no experience necessary (either as a dancer or a zombie). However, the organizers ask that you learn the dance prior to the day of the event, since you won't be able to learn the whole dance in one morning. You can learn by watching the instructional videos at home, or by attending a practice. Here's the scoop on what's happening on what's happening in L.A.:

The Big Event 
Sat., Oct. 25, 11 a.m. -- Hollywood & Highland Center (6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood)
The performance will take place in the main courtyard in front of the giant arch. Arrive between 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. at the Hollywood Highland parking garage, level 6E. Participants will put on make-up, prepare for the dance and go through several full group rehersals. Please bring make-up for yourself and maybe to share; white and black face paint as well as red blood are recommended. As for costumes, dancers are encouraged to dress classy. "Bring your best old clothes that you can rip up. Dresses, ties, top hats, etc. It is best to NOT wear white. Wear a color if you can."