Posts Tagged ‘flash mobs’

In a Pretoria Grocery Store

December 16, 2013

Two days after Nelson Mandela died, members of the Soweto Gospel Choir took over the Woolworth grocery store in Pretoria’s Parkview neighborhood. There was really nothing spontaneous about it except for the heartfelt response of shoppers. The choir had planned to surprise the crowd with a James Brown tune, but after the death of the revered patriot they chose this number, “Asimbonanga,” a tribute Johnny Clegg wrote during Mandela’s imprisonment on Robben Island:

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Flamenco Flash Mobs Strike Spain’s Banks

April 21, 2013

Financial institutions across Andalusia are under percussive attack from Flamenco Flash Mobs. Guerilla performances of these indignados flamencos are political demonstrations, expressions of anger and frustration at the Spanish economic crisis. Like this performance in a branch of Bankia, they’re choreographed by the anti-capitalist group Flo6x8. 

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“Los “indignados flamencos” Flo6x8 arrasan en Internet con su bulería contra Bankia,” Vertele.com

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Zombie Attacks Spread to UK

June 21, 2011

Zombie Attacks Spread to UK

The global Zombie Menace has spread to Britain. The central English city of Leicester was invaded by lurching hordes of the Undead on Saturday and, despite ample warnings and suggested countermeasures, city authorities were completely unprepared.

How are things in your town?

Image (“ZRV: Zombie Response Vehicle”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

(Note to British homeland defense forces: the ZRV is available in right-hand drive)

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