Flash Mobs for Everyone! Let’s Sing and Swing!

Time for true confessions: the reason I picked this “Flash Mob” musical theme is because I got so carried away with willowdot21’s  “All Things Travel” theme that I could not resist continuing travelling around the world.  Blame the choice of Flash Mobs all on the “Ode to Joy” video which I’ve included here because it was the piece that sent me searching for mobs in places of transportation. Yes, you can travel the world via Flash Mobs everywhere. Some of them will even moon you. Yes, indeed, five guys and a fountain where it’s illegal to wade…yeah, I wonder if Bear, Willowdot21 or Johnny have selected that piece of young guy fun?  What I enjoy most about these Mobs are the expressions on those watching and those performing.
Enjoy, be careful with the mob from Moscow. Damn, I wonder what sort of a riot one hot guy with a boombox can incite if he were inclined to do so? LOL.
Imagine all the great music, fun and dancing everyone could be enjoying every day around the world if all the warmongering would just cease and desist. As Tracy Chapman sings: This could be heaven here on Earth.
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Willowdot21, Bollywood selections are for you. 🙂
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All text hereafter is from the youtube uploaders for each video. Thank you.
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‘One Day More’ Polish Flashmob
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Watch the Polish cast of LES MISÉRABLES perform a flash-mob version of One Day More in Warsaw!Having just released the Original Cast Album in Polish, the entire cast descended on Warsaw’s most popular shopping center, Zlote Tarasy (Golden Terraces), located 5 minutes from the Musical Theatre ROMA on April 15th 2011.For information on the theatre and to book tickets, click below:- http://teatrroma.pl/
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Flash mob in Moscow, Russia 26.02.12
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Flash Mob: Gypsy Song from Carmen.mov
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Flash Mob: Gypsy Song from Carmen
One World Symphony Sung Jin Hong, Artistic Director & Conductor Anna Yelizarova, Carmen Jane Hoffman, Frasquita Adrienne Metzinger, Mercedes One World Symphony Vocal Artists
September 17, 2012 Whole Foods, Columbus Circle, New York City
http://www.oneworldsymphony.org
One World Symphony was invited to perform its first flash mob at Whole Foods in Time Warner Building near Lincoln Center on September 17. With less than two days of preparation, thirty-five musicians including vocalists and instrumentalists gave the shoppers a surprise treat jamming selections from One World Symphony’s 12th season opener Carmen. As always, One World Symphony shared their passion with all live and unplugged musicians with instruments without any use of pre-recorded music.
Videographer: Nick Johnson

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Flash mob flashwaltz classical- 40 students Perform Tchaikovsky’s Waltz of the Flowers
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The surprise concert was part of Good Deeds Day, an annual event that originated in Israel in 2007 and now takes place in over 50 countries worldwide.Forty students from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance took a classical approach to the flashmob as they flashwaltzed Tchaikovsky’s Waltz of the Flowers at the new Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower in Jerusalem. Physicians, patients and everyone who passed by joined in the fun.On this day volunteers reach out to the less fortunate and the vulnerable.The Academy students enjoyed the day so much that they have decided to schedule regular concerts at the hospital.Hadassah Medical Organization treats over one million patients annually, without regard to race, religion or national origin.

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Violin
Ariella Zeitlin-Hoffman
Dana Barazan
Noam Gal
Ilana Kleiman
Maayan Shaked
Tamar Peretz
Leikie Glick *
Gili Rivkin *
Barak Shosberger *
Avital Mazor *

Viola
Anna Shapira
Yshayahu Ginzburg
Noa Dekel

Cello
Kama Sambira
Gali Cnaani
Dan Amichai
Karin Markovich *

Bass
Liad Mor
Daniel mor

Flute
Maria Dragonov
Timor Novoslasky
Noam Sharet

Oboe
Josue Cortes
Arielle Fereyrre *

Clarinet
Adva Hadida
Tomer Amikam

Bassoon
Isaac Leyva

Horn
Adrian Aroyo
Netanel Bass
Ben Davis
Ido Hayek *

Trumpet
Ofri Abramov

Trombone:
Maayan Heymann
Gil Saada
Bar Tal

Tuba
Itay Agmon

Triangle
Boaz Dorot

Harp
Rivka Amar

Dancer
Tal Benouri

Conductor
Gaddiel Dombrowner

Project Manager- Initiator
Anna Shapira

Orchestra Manager
Lilach Krakauer

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El Bolero de Ravel, en la estación central de Copenhague
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Parece que cuando se habla de un flashmob este tiene que ser un baile “improvisado” en una estación de tren, por lo que habrás visto este esquema una y otra vez, sin ninguna originalidad. Sin embargo aún se pueden hacer flashmobs preciosos y llamativos como este de la Filarmónica de Copenhague (Sjællands Symfoniorkester) en la Estación Central de la capital danesa, donde sorprendieron a todo el mundo con esta interpretación del Bolero de Ravel.
Encore:
Musical Flashmob on Metro Bilbao by an orchestra from the Basque
Flashmob de la Orquesta Sinfónica de Bilbao BOS en el metro de Bilbao durante un viajeThe musicians from BOS (Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa) play Maurice Ravel Bolero on the Bilbao’s underground. Flash Mob / Los músicos de la Orquesta Sinfónica de Bilbao tocan el bolero de Ravel en directo en el metro de Bilbao (Euskadi / País Vasco)
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Fanfare For The Common Man performed by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra in Terminal 2, Dublin Airport
Passengers in Dublin airport’s Terminal 2 got a pleasant surprise on Sunday as the RTÉ Concert Orchestra performed ‘Fanfare For The Common Man’ by Aaron Copland.The Orchestra, conducted by David Brophy, were there to kick off RTÉ Big Music Week 2012.
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Flashmob Bogotá C.C Gran Estacion (estudiantes de Medicina Unal)
Estudiantes de medicina de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia.. Congelados al no tener un Hospital universitario propio donde hacer sus practicas..
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Si podemos!
http://youtu.be/IrNZLdZDu7o
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ATS® Flash Mob WORLD WIDE 2012: 3 Tribes, Munich, Bavaria,
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One Dance – One Song – One World UnitedTribes “Andra Colleen”, “Aradia” and “ialo benii” feat. very special guest Salem Whalen of Hodge Podge Tribal rocked the Munich central station as part of the ATS® Flashmob WORLD WIDE on October, 13th 2012 , 9 o´clock in the evening (German time).
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Bollywood Class Library Flash Mob
Northwestern’s Bollywood “Cultural Forms” class puts on a study break show for students studying in the university library.
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Flashmob Bollywood 2013 Lima-Perú
Difusores del Cine Indio Peru
Primer Flashmob en honor a Bollywood, organizado por la unión de Difusores de Cine Indio en el Perú (ex AADCIP).
** Visítanos en ► http://www.facebook.com/DifusoresDelCineIndioPe­ru  y entérate de nuestros próximos eventos.
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Flashmob Flash Mob – Ode an die Freude ( Ode to Joy ) Beethoven Symphony No.9 classical music
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Zumba Flash Mob 2: Warrington Bus Station
For more info visit:http://www.pwpersonaltraining.co.uk
http://www.facebook.com/pwpersonaltra…Music featured:El Simbolo – 1 2 3
HERE: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/1-2-…Eminencia Clasica – Pitchea
HERE: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/pitc…Video & Photography © http://www.robertpoulson.com 2011
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Flashmob:  Heathrow airport welcome
A welcome home to remember in one the most crowded airports of the world, Heathrow Terminal 5
International arrivals / It’s so good to be back home !
Country: UK
Brand: T-Mobile
Year: 2010
Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi (London)
More commercials : http://www.youtube.com/CulturePub ..  All rights reserved. For all inquiries, please mail to culturepub@wizdeo.com
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Denver, Colorado, USA  Denver Airport Holiday Flash Mob
Holiday travelers at Denver International Airport (DIA) were surprised with an entertaining treat when a flash mob broke out in Jeppesen Terminal on November 22nd, 2011. Approximately 100 dancers from Community-Minded Dance (cmDance) performed a Lindy Hop to a medley of Swing classics in the airport’s Great Hall in Denver, Colorado. Video by Rich Clarkson & Assoc.Coordinated by cmDance
Choreography by Ceth Stifel, Heather Ballew, Joseph DeMers, & Lark Mervine
cmDance creates world-class educational dance and music experiences. The non-profit organization’s programs bring the music and dance of the Americas to Colorado schools and audiences, including Lindy Hop, Argentine Tango, Jazz, and other American Vintage and folkloric dances. For more information, visit http://www.cmdance.orgOrganized by DIA’s Art and Culture Program
Today’s dance performance was presented by the airport’s Art and Culture Program. DIA is home to a world-class
collection of public art, funded by the City and County of Denver’s “one percent for art” requirement for public facilities. In addition to its renowned permanent art collection, DIA curates temporary exhibitions, collaborating with museums, cultural institutions and arts organizations to present the highest quality two- and three-dimensional work. For more information on DIA’s public art program and its temporary exhibitions, visit http://www.flydenver.com/art.Produced by Rich Clarkson & Associates
RCA is a multi-disciplinary creative agency, based around the core of fine visual storytelling. Beyond our strengths in original photography and video production, our activities range from publishing high quality photographic books to major exhibition design to digital asset managment and project management in the latest rich media applications. For more information, visit http://www.richclarkson.com
You are cordially invited to more MOBs:

Breakfast Special, sixth helping, ‘book-ends’~ In Pursuit of The Fox aka Volpone and Toe-ing Behind the Lines , #6

In Pursuit of The Fox aka Volpone

Standing at the city bus stop, Sarge checked the schedule posted on the back wall of the plexiglass shelter for the next bus that would get him nearest his favorite bookshops. Just before Dylan set off for Pearl’s Market, Sarge boarded the Route 11 and sat down with a sigh of relief. For the next ten minutes he focused on his breathing in an effort to relax.

At Maniac Max’s he eventually found a copy of Ben Jonson’s plays without any annoying yellow high-lighter marring the text. Pen and pencil he didn’t mind. occasionally the notes scribbled in the page margins provided some amusement. But yellow highlighter markings just pissed him off by their very existence. Reminded him too much of dogs marking their territory in clean fresh snow thus spoiling the view for everyone else.

When he put the book on the check-out table where Max sat smoking his pipe and reading a book with a brown paper bag jacket to dissuade unwanted commentary by his customers, Max chuckled. “Finally travelling beyond The Bard, eh Sarge?” Max knocked on the copy of Jonson’s plays with his blue-veined knuckles I guarantee you won’t be disappointed. Like I told you before, Willy ain’t the only fish worth catching in that drama pond.”

“Yeah, well there’s a college production opening soon. Figured a read through before seeing it might be fun.” Sarge glanced at the brown paper bagged book Max had laid down but refrained from indulging his curiosity about Max’s current reading project. Max talked books only when he wanted to talk and only about books he wanted to talk about.

“Yep, I saw that in the paper. Not much press for it. But hey what do we expect right?” Max opened the thick paperback to find the price, made a notation of the item being sold in his spiral notebook and tossed the five dollar bill Sarge handed him into the little metal lock box at the edge of the old wooden table. Max openly stared at Sarge for a few moments. “Got a shave, huh? Beard was sweet thick, but hey, clean looks good on you, man. What’s the occasion?”

Sarge shook his head and pointed at Max’s book. “Rather not discuss any part of it.”

Max laughed and nodded. “Okay, okay. Two way street here, Sarge. No problem. I read you.” He saluted as Sarge walked to the door of the old warehouse reformed into a massive used bookstore. “Hey, lemme know if that crew does a job worth a ride out to the Falls—or not. Give the message machine some action, okay, Sarge?”

“Will do, Max. I’m catching it Friday night. Make sure there’s space on your tape. Later.”

Five minutes after reaching the bus stop for the first part of his return trip, Sarge forgot all about the latest encounters with his family when he began reading Volpone, the Fox.

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Toe-ing Behind the Lines

Needing to rest her eyes, Lily laid her pencil between the pages of her Calculus textbook, slouched down into the spacious seat of the hard oak chair and stared glassy-eyed at the latest round of snow drifting up against the library’s basement level windows. It had been a long week of classes, tutoring fellow students who passionately hated the very idea of math, and extra sessions with others having difficulty with course papers coming due soon.

Friday was looking like a day of rest in comparison to the week so far. Her ten o’clock drama course had been cancelled in advance due to a roof catastrophe at the professor’s home resulting from the ongoing winter weather conditions. Her morning would be entirely her own. A few hours of first come, first serve tutoring during the afternoon would be welcome. After three o’clock she’d have a much-needed respite from the rest of the world. As for today, only Jake, the theatre tech major, was left on her tutoring docket for his regular 5:30 session.

While waiting for Jake’s arrival, Lily remembered the ticket he’d given her to pay for his last tutoring session. The ticket was taped to the corner of her closet mirror as a reminder that there was something fun to look forward to when this week ended. With a start, she sat up and stared out the window with sudden horror thinking, Oh hell I’ve got a date with that guy from Bob’s. Aloud she whispered to herself, “He’ll never show. No way. Guy reads sci-fi. Definitely not a drama fan.”

Sarge actually meeting up with her at the Orpheum was way too unlikely to even consider the possibility further. But she thought it would have been nice to share something like this play with someone else who also wanted to see it performed. Too tall guy with wild mountain man beard didn’t exactly seem the right type for that. Having convinced herself that she’d be on her own Friday night, she relaxed and slid down into the roomy chair again. Off came her boots and up went her purple wool stockinged feet onto the oak table-top. Her back resting on the seat of the chair she watched her toes’ mummer dance while humming a very very old song about a woman and man ice fishing during a snowstorm.

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Breakfast Special, seventh helping, “Odds? What Odds? Oh the odds of probability. Yeah, those odds.” –>> https://47whitebuffalo.wordpress.com/?s=Breakfast+special+seventh+helping+Odds%3F+what+Odds%3F

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