My friend Sabrina forwarded me a ridiculously awesome sneak-peek video of a dance she and the Broadway class she’s in will be performing at the Broadway in May show Ballet Austin’s putting on May 1 and 2.
The dance was performed flash-mob style at the Art City Austin festival that was happening downtown last weekend. The whole class showed up dressed casually, congregated in front of City Hall, and when the music for the number came on, they just started dancing. The effect was perfect:
These guys have, and they make some pretty cool music with it:
I’ve been listening to one of my Pandora stations based on Gravity by Sara Bareilles (who is awesome, by the way) a lot lately. Ingrid Michaelson has been a happy discovery from this station, as has Brooke Fraser. I’d never heard of either of them, but by the power of the Music Genome Project I now have 2 new artists I really like and can listen to them every day. For free.
Pandora is so cool.
Anyway, the point of all this is that On the Radio by Regina Spektor just came on. This song has come on my Pandora before, and I’ve listened to it and liked it, but for whatever reason these lyrics really stopped me tonight as I was working: