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Event Thu Sep 30 2010

Join Winifred Haun & Dancers in Oak Park Flash Mob

Winifred Haun & Dancers' Flash Mob at the Milwaukee Ave Arts Festival

You've imagined the stumped looks on the faces of unassuming bystanders. You've be dying to find out what it would be like to bust out your dance moves on a seemingly random day, in a seemingly random public place. Guess what? Here's your chance to join a flash mob!

Winifred Haun & Dancers are hosting a flash mob in Oak Park on Saturday, October 9 as part of Oak Park's annual Artrageous!. One performance will take place on the steps of the Hemingway Museum (aka Arts Center), 339 N. Oak Park Ave., at 11 am, and the other on the plaza of the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St. at 12 pm. You'll be dancing to the tunes of Stevie Wonder and George Crumb. There will be professional dancers dancing with you, so you'll have somewhere to turn if you forget your moves.

So, what do you have to do to become a part of the mob? Just attend two rehearsals. Flash mobbers can choose from various dates, times, and locations in Oak Park and River Forest for the first rehearsal. The second, mandatory rehearsal will take place on Saturday, October 9 at 9:15 am at a location in Oak Park, TBA.

To find out dates, times, and locations for the first rehearsal, and to learn more about joining the flash mob, visit, email, or
call 773-454-9843.

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