Everybody Dance Now!

While foraging for a fun weekend news story to share, I came across this story that’s gone viral.

A Man Has Been Fined for Singing the 90s Hit Everybody Dance Now (Eli Meixler, Time)

Here’s a fresher for those of you who may not remember the original song (Wikipedia).

Those of you who’ve been around awhile might recall that there’s some depressing history associated with the song as well as some unfortunate “borrowings” in the media.

What you may not have heard is that there is also a wonderful organization that has used the title of the song Everybody Dance Now as their namesake. Here’s a very nice nice video from the Chicago Chapter that gives a sense of what the group does for communities.

If dance is a universal language, then these folks are definitely on the right page!

Dance: A Universal Language (Geoffrey Minter, CUNY)

Find out more about Dance and even watch some in 360°