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Biggest Dance

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ISBN-10: 0878394362

ISBN-13: 9780878394364

Edition: 2011

Authors: Beth Obermeyer

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One October evening 1,801 tap dancers shuffled and clicked their way down Hennepin Avenue to open their arts center-the first flash mob, decades before the Internet-and set a Guinness World Record. The upbeat tapping paved the way for a new image for the downtown thoroughfare, for all the townspeople had signed up. Church ladies tapped beside ladies of the street already in fishnets. Families, lovers, and dancing schools too, joined in the dance, more alike than different with tap shoes on their feet. Beth Obermeyer used her journalism degree and a lifetime of dance and music to start her own event/public relations company. Six TA DA! Special Events went into Guinness World Records. On the…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: North Star Press of Saint Cloud Inc
Publication date: 5/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Prologue: The Legend
Open It!
Not Wine, Not Cheese
Go For It!
A Record Breaker
Mr. Teener's Theatrical Therapy
On the Avenue
The Temple Turns Arts Center: Our Lady of Sandstone
But "Fools Rush In …"
The Flanagan Report
Three Weeks Out: My First Tap Dancers
Around the Block: Shuffle It Right
On the Comer: The Ladies of the Street
Out of the Closet
In the Basement of St. Thomas the Apostle Church: The Tommie Tappers
Just Mail It!
The Mail Taps In
I Love Loyce
One Week Out: On the Snowy Side of the Street
Tappers on Top of Trucks
Two Days Out: "Is 300 Too Much?"
Lynn Finds A Way
The Rehearsal at Farmers' Market
On Tap on Hennepin
Our Chorus Lines Up: Taps Tied to Flip Flops
The Tappers Night Out
Our Chorus Line, Launched
The Morning After
The After Tap
The Press
The Awards
The Thank You
All Those T-Shirts
The Guinness Book of World Records
Yamagata and His Serigraphs: "Life Isn't So Bad after All…"
Epilogue: Thirty Years Later: The Revisiting of an Avenue