When Ellen DeGeneres gives her followers an order, they listen. Ellen DeGeneres had plans for Chicago on Tuesday (October 1), instructing her followers on Facebook and Twitter to go to Cloud Gate — the public sculpture in Millennium Park more commonly known as the Bean — at 4pm.
Even some good singers will screw up their performance by standing still as a statue (but not one a those hot nude statues people label as “art” — like a scary gargoyle statue). Great, you sing well, but who cares? A drunk, chatty karaoke audience will happily ignore you, good voice or not, if you’re not animated enough.
It’s not exactly the mayor in a mosh pit.
From tap to traditional, Chicago has numerous dance performances scheduled through the early fall. Grab your friends and make a day of seeing a dance performance.
For 19 years, the Whitney Nots have been having a fantastic time dancing and entertaining people, and CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield thinks each member of the group is someone you should know.
When it’s 12:00 a.m. and you just can’t go home, there’s always somewhere open in Chicago to get your dance on. They may not all be classy, the average age may be 22 and your shoes might get stuck to the ground, but there sure will be dancing. Here’s an eclectic sampling of some of the best late night dancing spots in Chicago.
I am a vile human being. The vilest..est… I’m a shoe gazer. The guy at a show that stands in the back, not moving; a statue that wards lovers of things like dancing, music, and fun, far, far away. Are you like me? Well, don’t fret, friend. There IS a place for us.