FlashDance 16 did NOT kill me, it made me…

So it’s a week after Labor Day & I’m finally recovered enough to write this post 🙂 (Ok so honestly I also had big work deadlines that kept me too busy to post, but the above sentence captures the aging-rockstar-weekend aspect I’m trying to convey here, so we’ll just dispense with the truth, OK?)

Anyway… Labor Day weekend was kinda ridiculous for me:

  • Friday: 4 hours of Trikeasuarus at Critical Mass.
    Usually, I only do 2 or 3 hours max… not Friday. We went on forever! We even biked up Arguello in the Presidio!
  • Saturday: Recovery (did I mention Arguello Hill?) & worked on my crazy deadlines
  • Sunday: RIDICULOUS:
    – 3 hours of Trikeasaurus at Sunday Streets (CRAZY FUN)*,
    – followed by a mini-FlashDance (kinda weak actually**)
    – followed by another 2 hours of Trikeasaurus
    – followed by a 2 hour nap
    – followed by a 2.5 hours of FLASHDANCE AWESOMNESS

Needless to say, I nearly killed myself over 4 days. And as a result I’m…. <hit it Kanye!>

Anyway, though the first mini-FD at Sunday Streets was, honestly weak**, the real FlashDance was AWESOME!!! Turnout was good even though many people were away for Labor Day & Burning Man, the vibe was fantabulous as usual & as always, that location, Ferry Plaza, was one of the finest! Big thanks to everyone who made it sooooo awesome! And if you want to see more video, or pics, or the playlist – click below to read on after the jump!)

If nothing else, check out FlashDance superstar & regular Kevin Ang‘s awesome video at the top! (he’s the one busting the awesome flip moves at the end!).

Also here is a quick video from me….

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And click here for a few cute pics!

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If you have any more pics or video please email them to me ASAP!! & If you put them on Flickr or YouTube please tag them with DEEPTROUBLE and FLASHDANCE – thanks!

Finally, here is the playlist:

    – Flash – Queen
    – Hung Up – Madonna
    РCrazy in Love РBeyonc̩
    – Lovely One – The Jacksons
    – SOS – Rihanna
    – Mercy – Duffy
    – Hot Mess – Sam Sparro
    – White Lines – Duran Duran
    – Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
    – Don’t Stop the Music – Rihanna
    – D.A.N.C.E. – Justice
    – Music – Madonna
    – Harder, Harder, Harder, Harder! (Daft Punk Vs. Passions) – Electrosound
    – Boyz – M.I.A.
    – Dil Le Gayee – Jassi
    – Mundeya De Dil Hil Gaye – Kais Feat. D.S.I.
    – Pon de Replay – Rihanna & Elephant Man
    – Upgrade The Casbah – The Clash vs. Beyonce vs. Nelly Furtado vs. Ofra Haza
    – Walkin’ Out Yo Girlfriend (Unk Vs. Avril Lavigne Vs. Toni Basil) – Lobsterdust
    – Paper Planes – M.I.A.
    – Timba Funk Land – Timbaland vs. Daft Punk
    – Electric Feel – MGMT
    – Don’t Stop Believin’ In Planet Rock (Journey vs. Afrika Bambaataa) – A plus D
    – Give It To Me Baby – Rick James
    – Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ – Michael Jackson
    – Hey Baby – Mocean Worker
    – Stronger (Clean) – Kanye West
    – American Boy (feat. Kanye West) – Estelle
    – Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe – Barry White
    – Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It – Will Smith
    – Boyz – M.I.A.
    – Deewangi Deewangi (Om Shanti Om) – Vishal, Shekhar
    – Don’t Stop the Music – Rihanna
    – Hustle Up – Galactic & Boots Riley
    – Get Down On It – Kool & The Gang
    – My Favorite Mutiny – The Coup
    – Take A Chance On Me – Erasure
    – Beware (Jay-Z Remix) – Panjabi MC
    – Dec. 4th, Oh What A Night – Jay-Z vs. Frankie Vallie & the Four Seasons

* If you didn’t make it to the last Sunday Streets, you should definitely come to the second one THIS SUNDAY: More info here & look for me on Trikeasaurus & bike along!

** Numerous technical difficulties & a small crowd did me in – the real action was out on the street!

3 thoughts on “FlashDance 16 did NOT kill me, it made me…

  1. I was at the Sunday Streets version – my first exposure – and it was still awesome. I’m hooked.

    The blond skater and disco lover

  2. We accidentally came upon flash dance and It was soooo amazing! I tried to explain it to other people but they just don’t understand! I can’t stop dancing!

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