Harlem Shake – what it is right here

   February 22, 2013 5:36 am    0

 

CaptureWe’ve had flash mobs, macarenas and hey let’s do the twist. The Harlem Shake is the latest in a series of dances that’s gone viral. The video clip above is an admirable underwater presentation by the University of Georgia  swim and dive team.

Wikipedia says the Harlem Shake dates back to 1981 in Harlem. Here’s the listing on Wikipedia:

Here’s the NPR report – a great listen. 

But not everyone has a sense of humor.  Students in Brownsville,Pa., were suspended when they danced  it up over this viral craze. Read that story here.

Pam Parker is the editor of Lake Erie LifeStyle, Her Times and House to Home at the Erie Times-News in Erie, Pa.

 

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