Emily Cowling and Dominique McDougal were among those who helped create an impromptu flash mob dance at Civic Center Plaza on Thursday for the One Billion Rising movement.
The pair, along with other members of the LINES Dance Center troupe, said they had only learned the moves for “Break the Chain” a few days ago, but the music blasting in front of City Hall made it feel like the right time to perform.
“And it’s for such a good cause,” McDougal said. Read More
Several dozen inmates in San Francisco jails shimmied and sweat Thursday in a behind bars choreography aimed at symbolizing an end to violence against women on Valentine's Day.San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi invited a local choreographer to organize the flash mobs several months after his own domestic violence case nearly led to his ouster from office last year.Numerous inmates said they found participating in the dance inspiring. Read More