Baltimore Hula Hoop-a-Thon Lured Hipsters and Hoopsters

kristine The Baltimore Messenger reports, “Cars honked at the hoopla at 2640 Charles St., where three women were dressed up as Swiss milkmaids, another woman wore a silver jacket with matching boots and one man wore a homemade astronaut’s helmet. And all were hula hooping. They were among 50 to 75 participants and onlookers at the fourth annual Hula Hoop-a-Thon.” The event was held to raise money for Fluid Movement, a local performance art troupe best known for its elaborate, out-there summer water ballets. “The Hoop-a-Thon was out there, too. Two stiltwalkers waved at passing cars, a deejay spun dance music and dozens of children and adults spun multicolored, circular tubes around their midriffs, necks and ankles at the blocked-off intersection. Many were literally wigged out…” Baltimore Messenger

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