Tuesday, June 29, 2004

foot loose

Studio 5678 in association with figurine fitness presents ” Footloose”

Happened on Saturday evening. As expected I was there. ‘J’ and me went clad in blue jeans and red tops. To each, the dress scored high on the cool-quotient and was adamnat to change to anything else inspite of the uniformity. Managed to make her change her jeans atleast to some other colour. We decided if ‘A’ also comes in red we will sing a Christmas carol and come back. ‘Jo’ couldn’t make it as expected. [Software Engineer. Never marry one :-( ]

It was an eventful evening. It started with a musical rendition by a local band called "BFB” Bi Focal Brothers”. Their compositions were fusions of western and carnatic classical music. None of them had long hair. It was interrupted by a call from 'N' and it was a breath of fresh air in the true sense of the word. Walked out of the auditorium and slipped into the cool night. Walked up and down the compound of "Gurunanak Bhavan" as though I was the sole inhabitant at that part of the world giggling on the phone.

4th standard students of Vidyaniketan performed on the choregraphies of "summer of 69" and "move your body". Smart kids! The future is in safe hands, rather in safe feets. I should say, the future is in the legs of the kids. It is the only school in Bangalore that has ‘dance’ as a subject according to the words of the fakely accented MC. Reminisced my school days. We had performed on Debbie Gibson's number, "Play the field". Then the evening unravelled a lot of heart stopping, foot tapping dance sequences from ‘studio 5678’ and ‘team 5678’.
‘Team 5678’ happen to be a group of professional dancers who has performed more than 800 stage shows across the country and the only dance troupe to have been featured in an international album. Their first number “seekhle” started by showing the silhouette of a female behind a screen swinging and swaying. The crowd was frenzy after that. My eyes followed her wherever she danced on the stage. They did not dance just for the heck of dance’s sake. With startling propensity they kick-started the motion and were in sync throughout. I had witnessed them some time back at “Golden Palm Resorts” at some event of Bajaj. ‘Studio 5678’ belted out salsa, merengue and cha cha cha. The students from all the different centres across Bangalore came together to perform them. Some of them were from our centre too and all of them our seniors.
It was nice to see our instructors Arun and Niranjan on stage. The other day I danced with ‘A’ and ‘J’ danced with ‘N’ and that made our day. It was like dancing on stage, everybody watching us while their perfect steps lead us. Two of the female dancers looked so nervous in life. They looked as though they would faint any moment. They should see me and ‘J’ perform on stage together. We interact with the audience through our steps, smiles and body language. I am saying this cos I can :-) Next time if our batch is given a chance I will join. All I need is some liposuction here and there, a wig, a little bit of cosmetic surgery, a pair of contact lenses, a pair of this and that, a new set of teeth, high heeled dancing shoes and audience who know to appreciate art. (My art)

Rushed to the kitchen to cook egg curry in my style before 'J' could add her coconut water and change it to South Indian. I didn’t mean to post this part but, I enjoyed the rush. My cool top with the slits in the arms, knot here, knot there and knot God knows where, came hanging in between. Had to pin up the hanging thing supposed to be the arms :- )


1 comment:

au naturel said...

well...talkin of software enggs...u r correct...they really r a big bore...nerds all of them n if they arnt they try to act like one n fail miserably...their whole life revolves around 17 square inches of flickers...as if the world begins n ends in it...all they can talk bout is errors, bugs, defects n failures...n they even know the difference tween the 4...weird really...women of the world unite n remove this scourge from our planet...don’t marry them...they wont reproduce(legally atleast)...hence no multiplication in their numbers...n slowly theirs wud be an extinct breed...hahaha...so much for the sake of anti-thesis.
I scared myself there for a moment...what if it becomes a reality...I mean...u know...self-sex sux...wat wud happen to me...my khandan's name wud not go further...n my mom will kill me for that...
Here is something I recd some time back as a fwd...u mite have come across this already but its so good i have to share it... just in case u havent

Monthly Milestone Report of a Software Engineer

Heading
First Week
Second Week
Third Week
Fourth Week

a) Bank Balance
12000
1200
200
20

b) Conveyance
Auto ("I can afford it")
Share Auto ("I would like to share. I am selfless!")
Bus ("Public figures should travel by public transport")
Walk ("Good for health")

c) Girl Friends
Eena, Meena & Tina ("I can BUY love")
Meena &Tina ("I have enough girl friends")
Tina ("I am loyal to her")
"Huh! There is no pure love on earth!"

d) Mobile Maintenance
Frequent outgoing calls ("This is what mobile is invented for")
Restricted outgoing calls ("I should not create unnecessary traffic on mobile lines")
Rare outgoing calls ("Mobile should be used in urgent situations only")
Only incoming calls ("I am not going to call her until she calls me")

e) Boozing
"Come, let's go to Goa and freak out!
"Man, there is nothing in Goa. Let's go to Mysore."
"The best place to booze on earth is our house itself. What say?"
"Drinking is injurious to health."