Mayoral candidates put on their dancing shoes
Mayor Adrian Fenty isn't really known for letting it all hang out. See, for instance, his refusal to indulge in a yearly cannonball dive to open city pools each summer -- a tradition inaugurated by predecessor Tony Williams. But at Sunday's "Go-Go 4 Fenty" event, Hizzoner loosened up enough to bust a move or three.
"Let me see if you down or you really down," called out the Junkyard Band front man. "You got some boogie in you?"
Indeed he did. Fenty got an impromptu lesson in the "Hee-Haw," then showed off his moves for a few seconds in the above video posted by YouTube user dcjay151 (forward to about 3:15).
Fenty isn't the only mayoral candidate who can dance. On Saturday, my colleague Nikita Stewart was filming the Caribbean Parade on Georgia Avenue when D.C. Council Chairman Vincent Gray showed off some brief moves of his own:
Now Gray is better known for his hand-dancing skills than getting down at the go-go. On Saturday night, after the parade, Gray held a fundraiser at The Chateau, the Benning Road nightclub where the chairman's been known to cut a rug from time to time.
June 29, 2010; 1:35 PM ET
Categories: Adrian Fenty , DCision 2010 , The District , Vincent Gray
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