A Dancing Panda, a Marching Band, and a Whole Lot More Showed Up at This Year's E3 Expo
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Fresno State's marching band performance at the E3 Expo, the world's coolest gaming event, was over-the-top in the best possible way. Each year, Ubisoft (the company responsible for the cult-classic game Just Dance) puts together a fun performance filled with fame, talent, and a dash of humor for the unveiling of its new and improved version of the game. Last year, Bebe Rexha performed!
Kicking off this year's L.A. festivities was none other than a dancing panda, a few live instruments courtesy of Fresno State, and a brightly colored crew and set.
Just Dance 2019 has already gotten a ton of attention for its 40 new songs and Wii version, but we're pretty sure this extravagant opening performance will steal the limelight.
(From left) Darriel Johnakin, Diego Pasillas, and Emma Sutherland (all photos by Erin Baiano)
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Madison Jordan and Jarrod Tyler Paulson brought their real-life romance to the audition stage. (Adam Rose/FOX)
It's usually right around the third or fourth week of "So You Think You Can Dance" audition rounds that we start itching for the live shows. Sure, the auditions are fun, inspiring, and entertaining, but at a certain point, we reach audition saturation. (And the live shows are just so good and feature so much more Cat Deeley.)
All that said, Nigel and co. kept things spicy this week, so our attention remained firmly glued to the screen. (It's been 16 seasons—who are we to doubt Nigel Lythgoe, sir?) Here's how it all went down.
When it comes to injury-prone body parts, knees reign supreme for dancers. But a little strengthening can go a long way in preventing painful outcomes. We turned to Dirk Hartog, a physical therapist with Westside Dance Physical Therapy in NYC, for three exercises that'll support and stabilize your knees.