Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Meanwhile, on the Internet
Tribune Reporters
'Meanwhile' is a collaborative blog about all the crazy stuff on the Internet. Here, reporters from various Tribune desks tell you what you (almost) need to know about topics ranging from technology to YouTube sensations. Contributors: Michael McFall, Dave Newlin, Matt Piper, Brennan Smith, Erin Alberty. Edited by Sheena McFarland.

Subscribe (RSS)




Storm Troopers dance in Salt Lake City’s coolest alley

Someone made a video of twerking storm troopers, and they made it in Salt Lake City’s coolest back alley.

The video went up Jan. 19 and by Tuesday had more than half a million views. The video was created by Scott Winn, with choreography by Jason Celaya and music by Winn and his friend Brenden.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

An accompanying behind-the-scenes video — shot by the same guy who made the Santa Dragon video — gives some background on the people who made the video and shows some of the work that went into making it.

The video is obviously making waves online, but for Utah residents offers an added treat: a look at one of the best back alleys in Salt Lake City. The alley starts on 200 South beneath the Walker Center parking garage. It then extends north up the block, behind the old Tribune building, to the area behind O’Shucks. At that point it turns right and dumps out onto Regent Street.

The space is one of the few of its kind in a city without many gritty, hidden-away spaces.

The space also may be largely disappearing; the nearly-under construction Utah Performing Arts Center will reshape the entire block and looks like it will be built over the alley.

— Jim Dalrymple II

Twitter: @jimmycdii



Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
 
Jobs
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.