Check out this article below about Solar Flares – the real ones, and how our star is gearing up to send us some crazy energy for the next couple of years. The initial name for the Chicago flash mob marching bands was the Solar Eclipse Arkestral Marching Band in honor of the June 11, 2010 Full solar eclipse (best visible from Easter Island). But after I learned about this, I couldn’t resist relating the disturbances that we can anticipate from our star with the friendly and celebratory disturbances I hope to create in the streets of Chicago. Of course no one wants any airplanes falling form the sky, but a little dancing in the streets never hurt nobody.

Nasa’s 2013 solar flare warning: how much do we need to worry?.