Student Name: Cindy Chan
Project Title: Lollapalooza
Project Description:
Lollapalooza — (Lolla) is an annual four-day music festival in Chicago, Illinois, at Grant Park, founded in 1991 and since expanded to other countries. Performances include but are not limited to alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop, and electronic music. Lollapalooza has also provided a platform for nonprofit and political groups and various visual artists. The word — sometimes alternatively spelled and pronounced as lollapalootza, lalapaloosa, lallapaloosa (P. G. Wodehouse, “Heart of a Goof”), dates from a late 19th-century/early 20th-century American idiomatic phrase meaning “an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance”. Its earliest known use was in 1896.In time, the term also came to refer to a large lollipop. READ FULL BLOG POST 







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