MALL MADNESS: A "flash mob" Christmas choir event at a Sacramento-area shopping mall led to a massive evacuation when some customers reported that the floor was popping and might be giving way. According to the Sacramento Bee:
Two months after the Westfield Galleria in Roseville closed from a devastating fire, shoppers were again forced to evacuate Monday. This time, choral singers are to blame. The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra and several area congregations had prearranged a "flash mob" singing of the "Hallelujah Chorus" in the mall's food court.
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