Portlandia's Top 10 Musical Moments of Season Two
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1. Oh L’Canoe Dancing
To partake in canoe dancing, officially referred to as FreeStyle Canoeing in non-Portlandic terms, you’ll need one canoe, a paddle and a strong breast-stroke. According to the sport’s website: "Many FreeStylers paddle to music making an expressible, interpretive art form." Inspired by a YouTube video from the 2007 Mid-West FreeStyle Canoe Symposium, Armisen took the geriatric-friendly sport to the banks of Northeast Portland’s Blue Lake livening it up with Erasure’s 1986 single "Oh L’Amour." Applause is not optional.