The Washington Post has an interesting story about an experiment they conducted at L’Enfant Plaza in January. The basic experiment was to find out how many people reacted to a world famous classical violinist playing at rush hour in the hub of Washington’s federal district. They have a handful of videos showing the effect. It’s actually an interesting article to read. They go on to interview some of the people that stopped, or didn’t stop, and a quick interview with the musical director of the National Symphany Orchestra. It was predicted a crowed would gather, and he’d easily make $150 in a short hour. The actual outcome is quite surprising, and most of his earnings came from a single person, who was the only person to recognise Bell1.