. Dance music brought people together in 2008. In a town with a nightlife largely segregated by age, race and sexual preference, this monthly, all-ages get-down at Downtown Music was the picture of diversity. Call it dance floor democracy: Blonde teens in pink jeans shared the floor with college kids with nose rings and the grown and sexy. Black, white, gay, straight, rhythmic and not — everyone got down to obscure dance remixes they all seemed to know, but chances are, you would not.