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Firehouse/Jitterbox 2fer passes now available!
Author: Meeshi :: Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2006 2:58 am GMT
Can't decide between going to the Firehouse or to the Jitterbox this week? Why not come to both! Now dance both Thursday AND Friday night for one NEW LOW PRICE -- $10/adult, $8/stud. under 21 (Firehouse classes not included)!



First off, thank you to those of you who have supported both the Firehouse and the Jitterbox in the past. As you know, I've tried to give the Firehouse and the Jitterbox dances completely different musical vibes/DJs in order to please swing dancers of all musical tastes. Now, to thank those of you that already support both venues and to encourage more of you to check out the Jitterbox, I am now offering NEW Firehouse/Jitterbox 2fer passes! You can now attend both dances this week for one LOW fee of $10 ($8 for students under 21). For the price of a single movie, you can dance for over 6 hours...
Happy Valentines Day!!!
Author: Jeff :: Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2006 12:58 pm GMT
To all of San Diego's AMAZING follows from all the very grateful leads!!

Living Legends of Swing (expired event)
Author: shepkatt :: Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 7:46 am GMT

click to be taken to the Living Legends webpage


What a great weekend! Thank you, San Diego, for showing up, enforce, to support this weekend event.

Thank you to everyone who traveled here from other cities to be a part of this absolutely fantastic event.

And thank you to Frankie, Norma, Chazz, Minn and Corina for coming to San Diego to share a little bit of yourselves with all of us!



Discussion/comments, etc... can be posted HERE
Another Swinging Baby...
Author: hitman :: Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2006 4:01 pm GMT
Hi Everybody!

Long time no swing!
Just wanted to announce the arrival of little Parker @ 6lbs 12oz. Mom and baby are doing great and should be home from the hospital on Friday.

Also, we'll be moving down to Pasadena in April, so hopefully we'll get to see our dear swing friends soon.

Andy, Emmy, Grayson, and Parker

Parker and Mommy


Grayson and Daddy
BEARCATBABY'S BIRTHDAY BASH!!!
Author: bearcatbaby :: Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:17 pm GMT


BEARCATBABY'S BIRTHDAY BASH!!!.......and/or Valentines Day Extravaganza!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here's what's up..........

Who: ME....Tina.........aka Bearcatbaby........and hopefully YOU!!!!!
What: MY BIRTHDAY........and Valentines Day
When: TUES. FEB. 14TH, 2006............@ 'round 9:30pm-???
Where: HENRY'S PUB.......downtown........you know
Why: BECAUSE!......plus......it's gonna be fluffin' awesome!!!


PS:

*VINTAGE ATTIRE GREATLY APPRECIATED...AND PREFERED!

*Bring your FLUFFIEST DANCIN' SKILLS!!

*Cake and cookies provided.....mmmmmm.....drinks???...you're on your own...................



*The Stilettos WILL be playing next week!....(Tommy and the Henry's staff apologize to all the dancers that came out Feb. 7th......technical difficulties.....DANG!!!)


Hope you fluff your stuff at my fluffin' party! FLUFF ON FLUFFERS!!!



Sincerely....Your Fluff Queen...........Bearcatbaby
Stompy Jones plays at Champion Ballroom this Sat. Feb. 11th!
Author: Meeshi :: Posted: Tue Feb 07, 2006 4:23 am GMT
In just a few days, our special weekend with Frankie and Norma begins -- capped off by a rockin' Saturday night dance with SF's very own Stompy Jones at the beautiful Champion Ballroom!



Yes, the time has come, the Living Legends of Swing weekend is here. I'm so excited to have the two surviving original Whitey's Lindy Hoppers here in SD in just a matter of days. I hope to see you at all the classes and dances this weekend, but if your schedule does not permit you to attend the whole thing...PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE be sure to come on out for our special Saturday night dance event with Stompy Jones.

San Francisco-based Stompy Jones is nationally renowned for their jumpin' rhythm, wailing improvisations, and relentless energy. They've been driving up the cultural temperature in California with their hip charm, retro style, and explosive stage show. These journeymen of jump have been playing boogie-woogie, vintage jazz and...
RENDEZVOUS SELL OUT!
Author: 2plyswing :: Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 1:03 pm GMT
Hey San Diegans...

We returned from Australia to a sea of RENDEZVOUS emails and registrations...
The event has almost sold out in 80 days!!!

The 'last minute' is here for the leaders and has come and gone for followers...
DON'T MISS THE GREATEST GATHERING FOR BALBOA IN YOUR BACKYARD!!!!!

There are NO Full Weekend tickets left for followers.

There are 20 Full Weekend tickets left for leaders:
5 spots in the PROGRESSION level
7 spots in the VARIATION level
4 spots in the CHALLENGE level
4 spots in the ADVANCED level


I am working on the number of DANCE ONLY tickets to sell in advance.
I need to process the full list of registrations (FREE PASSES given away, Helpers, etc) to determine what to sell.

I do not want want to over-sell and over-crowd this event.

Stay tuned for when those go on sale.
Leaders - get your registration in ASAP.

REGISTER NOW AT: www.2PlySwing.com

ALOHA
Special Charleston Rueda Performance (expired event)
Author: Meeshi :: Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 2:08 am GMT


Come to the Firehouse tonight and watch the world debut performance of the Charleston Rueda with the SwingOrama Waxy Taxy Dancers. No, this is not the slow Lindy Rueda -- the Charleston Rueda is danced to the energetic "Bill's Bounce" by the Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra and is fast, furious and fun! It is a partner-trading dance I choreographed in order to teach the almost-forgotten partner Charleston basics (side, crossover, face-to-face, shadow) in a fun and memorable way. Although we have 5 couples performing tonight, it can be danced with any number of couples -- in fact, the more the merrier.

The Waxy Taxy dancers have been working super-hard over the past few weeks to get the dance up to speed, and a few of them have never performed in front of their peers before, so come on out and cheer for your friends. They are really excited to perform for the first time tonight.

The Waxy Taxy...
Saturdays at "Speakeasy Blues"!! Lindy/Blues
Author: Jeff :: Posted: Wed Feb 01, 2006 7:29 pm GMT
"Speakeasy Blues"!! is a new Lindy Hop and Blues Dancing venue meeting weekly in the Arts Colony in Pomona, in a club called Yesteryears. More info HERE.
Jitterbox February 3rd! (expired event)
Author: swiveltam :: Posted: Wed Feb 01, 2006 1:53 pm GMT


The Jitterbox re-opens Fri. Feb. 3rd.
FREE BEG. SHAG LESSON WITH TAMMY AND ERNIE

8:45-9:30p.

Open dancing from 9:30p-12:30a with 3 guest DJs. $7/gen. $5/stud./mil.

Jitterbox Schedule of Events for Fri. Feb. 3rd

8:45-9:30p: Beg. Shag Lesson with Tammy & Ernie
9:30-10:10p: DJs Tammy & David Francis
10:10-10:50p: DJ Doug LeClair
10:50-11:30p: DJ Meeshi
11:30-12:00a: DJ Tammy & David Francis
12:00-12:30a: DJ Doug LeClair

Come to the Jitterbox...where the HepCats come to play!




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