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Fayard passed
Author: Alreet :: Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 12:32 pm GMT


Fayard Nicholas, who with his brother Harold wowed the tap dancing world with their astonishing athleticism and inspired generations of dancers, from Fred Astaire to Savion Glover, has died. He was 91.

Nicholas died Tuesday at his home from pneumonia and other complications of a stroke, his son Tony Nicholas said.

"My dad put Heaven on hold and now they can begin the show," the younger Nicholas said Wednesday.

Read the whole story HERE
All Things Swing w/ Swingin' Kings (expired event)
Author: 2togroove :: Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2006 12:37 pm GMT

ALL THINGS SWING, January 28th
Featuring "The Swingin' Kings!"
w/ Special Lindy Rueda Workshop before dance
Held @ Dance North County!
Open Dancing - 8:30-12:00

Event Description
A full night of swing dancing fun!
Workshops, beginner swing class, performances, awesome dancing, air-conditioning, sprung-floor, food & more!

Workshop & Beginner Swing Class!
Lindy Rueda workshop: 7:15 - 8:30
"This is an awesome group dance that uses 8 count lindy basic moves to pass the ladies around from partner to partner as one lead couple calls the moves. It's great fun and very social! (we're asking that everyone participating know their 8 count swingouts and cirlces) It's gonna be fun!"
cost:$22/$20 students (includes the dance)

Beginner Swing Class: 8:30 - 9:00
cost:$15/13 for the whole night (includes the dance)

About the BAND = The Swingin' Kings
Jimmy Woodard and his band play some hard-hitting swing...
LINDY BY THE BAY - TODAY! (expired event)
Author: shepkatt :: Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2006 10:02 am GMT

TODAY - Saturday - January 21st from 12:30pm-3:30pm. DJ Mel will be spinnin' the tunes out in the fresh open air..

Spread the word and let folks know about the 12:30-3:30pm time.

For those of you who may be attending LbtB for the first time, please go HERE for more info, pix and directions.

Also - volunteers to help set up and pack up are always welcome.

And don't forget to toss Jeff some $$ to keep this awesome venue going.

If you have questions - give Jeff a call at 619.339.7117 cell
Housewarming party (expired event)
Author: lizdance14 :: Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2006 8:38 pm GMT
At my place, and I'm actually going to stay in this place for a while!! Razz

Time: 8 pm-ish, w/ nice wood floors great for dancing. Wink
Address: 1822 Adams Ave., SD 92116
Easiest way to get there: 805 S to Adams Ave. West. It's the 4th building past the Trolley Barn Park just past the bright blue one.
My place is on the bottom floor.

I'll have a bunch of munchies, and different kinds of drinks, but please bring something to share so you can make sure your favorite is there! Smile

Hope to see you tomorrow!
Jitterbox Opens (expired event)
Author: shepkatt :: Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2006 7:36 am GMT
Doors open at 9p. FREE Jitterbug lesson from 9-9:30p. Swing dancing for hepcats of ALL AGES from 9:30p-12:30a. $7. $5/stud. or mil. w/valid ID.

This Fri. Jan. 20th, proudly presents the Grand Opening of its newest ALL AGES swing dance venue, THE JITTERBOX. At the new Jitterbox, we only play swing, jazz and blues music recorded before 1950 featuring nationally recognized swing DJ/dancer Giselle Anguizola (pictured below) & her friends.

Giselle Anguizola is a student and preservationist of classic Jazz. Her research has focused on the roots of Jazz music through the swing era. As a dancer, she has a thorough knowledge of what Lindy Hoppers enjoy dancing to; and yet, as a DJ. She has traveled to numerous Jazz festivals and has DJed at some of the world's largest Lindy exchanges, camps, and events.

This Friday, Giselle is joined by fellow DJs George Moynier, Nate Sartain and Tertia Miyashiro. Giselle and George will be spinning some...
private lessons with Doug Silton (expired event)
Author: DougSilton :: Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 5:30 pm GMT
Hey everyone -- i'll be down in San Diego from this Thursday, Jan. 19 - Monday, Jan. 23. If anyone would like a private lesson in lindy, wcs, carolina shag, balboa, blues, or conneciton techniques to convert from lindy to wcs, etc. you can get a hold of me at . I'll be teaching lessons at the Town & Country Resort Hotel & Convention Center off of Hotel Circle in San Diego.

Varsity Swing Workshop (expired event)
Author: byau :: Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 3:49 pm GMT
Varsity Swing Workshop January 28 and 29 in Alhambra, CA

Earlybird Registration Discount ends this Saturday!!

Twenty total classes spanning three rooms over two days with an impressive all star instructor lineup. Don't miss it! Classes cover a wide variety of areas including Shag (Collegiate and Carolina), Balboa, Charleston, Lindy, and even aerials.

Check out schedule and prices at

So come visit Los Angeles and stay awhile and sample some great local dancing (LindyGroove, Memories, Dance Factory, Atomic Ballroom, Pasadena Ballroom, Speakeasy Blues, Derby, Sugarfoot Stomp .... all running Thursday night through Monday night)

SoCal Blues presents...
Author: Anonymous :: Posted: Sun Jan 15, 2006 9:00 pm GMT

Yes, we have blues!
April 14-16, 2006

A weekend of blues dancing and workshops in Orange County featuring instructors from across the state, including San Diego's own Bryant Gover and Mark Shtino, Chance Bushman, Heidi Fite, and Amy Johnson.

Registration opening soon! Get the entire package, 5 classes plus a dance on Saturday, for $55!!

More information on class descriptions, registration, and yes, a real website, is coming soon! For now, check out our Myspace page.
The OC Lindy Exchange March 10-12, 2006
Author: OcNikki :: Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2006 5:32 pm GMT

Click here for website

Registration is Now Open!
Holding true to the spirit of The Lindy Exchange the 2006 OCLX is half the price of last year: $30 Event Pass

We will be featuring:

3 Evening Dances, 2 Late Night Dances

Lindy by the Pier in Huntington Beach, Lindy in the Park in Irvine

Live Music by Dean Mora's Modern Swingtet

Giselle Anuizola and George Moynier Spinning Vinyl

Karaoke Contest, Jack and Jill, and a Neo Swing Contest.

We will also have 2 rooms on Friday night and 2 rooms on Saturday Night
including the return of the Naughty Blues Room.

OCLX Dj's:

Reuben Brown
Giselle Anuizola
George Moynier
Tonya Morris
Justin Zillman
Peter Flahiff
Heather Eide
Phillip Thomas
Hilary Alexander
Neil Figuracion
Peter Kunstt
Others TBA.

Click here for pics from last year
Sue Palmer at the Hep Spot! (expired event)
Author: lindyslayer :: Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2006 1:02 pm GMT

WHERE: Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
BALBOA PARK - 2115 Park Blvd / SD, CA 92101
(plenty of FREE parking available)

WHEN: THIS SATURDAY, January 14th!!

SLIDES & STUFF special workshop with Nate & Tertia - 7-8:15pm ($10/person)
FREE Jitterbug lesson from 8:15-9:00pm
9pm-12am - DANCE with Sue Palmer (LIVE MUSIC!)
$15 (FREE lesson with cost of dance)

SWING COMMUNITY RAFFLE - win FREE passes to SD venues...

See you all this Saturday at the Hep Spot!!

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