forum http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/ forum en Copyright 2012 2012-11-24T15:46:03-05:00 ALHC 2013 http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/60/ http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/60/#When:15:46:03Z <p>Here’s one of the latest videos that’s been uploaded to the American L indy Hop Championships YouTube channel <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fyoutu.be%2F4tNoM1-UpDg">http://youtu.be/4tNoM1-UpDg</a> </p> <p> Joining Jeremy Otth, Kelly Arsenault, Chester Whitmore, Shauna Marble and Mark Godwin are Emelie and Rebeckah Decavita. They along with Chester were the most popular teachers at 2012 ALHC. </p> <p> Give yourself a Christmas present and buy your ALHC pass now. It’s $115 until Nov. 30 at midnight. And if you have a group you’d like to put togetehr there’s always the Lay-a-Way plan That option is available via Paypal or credit card by phone. You lock in the lowere rate with the lay-a-way plan. </p> 2012-11-24T15:46:03-05:00 ALHC 2012 http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/59/ http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/59/#When:16:49:19Z <p>ALHC is up and running this year in Chicago, May 11-13, 2012. Go to <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fartspectrum.org%2Falhc.htm">http://artspectrum.org/alhc.htm</a> for details. </p> <p> We’ll be at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Airport. Rooms are $109 until April 20. </p> <p> You can find the event on Facebook too. Discount rate for passes is $99 for the first 20 to sign up. We’re already half way there. Couple’s contest entry is complimentary through March 31. </p> <p> Check us out. </p> 2012-02-03T16:49:19-05:00 Detroit Lindy Workshop with Skye Humphries &amp; Naomi Uyama http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/58/ http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/58/#When:20:27:44Z <p>Register today for the Detroit Lindy Workshop weekend – only $79 <br /> On July 1 the price goes up to $89. </p> <p> Join Skye Humphries and Naomi Uyama for their first Detroit Lindy Workshop. Skye and Naomi are two of the best dancers America has to offer. Classes are all day on Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9.&nbsp; Find the class schedule at <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fartspectrum.org%2FDLW_Class_Schedule.doc">http://artspectrum.org/DLW_Class_Schedule.doc</a> (Individual classes may be purchased for $15 each.) </p> <p> Sign-up at <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fartspectrum.org%2Fregistration.htm">http://artspectrum.org/registration.htm</a> <br /> Printable registration forms available at the online form </p> <p> Skye Humphries has taught &amp; performed all over the world. She is a versatile &amp; creative dancer who emphasizes fun, energetic social dancing with strong partner connection, solid technique, innovative moves &amp; musicality. </p> <p> Over the last decade Naomi Uyama has taught workshops all over the world. She has won titles at the American Lindy Hop Championships, Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown and the U.S. Open Swing Dance Championships. </p> <p> Jon Ross and Sue Gar have been dancing, performing and teaching swing for over 15 years. They have created their own style called Club Swing. Club Swing allows you to go to more clubs to dance more styles of music and most importantly look good while you’re doing it. </p> <p> Paulette Brockington introduced the first workshops in the area. Known for her musicality and versatility she has won World Fast Championship, World Swing Dance Championships and other titles since she started dancing, performing and teaching swing dance styles in the U.S. &amp; abroad. </p> <p> Want to stay in the D? We have a group rate at the Hotel St. Regis, 3071 W. Grand Blvd., about a mile from our workshop location at the International Institute, 111 E. Kirby at John R., Detroit 48202. You can also come in a day early at the same rate. If you are and you’d like to party let us know. Call 1-313-873-3000 to make a reservation. Our rate is $79 a night + tax per single/double. If you’d like a suite they will be $129 a night. </p> <p> Let us know you’re coming. RSVP on our Facebook event page by clicking on the link below. <br /> <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2F%23%2Fevent.php%3Feid%3D213524965336740">http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=213524965336740</a> </p> 2011-06-29T20:27:44-05:00 WHITE ROSE NEW YEAR’S EVE Swing Dance Party in York, PA http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/57/ http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/57/#When:14:00:16Z <p>The York Swing Dance Club presents: </p> <p> WHITE ROSE NEW YEAR’S EVE Swing Dance Party in Historic Downtown York, Pennsylvania December 31, 2010 -January 1st, 2011 </p> <p> Where is York, PA? Right smack in the middle of Amish country, 20 minutes from Harrisburg, approximately 45 minutes from Baltimore, 1.5 hours from Philly, and 2 hours from Washington, DC. We’re South Central Pennsylvania’s best-kept secret when it comes to super Lindy Hop, Balboa, and our new Blues Incubator with Wednesday Swing and Blues! Find out why we’ve been a hot New Year’s Eve destination for the last 8 years! </p> <p> THREE DIFFERENT DANCES: </p> <p> Afternoon Vintage Tea Dance </p> <p> Main Evening Dance at the Valencia Ballroom with the Boilermaker Jazz Band </p> <p> Late Night DJ Dance at the Women’s Club of York </p> <p> THREE BEAUTIFUL VENUES: </p> <p> Studio 324: Home of the York Swing Dance Club 324 West Market Street, York, PA 17410 </p> <p> The Historic Valencia Ballroom 142 North George Street, York, PA 17401 </p> <p> The Women’s Club of York 228 East Market Street, York, PA 17403 </p> <p> PRICING: $35 until midnight Friday 11/26, then $45. At the door: $50. ( Includes all three dances, no discounts for dances unattended.) </p> <p> SCHEDULE: </p> <p> Afternoon Tea Dance: STUDIO 324 2-4 PM At the door: $6/$5 with student ID </p> <p> Evening Dance: VALENCIA BALLROOM with the BOILERMAKER JAZZ BAND Doors open at 7:30. Beginner lesson 8-9, Boilermakers 9-1. </p> <p> Late Night Dance: WOMEN’S CLUB OF YORK 1-5AM. At the door: $6/$5 with student ID </p> <p> Buy Tickets at Studio 324 during open hours or online at: <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.yorkswing.org">http://www.yorkswing.org</a> </p> <p> All venues are located in historic downtown York within walking distance of each other. All have great wood floors and are close to area restaurants and parking. </p> <p> The York Swing Dance Club, Inc Studio 324 324 West Market Street, York, PA 17401 (717) 332-8334 </p> 2010-11-10T14:00:16-05:00 PittStop Lindy Hop 10 - Nov. 19-21 http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/49/ http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/49/#When:20:32:23Z <p><span style="font-size:18px;"><span style="color:#0000BF;"><b>PittStop Lindy Hop 2010:</b> <br /> A jubilant </span><span style="color:#BF0000;"><b>10th Anniversary Celebration</b></span> <span style="color:#0000BF;">of Lindy Hop Exchanges in Pittsburgh, PA!</span></span> </p> <p> We are proud to bring you both old and new favorites for an unforgettable weekend! </p> <p> <span style="color:#BF0000;"><b>BANDS:</b></span> <br /> <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.drzoot.com%2F">Dr. Zoot</a> <br /> <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fjazzburgher.ning.com%2Fprofile%2FNelsonHarrison">Dr. Nelson Harrison’s Blue to the Bone</a> <br /> <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.jimmysapienza.com%2F">Jimmy Sapienza’s Five Guys Named Moe</a> <br /> <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fthebluevipersofbrooklyn.com%2F">The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn</a> <br /> <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fsolomondouglas.com%2F">The Solomon Douglas Quartet</a> <br /> <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.boilermakerjazzband.com%2F">The Boilermaker Jazz Band</a> <br /> Rick Matt’s Little Big Band </p> <p> <span style="color:#BF0000;"><b>VENUES:</b></span> <br /> St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral <br /> Catalyst Building <br /> Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall <br /> Carnegie Mellon University Rangos Ballroom </p> <p> <span style="color:#0000BF;"><b>COST:</b></span> <br /> Same as last year. Can you believe it? <br /> $55 for entire weekend, registering before Oct. 31 <br /> $65 for entire weekend, registering after Oct. 31 </p> <p> <span style="color:#0000BF;"> <br /> <b>HOUSING:</b></span> <br /> Provided if requested with paid registration. </p> <p> <span style="color:#0000BF;"><b>REGISTRATION:</b></span> <br /> Begins in a few weeks. Keep watching for updates! </p> <p> <span style="color:#0000BF;"><b>WEBSITE:</b></span> <br /> Will be updated soon. Save the link: <br /> <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pittstoplindyhop.com">http://www.pittstoplindyhop.com</a> </p> <p> <span style="color:#0000BF;"><b>FACEBOOK:</b></span> <br /> <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fevent.php%3Feid%3D133158070039728">Facebook Event Page</a> <br /> <span style="color:#0000BF;"><b> <br /> QUESTIONS:</b></span> <br /> info2010 at pittstoplindyhop dot com <br /> Lisa Matt 412-260-2216 </p> 2010-06-26T20:32:23-05:00 Melbourne Cup Betting http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/56/ http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/56/#When:09:28:16Z <p>Betezy accept bets on Melbourne Cup Bets Melbourne, Sydney, Australia, <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.betezy.com.au%2Fhtml%2Fmelbourne-cup-bets-bet-betting.html">Melbourne Cup Bet</a>, Melbourne Cup Betting Melbourne Sydney Australia, Melbourne Cup Betting 2010, Melbourne Cup Bets 2010, Melbourne Cup Bet, Melbourne Cup Bets, Melbourne Cup Betting, Betting Melbourne Cup, <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.betezy.com.au%2Fhtml%2Fmelbourne-cup-bets-bet-betting.html">Melbourne Cup Betting</a> 2010, Bet Melbourne Cup, Bets Melbourne Cup, Betting Melbourne Cup, Betting Melbourne Cup, Melbourne Cup Betting 2010, Melbourne Cup Bet 2010, Melbourne Cup Bets 2010 &amp; Betting Melbourne Cup 2010. </p> 2010-10-20T09:28:16-05:00 2010 American Lindy Hop Championships http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/47/ http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/47/#When:18:23:40Z <p>The website for the <b>2010 American Lindy Hop Championships </b>is up. Go to <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fartspectrum.org%2Falhc.htm">http://artspectrum.org/alhc.htm</a>Join us at the Hilton Stamford Hotel, One First Stamford Place, Stamford, CT 06902 October 21-24. </p> <p> Weekend passes are currently on sale for $99 through June 27 to celebrate our 13th anniversary. Buy passes at <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fartspectrum.org%2Falhcregistration.htm">http://artspectrum.org/alhcregistration.htm</a> </p> <p> Teacher, judges and support staff include <br /> Jeramie Anderson, Bril Barrett, Paulette Brockington, Joel Domoe, Jenny Francois, Ryan Francois, Tony Fraser, Cindy Garnder, Terry Gardner, Nathalie Gomes, Bill Gore, Kate Hedin, Gina Helfinch, Cheryl Henry, Yuval Hod, Laura Jeffers, Jim Jackson, Daniel Newsome, Tomo Tanaka, Rob Szarka, Bobby White, Chester Whitemore, Karen Callaway Williams, Charlie Wyler and others. </p> <p> This year in addition to the regular competitions we are having a Tap dance workshop on Saturday and Sunday that leads up to the Tap Dance Division. Last year’s Collegiate Team competition will be back along with a reconstituted Junior Swing Division. If you know juniors or tap dancers please pass this info on to them. </p> 2010-06-19T18:23:40-05:00 SWING &amp; SOUL 2010 http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/55/ http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/55/#When:13:17:08Z <p><b>SWING &amp; SOUL 2010 <br /> December 10-12th </p> <p> Atlanta’s ultimate dance party is back! </b> </p> <p> This year’s event is going to be something special. Here’s some of the cool stuff to expect at Swing &amp; Soul 2010: </p> <p> - 3 Soul-filled nights in the ATL <br /> - Dancing Friday, Saturday, &amp; Sunday from 8pm until the wee hours of the morning <br /> - Midnight soul food buffet on Friday &amp; Saturday (with bomb ass fried chicken and vegetarian food too) <br /> - New this year ! Brunch will be served on Saturday and Sunday during the Soul Session talks! </p> <p> Amazing special guests including: </p> <p> • Bob Babbitt - Grammy award winning Bassist and member of the legendary Funk Brothers, Motown’s house band that played on all the hits! <br /> • Rob Bowman - Grammy award-winning author of Soulsville U.S.A. the Story of Stax Records. <br /> • Ramiro Gonzalez - Dancer/instructor/entertainer and all around bad ass. If you’ve never experienced Ramiro, you are in for something special! </p> <p> <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.swingandsoul.com">http://www.swingandsoul.com</a> </p> 2010-09-25T13:17:08-05:00 New Lindy and Blues Instructional DVDs with Joe DeMers and Nelle Hatley http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/29/ http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/29/#When:09:11:28Z <p><a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http://www.joeandnelle.com/assets/lindydvdforum2.jpg">http://www.joeandnelle.com/assets/lindydvdforum2.jpg</a> </p> <p> <u><b><span style="font-size:11px;">Beginning Lindy Hop</span></b></u> - <span style="font-size:11px;"><a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DY8WB5boS2xk">View Trailer</a></span> <br /> This DVD will make learning Lindy Hop easier than ever. Whether you are a new dancer or an experienced teacher looking for new strategies of teaching, Beginning Lindy Hop with Joe and Nelle effectively breaks down the Lindy Hop basics. In one hour, you will learn 9 moves and stylizations building up to and including the Lindy Hop swing out! <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.joeandnelle.com%2Finstructional_dvd.html">http://www.joeandnelle.com/instructional_dvd.html</a> </p> <p> <b><u><span style="font-size:11px;">Drag Blues</span></u></b> - <span style="font-size:11px;"><a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DImgvNrcKdFs">View Trailer</a></span> <br /> <b>DVD 1: Drag Blues</b> <br /> This introductory video will provide an excellent foundation in Drag Blues while furthering your skills and appreciation of its vibrant possibilities. You will learn fundamental movements and techniques along with dynamic combinations that focus on partner connection. </p> <p> <b>DVD 2: Moves for Drag Blues</b> <br /> Moves for Drag Blues centers on difficult moves and combinations with a focus on partnered connection and momentum flow. Take your blues dancing to the next level with these dynamic movements! </p> <p> <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.joeandnelle.com%2Finstructional_dvd.html">http://www.joeandnelle.com/instructional_dvd.html</a> </p> <p> <u><b><span style="font-size:11px;">About Joe DeMers and Nelle Hatley</span></b></u> <br /> Two of Denver’s best instructors, Joe and Nelle are known for being very versatile dancers ranging from modern jazz to vintage blues to performance lindy hop. They possess an aesthetic quality that flourishes as a dance couple. They continually train, travel and teach worldwide, study swing dance history and clips, choreograph, perform, and innovate new dance movements and techniques. They pride themselves with basing their dancing on original styles while continually striving for new ideas.&nbsp; Their dancing is a perfect combination of beauty and style. </p> <p> In addition to their powerful presence, movement and technique, Joe and Nelle are masters at making the simplest of moves stand out.&nbsp; Not only are they great dancers, they are great teachers that effectively break down unique and advanced concepts.&nbsp; Joe and Nelle are passionate about sharing their understanding of all the details that create a good connection between partners and give the most energy to the dance. </p> <p> They have been competing since 2003, and have taken home several National Championship titles while also dancing on the 4-time International Championship team, 23 Skidoo.&nbsp; Also, they have taught all over the United States, Europe and Asia.&nbsp; Check them out at <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.joeandnelle.com">http://www.joeandnelle.com</a>. </p> 2009-06-05T09:11:28-05:00 Killer Diller Workshop Weekend: Sept. 24-26 http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/52/ http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/forum/viewthread/52/#When:21:13:56Z <p>Keep these dates open because Pittsburgh is hosting a dance and workshop weekend with the members of the world renowned Killer Diller Dance Troupe as our instructors. Kevin St. Laurent, Emily “Jo” Hoffberg, Juan Villafane, Sharon Davis, and Nicholas Bugh are all top notch lindy hop instructors and performers who have traveled all over the world, sharing their love for this vintage style dance teaching dancers of all ages, levels, and abilities. </p> <p> More details are coming soon, so keep checking for updates at <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.coalcountry.org">http://www.coalcountry.org</a>. </p> <p> Also, be sure to visit the Killer Dillers’ website at <a href="http://www.centralpaswingdance.org/?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.killerdillers.com">http://www.killerdillers.com</a>. </p> 2010-08-21T21:13:56-05:00