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November 21ST 2005
MONDAY

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Our new Lindy By The Sea Banner

"Learn to swing dance!"

--Rusty Frank (couldn't resist)
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SPECIAL THANKS TO ROBIN CAMPBELL
FOR DESIGNING OUR NEW LINDY BY THE SEA BANNER

Our ever-fading Lindy By The Sea banner finally bit the dust, and you'll notice our brand new banner is up and waving. Designed by Rhythm Pal Ron's wife Robin Campbell, it's a beaut! Robin is a graphic designer who works at Disney, and we thank her for designing such an eye-catching banner for us. Gio is thrilled, because he's actually taller than Ron this time!


HARVEST MOON SWINGOUT LAST WEEKEND


Rusty with Pops, vocalist of Stompy Jones, at the Harvest Moon Swingout

Wow! It seemed that every swing dancer -- past, present, and future -- was at Pasadena Ballroom Dance's Harvest Moon Swingout dance last Saturday. What fun! I squeezed in on the dance floor with, what seemed like, over 500 dancers. I saw people I had known when I first started Lindy Hopping ten years ago, and many of you brand newbies. Stompy Jones kept the room rockin' all throughout with their explosive energy, and Frankie Manning, ninety-one years young, led us all in the Shim Sham with his amazing style (if I had a tenth of his talent, I'd be more than thrilled). Finally, kudos to the Stevens Sisters, Erin and Tami, for starting it all and keeping it going so beautifully out here in California.


1940'S VINTAGE HAIR STYLING WORKSHOP WITH RUSTY!
LADIES, LEARN ALL THE SECRETS

TO-NITE AND SUNDAY!

TWO DATES FROM WHICH TO CHOOSE!

TO-NITE -- MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST 7PM-9PM
and SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH 11AM-1PM

Don't forget, there is the 1940's Vintage Hairstyling Workshop TO-NITE and THIS Sunday morning. If you want to come to the workshop to-nite, please call me before 4:30pm to register and get the location (quite close to the Rebekah Lodge).

I am offering a pre-registration discount of $25 ($30 at the door)... so if you are interested, sign up now. And, of course, I appreciate you helping to spread the word. I have made up flyers that you can pick up at class or the dances and hand out to any interested parties.

CLICK HERE to go to the registration page, or

SIGN UP NOW!
(Click on the "BUY NOW" button just below)

Click HERE to bring up a printable version of the registration form below.



LAST LINDY BY THE SEA SERIES OF 2005!

That's right, another year is just about wrapping up, and we've got one more great series for you and yours. We've planned it to finish in plenty of time for you to do your last minute holiday shopping -- so never fear!

GOLDEN TICKET
"Now that's a deal"

If you would like to take advantage of our best offer, sign up for a Golden Ticket --$100, all the classes you want in the month series, or $90 (!!!!) pre-registered).

DANCE CLASSES! WHAT A BARGAIN!

We have a lot of wonderful options at Lindy By The Sea. Such as any second class taken on the same day is 1/2 price, and our "Golden Ticket" allows you to take ALL of our classes in a given series for only $100 or $90!! if you pre-register! (and $40 if it can go towards the "Custom Class" for those Advanced/Intermediate students). What a deal. If you took four classes in the series, it would break down to $5.62 a class -- where else are ya gonna find that kind of bargain.


USE YOUR QUICK STOP CARD TO PRE-REGISTER AND SAVE 10% ON CLASSES

(click on image to find out how it works and how you can get one!)


PRE-REGISTRATION DISCOUNT!
SAVE 10% ON ALL YOUR CLASSES -- IT CAN REALLY ADD UP!

We have pre-registration discounts of 10% on the website. So you can register with your Quick Stop Card, or right on our site "easy peasy lemon squeezy". Go HERE. Remember, pre-register for class(es), you'll get a 10% discount off the normal prices. You can pre-register over the phone (310 606 5606), by check, or at on-line We hope that you'll enjoy taking advantage of this new offer...

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NOVEMBER 23

WE'RE OPEN!

AND... PERFORMANCE BY


NOVEMBER 30
DECEMBER 2
DECEMBER 14
DECEMBER 21

SAVE THE DATE!


HOLIDAY PARTY!
FORMAL ATTIRE!!
PERFORMANCES... INTRODUCING
RUSTY'S 9-YEAR OLD NIECE, SARA
Dance Lesson and DJ on the first Wednesday of each month from 7:30-8:00
8:00-11:30pm -- Dance! Dance! Dance!
(check our calendar)

Full details, click HERE
Directions, click HERE

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This Week's Celebrations


David Bass
Carl Kahlweck
Stacey Herman
Larissa Haykinson


If it's your birthday this week, just let us know at the Rhythm Club so you can get your birthday dance!




THE SWING SHIFT RHYTHM CLUB (SSRC), founded in 2000 by Rusty Frank's swing dance students.
The SSRC has two missions:

1. Having fun! (Fun)
2. Doing good deeds! (Philanthropy)


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HOLIDAY GIFT OF SWING DANCING!

Yes, it's time to start thinking of the Holidays and holiday shopping. What better gift than the gift of swing dancing! (I can't think of any except world peace.)

We have loads of gift certificates that make the perfect gift:


* Private Lessons
* A Lindy By The Sea series
* Passes to the Rhythm Club

Or, how about one of our instructional DVDs, T-Shirts, or swing cds? Take a look at our on-line shop for details, click HERE.

If you would like to order a swing dance gift, give me a call at 310 606 5606.




Katie, Joe, Liz, and Rusty getting at Catalina Island

Scrapbooks! Click HERE






FRANKIE MANNING. Well this isn't the Frankie Manning website, but it is a GREAT page about Frankie Manning. I realize many of you who have come into swing dancing in the last year or two may not have yet met or seen Frankie Manning live. So, here's the next best thing... a wonderful web page devoted to Frankie. You'll love wandering around this page -- it's full of pictures, biographic material, and video of the man himself! All under the auspices of the wonderful Archives of Early Lindy Hop. (Special thanks to Judy Pritchett.)




Swing Shift
www.swingshiftontap.com

* Wondering what the heck a "gate"is? This was a phrase popularized by 1940's comedian, Jerry Colonna, who would holler it out every time he was introduced on the Bob Hope radio program. It was a friendly salutation to a swing cat (dancer or swing music enthusiast). Basically, we swing like a gate!


JOIN THE FUN!
BUT, WHAT THE HECK IS IT?

Many of you still don't know about our Swing Shift Rhythm Club. It's one of our best kept secrets. Now is the time to get the SSRC "above the radar."

THE SWING SHIFT RHYTHM CLUB (SSRC), founded in 2000 by Rusty Frank's swing dance students, The SSRC has two missions:

1. Having fun! (Fun) 2. Doing good deeds! (Philanthropy)

1. Having fun: Events where swing dancers can socialize and get to know each other outside of class (vintage clothes shopping, going to a dance-related movie, dancing in the park, eating at retro restaurants before a dance, etc.).

2. Doing good deeds: Events where we bring swing dancing to hospitals, senior homes, and community events for the purpose of good deeds, entertainment, and education in the Los Angeles area.

The SSRC is a volunteer club open to the public and the events are organized by its members. There are no dues. Members can attend as many or as few events as they wish.

"How do I join?"...
Right now, fill in your email address
and click the Yahoo log (that's it!):

Subscribe to SwingShiftRhythmClub

Then you will receive updates of activities (or you can organize one yourself!). Check the yahoogroup "Swing Shift Rhythm Club" calendar here for postings of upcoming events.

Join us in making the world a better place through dancing!

Thank you for joining!

Rusty Frank, Founder
Jessica Densmore, Philanthropic Events Coordinator
Cathryn Sayer, "Just for Fun" Events Coordinator
Norman Kajikawa, SSRC Photographer

If you wish to exit this list, visit:
http://swingshiftontap.com/maillist/mail-list.asp