By the time you read this, I'm in beautiful Florence visiting my old tap dance friend, Andrea Mugnai. I'm also teaching a few tap classes for his students. It's been 12 years since we last saw each other, and we've got a lot of catching up to do.
Hopefully, I'm over my jet lag and eating lots of pizza!
KEEP IT GOING WHILE I'M GONE!
"Rah! Rah! Rah!" It's me, your #1 Swing Cheerleader, giving you the pep talk to go out dancing at the Rhythm Club. We've got Neil Morrow and his Memphis 54 on hand for the live music, and Gio's doing the beginner class. What could be more fun!
And at the end of the night, you can all join in and say, "This is us, at Rusty's Rhythm Club, wishing you all good days, good nights, good luck, and.... good dances, until we meet again. See you next week!"
Send me an email and let me know about the evening's festivities.
If it's your birthday this week, just let us know at the Rhythm Club so you can get your birthday dance!
"Making a difference through swing dancing"
JOIN THE SWING SHIFT RHYTHM CLUB NOW!
SAVE SOME DATES!
WE'VE GOT HIM BACK AND ALL THE FUN!
THE BILL ELLIOTT SWING ORCHESTRA SUNDAY, AUGUST 17TH
(TICKETS ON SALE SOON)
JUMP, JIVE, AND SAIL THE LINDY CRUISE
JANUARY 4-11, 2009
Well, you've heard all about it now! "Jump, Jive, and Sail" - The LIndy Cruise to the Caribbean. Don't forget, the first 50 people who sign up for this cruise get $50 off their passage. Let's make this an unforgettable trip.
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!):