SATURDAY, JULY 31ST 2010


PICTURE OF THE WEEK

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

A NOTE FROM RUSTY
Great job to our Lindy Chorus class!
Speaking of our next Friday dance and Erik Robison
Benny Goodman fights the race barrier
Join us at Camp Hollywood this weekend
Rusty's "passes" - limit 5 a night... get there early!

LINDY BY THE SEA NEWS
Not too late to join our Current Series
Featured Class "Lindy Charleston Variations!"
Tues, July 27: Intermediates
Thurs, July 29: Beginners
Register Here

RUSTY'S RHYTHM CLUB
7:30pm Weekly Dance Lessons begin with Rusty's Rhythm Corps
08-04    Wed: Fabulous Esquires! $15
08-11    Wed: Cheap & Cheerful DJ Nite $5
Save the date for our next Friday dance:
08-13     Fri:    Stompy Jones $15
Erik Robison guest instructor
Every week Special - $10 after 10:00
See our 2010 Rhythm Club line-up

CLIP OF THE WEEK
All the Cats Join In

CONTEST OF THE WEEK
Answer first and win a ticket to Rusty's

LINK OF THE WEEK
BennyGoodman.com



SWING SHIFT RHYTHM CLUB NEWS
"Fun & Philanthropy" -- Join our club

SCRAPBOOKS
See our pics here

HELP IS HERE FOR YOU
Need dancing? Can't afford it? Then it's FREE






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"As soon as it was understood that we could handle things in our own way, it was the thrill of my life to walk out on that stage with people just hemming the band in. "

~ Benny Goodman

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GREAT JOB TO OUR LINDY CHORUS CLASS!

A big shout out to the Lindy Chorus class for their stellar performance last Wednesday at Rusty's.

As I announced right before their routine, the group members have been dancing from a few years to only four months! For most, it was their first ever performance. They did GREAT.

For those of you who missed it, they'll be performing again at our Friday, 8/13 dance that also features Stompy Jones. Come along and cheer them on!

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SPEAKING OF OUR NEXT FRIDAY DANCE

Erik Robison Guest Instructor!

Continuing in our tradition of great instructors before the Friday dances, we've got Erik Robison back!

Two Classes! Take one or both!

8:00-8:30 Lindy material for beginners on up
8:30-9:00 Lindy material for intermediate dancers on up

One class is $5, or both for $8

Don't miss this chance to study with one of the all-time great Lindy Hoppers.

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BENNY GOODMAN FIGHTS THE RACE BARRIER

The first major swing band to integrate

"If a guy's got it, let him give it. I'm selling music, not prejudice."

Benny Goodman


Our Clip of the Week and Link of the Week focus on Benny Goodman. Aside from simply being one of the greatest contributors to the swing era, Benny Goodman is attributed with being the first major band to integrate and thereby helping to break down the color barrier that was firmly in place at the time in the 1930s.

One of the major aspects I have always loved about swing music and dance is the mingling of all people -- no matter age, race, background. The question always is: Do you love the music? Do you love to dance? The answer, "Come on! Let's dance!" Every week at Rusty's I watch people together, who may have never met before, having the time of their lives. And this is all based in the history of our scene and the major artists who came before us.

Thanks, Benny!

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JOIN US AT CAMP HOLLYWOOD THIS WEEKEND

There are dances every night
and great competitions to watch!

Loads of us will be there, so why not come along and join the fun. There will be about 1,000 dancers from around the world!

CAMPHOLLYWOOD

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GET FREE PASSES FOR WEDNESDAY DANCES!

Each Wednesday you come to Rusty's Rhythm Club get your "Dancing On Air" card stamped. After ten (10) visits you'll get a free admission pass that you can use for our Wednesday night dances.* You can use the pass yourself or give it to a friend.

*ONLY FIVE PASSES A NIGHT

In order to make sure that we can pay our bands, we only accept the first five (5) passes a night. We apologize if you bring your pass in and are unable to use it on that night (and we suggest that bring "backup cash" just in case).

HOW TO GET A CARD

Pick up your Dancing On Air card at the club or
at any of your Lindy By The Sea classes.



PASSES NOT VALID FOR FRIDAY DANCES AND SPECIAL EVENTS

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See you on the dance floor!






OUR AUGUST 2010 SERIES
Not too late to join....
Swing, Charleston, & Lindy Hop Classes


* PRE-REGISTER NOW AND SAVE! *

*FEATURED CLASS

LINDY CHARLESTON VARIATIONS

If you know Side-By-Side Charleston and Tandem (aka Back Charleston, aka Shadow Charleston) basic then you are welcome to join our new Featured Class - Lindy Charleston Variations. In this class you'll learn the eye-popping variations that make Lindy Hop the dance it is!



CURRENT SERIES OF CLASSES

TUESDAYS - INTERMEDIATES
July 27, August 3, 10, 17
Taught by Rusty Frank & Ron Campbell

7:00pm Track Series - Intermediate Lindy
8:00pm Lindy Charleston Variations*
9:00pm The Jam Class (full)




THURSDAYS - BEGINNERS
July 29, August 5, 12, 19
Taught by Rusty Frank & Giovanni "Gio" Quintero

7:00pm Level 1A ~ Intro to Swing Dance
8:00pm Level 2A ~ Beginning Lindy Hop
9:00pm Level 3 ~ Intro to Styling & Musicality


LOCATION:
406 E. Grand Ave. El Segundo 90245

NO PARTNER NEEDED!

LOOKING FOR MASTER TRACK STUDENTS FOR A SEPTEMBER SERIES

We are looking for dancers interested in The Master Track. We need 4 leaders. Please EMAIL me if you are interested. Read about The Master Track HERE.



* REGISTER AND SAVE! *

PRICES:
$40/Series ($36 Student/Senior)*
$20/Series Second Series on Same Day($18 Student/Senior)
$15/Class Drop-In($12 Student/Senior) and $5 additional class(es) on same day!!

$10 SPECIAL FOR TUESDAY STUDENTS!
Brush up on your basics in Lindy 1-3 and pay only $10 for each series.

*Includes 10% Pre-Registration Discount


Questions? Info: RustyFrank.com ~ (310) 606-5606

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OUR UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Wednesday, August 4
The Fabulous Esquires, $15

Wednesday, August 11
Cheap & Cheerful DJ Nite, $5


SAVE THE DATE:

FRIDAY, AUGUST 13
Superstition Party with
STOMPY JONES, $15
Dress as your favorite superstition or just dress up!
Special performance by Lindy Chorus Class


Wednesday, August 18
Dean Mora Quintet, $15
Added Attraction:
The Satin Dollz Pinup Dancers

Wednesday, August 25
Rusty's Debut ~ The Barrel House Boys, $15





$10 AFTER 10

Don't forget about our special discount after 10:00pm! You'll still have another one-hour set of live music and 1/2 hour of DJ Robert Vangor.

BE PROUD TO SAY: "I SUPPORT LIVE MUSIC!"

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This Week's Celebrations


Alice Infelise
Brad Berlin
Ernesto Vera
Herwin Chan
Hilja Jacknowitz
Kim Mai Guest
Natalie Leyton
Wolf Fengler (BAND LEADER ESQUIRES!!!)
If it's your birthday this week, just let us know
so you can get your birthday dance!

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All the Cats Join In

Enjoy one of the all-time great Disney animated shorts - and one of the greats swing dance animations!

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THIS WEEK'S CONTEST!!*

The first person to send us an email with the answer to the following wins a free pass to the Rhythm Club:*


QUIZ:

Which band is playing "All the Cats Join In" ?

Send your answer to us at info@rustyfrank.com.
Only the weekly winner will receive a response to their Contest Answer.

NOTE: Google is your friend! All the answers are only a Google search away. Have fun and learn about our swing history at the same time.




LAST CONTEST

QUIZ:

What instrument was Louis Prima famous for playing?

ANSWER:

Trumpet

WINNER:

Carlos
*Contestants may play as many times as they wish, but may only win the prize once a year. Contestants must use their Rhythm Club pass for the week they won the contest.

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BennyGoodman.com A gorgeous site where you can learn all about the King of Swing and maybe add to your music collection while you're at it.

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Founded in 2000 by Rusty Frank's swing dance students, the club has two missions: Having Fun and doing good deeds. Volunteers go to hospitals, ,senior homes, and community events for the purpose of good deeds, entertainment, and education in the Los Angeles area.

The Swing Shift Rhythm Club (SSRC) is a volunteer club open to the public and the events are organized by it's members. There are no dues, members can attend as many or as few events as they wish.

HOW TO JOIN THE CLUB:

1. Join our Facebook page "Swing Shift Rhythm Club"
or
2. Send an email to Rita

"Fun & Philanthropy"

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LOST YOUR JOB? TOOK A PAY CUT?
DON'T BE A STRANGER!
WE'LL WORK SOMETHING OUT FOR YOU

Every now and again, people just disappear from our scene who have been regular dancers. I wonder why. Did they get married, did they move, or did they suffer some financial hit.

If it's economics, please know that you are always welcome. Don't stay away. We can work something out! Here's some options:

~ I am happy to work out trades... you could sit at the door for a bit at the Rhythm Club in exchange for the dance that night.

~ Find me at the Rhythm Club, and just pay what you can.

~ I'll give you some Rhythm Club passes until this era blows over for you.

~ And the same thing goes for all Lindy By The Sea classes!

I know that dancing really helps in hard times. So don't be a stranger! We'll work it out to meet your needs.

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JOIN OUR FACEBOOK PAGES

I started these Facebook pages to give all of us a chance to network, to know what's going on, to set up carpools, post photographs, videos, etc.

"RUSTY'S RHYTHM CLUB FAN"

"LINDY BY THE SEA" FACEBOOK FAN CLUB GROUP


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REVIEW US ON YELP

If you are of a mind, add your own thoughts, and it'll be much appreciated by me. Remember, Yelp is all customer driven. That's YOU!

Thanks loads!

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