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4/17 The Jennifer Keith Sextet Debuts at the Cicada Club!
Author: Mr. DeMille :: Posted: Sun 04/12/15 11:12 pm
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You are invited to the Cicada Club in beautiful downtown Los Angeles, Friday, April 17th.

We're very excited to be present the debut of the JENNIFER KEITH SEXTET at the World Famous art deco supper club - The Cicada Club!

Dine and dance while you enjoy the spectacular ambiance from a glamorous bygone era!

Admission is $20 in advance/ $25 at the door. Or, enjoy the "Dine and Dance" special that includes a three course dinner and admission for $69 per person. For dinner reservations, call (213) 488-9488.

Two sets starting at 9:00PM. Doors open at 6:00PM. 21+

For more information, and to purchase your advance tickets, visit

Swing Dance Sunday
Author: SD in SD :: Posted: Thu 04/02/15 12:36 pm
April 26th
10am – 12pm
YMCA Branch in La Jolla: 8355 Cliffridge, La Jolla 92037

NEW at La Jolla YMCA!
Join us and Learn Jitterbug, Lindy Hop and social dance!

Acclaimed instructor with 16 years of teaching experience Joel Plys of Swing Dancing San Diego will be teaching you how to dance, get fit and have fun!

10:00am - Jitterbug Lesson
10:30am - Social dancing / Q&A
11:00am - Lindy Hop Lesson
11:30-12:00 - Social Dancing / Q&A

Please note:
- You must be a YMCA member to take these classes - classes are FREE with membership.
- Get a $10 Day Pass and take the class

More information? Email:

Balboa Swing Dance Workshop with Special Guest Instructors!
Author: SD in SD :: Posted: Thu 04/02/15 12:34 pm
Balboa Bash
April 18th, 6 – 10pm

Join us for San Diego's monthly Balboa Swing Dance Workshop brought to you by Joel Plys of Swing Dancing San Diego.

In these workshops you will learn a beautiful, stylish Swing dance that originated here, in Southern California in the 1930’s. Because Balboa was originally developed in the era of crowded dance floors, steps are small and, if dancing Pure Balboa, you don’t even have to move far off your spot! Balboa also allows you to dance to faster tempos without breaking a sweat.

These monthly progressive workshops are aimed at intermediate and above level dancers. Joel has been teaching and dancing Balboa for 16 years! So come along and make the most of his experience.

Stanford Studio, 7275 Stanford Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942

If pre-registration exceeds 5 couples, we will move the venue to the VMMC in Balboa Park: 2115 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA, 92101

(Subject to change & we are open to suggestions for topics)

6:00-7:00pm - Topic 1
7:15-8:15pm - Topic 2
8:30-9:30pm - Woah! Did you see that?! - The latest trends/moves...
9:30-10:00pm - Practice / Social Dance / Q&A

This will be an Intermediate level Balboa workshop - if you know the basic rhythms and foundation figures (lollies, throwouts, crossovers aka Out & Ins, pop turns) you should be fine. If you do not know these please schedule a private lesson before this Balboa Bash date.

$40 Pre-Registration - Cash or Check to Joel
$42 Pre-Registration with Paypal -
$50 at the door
$20 individual class

For more information email:

The Hep Spot - A Sunday Social Swing Dance!
Author: SD in SD :: Posted: Thu 04/02/15 12:31 pm
Join us at San Diego’s Super Fun Sunday Social Swing Dance!

Get fit, have fun and make new friends at the most unique Swing dance venue in San Diego - The Hep Spot at Tango Del Rey! Everyone is welcome, whether you’re a beginner, advanced or a non-dancer; there is something for you at The Hep Spot!

Sundays will never be the same again!

*5pm - FREE Beginner Swing Dance Lesson (upstairs)
*5pm - FREE Intermediate Swing Dance Lesson (upstairs)

* DJ'd music 6 - 9pm
* 2 air conditioned dance floors
* Tons of FREE parking
* Contests for prizes and cash!
* Raffle for great prizes
* Social mixers & birthday jams
* Dance performances
* Food and bar available (please no outside food or drink)
* Fun vintage dance clips projected

$8 general admission (includes lesson)
$6 student/military (please bring ID)
($1 from every admission goes towards the contest winnings)

Venue: Tango Del Rey - 3567 Del Rey St, San Diego, California 92109

Share this event with everyone you know and let's pack the Hep Spot with fun, friendly dancers!!

For more information email:

Hang 10 Hoppers Swing Dance Classes
Author: SD in SD :: Posted: Thu 04/02/15 12:30 pm
Come and join San Diego’s fastest growing, high energy Swing Dance Troupe – the Hang 10 Hoppers!

Get happy and healthy and begin a new hobby with Swing Dancing San Diego!

Learn a new skill, make a ton of friends, get fit and have a load of fun all at the same time!

A bit about us: We were formed in July 2012 and have become the go-to group for Swing dance performances, routines and showcases in San Diego. We have already been paid over $11,000 from gigs!
Whether you want to get paid to dance or just increase your skills as a dancer, the Hang Ten Hoppers are for you.


6:30pm - Essential Lindy Hop figures & styling
* Charleston Swingouts
* "The Chase"
* "Skip Up" variations
* Kickaway styling
* Drags
* Circle Slides
* Dean Collins Super Slide

7:30pm - Birthday Boogie Routine

8:30pm - Routine Practice

9:00pm - Advanced Choreography
(Must get permission from Joel to attend.)

$15 - Drop In to any class
$50 - 1 class / month (4 classes)
$90 - 2 classes / month (8 classes)
$120 - 3 month Punch Card - 12 classes for $10/class

Venue: VMMC in Balboa Park, 2115 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA, 92101

For more information email:

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