Sunday, August 5, 2007

The Ithaca Dance Directory

The Ithaca Dance Directory is now open to all dance troupes and dance concerns with the Central New York Region of Ithaca / Tompkins County. This means ballet, modern dance, as well as cheerleaders all the way to folkdancing. Its all included.

The Ithaca Dance Directory was first developed to create a central webpage where all the activities concerning dance of Mr. Roger M. Christian can be recorded and noted on the internet. Often, and with additional links which came after, The Ithaca Dance Directory more than often out ranked Mr. Christian's leading dance buisness werbsites.With this in mind, Mr Christian went on to add to this discovery by likewise creating The Ithaca Fashions Directory, as well as

The Ithaca Sports Directory all having the same results.

Monday, July 2, 2007

Swing Kids at Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Swing Kids of Toronto

Celebrate the Arts @ St. Clair & Yonge

This festival site showcased Toronto's rich arts and cultural-entertainment scene featuring jazz, swing, big band, opera and orchestral music along with street theatre, dance and visual arts. Festival-goers visited Yonge & St. Clair for a truly unique and inspiring celebration of Toronto's vibrant arts community.

Lindy nights with Toronto's hard-working Swing kids

Midnight crawled into the Hooch with the Shim-Sham and got shoved down the stairs on a torrent of Cab Calloway before any of the swing kids could notice. There was Joanna and Tyler and Sean by the bar; there was Danielle, a Jean Arthur dopplegänger under retro-bleached curls; there was Jessica kicking her saddle shoes into a sundae'd blur; there was Mandy and her sister Zoey, almost identically round-cheeked and fresh-complected as a 1926 Borax ad, and they had all come to Lindy Hop.

See rest of O'Connor's article here

Sunday, July 1, 2007

Club spotlight: Swing and Social Dance Club

Like busting a move outside the world of DDR? The Swing and Social Dance Club is here to teach you how to really move for $10 for 10 weeks.

Jillian Sauder, member of the club, mentioned that UW Swing is hoping to get a few dances goibng on over the summer term. She said Bomber and Caesar Martini’s as two possible venues. Sauder hopes to attract a great deal of members as well as non-members to these events.

The first lesson with UW Swing is free.
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