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2015

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  • Tue
    29
    Dec
    2015

    Swivels, Spins & Slides

    6:30 - 9:30pm

    You Should Be Dancing

    412 Eighth Ave 4th floor New York, NY

     

    Swivels Spins Slides Stina 8X10TIME 6:30-9:30pm

    TUES DEC 29

    Level: 2 and up
    6:30 Swing Review
    with Paolo Pasta Lanna
    Review of triple steps & classic patterns

    7:30 Swivels, Spins & Slides (2 hrs)
    with Paolo & Stina

    We will help you to demystify these elements of the Lindy Hop and bring your dancing up a notch. These components will create endless opportunities to improvise

    Price:  ALL $45 in advance/$55 day of
    6:30 Swing Review: $20 in advance/$25 door
    7:30 Swivels, Spins & Slides: $35 in advance/ $45 door

    Sign Up Here

  • Sun
    20
    Dec
    2015

    Swing Crash Course Workshop

    12pm – 3:30pm

    You Should Be Dancing 412 Eighth Avenue (at 31st Street) NYC

    OPEN LEVEL

    Come learn to swing dance in a day.  This 3.5 hour workshop, led by expert instructors, introduces you to the style of Swing that was born in Harlem during the late 1920s and 30s. This is a beginners' workshop in which we will cover partnering, rhythm and lead-follow techniques.  We will focus on 6-count patterns perfect for Big Band swing music!  

    You Should Be Dancing studios 412 Eighth Ave NYC

    Register Here

  • Sat
    19
    Dec
    2015

    Swing Remix Dance CONTEST

    6:00pm

    The JCC in Manhattan
    334 Amsterdam Avenue (at 76th street)
    New York, NY 10463

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    • SWING REMIX 5th ANNUAL
      HOLIDAY Dance Contest & Party
      SATURDAY DECEMBER 19th, 2015

      Featuring Professor Cunningham & His Old School
      DJ TBD 
      Click here for CONTEST DETAILS

    • DANCE TIMELINE
      7:30 General Admission Doors Open
      7:45 BEGINNER Dance Lesson (FREE with dance admission)
      8:30 LIVE MUSIC & SOCIAL DANCING
      10:45 Dance Performances, Announcements, Give Aways
      11:00 LIVE MUSIC & SOCIAL DANCING
      1:00AM END
      All Ages

      Tickets Available starting NOV 22nd.
      $16 early bird (before DEC17)  / Door TBA
      *specialty dance workshops extra

    SWINGREMIX.com

     

  • Sun
    29
    Nov
    2015

    Collegiate Shag Taster workshop

    2:30 - 5:30

    You Should Be Dancing

    412 Eighth Avenue, New York City

    Collegiate Shag Taster 8X10

     

    Basic Sampling of this fast footwork collegiate style dance that was all the rage in the 1930s and is back with a vengeance. We cover Footwork styles, Partnering Positions, Passes and Travels, Side by Side, Cross Hands, Double Kicks, Break Aways and more.

    (some dance experience preferred)

    Pricing: $40 in advance / $50 day of

     

    REGISTER HERE

     

  • Sun
    22
    Nov
    2015

    Dips,Tricks & Patterns

    2:30pm

    You Should Be Dancing

    412 Eighth Ave, 4th floor NYC

    Tricks, Dips & Patterns with Paolo and his special guest

    SUNDAY NOV 22, 2015

    Add stylish partner combinations and patterns to your swing repertoire. Then, add great techniques for added playful, fun, and fancy tricks & dips.

    Pricing: $40 in advance / $50 day of

     

    REGISTER HERE

  • Sat
    21
    Nov
    2015

    Swing Remix Dance Spectacular

    6:00pm

    The JCC in Manhattan
    334 Amsterdam Avenue (at 76th street)
    New York, NY 10463

    Swing Remix features Ron Sunshine at this NOV 21st dance party. There will be a CD release celebration for Ron Sunshine's newest album.  visiting SWINGREMIX.com

     

  • Wed
    04
    Nov
    2015

    40th Anniversary GALA

    noon

    Glen Island Casino

    New Rochelle, NY


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    40th Anniversary GALA

    This Fundraiser Gala is being hosted by the Arts Council of New Rochelle. Theme is Big Band Era and the music of Billy Strayhorn

    The Rhythm Stompers will be performing several team numbers featuring Lindy Hop, Balboa & Collegiate Shag.

    Visit www.newrochellearts.org

     

  • Sun
    11
    Oct
    2015

    LINDY EXPRESS Workshop

    12:30 - 3:00pm

    You Should Be Dancing studios

    412 Eighth Ave, NYC

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  • Sat
    10
    Oct
    2015

    Swing Remix Dance Spectacular

    6:00pm

    The JCC in Manhattan
    334 Amsterdam Avenue (at 76th street)
    New York, NY 10463

    Swing Remix features Glenn Crytzer's Savoy Seven at this OCT 10th dance party. Stay tuned for all the details by visiting SWINGREMIX.com

     

  • Sun
    27
    Sep
    2015

    Arts Fest

    noon

    New Rochelle, NY


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    Arts Fest New Rochelle NY

    The Rhythm Stompers will be performing several team numbers featuring Lindy Hop, Balboa & Collegiate Shag. The Arts Fest is a weekend long Festival / Fair hosted by the Arts Council of New Rochelle.

    Dancers: Adrienne & Rafal, Rachel & Paolo, Richard & Stina.

    Visit www.newrochellearts.org

     

  • Sun
    20
    Sep
    2015

    San Gennaro Feast in Belmar

    11am - 5pm

    Main Street between 10th Avenue and 13th Ave. , Belmar
    Mass of San Gennaro: 10 am, Saturday 9/19 St. Rose Church, Belmar

     

    feastofsangennaro_belmarJoin us in celebrating this proud Italian heritage on the Jersey Shore as part of the fourth annual Feast of San Gennaro in Belmar.

    Members of the Rhythm Stompers will showcase some of their dance numbers!

    This year’s festival will feature delicious foods, live entertainment, music and dancing in the traditional Feast way.  The festivities kick off on Saturday with a Mass celebrated in Italian at St. Rose Church in Belmar, followed by the traditional procession of the Statue of San Gennaro to its place of honor on Main Street.  Visitors will can enjoy Italian treats, a Wine & Beer Garden, an eating contest, crafters, kids activities, dancing in the street and more.

    Saturday & Sunday, September 19 & 20, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Website Details

    Sponsored by Power Home Remodeling, Press Comm Radio; 107.1 FM, B98.5, Thunder 106

  • Sat
    19
    Sep
    2015

    Swing Remix Dance Spectacular

    6:00pm

    The JCC in Manhattan
    334 Amsterdam Avenue (at 76th street)
    New York, NY 10463

    Swing Remix returns for it's FALL SEASON on Saturday September 19th, 2015. Stay tuned for all the details by visiting SWINGREMIX.com

     

  • Thu
    10
    Sep
    2015
    Sun
    13
    Sep
    2015

    Torino Swing Festival

    12:00

    Torino, Italy

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    The third edition of Torino Swing Festival will celebrate music and Turin with a line-up featuring more than 40 musicians8 world famous teachers and daily side events (completely free) to show you the beauty of this city. 10 to 13 September 2015.

  • Sat
    29
    Aug
    2015

    Dips,Tricks & Patterns

    3:30pm

    You Should Be Dancing

    412 Eighth Ave, 4th floor NYC

    Tricks, Dips, Patterns AUG 8X10Tricks, Dips & Patterns with Paolo and his special guest

    Saturday, August 29th 3:30p-6:30p 

    Add stylish partner combinations and patterns to your swing repertoire. Then, add great techniques for added playful, fun, and fancy tricks & dips.

    Join our FACE BOOK INVITE

    Pricing: $40 in advance / $50 day of

     

    REGISTER HERE

  • Sat
    29
    Aug
    2015

    Half Time Show at Gotham Roller Girls

    7:00pm - 10:00pm

    John Jay College, 899 10th Avenue

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    Our performance is postponed to another future event

    The Lindy Hop All-Stars perform the Halftime Show during the GOTHAM GIRLS Roller Derby Match at John Jay College, 899 10th Avenue between 58th and 59th Street at Haaren Hall in Manhattan. The game begins at 7:00 P.M. The half-time performance will be approximately 10 minutes long.
    Dancers TBA
    The doors open at 6:00 P.M. and the game starts at 7:00 P.M. The Bronx Gridlock will be playing the Brooklyn Bombshells. 

    Gotham Girls Roller Derby 
    gothamgirlsrollerderby.com

  • Sun
    05
    Jul
    2015
    Fri
    17
    Jul
    2015

    ITALY TOUR with City Rhythm Orchestra

    Puglia Region & Amalfi Coast
    Italy

    2015 ITALY TOUR NYC CRO_Page_1I've been joining this tour for the past two summers and it's a hoot. Historic Towns & Villages, Spectacular countryside visits to wineries, concerts with dancing, great food, great people, great fun.  The ITALY TOUR ITINERARY and SIGN UP DETAILS with the City Rhythm Orchestra are BELOW and the link to our INVITATION PDF BROCHURE. 

    Please let me know if you decide to join us this summer. And if you have and questions, don’t hesitate to contact us. I’ve been on this program for the past 2 summers.

    ENJOY and hope you’re having a great start to 2015.

    Keep it Punchin’

    Paolo  

  • Fri
    03
    Jul
    2015

    Midsummer Night Swing

    6:00pm

    Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center
    New York City



     

     

     

     

     

    Paolo joins the Rhythm Stompers for a fabulous showcase number on the evening of Friday July 3rd, 2015. Visit Midsummer Night Swing

  • Sun
    21
    Jun
    2015

    Lindy Express Workshop

    12pm – 2:30pm

    You Should Be Dancing 412 Eighth Avenue (at 31st Street) NYC

    Lindy Hop EXPRESS June 21 8X10

    Time:12:00-2:30pm (Note: Time change 12 - 2:30)

    Date: Sunday, June 21 

    Instructors: PAOLO & LAINEY - JUST ADDED (Lainey Silver)

     

    All Aboard The Lindy Express Train. Great for 

    developing your vocabulary and skills in Lindy World. 

    We cover the The Swing Out, 

    The Jockey, Kick Footwork,

    Charleston 

    patterns

    and more!

    Level: Adv Basic and up

    Price: 

    Advance $35

    Door $45

    You Should Be Dancing studios 412 Eighth Ave NYC

  • Sat
    20
    Jun
    2015

    Swing Remix Dance spectacular

    6:30pm

    The JCC in Manhattan 334 Amsterdam Ave. NYC
    Tickets available at SwingRemix.com

     

     

    Saturday June 20, 2015
    Professor Cunningham & His Old School

    The Hottest Swing Bands, DJ's, Social Partnering and Dance Performances on Earth. SwingRemix.com

    6:30 Workshops, 8:30 Live Music and Social Dancing
    10:30 Performances and Contests

  • Fri
    19
    Jun
    2015

    Stepping Out studios

    9pm

    Stepping Out Studios, New York

    37 West 26th Street 9th Floor  New York, NY Tel: 646-742-9400

    Rhythm Stompers Logo Concept B&WOvalShipPaolo joins the Rhythm Stompers to perform a new number featuring the dance styles of Balboa & Collegiate Shag. Visit steppingoutstudios.com for details of their party.

  • Sun
    14
    Jun
    2015

    Jazz Age Lawn Party

    11:00am - 5:00pm

    Governor's Island, New York City

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    Paolo celebrates the 1920's at this fabulous recreative Jazz Age style concert, picnic, and dance party on Governor's Island in NYC

  • Sat
    13
    Jun
    2015

    Special Event Private

    6pm

    Jones Beach, New York

    PaoloLaurentina_SwingOut_full_FXwebPaolo and partner perform with The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn at this private function in Long Island.

  • Sun
    07
    Jun
    2015

    Hawaiian Pot Luck Picnic

    11am - 3:30pm

    Summit Rock in Central Park NYC

    Use the 85th Street entrance to the park. Keep right on the path until you see the lamppost sign "Summit Rock" then go up the hill.

    690x380-Hawaii-Sunset-with-Hula-DancerStarted over 20 years ago by members of the local Hawaiian community to celebrate May Day, the annual Central Park Picnic brings together over 300 people from the Hawaiian community together each year on the first Sunday of June in a Hawaiian style potluck with ono food, kanikapila Hawaiian music and hula. Everyone is invited to dance hula or play some Hawaiian music so bring your mele, hula and instruments. There will be a CD player and some battery-powered amplifiers available. It's a potluck so bring your favorite local dish to share and your own non-alcoholic beverages as well as trash bags for clean-up.

    Use the 85th Street entrance to the park. Keep right on the path until you see the lamppost sign "Summit Rock" then go up the hill.

    Here is the Facebook invite https://www.facebook.com/events/946873005334791/

  • Sat
    06
    Jun
    2015

    Dips, Tricks & Patterns Swing Workshop

    1pm – 3:30pm

    You Should Be Dancing 412 Eighth Avenue (at 31st Street) NYC

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    Level II-III

    Add stylish partner combinations and patterns to your repertoire. Then we will cover tricks & dips. 

    Price $50 door, $40 in advance

    Instructors: Paolo and special guest follow

    You Should Be Dancing studios 412 Eighth Ave NYC

    Register Here http://youshouldbedancing.nyc/events/swing-dips-tricks-patterns

  • Sun
    31
    May
    2015

    Swing Crash Course Workshop

    12pm – 3:30pm

    You Should Be Dancing 412 Eighth Avenue (at 31st Street) NYC

    Swing Crash Course April-May 8X10

    OPEN LEVEL

    Come learn to swing dance in a day.  This 3.5 hour workshop, led by expert instructors, introduces you to the style of Swing that was born in Harlem during the late 1920s and 30s. This is a beginners' workshop in which we will cover partnering, rhythm and lead-follow techniques.  We will focus on 6-count patterns perfect for Big Band swing music!  

    You Should Be Dancing studios 412 Eighth Ave NYC

    Register Here http://youshouldbedancing.nyc/events/swing-crash-course-for-beginner-dancers/

  • Sat
    30
    May
    2015
    Sun
    31
    May
    2015

    Lasdon Park Celebrates Days of Victory

    5-7pm Saturday

    2610 Amawalk Road (Route 35)
    Katonah, NY 10536

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    The Gerard Carelli orchestra's music of the 1940s will headline the musical act on Saturday, May 30 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. And the ABCs of Jazz will perform on Sunday, May 31 between 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Come out and dance in period costumes showing off your best dance moves! There will be space for dance couples!

    Just a parking fee of $20 per car. I can get a few comps for Lindy specialists. 
    http://www.lasdonpark.org/events/v_day/v_day.html

  • Sat
    09
    May
    2015

    Swing Remix Dance spectacular

    6:30pm

    The JCC in Manhattan 334 Amsterdam Ave. NYC
    Tickets available at SwingRemix.com

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    Saturday May 9, 2015
    Jason Prover & The Sneak Thievery Orchestra

    The Hottest Swing Bands, DJ's, Social Partnering and Dance Performances on Earth. SwingRemix.com

    6:30 Workshops, 8:30 Live Music and Social Dancing
    10:30 Performances and Contests

  • Sun
    26
    Apr
    2015

    Swing Crash Course Workshop

    12pm – 3:30pm

    You Should Be Dancing 412 Eighth Avenue (at 31st Street) NYC

    Swing Crash Course April-May 8X10

    OPEN LEVEL

    Come learn to swing dance in a day.  This 3.5 hour workshop, led by expert instructors, introduces you to the style of Swing that was born in Harlem during the late 1920s and 30s. This is a beginners' workshop in which we will cover partnering, rhythm and lead-follow techniques.  We will focus on 6-count patterns perfect for Big Band swing music!  

    You Should Be Dancing studios 412 Eighth Ave NYC

    Register Here http://youshouldbedancing.nyc/events/swing-crash-course-4/

  • Sat
    25
    Apr
    2015

    Swing Remix Dance spectacular

    6:30pm

    The JCC in Manhattan 334 Amsterdam Ave. NYC
    Tickets available at SwingRemix.com

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    Saturday April 25, 2015
    Dan Levinson & His Swing Wing

    The Hottest Swing Bands, DJ's, Social Partnering and Dance Performances on Earth. SwingRemix.com

    6:30 Workshops, 8:30 Live Music and Social Dancing
    10:30 Performances and Contests

  • Sun
    19
    Apr
    2015

    Tricks & Lindy Dips Workshop

    2:30 - 4:30pm

    Westchester Ballroom 136 Radio Circle, Mt. Kisco, New York 914-773-7773

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    We are returning for a NEW LINDY WORKSHOP On SUNDAY April 19th at Westchester Ballroom and this time, we explore Tricks & Dips. We'll work on dynamic connection & balance techniques. Then, explore a multitude of tricks and fancy pants patterns.

    Great for both leaders and follows. Come join this fun class to get more out of your dancing. 

    Please contact us at info@paoloswings.com if you are planning to attend so we plan for a good balance of leads and follows.

    Instructors: Paolo & Laurentina

    Advanced Payment Link

    Price:
    $35* in advance
    $40 day of

    * $1 service fee included when purchasing online.

     

     

  • Sat
    11
    Apr
    2015

    1920s Charleston Workshop

    2pm - 4pm

    Alfred Lerner Hall

    2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

    PaoloRachel_FX72_0278_YSBD_by-John-AbbottColumbia University Swing Club presents this 1920's Charleston 

    workshop, featuring Paolo Pasta Lanna and Rachel McMullen. Expand your Charleston 

    knowledge. Charleston originated in Charleston, SC in 1923 and has been 

    rocking the social dance scene ever since. Not sure what 1920s Charleston is? 

    Check out this video 

  • Sun
    29
    Mar
    2015

    Spins & Slides Swing Workshops

    2:30 - 4:30pm

    Westchester Ballroom 136 Radio Circle, Mt. Kisco, New York 914-773-7773

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    We're back again with our Lindy workshops series and this time, we explore SPINS & SLIDES. We'll work on spinning, strength building and balance techniques. Then, as most good spins have a partner at the other end, we'll look at momentum and counter-balance methods.

    Then we'll work on some new slides for both leaders and follows. Come join this fun class to get more out of your dancing.  Instructors: Paolo & Laurentina    

    Price:
    $35* in advance
    $40 day of

    *note: paypal payment includes a $1 processing fee
    **advanced payments available thru Friday only. This workshop is SUNDAY March 29th. 

     

  • Sat
    28
    Mar
    2015

    8-Count Extreme

    12pm – 3pm

    You Should Be Dancing 412 Eighth Avenue (at 31st Street) NYC

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    with Paolo & Stina

    Adv Beg/Pre-Int Level:

    An accelerated learning experience great for the development of the Lindy Hop and the next level of learning.

    Pricing: $40 in advance / $50 day of

    Register Here: http://youshouldbedancing.nyc/events/lindy-8-count-extreme-workshop/

  • Sat
    21
    Mar
    2015

    Swing Remix Dance spectacular

    6:30pm

    The JCC in Manhattan 334 Amsterdam Ave. NYC
    Tickets available at SwingRemix.com

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    Members of the Rhythm Stompers perform LIVE to Glenn Crytzer & His Savoy Seven at NYC’s premier social dance party. Show time is approximately 10:45pm

    The Hottest Swing Bands, DJ's, Social Partnering and Dance Performances on Earth. SwingRemix.com

    6:30 Workshops,

    8:30 Live Music and Social Dancing

    10:30 Performances and Contests

  • Sat
    14
    Mar
    2015

    Dips, Tricks & Pretzels Swing Workshop

    12pm – 3pm

    You Should Be Dancing 412 Eighth Avenue (at 31st Street) NYC

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    Level II-III

    Add stylish partner combinations and patterns to your repertoire. Then we will cover tricks & dips. 

    Price $50 door, $40 in advance

    Instructors: Paolo and special guest Rachel

    You Should Be Dancing studios 412 Eighth Ave NYC

    Register Here http://youshouldbedancing.nyc/events/dips-tricks-patterns/

  • Sun
    08
    Mar
    2015

    Swivels & Slides Swing Workshops

    2:30 - 4:30pm

    Westchester Ballroom 136 Radio Circle, Mt. Kisco, New York 914-773-7773

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    Ladies will learn to work those legs and twist those hips. We will explore the variety in swivels. Every good swivel has a partner at the other end.

    Fellas will learn the complimentary footwork, the fundamentals of counter-balance, sugar pushes and more. Then we'll work on Slides for all. Come join this fun class to get more out of your dancing.     

     

     

     

    Instructors: Paolo & Laurentina    
    Price:
    $30* in advance**
    $40 day of

    *note: paypal payment includes a $2 processing fee
    **advanced payments available only thru Saturday March 7th

     

  • Sat
    21
    Feb
    2015

    Dips, Tricks & Pretzels Swing Workshop

    12pm – 3pm

    You Should Be Dancing 412 Eighth Avenue (at 31st Street) NYC

    Tricks, Dips, Pretzels Silhouette 8X10

    Level II-III

    Add stylish partner combinations and patterns to your repertoire. Then we will cover tricks & dips. 

    Price $45 in advance

    Instructors: Paolo and special guest Stina

    You Should Be Dancing studios 412 Eighth Ave NYC

    Register Here youshouldbedancing.nyc/events/dip-tricks-pretzels-workshop/

  • Sat
    21
    Feb
    2015

    Stepping Stones Museum performance

    8:30pm

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    Paolo & Laurentina showcase dances of the 1920s - 1950s at the Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk, CT.

    http://www.steppingstonesmuseum.org

  • Sat
    07
    Feb
    2015

    Swing Remix Dance spectacular

    6:30pm

    The JCC in Manhattan 334 Amsterdam Ave. NYC
    Tickets available at SwingRemix.com

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    Saturday February 7, 2015
    Gordon Webster & Friends

    The Hottest Swing Bands, DJ's, Social Partnering and Dance Performances on Earth. SwingRemix.com

    6:30 Workshops, 8:30 Live Music and Social Dancing
    10:30 Performances and Contests

  • Sat
    17
    Jan
    2015

    Dips, Tricks & Pretzels Swing Workshop

    12pm – 3pm

    You Should Be Dancing 412 Eighth Avenue (at 31st Street) NYC

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    Level II-III

    Add stylish partner combinations and patterns to your repertoire. Then we will cover tricks & dips. 

    Price $40 in advance, more at door.

    Instructors: Paolo and special guest follow Elaine Silver

    You Should Be Dancing studios 412 Eighth Ave NYC

    Contact youshouldbedancing.nyc

  • Sat
    17
    Jan
    2015

    Swing Remix Dance spectacular

    6:30pm

    The JCC in Manhattan 334 Amsterdam Ave. NYC
    Tickets available at SwingRemix.com

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    Saturday January 17, 2015
    Ron Sunshine & his Hot Rhythm Orchestra

    The Hottest Swing Bands, DJ's, Social Partnering and Dance Performances on Earth. SwingRemix.com

    6:30 Workshops, 8:30 Live Music and Social Dancing
    10:30 Performances and Contests