Dedicated to the Promotion of Couples Style Country and Swing
This issue by Ken D.
Two Step with
modified: Don Leynes,
our instructor for the month of September, begins Two Step lessons this
Wednesday. Attendees will benefit from Don’s expertise and sense of humor as a
regular SNC instructor, as well as a favorite at Cadillac Ranch, where he
teaches on occasion with Julie
Hein. We hear Julie will be joining him for the lessons. Don will also be
joining us this Friday at “Dancer Appreciation Night,” to teach a Two Step
As a way of starting our weekly dance lessons off with a big thanks,
we invite you to our dance this Friday for half price!Everyone pays half price—members ($3),
non-members ($6)—everyone. For the non-members, if you become a member that
night, not only do you get member half-priced admission, you’ll get a free
t-shirt to boot! The evening will feature special guest DJ, and Da Dance Camp
mainstay, Bob Boyle.
Hustle Lesson with Angie Cameron on Friday, September 19
Cameron, accomplished Hustle and West Coast Swing dancer, comes to SNC to
teach a Hustle lesson. Among her many wins in dance competition, one
of the crowning achievements is her win at
the 2007 US Open Jack n Jill competition.
Let us know of Country or Swing
Events you want posted in Happenings.
U.S. Open Swing Dance Championships:September
Championship Country Dance: September 28,
Dallas Dance Festival: October 6, 2008
September 12:Friday.X Dance holds a dance
Centre at North Park, 10040 Addison Ave., Franklin Park, IL60131.Doors open at , with a lesson at .General dancing runs from until with April Prince as your DJ.(map)
Chicago Rebels hold a dance at The Centre at North
Park10040 Addison Ave.,
Park.Lessons are from
with Nancy Tuzzolino, followed by open dancing until .
Sole Dance sponsors a “Back to School” Dance at Diamond Dancesport, 7767 W. 96th Place, Hickory Hills, IL60457.Following a Two Step lesson at , there will be general dancing until .(map)
25 – 29: Thursday – Monday.
Jordan Frisbee & Tatiana Mollman In Chicago. They are the #1 West Coast Swing
couple in the world, and they will be in Chicago from Thursday, Sept 25th to Monday, Sept 29th. Get ready for
another incredible West Coast Swing Weekend!
Thursday - Private lessons are available in
the afternoon and early evening.
Friday - Private lessons are available in the
and Tatiana will teach a great workshop before X-Dance at Franklin
Saturday - The Big Day! Four awesome workshops
will be taught with lunch provided Christopher Hussey and Katrina Branson
style. That night, there’s open dancing with a great show!Everything is happening at Franklin
no need to go anywhere else for the best West Coast Swing on the planet.
Sunday - Private lessons are available in the
afternoon and a special VIP workshop that night—the must attend class
for competitive dancers looking for that edge in their next event.
September 27:Saturday.Brian Wong, editor of Chicago Dance News, hosts a Double
Dance at Ballroom City, 207 Villa Avenue, Villa Park, Illinois 60181.Brian has figured out how to put on a
fantastic mix of Country, Ballroom and Swing music and provides a really cool
pre-printed play list.Double Dance
is held the on the last Saturday of each month.(map)
Wednesdays:SNC Wednesday lessons
feature Don Leynes teachingTwo Step in April.
Thursdays:Maren Oslac teaches a four-week East
Coast Swing class through the month of September at Heart & Sole Dance Studio, 7038 183rd St., Tinley Park. Beginner begins at , and Intermediate at .(map)
new:Results from the MusicCity Dance Challenge are now online.
12-14: Music City Swing Dance
Championships. Sheraton Music City
Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee.World Swing Dance Council and AANCE (Novice) Tour sanctioned.Featured instructors include some Chicago area favorites: Christopher Hussey and Katrina Branson as
well as Maren Oslac.“Girls Gone Wild”
is being offered as a ladies-only sexy styling workshop with Jennifer DeLuca
and Erica Berg.
25-28:Meet Me In St. Louis.
Renaissance St. Louis Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri.WSDC Registry Event.Free
parking and airport shuttle offered.(details)