Dedicated to the Promotion of Couples Style Country and Swing
This issue by Judi T.
Two Step with
modified:Don Leynes, assisted by Julie Hein, continues teaching Two Step.The first Wednesday lessons, as well as
last Friday’s lesson, were both hugely applauded by the Beginners and
Intermediates.Jump in anytime.Don has a tremendous amount of knowledge
to share while Julie will explain the fine point detail of his creativness.
Happenings will provide workshop registration
forms as soon as available.The lesson
cost for Friday night is $10.Saturday workshops are $12 or three for $30.(details)
Editor’s note of
personal experience:Yes, Kristin is
as bubbly and enthusiastic as her picture portrays!You’ll love this national champion’s
classes whether private or group!
new: DaDance Camp Has a New Name
The Swing ‘n’ Country event that celebrated
its tenth anniversary last year has been renamed Dance CampChicago.Although a long way off (February 20-22, 2009) a registration form
and a flyer have
already been created by SNC’s early planners.There will be more to this event than just a new name!
Let us know of Country or Swing
Events you want posted in Happenings.
U.S. Open Swing Dance Championships:September 15, 2008
Championship Country Dance: September 28, 2008
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
9:00 pm until midnight with April Prince as your DJ.(map)
Chicago Rebels hold a dance at The Centre at North
Park10040 Addison Ave.,
Park.Lessons are from 8:00 pm to 9:00
pm with Nancy Tuzzolino, followed by open dancing until midnight. (map)
Sole Dance sponsors a “Back to School” Dance at Diamond Dancesport, 7767 W. 96th Place, Hickory Hills, IL60457.Following a Two Step lesson at 8:00
pm., there will be general dancing until midnight.(map)
24:Wednesday.Heart Sole Dance sponsors
its third Dinner, Dancing and Drinks night including an All You Can East
Pizza Buffet @ Vita & Nicks II, a Dance Lesson and a specialty nightcap @
Intimo Martini.These facilities are
steps away from each other in the TinleyPointPlaza, 7050 183rd Street, Tinley Park, Illinois60477. Click here
to read the newspaper review on their first event. (map)
September 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. All activities will be held at The
Centre at North Park.
Thursday, September 25:
Private lessons are available in the afternoon and early evening.
Friday, September 26: -
Private lessons are available in the afternoon; Jordan and Tatiana
will teach at X-Dance in the evening.
Saturday, September 27: -
Four awesome and different West Coast Swing workshops will be
taught with lunch provided Christopher Hussey and Katrina Branson style.
That night, there’s open dancing with a great show!
Sunday, September 28: - Private lessons are available in the
afternoon and a special VIP workshop that night, geared toward the
September 26:Friday.X Dance holds a dance
Centre at North Park, 10040 Addison Ave., Franklin Park, IL60131.Doors open at 7:00 pm, with a lesson at 8:00
pm by special guest instructors, and multiple time U.S. Open dance
champions, Jordan Frisbee and
Tatiana Mollmann. General dancing runs from 9:00 pm until midnight with
April Prince as your DJ.(map)
September 27:Saturday.Brian Wong, editor of Chicago Dance News, hosts a Double
Dance at Ballroom City, 207 Villa Avenue, Villa Park, Illinois 60181.Both Swing and Country music will be
played.Double Dance is held the on
the last Saturday of each month.(map)
new: October 11-12:Chicago
Country Music FestivalSoldier Field, Chicago, Illinois.Live concerts on three stages and two
tents running simultaneously are free.
new: October 31 – November 2:Swing
City Chicago.Westin, Lombard, Illinois.Event Directors:Maren Oslac,
Jeff Sanchez and Julie Hein.A returning feature is “So You Think You
Can Dance with the All Stars.”….. A ten-minute session with an All Star of
your choice with the topic of your choice and proceeds going to charity.The event begins on Halloween. You guessed
it!There will be prizes for best
Wednesdays:SNC Wednesday lessons
feature Don Leynes teaching Two Step in September.
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)
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)