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Swing Time Newsletter — Monday MAY 11th 2009
This Friday (May 15th), be part of the biggest rock'n'roll swing-dance event of the year... Swing Time! 1950's Theme Night at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom, featuring Blair Carman & the Belleview Boys! Everyone's encouraged to dress 1950's-style, with prizes for the best outfits! Looking for those perfect 50's threads? Try Buffalo Gal Vintage in St Petersburg (1219 Martin Luther King Jr St N; Phone 727-290-8468). Between now and May 15th, Buffalo Gal is offering 15% off all 1950's attire to anyone who says they heard about it through Swing Time!
What an incredible turnout last Wednesday for both classes and the dance! The 6pm West-Coast Swing class was very popular, and the instructors covered a lot of cool moves and patterns! Whether you made it last week or not, join us this coming Wednesday, May 13th, at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night for West-Coast Swing class #2 of 4. All material from last week will be reviewed, then new variations will be covered. This bonus class is followed by the Swing Dance Lesson 7-8pm, and Swing Music & Dancing 8-11pm. Looking ahead, in June, the 6pm lesson topic will be Lindy Hop & Swing Rueda! Get Ready for Six Different Levels -- Beginning to Advanced -- of Lindy Hop (the partner swing dance) and Swing Rueda (the partner-switching group dance).
Read on for all event info, plus What's Buzzin's newly released selection of Shim Sham t-shirts and other swing merchandise. See you this Wednesday and Friday at the Gulfport Casino!
GET YOUR SHIM SHAM SHIRTS
and other cool swing dance stuff
What's Buzzin' is now offering a wide selection of original swing-dance designs on t-shirts and other cool merchandise. Click above to shop or see the entire collection.
GULFPORT CASINO SWINGS! —
Exciting 2009 Format — Bonus Lessons, Student Discounts & More!
Every Wednesday in May, the 6pm Bonus Lesson topic will be West Coast Swing. In June, the topic will be Lindy Hop & Swing Rueda! Get Ready for Six Different Levels -- Beginning to Advanced -- of Lindy Hop (the partner swing dance) and Swing Rueda (the partner-switching group dance).
Bonus Lesson 6-7pm
Swing Dance Lesson 7-8pm
Swing Music & Dance 8-11pm
* All Ages * No Partner Needed *
Huge Dance Floor — One of World's Best!
Beautiful Retro-Era Waterfront Dance Hall
Admission $7 (includes 2 Free Lessons!)
Students get 2-for-1 Admission!
Full Bar ~ Prize Giveaways ~ Smoke-Free ~ Free Parking
Celebrate Your Birthday at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night!
The Gulfport Casino is one of the world's best ballrooms, offering up social dance excitement in a picturesque beachfront setting.
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UPCOMING SWING TIME EVENTS
Click the links below for details on each event
EVERY WEDNESDAY: Gulfport Casino Swing Night!
May 15, 2009 (Fri):
Swing Time! at the Gulfport Casino
1950's THEME NIGHT
featuring Blair Carman & the Belleview Boys
Piano-Pumpin' Rock'n'Roll in the Style of Jerry Lee Lewis!
Tickets: $12; purchase at the door
May 29, 2009 (Fri): Swing Time! at Centro Asturiano
Jun 5, 2009 (Fri):
Swing Time! at the Gulfport Casino
featuring The Venturas
Exceptional Talent w/ Hot Vocals!
Tickets: $11; purchase at the door
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