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Swing Time Newsletter — Monday FEBRUARY 24th 2014

This Wednesday FEB 26th is Pretzel Night 2014 at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night!  In honor of that fun & twisty swing-dance move, The Pretzel, Swing Time is providing free pretzels for everyone!  Enter the prize drawing to win free passes and free chocolate-covered pretzels!  Learn a variety of pretzelly moves in the 6-7pm & 7-8pm dance lessons!  ...Swing-Dance Lesson 6-7pm (Pretzels Part A) ...Swing-Dance Lesson 7-8pm (Pretzels Part B) ...Swing Music & Dance 8-11pm.  You can take either lesson by itself or take both for the most fun!  Just $7 includes EVERYTHING and Students Get 2-for-1 Admission!  Is your birthday coming up?  Celebrate Your Birthday at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night!


West-Coast Swing lessons start next Wednesday March 5th at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night!  Featuring special guest instructors, John Henning & Tina Castle, West-Coast Swing lessons run every Wednesday in March during the 6-7pm Bonus Lesson hour.  They'll be followed by Swing Dance Lessons 7-8pm with Sam & Katy, and Dancing 8-11pm.  Just $7 includes both lessons and the dance and students get 2-for-1 admission!


Bonus Lessons: (6-7pm Wednesdays at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night)



Wednesday March 12th, Keith Jones & the Makeshifts play the Gulfport Casino Swing Night!  One of the best groups to ever play the Gulfport Casino, this Ohio band swings hot jump-blues and traditional rock'n'roll for your dancing pleasure.  Mark your calendars now for a special evening of live music & swing dancing!  The evening starts with a West-Coast Dance Lesson 6-7pm, followed by Swing Dance Lesson 7-8pm, then Live Music & Dancing 8-11pm.  Admission is just $10 (no free passes accepted on band nights); get your tickets at the door.  Making their second appearance at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night, Keith Jones & the Makeshifts were a huge hit with dancers when they played for us last summer! 


 Tampa Fusion Dance — Saturday, March 8th, 2014 

PARTNER DANCING TO MODERN MUSIC


Photography by Savannah Lauren Shealy

Thank-you to all who attended February's Fusion Dance, making it the biggest & best yet!  Mark your calendars for future Fusion Dances, happening the 2nd Saturday of each month, now with an extra half-hour of dancing starting at 10:30pm!


Saturday March 8th is the next Tampa Fusion Dance, happening 10:30pm-3:00am and featuring DJ Mineh Ishida.  Bring your entire repertoire of partner-dance skills and dance to a fusion mix of pop, r&b, electronica, etc, ranging from today's club hits to the sultry, groovy, and more!  Admission is $7.  Whatever's your favorite style of dance, join us!


Simone Salsa's main studio on Hillsborough Avenue features awesome atmosphere, lighting, and sound, plus 2500 square feet of smooth hardwood dance floor!  Address — It's located in the Home Design Plaza shopping center at 8336 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, FL 33615Parking — Simone Salsa has a huge (and free) parking lot just a few feet from its entrance.  Drinks — You can BYO beverages to this venue (as long as you keep 'em off the dance floor).  Bottled water is also available for purchase.



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