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Swing Time Newsletter — Tuesday JANUARY 6th 2015

This Wednesday (Jan 7), the Gulfport Casino Swing Night returns, with Shim Sham Lesson 6-7pm, Swing-Dance Lesson 7-8pm, and Dancing 8-11pm.  Just $8 includes both lessons and the dance and students get $5 admission.  Is your birthday coming up?  Celebrate your birthday at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night.

Learn SHIM SHAM in just 60 minutes this Wednesday JAN 7th (6-7pm) at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night!  Below is January's schedule of Wednesday Bonus Lessons happening in the 6-7pm time slot. (Click for full Lesson Calendar.)

 BALLROOM FUSION NIGHT — This Sunday January 11th 
featuring Hustle & Hustle/Swing Fusion lessons
taught by Hustle Hall-of-Famer Debra Kee!

Ballroom Fusion Night returns to the Gulfport Casino this Sunday January 11th!  All social dancers from a diversity of dance scenes, ranging from Swing to Latin/Salsa to Tango to Ballroom to West-Coast to Blues and more, are encouraged to attend and help create this partner-dancing fusion!  Ballroom Fusion Night is social dancing "outside the box", featuring lessons and music for over 30 different partner dances!  We've modernized the ballroom-dance concept, expanding it to include all of today's most popular partner dances, plus exciting new dance music.  Dancing happens 8-11pm, and most songs during the evening support multiple dances.  The night includes a Prize Giveaway with free passes to upcoming events.  All ages are welcome, and no partner is needed.

This Sunday's Ballroom Fusion Night features dance champion instructor and Hustle Hall-of-Famer, Debra Kee, teaching Hustle in the Beginning Lesson 6-7pm and Hustle/Swing Fusion (ECS & WCS) in the Intermediate Lesson 7-8pm.  That's followed by open Dancing 8-11pm.  Just $8 admission ($5 for students) includes EVERYTHING...that means you get both lessons essentially for free, lessons you'd normally pay $10 each to take!

Ballroom Fusion Night is held one Sunday per month at the Gulfport Casino, usually on the 2nd Sunday of the month.  Mark your calendar with 2015's Schedule of Ballroom Fusion Nights and Ballroom Fusion Night Lessons.  The Gulfport Casino Ballroom is one of the world's top dance destinations, offering social dance excitement in a picturesque beachfront setting.  It features a rich history, a grand dance floor, a full cash bar, a smoke-free atmosphere, and free parking.  It's located in the St. Petersburg, Florida area at 5500 Shore Blvd. S., Gulfport, FL 33707.

Enter the prize drawing at this Sunday's Ballroom Fusion Night for your chance to win one of two tickets to "Ballroom with a Twist" at the Mahaffey Theater!  The prize drawing happens midway through the dance at approximately 9:30pm.  "Some of the world's most dazzling professional dancers, championship partners on ABC's Dancing with the Stars and Fox's So You Think You Can Dance, will take to the Mahaffey stage for Ballroom with a Twist."  Want to buy a ticket?  Use promotional code "SWING" for $10 off Balcony or Loge tickets.

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