Friday, April 18, 2014




The Harlem Swing Dance Society 
presents

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A RARE and Special Treat




AFRICAN DANCE: 
AFRO  SWING

 

From Mozambique:
Our Dance Roots!



A Unique Blend of true
 African and American Dance Styles!


Special Dance Workshop

SATURDAY May 24th

10am - 11:30am

$10pp  
All ages welcome




Come and Meet and Greet 
with your Dance Cousins!


Location



Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy
 Community Center 
(JPK)

Auditorium
34 West 134 Street  
(between Lenox and 5th Aves)
HARLEM: NY, NY 10037


Payment  Method
 

Stay tuned for easy links here, before May 1st.  
 Till that time you can reserve your spot
 by using Paypal with THSDS email to pay online 
theharlemswingdancesociety@yahoo.com



For more information on 
regular Harlem classes and events:

 Contact
The Harlem Swing Dance Society (THSDS)

 347 - 709 - 7022

theharlemswingdancesociety@gmail.com



Thursday, April 17, 2014

Frankie 100 Harlem: Master Classes! With Harlem Lindy Hop Legends in HARLEM - May 23rd and 24th



SAVE the DATES!!!!

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Harlem's Heritage Series


HARLEM's 

Harvest Moon Ball Legends

and 

Savoy Ballroom Survivors 

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Master Classes




Sonny Allen

Sugar Sullivan

Barbara Billups

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May 23rd and 24th

in HARLEM!



Swing Dancers


On Friday  May  23rd 






The Leaders Workshop: 

50's Savoy Ballroom Style 
with Harvest Moon Ball Champion

Sonny Allen

6pm - 7:30pm

From the last of the Best of the Savoy Ballroom:  Sonny Allen will have you learn the dynamic’s of leading and following, and the understanding of clues. Master the development of proper balance and resistance as you explore the deeper relationship that a Leader has to their own movement and that of their partner.

Sonny will help you improve your partnering skills with an awareness of spacing and positioning between your partner. This Harlem Lindy Hop Legend will also enlighten you about the fabulous Savoy Ballroom firsthand, and how he won the exciting Harvest Moon Ball competition (in less than a year!) and carried on the winning tradition. A rare and exciting treat for your Frankie 100 weekend! 


Leaders  -  $25   Followers  -  $10



Swing Dancers

Saturday May 24th





The Followers Workshop 

50's Savoy Ballroom Style 
with Harvest Moon Ball Champions

Barbara Billups 
and Sugar Sullivan

12pm  -1:30pm


From the last of the Best of the Savoy Ballroom: Harvest Moon Ball Champions Sugar Sullivan and Barbara Billups enlighten to you to forms and techniques from the Savoy era to improve your skills. Learn dance etiquette, styling and more!  Leaders are welcome to understand how the follower can be guided to stay in position for the best partnering.  

These two Harlem Lindy Hop legends will also enlighten you about the fabulous Savoy Ballroom firsthand, and the exciting Harvest Moon Ball competition: It was a far cry from contests of today.  A rare and exciting treat for your Frankie 100 weekend! 


Followers - $25    Leaders- $10



Swing Dancers





SAVOY STYLE: 
50's Swing Dance Workshop

12pm  -1:30pm


The Music changed in the 1950's but style and class did not! 

Listen and learn from the last of the Best of the Savoy Ballroom: Sonny Allen will have you learn the Harlem technique that was popular and a smooth style for any age. 


A lively and fun dance,the 50's Savoy Swing style is characterized by swing music with basic rhythms yet more from the music of the era.  Within this workshop Sonny will cover the basics and  various Lindy Moves to assist you to get in beat and rhythm.  Also included are viewing rare artifacts - and a rare uniquopportunity for your Frankie 100 weekend on the dance floor!
  


$25 per person




Swing Dancers


HARLEM  LOCATIONS


Friday  May 23rd


2031 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York, NY 10027


RAWSPACE

2031 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. (7th Ave)

between 121st and 122nd Streets

New YorkNew York 10027



Saturday May 24th





Followers Workshop Location

Hansboro Recreation Center 

Dance Room - 2nd floor (elevator)
35 West 134th Street (bet Lenox and 5th Aves)
HARLEM: NY, NY 10037


50's Savoy Style Workshop Location

Joseph P. Kennedy Community Center (JPK)

Green Room - Basement
34 West 134 Street  (bet Lenox and 5th Aves)
HARLEM: NY, NY 10037


Payment  Method 

Stay tuned for easy links here, before May 1st.   Till that time you can reserve your spot and use Paypal with the email theharlemswingdancesociety@yahoo.com.


LIMITED SPACE - Reserve ASAP




For more information on 
regular Harlem classes and events:

 Contact
The Harlem Swing Dance Society (THSDS)

 347 - 709 - 7022

theharlemswingdancesociety@gmail.com

Monday, April 7, 2014

April 23rd: Swing Soiree! A Spring Harlem Swing Dance




Swing into Spring





A Harlem
Swing Dance Social Soiree

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Wednesday April 23rd

7pm to 11pm

$8        Students $5


Lt. Joseph P Kennedy Center
34 West 134 St (enter thru 135thSt)
HARLEM NYC
                                


Dj'd Classics and Vintage Film Clips

Light Refreshments



SEE  YOU  THERE




The Harlem Swing Dance Society
(THSDS)


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Thursday, April 3, 2014






A VERY SPECIAL 
 HARLEM  OFFER


FRANKIE 100




Tickets for May 22nd  

At the World Famous 
Apollo Theater Shows:

Opening Night!

7pm      Show Only - $20


10pm  Show

Includes the Historic 
Alhambra Ballroom
After Party

Join the 
Multicultural Swing Dance
Party in Harlem!

$35



Tickets for May 26th at Terminal 5:

The Ultimate Swing Dance!

The GRAND Finale and Night


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$35

Join the PARTY!!!!

More Info?  Contact THSDS
347 - 709 - 7022

Or click link below and pay online





theharlemswingdancesociety@gmail.com