Ong King Art Center 8pm - 11pm
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Come out and learn to swing dance (or brush up on your basics!) with the Hawai'i Jitterbugs — 6-week beginning swing class starts Mar 24, 7-8pm. No partner or experience necessary! Series includes FREE admission to the dance afterwards (Thursdays from 8-11pm at Ong King Art Center).
Date/Time: Thursdays, 7-8pm — Mar 24-Apr 28
Pricing: $60 for 6 weeks
$15/class (first night only)
Location: Ong King Art Center
Second Sunday Swing is back! Join us every 2nd Sunday of the month at the Atherton YMCA, 7:30-10:30pm. With occasional live music (watch this space for announcements), special classes beforehand, free street parking, and delicious food/drinks available at Coffeeline.
Cover: $5 for DJ nights, $10 for live music; includes free mini lesson at 7pm for beginners.
Sunday Apr 10, 2016
Sunday May 8, 2016
Sunday Jun 12, 2016
Sunday Jul 10, 2016
What: A Balboa Practice!
When: Sundays evenings (see schedule below)
Where: Aloha Dancesport Center (350 Ward Ave, Studio 2 upstairs, Honolulu)
Why: Because (1) Balboa is awesome, and (2) who doesn't want another night of dancing?
How: Show up! (And pay a $5 cover so we can keep the lights on)
Apr 3, 2016: ** CANCELLED ** (Blues/Fusion workshop this weekend -- see Facebook for details)
Apr 10: ** no practice ** (Second Sunday Swing at Atherton YMCA)
Apr 17: 6-9pm
Apr 24: 6-9pm
May 1: 6-9pm
May 15: ** no practice ** (Second Sunday Swing at Atherton YMCA)
May 22: 7:30-9pm*
*Short practice due to classes beforehand (see post above for details). $3 cover for non-students on class nights.
Come practice your Balboa, review stuff from the workshop, exchange moves and ideas with your peers, or fix that trouble-spot. Or just come and dance. That's cool too. The structure is very informal and social dance conventions need not apply: if you want to work with the same person for 30 mins, you can; if you want to bring dance videos to reconstruct moves from, do it. We'll play Bal-friendly music at a variety of tempos (and we won't even kick you out if you Lindy Hop to it).
Everyone welcome... even if you've never danced a Balboa basic in your life! There will NOT be any formal instruction, but people will be on-hand to provide feedback or assistance if requested. Kind of like office hours.
Swing every Thursday night with the Hawaii Jitterbugs! 8-11pm, $5 cover, FREE beginner lesson included 8-8:30pm.
The Ong King Art Center
184 N King Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Located in the heart of Chinatown in downtown Honolulu, The Ong King Art Center has a fast dance floor, a fun, quirky ambiance, and you can bring your own drinks (including alcohol). It's air conditioned and has a small outdoor area for hanging out. Street parking is free at night, or there are several parking garages in the area. For more information, contact Christine at (808) 277-8480.
**The LAST Thursday of every month is VINTAGE NIGHT! Vintage and/or dressy attire highly encouraged, but not required. :)