20th Century

Jazz Age Social Dancing in Glendale

04/14/2019 1:00 pm
04/14/2019 4:00 pm

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Learn the simple, elegant social dances of the 1920s & '30s. Beginners are welcome and the basic style is very beginner-friendly. More advanced dancers can add historical flavor to their styling.

This class will help you prepare for the Avalon Ball in May, or any other Jazz Age dance event.

Walter Nelson, the producer of the Avalon Ball will be your instructor, and clips from old movies, showing how it was actually done, will precede the "hands-on" instruction.

You are encouraged, but not required, to wear comfortable "vintage" style attire. No partner required.

The cost is $20, payable at the door.

Instruction will focus on the Fox Trot, the most popular dance in the galaxy during the era, as it was danced in the Jazz Age (simpler and less structured than the modern Foxtrot). If time permits, the Tango and Waltz will also be addressed.

The Johnny Holiday Show St. Patrick's Eve at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

03/16/2019 7:00 pm

The Johnny Holiday Show features an amazing 11-piece dance orchestra conducted by Dean Mora plus the Honey Taps Dancers for this St. Patrick's Eve Special Show. Delight to a delicious three course dinner. Enjoy a spectacular show in the style of Johnny Holiday's uncle Bing Crosby's classic radio program.

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21262

Hanger Dance in Chino

03/09/2019 7:00 pm

Dance at the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-hangar-dance-and-wwii-warbird-pa...

Chester Whitmore's Central Ave. Revue at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

04/27/2019 7:00 pm

Dine and dance to the swinging 18-piece Opus One Big Band featuring fabulous guest performers and surprises!

Chester Whitmore, of the Oscar winning film, La La Land, returns with a big band revue of music and variety for one night only -- Take a trip back in time to Central Avenue's legendary nightclubs such as the Downbeat and the Club Alabam.

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21258

The Jive Aces at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

04/19/2019 7:00 pm

The Cicada Club proudly presents The Jive Aces,
Great Britain's top Jive and Swing band.

These dashing lads are one of the hardest-working bands in show business today, performing over 300 shows a year in over 25 different countries and have appeared on hundreds of TV and radio shows all over the world!

Renowned for high energy music and spectacular stage show, their repertoire stretches from the timeless tunes of the swing era, to the glitz and glitter of the Rat Pack along with a mixture of fresh arrangements of swing, jive and rhythm 'n' blues classics.

Tino Productions Saturday Night Dance Party at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

03/23/2019 7:00 pm

Named by the OC Register as "Best and most versatile dance band on the West Coast", Tino Productions returns to the Cicada Club for your dining and dancing pleasure with tributes to the greatest vocalists of all time including Frank Sinatra, Elvis, Tom Jones, Neil Diamond and more.

Disneyland and Knotts Berry Farm's favorite, Tino Productions invites you to dance the night away with popular music featuring Big Band, Swing, Jazz, Classic Rock, Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Cha Cha, Disco, '80s, Top 40, Ballroom, and more!

Douglas Roegiers Tribute to Frank Sinatra at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

03/02/2019 7:00 pm

Douglas "The Crooner" Roegiers presents his tribute to Frank Sinatra - "The Chairman of the Board" From his early days with Tommy Dorsey to his golden days with The Count Basie Orchestra at The Sands hotel in Las Vegas, through the Swinging Sixties and beyond.

Mix it all up with the Doug's unbridled swagger, sharp wit and devil-may-care attitude and you have the recipe for a cocktail that will leave you feeling good and clambering for more. Stirred, shaken and swinging!

Lanterman Ragtime Tea Dance

03/24/2019 12:00 pm

Join us for an elegant afternoon of tea, music and dancing in the ballroom of historic Craftsman-Style Lanterman House in La Cañada/Flintridge.

Music by Ian Whitcomb, Sheila Murphy-Nelson and more.

Full afternoon tea from Locke Noble Tea Company.

Space is very limited, so get your reservations in early.

Sunday, March 24th 2019

Dance Class: Noon to 1 PM
Dancing and Tea: 1 to 5 PM

Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3919668

Dancing With the Lantermans in La Canada

03/17/2019 2:00 pm

FREE to Lanterman House members; non-members $20 a session
Sunday, December 2 and February 3, 2:00-4:00pm

Join the Lanterman House Foundation for dance lessons in the Lanterman House ballroom, the perfect venue to dance through time. From the 1890s, the 1910s, and the 1920s, these lessons will take you through the decades of dance popular with the Lanterman family. Period attire welcome, but not required.

Class size limited to 30. Instructor: Regina Whitcomb
Please RSVP to lantermanhouse@gmail.com.

Western Swing Out Weekender in Tehachapi

05/24/2019
05/27/2019

From their Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/235885863845967/

http://www.westernswingout.com/shop

Event Tickets available now!

*Pre-Sale $75 - SOLD OUT*

Early Bird $99 (next 50 tix)
Reg Rate $159 for the whole weekend!

Join us Memorial Day weekend 2019 for the 3rd Annual Western Swing Out Weekender in scenic Tehachapi, California!

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