Archive for January, 2010

Vintage Dance this Friday

January 11th, 2010 Comments off

Here’s a message from Bridget, of NW Vintage Dance and
This Friday Night please join us for Vintage Music and dancing!
Jan 15th  7-10 p.m.

What kind of dances do we do??
One Step/Blues One Step, Tango,Waltz, Foxtrot, Two Step, Charleston, and more to early ragtime and jazz and blues!
What kind of music do you play?
We play original (and reproduction) recordings of popular music from roughly 1900 to the early 1930’s. Also, stride and ragtime pianist Paul Asaro will play a few sets in between the recorded music for your continued dancing pleasure.
What do I wear?
Vintage dress encouraged but not required.   We love any excuse to get dressed up!
What else do I need to know?
There’s plenty of parking and a great dance floor.  BYOB and snacks of any kind.
How do I get there?
We dance at the:
Highland Park Improvement Club
1116 SW Holden Street
Seattle, Washington  98106

Here are some directions from I-5

Michigan-Corson Exit (Off I-5, North or Southbound)

  • Michigan-Corson exit.
  • Right onto S. Michigan St.
  • Follow Michigan to 1st Ave. Bridge, taking ramp onto bridge.
  • Take FIRST exit (W. Marginal Way/South Park).
  • Right at end of ramp; left at signal.
  • Left at Highland Park Way (up the hill).
  • Take first right turn onto Holden,
  • Right onto 12th Ave. S.W.
  • Help keep vintage music and dance active in the Puget Sound!

    Jan 15
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    Classes for the New Year

    January 3rd, 2010 Comments off

    ♦  Yoga classes resume tomorrow, January 4, and continue:
    Monday & Thursday evenings with Terilyn Wyre
    6:30-7:45 pm – Intermediate/Advanced Hatha flow yoga class

    8:00-9:15 pm – Beginning Hatha flow yoga class

    ♦   A new 6-week dance class session begins Tuesday, January 5
    with Lilli Ann Carey and Dance for Joy

    6 Tuesdays, January 5. to February 9:
    Waltz 1  (6:15 PM)
    Waltz 2 (7:30 PM)
    Intermediate/Advanced Cross-Step.
    Swing 2 (8:45 PM) Cool moves.

    Singles and couples welcome.  No partner needed.

    ♦   Nia begins Wednesday, January 6 at 7pm, with a free get-started class.
    1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 7pm to 8pm.

    ♦   Gildenfire Dance classes for children begin Monday, January 11.

    3:45 pm – Preschool Dance Class
    4:30 pm – K-3 Dance Class

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    Happy New Year!

    January 2nd, 2010 Comments off

    The first annual Highland Park/Riverview Not-So-Silent Night Parade begins

    The first annual Highland Park/Riverview Not-So-Silent Night Parade begins.

    The Sage Chris whirls the Rosemary Comet.

    The Sage Chris whirling the Rosemary Comet.

    What's playing on the jukebox?

    What's playing on the jukebox?

    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!

    All photos above by dinazina.

    See more of her excellent photos of the Not-So-Silent Night Parade, the Sage (Rosemary) Performance and the Highland Park House Party here.

    See the West Seattle Blog for great video of the Not-So-Silent Night Parade and the Sage (Rosemary) Performance.

    Thanks to everyone who made the last evening of 2009 a great series of special events at the Highland Park Improvement Club!

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