From Barbed Wire to Boogie Woogie: A Presentation by Rusty Frank with Camp Survivors followed by an All Camps Swing Dance with The Fabulous Esquires Big Band 🔥

Saturday, June 17, 2023

From Barbed Wire to Boogie Woogie: A Presentation by Rusty Frank with Camp Survivors followed by an All Camps Swing Dance with The Fabulous Esquires Big Band

Saturday, June 17, 2023

NOTE:  The program has two parts and tickets need to be purchased separately:
A Conversation with WWII Concentration Camp Survivors
12 p.m.–1:30 p.m. PDT
$16 General, $9 Students/Seniors, Members FREE
Explore the impact of swing music and dance on youth in America’s concentration camps with dance expert Rusty Frank in conversation with camp survivors June Aochi Berk and Takayo Tsubochi Fischer.
 
 
All Camps Swing Dance with The Fabulous Esquires Big Band
2 p.m.–5 p.m. PDT
$10 General, $5 Members
Celebrate the resilience of a community in struggle through swing music and dance.(Rusty will be teaching a beginner swing dance class at 2:10pm, and then dance, dance, dance).
 
LOCATION:
Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90012
 
Questions:  https://JANM.org
Partner dancing at Japanese-American internment camp

Posted by Kazz Morohashi on 04/17/2023


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