2005 Camp Hollywood DVD Opener

 With Camp Hollywood, around the corner, I have posted their DVD opener from 2005. I love seeing how today’s moves are inspired by and dedicated to preserving what the dancers did in the 30’s and 40’s. See you there!…

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Live Collegiate Shag – Dancing on the Beach!

A post shared by Live.Collegiate.Shag (@live.collegiate.shag) on Aug 13, 2018 at 10:14am PDT I’m a huge fan of Kendall and Ronnie’s Live Collegiate Shag videos. Here’s the latest one with some great moves, not to mention dancing on sand! –…

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Camp Hollywood 2017 – Open Lindy Final

This is the first in my series of Featured Videos which I’ll be showcasing on the home page. With Camp Hollywood not far off, I thought it would be appropriate to start with the 2017 Camp Hollywood Open Lindy Final!…

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Atomic Ballroom Fullerton Opening in August 2018

Atomic Ballroom Fullerton

In exciting news for the Orange County dance community, Shesha and Nikki Marvin, owners of Atomic Ballroom in Irvine, are opening an additional location in historic downtown Fullerton on August 1st 2018! The venue will be called Atomic Ballroom Fullerton.…

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Clifton’s Cafeteria – A Menagerie of Delights

Clifton's Cafeteria

Clifton’s Cafeteria is a cafeteria, vintage bar, and kitschy “natural history museum” all rolled into one amazing multi-level building. It’s one of the last remaining vestiges of golden-age Los Angeles charm.

A Swing Dancer’s Bucket List

Camp Hollywood 2013

Here is a bucket list for LA/OC Swing dancers. No, I haven’t done all of these, but I figure it’s a good list to strive for. How many have you done? Check the boxes and see your percentage below! You…

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A New Revival of Western Swing?

Sage from the Lucky Stars

I went to a few events recently that made me think about the popularity of Western Swing, and how the dance crowds seem to be getting bigger for bands of this genre compared to previous years. The first band I’m…

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