Grand Central Market DTLA

Vignes Rooftop Revival at Grand Central Market

Grand Central Market is one of the coolest places in downtown LA, in my opinion.  It’s got a great selection of food, from Mexican to Thai to Italian and has a great energy. So, it’s also one of my favorite…

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The Pacific Crossroads Church Great Gatsby Ball

1930's Party

UPDATE: The Great Gatsby Ball was a huge success with about one hundred people attending from Pacific Crossroads Church, Vintage church, and other churches plus friends! We were so excited by the turnout! For info on future PCC swing dance…

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Swing Dancing Ends at Soho Dance LA

Swing Dancing at Soho Dance LA

Soho Dance LA, the “largest dance studio in West Los Angeles”, has ended its monthly Sunday Swing dance nights. The event’s organizer, David Stockin, canceled all future Swing dance events on Facebook last Monday, July 11th after their last Swing…

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Bee’s Knees Speakeasy and Swing Dance

I have not been to this event, which usually takes place in south Orange County, but here’s a writeup from Alec Marken, host of the event: BEE’S KNEES SPEAKEASY & SWING DANCE featuring GOT THAT SWING!, hosted by the city…

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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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Don the Beachcomber

Don the Beachcomber

Unfortunately, Don the Beachcomber has closed as of April 15, 2018, due to high rents. We’ll miss this venue! Original Article Don the Beachcomber is a huge Tiki-themed restaurant and bar in Huntington Beach with three stages. The promoters at B&B’s…

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