Category: events

In Solidarity, I Resolve to Take Action

There is a lot of discussion in the Lindy Hop community about sexual assault — and for a good reason. I have seen accounts from Sarah, Allison, Heidi, Brenda, and Clara about the inappropriate actions of Steven Mitchell, and I am appalled. If you’ve missed these events, you should read Sarah’s post and the subsequent comments (while taking care to…

Inspire and Empower through Swing for Kids: an Interview with Kimberley Kays

Swing for Kids inspires and empowers students through swing dance. We do this by providing a 10-week in-school Swing Dance program to 5th Graders; the program promotes Social & Emotional skills, Cultural Competency, and Health & Wellness. Now Swing for Kids is seeking aprtners and donors to help expand to more schools — read to find out more about this program and how you can help!

Photos belong on your real wall – Not Just Facebook

How often do you buy the professional photos from a dance event? If you’re like most people, you probably answered “never” or “rarely” – but I’m here to tell you why you should. Jessica Keener took 5000 photos at Lindy Focus XII, but she’ll be lucky if she makes enough money selling photos from the event to cover her plane…