Monthly Archives: March 2009

  • Inaugural Sunday Night Dance Party: Success!

    Posted on March 31, 2009 by lauraet in dance events, social dancing.

    Tweet Daniel’s first Sunday night dance (March 29) went even better than we hoped it would.  About 40 people turned out and everyone danced and had a good time: Several people brought requests and Daniel enjoyed playing them all, in addition to the music he brought with him.  One of our main goals in hosting […]

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  • Gearing up for tomorrow night’s dance

    Posted on March 28, 2009 by lauraet in dance events, social dancing.

    Tweet Daniel is excitedly preparing for his first Sunday Night Dance Party tomorrow night.  We have sodas and bottled water and ice and plenty of change and a guestbook for collecting people’s emails and about 1,000,000 MP3s.  This dance will be a great novelty compared to my usual Sunday night spent folding the laundry and […]

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  • USA Dance president on the radio

    Posted on March 24, 2009 by lauraet in dancing in the media, USA Dance.

    Tweet Via Angela Prince, USA Dance PR Director:  In the coming weeks, Dr. Kay Picart will conduct 2 interviews on her radio show with Peter Pover, USA Dance’s president.  They will discuss the upcoming National DanceSport Championships, the future of ballroom dancing, and USA Dance.  The first interview segment will air Sunday, March 29 from […]

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  • Cherry Blossom Gala Ball

    Posted on March 23, 2009 by lauraet in dance events, social dancing.

    Tweet In a “casual Friday” world, dressing up and attending an elegant ball is a rare treat.  Before I started ballroom dancing, I had never been to anything called a “ball!”  Now I attend at least one a year, usually more.  Even in a small city such as Macon, dance opportunities (with and without dress […]

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  • DWTS cancels juniors competition

    Posted on March 16, 2009 by lauraet in dancing in the media, USA Dance.

    Tweet As a USA Dance member I received an email this afternoon from the organization announcing that Dancing with the Stars “will not be able to hold the Juniors Competition this season.”  The message says that the producers love the juniors comp. and hope to do it again in the future, but it doesn’t explain […]

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  • Pushing the baby bird out of the nest

    Posted on March 13, 2009 by lauraet in behind the curtain.

    Tweet 2 weeks after starting to build it, I am finally making our Web site public.  Leave a comment and let us know what you think!

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  • Our Next Competition

    Posted on March 10, 2009 by lauraet in competitions.

    Tweet In 2009 we will be going to Louisiana twice: once to New Orleans for the PCA/ACA annual conference (not dance related at all, though there are some conference sessions about dance) and once to Baton Rouge for the Gumbo DanceSport Championships, June 26 and 27, 2009.  “Gumbo DanceSport Championships” is funny enough, but this […]

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