Monthly Archives: May 2009

  • Summertime, and the dancing is easy

    Posted on May 26, 2009 by lauraet in Uncategorized.

    Tweet Yesterday was Memorial Day, which means it’s (un)officially summer in the USA. Looks like great weather for hot Latin dancing! We especially want to thank everyone who decided to skip the beach last weekend and attend our dance instead. We had a great, enthusiastic crowd! Sunday night, Dolan brought some flyers with the Web […]

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  • SNDP: Staycation Edition

    Posted on May 20, 2009 by lauraet in Friday Night Dance Parties, social dancing.

    Tweet If, like me, you avoid holiday travel, you are probably planning to celebrate Memorial Day–the traditional beginning of summer–by staying home.  For ourselves and everyone else who isn’t traveling, we are hosting this month’s Sunday Night Dance Party on May 24, the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, at the Howard Community Club.  We’ll start […]

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  • Dancing on the mean streets of downtown

    Posted on May 17, 2009 by lauraet in dance events.

    Tweet For the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame’s 10th anniversary celebration on May 1, Paula and GSHF superstar Ben Sapp moved the usual monthly dance outside to the courtyard in front of the Hall.  Paula, Jim, and Dianne taught a lesson, Mark Brooker & the Soul Proprietors played, and several of us did exhibition performances.  […]

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  • Sweet silver shoes for sale!

    Posted on May 11, 2009 by lauraet in behind the curtain, in other news.

    Tweet A friend of mine has asked me to help her find a buyer for these shoes. Click to embiggen: She bought them several years ago but has never worn them; they are still in their original box with the receipt for their purchase from Dance Shoes of Atlanta.  The brand is Dance Lites; my […]

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  • Our fellow dancer Frank Hill

    Posted on May 8, 2009 by lauraet in friends & family.

    Tweet We just got some bad news about Frank Hill, a friend and fellow dancer of great talent and dedication.  His friend and dance partner Jamie Wyatt sent the news that he has been diagnosed with metastatic esophageal cancer.  He has tumors in his esophagus, abdomen, and liver.  The cancer was discovered when he went […]

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  • Dancing through many decades

    Posted on May 6, 2009 by lauraet in competitions.

    Tweet American society doesn’t give us many reasons to look forward to getting older, but continuing to dance for the next several decades is one aspect of aging that I look forward to.  The ballroom world is full of people who are still dancing in their 80s and beyond.  Locally, the Georgia Golden Olympics provides […]

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  • GSHF 10th Anniversary

    Posted on May 2, 2009 by lauraet in dance events.

    Tweet The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame was turned into an outdoor dance venue for its 10th anniversary celebration last night as part of Macon’s First Friday.  Dianne Kent kicked off the festivities by leading us in the Electric Slide and “New York, New York.”  Paula took over to teach everyone basic steps in the […]

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