Monthly Archives: August 2009

  • Dancing For Our Heroes

    Posted on August 30, 2009 by lauraet in dance events, USA Dance.

    Tweet At last night’s “Dancing For Our Heroes” charity dance at the Aviation Museum in Warner Robins, USA Dance #6059 Greater Macon  and USA Dance #6100 Houston County raised just over $2,000 for each of two organizations supporting our military and our veterans.  Hearts to Heroes and the Wounded Warrior Project each received a check […]

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  • Tango and waltz workshops coming soon

    Posted on August 29, 2009 by lauraet in Friday Night Dance Parties, lessons.

    Tweet Clint Rauscher of Tango Evolution, assisted by our own Joyce Newman, will be teaching two Argentine Tango workshops in Macon on September 20 and October 18, with plans for a regular third Sunday workshop if turnout is good for those two dates. Each workshop will be 2 hours followed by a one-hour “practica” (practice […]

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  • Son of Return of Media Blitz!

    Posted on August 28, 2009 by lauraet in dance events, dancing in the media.

    Tweet Local TV station WMAZ ran their promotion of the “Dancing for our Heroes” event as part of their “Scene 13″ weekend entertainment roundup on last night’s 11:00 news and again on today’s morning news. Here is the story; our event is the first one presented in the package: Hope to see everyone at the […]

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  • Return of Media Blitz!

    Posted on August 24, 2009 by lauraet in dancing in the media.

    Tweet Maconites, tune in to the 11:00 news on WMAZ, channel 13, on Thursday the 27th.  During the “Scene 13″ feature you will see members of the Greater Macon and Houston County USA Dance chapters (including yours truly!) dancing and promoting this coming weekend’s “Dancing for our Heroes” event.  The feature will also be rebroadcast […]

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  • Dance trifecta

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

    Tweet Around here, the dance scene always slows down over the summer. A lot of people are traveling, so not many events are scheduled. As the summer winds down (our schools start early, so for all intents & purposes the summer is now over), the dance events wind up. On Friday we attended the monthly […]

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  • Media blitz redux

    Posted on August 9, 2009 by lauraet in dancing in the media.

    Tweet Just received via email a link to WMAZ’s video from Friday. Fortunately (since I was exhausted and probably speaking gibberish), they did not use any of the interview clips but instead put together a nice montage of all of us dancing. I will post this on the Video Gallery page as well. EDIT: I’ve […]

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  • Media blitz!

    Posted on August 8, 2009 by lauraet in dancing in the media, lessons.

    Tweet Photos from the SouthernStar Midsummer Classic competition are now available here.  We are in the American Smooth and American Rhythm divisions. Also, last night a reporter/cameraman from WMAZ showed up at our First Friday dance at the Sports Hall of Fame.  He took video of us dancing and recorded short interviews with Paula and […]

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  • It all depends on your definition of “fun”

    Posted on August 2, 2009 by lauraet in behind the curtain, lessons.

    Tweet Just realized that I have spent the weekend with two of my favorite sadists: Eddie Ares and Jillian Michaels. Yesterday, Daniel and I attended Eddie’s “Creating Impact” workshop at Academy Ballroom. It was a fast & furious 90 minutes of rumba and cha-cha exercises focused on making our dancing stronger, sharper, and faster. Very […]

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