Blog

Keep with the swing of things on all the latest updates

Welcome to our Blog section! You can come here and see thoughts on the swing world. We will occasionally comment here, but we want to make this space open to a variety of folks from our world-wide community. Our inaugural blog is from Los Angeles’ very own Miss Camp Hollywood, Hilary Alexander.

Frankie100: An Amazing Adventure

What an amazing adventure Frankie100 was! I am still on a bit of a high from all of that concentrated happiness. I first want to thank and congratulate the folks behind the scenes: Mandi Gould, Elliott Donnelley, Sing Lim, Tim Collins, Judy Pritchett, and the many, many others who created an event that was truly a […]

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Swing has Lost an Icon: A Tribute to Jack Carey

We have lost a true legend of swing dance.  Jack Carey (January 23, 1927 -September 24, 2013) was a much beloved and  important part of  the swing community in Southern California who originated the Jack and Jill competition. Jack is also credited with advancing the slotted form of West Coast Swing. He was inducted into the California and National Swing Dance Hall […]

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Brasil Swing Out Extravaganza

In 2013, BSOE will take place in Rio de Janeiro on October 10, 11, 12 and 13 and will celebrate The Golden Era of Jazz! The Lindy Hop community in Brazil has been growing over the years and to meet the aspirations of the Brazilian hoppers, was born the Brazil Swing Out Extravaganza, a historic […]

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Torino Swing Festival

The Torino Swing Festival  is an event of Lindy Hop, Tap Dance, Authentic Jazz, Balboa, Boogie Woogie to be held in Turin, which aims to spread the culture, music and knowledge of swing dancing in Italy through the participation of teachers and dancers world-renowned live bands and the best DJs in the industry. There will be […]

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Sneak Peek 2.0 at Camp Hollywood

We were happy to hear that the sneak peek was well received at ILHC. But why limit it to just one event? We couldn’t possibly do that since Camp Hollywood is one of our local camps and we have a blast there year after year. So be sure to stick around after the prelims and […]

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Sneak Peek at ILHC

Your feet need a rest after morning workshops? At ILHC (International Lindy HopChampionships)  Saturday the 24th starting at 12:30pm  during the LED (Lindy Educational Discussions) you can catch a sneak preview of Swing! The Documentary. The preview will be introduced by our very own Dorry Segev.  This will be our first public Sneak Peek and hope those […]

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Camp Hollywood 2012

We had a blast at Camp Hollywood 2012. It is exciting to meet swing dancers from all around the world. We interviewed teachers. We filmed some awesome competitions. From the general swing enthusiasts to the organizers that work so hard to make these events possible-it is great to see the Swing community come together for […]

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