The Southside Stomp – Valentines and Violins

Saturday, February 18th


 
 
 
Al Capone’s Valentine’s Day gift for rival Prohibition gangster Bugsy Moran may have been less than loving in 1929, but that won’t stop us from throwing another swinging dance party!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Southside Stomp presents Valentines and Violins
an evening of swinging Lindy Hop!

Mambo Room, Salsa Latin Dance Studio in Ghent
2200 Colonial Ave., Norfolk, VA 23517

$12 for lessons and dance / $10 with student or military ID
 
 
7-8 pm BEGINNER’S LESSON
A beginners swing Lindy Hop Lesson – No partner or dance experience necessary.

Instructors Aaron Loehr and Neve Fletcher will have you ready to the dance floor having fun in just an hour. Come out and discover a world of good times and stick around for some great dancing.
 
 
5-7 pm INTERMEDIATE LESSON
Lindy hoppers who are in the know should come out early to get your Geek Love on with Mia Bahagry and Alex Edwards as they teach an edited version of “The Lindy Chorus” routine. We’ll be filming a run through at the end of class and submitting the footage to some Lindy Hoppers (along with 2 dozen other dance scenes around the world) to visually demonstrate Quantum Physics at the TED Conference in SF next month.

Get a preview here:

Project Q — Lindy Hop and science

 
 
8 – 11:30 DJ SOCIAL SWING DANCING

Richmond flapper girl DJ Erica Vess and Southside Stomp’s own birthday boy Bill Speidel will be spinning swinging music designed to keep you on the floor having fun!
 
 
 
Midnight-2 a.m. AFTER PARTY

Mum’s the word, but afterwards, we’re off to Still Wordly Eclectic Tapas in Portsmouth for their annual St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Party. Two words for you… Bathtub gin!

“Just when you thought it was safe to put your flapper dress and tommy guns away… come celebrate this killer holiday party with Still. Food and drink specials, prizes for best outfits and more. Invite your friends, invite your enemies, after all, this party is going to be killer…”

For more information or to make a reservation call Still at: (757) 332-7222

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