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November 2019


Friday 15 November 2019

Vinyl DJ Battle and Swing Dance

Fri 11/15, 7-11 pm. As a substitute for GLX, we will be hosting a Friday night DJ battle at the Reitz Union Rion Ballroom! How is this battle different? The DJs will be playing off of vinyl records. We hope you will come join us for an epic (and friendly) battle between Dominic C. Howarth from The Cat's Meow in St. Pete and our own local DJ, Amye M. Francis. If you have never danced before, there's no need to worry, our instructors Bryn Taylor and Chris Ortega will provide a beginner lesson right before the dance for those who want to come learn and join in the fun. If you can not get enough dancing after the main dance, there is more. Join us for a late night dance in the Hippodrome Theater Basement afterwards: https://www.facebook.com/events/804935993258817/ Lessons will start at 7:00 and the dance will begin at 8:00. Pricing: Lesson: free Dj battle: $15, $10 with valid student ID Late Night: $10 Parking Details: Decal restrictions for ... Reitz Union, Rion Ballroom, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][email][events]

Late Night Swing and Blues Dance

Fri 11/15, 11:30 pm-2 am. Friday, November 15, put on your dancing shoes and head to the Hipp for a night of swing and blues hosted by the Florida Swing Dancing Club. All skill levels are welcome and no dance partner necessary. Dance the night away to some blues from 11:30 PM to 2 AM. While there will not be a lesson at this event, be sure to check out our Vinyl DJ Battle and Swing Dance happening from 7 P.M. to 11 P.M. on the same day, lesson included! Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1448037022026125/. Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32611. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


Sunday 17 November 2019

UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach

Sun 11/17, 1:45-3:45 pm. The Lindy Hop bug can be quite the terror once you've been afflicted. Maybe it's your competitive nature that drives you to expand your skills past a one-hour beginner lesson. Perhaps it's your desire to form deeper friendships among one of the most compassionate, accepting communities in the world. Or maybe you just want to be able to better communicate your art on the dance floor with your partner and share your style with the most experienced dancers. Join our Teaching Director, Zack Buchillon, as he shares his extensive experience in the form of a thoughtful, engaging lesson series. Zack has attended a large number of different workshops where he has learned from and engaged with many of the most renowned international Lindy Hop instructors of our time! We welcome you to explore with other students and dive into the rich culture and history of the dance we are lucky to partake in. Here's the nitty gritty: 1) We begin with a s ... J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][email][events]


Friday 22 November 2019

Swing Dance at the Reitz

Fri 11/22, 8:30-11:30 pm. Get excited. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you to join us again Friday, November 22nd at the Reitz Union Dance Studios for some swing dancing. This event is only $5 and will help us bring more dancing events to Gainesville. You may come alone or with a group of friends. Coming with a dance partner is not necessary and no prior dance experience is required. Lessons start at 8:30 pm and the social dance will start at 9:30 pm and end at 11:30 pm. Dances studios are located on the lower level (LL) of the Reitz Student Union. If you are off campus you can park in the Reitz Union Parking Garage or surrounding lots, it's free after 4:30 pm. No parking decal required. If you have any questions or need help finding the studios please feel free to message us. Reitz Union, Dance Studios, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


Sunday 24 November 2019

UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach

Sun 11/24, 1:45-3:45 pm. The Lindy Hop bug can be quite the terror once you've been afflicted. Maybe it's your competitive nature that drives you to expand your skills past a one-hour beginner lesson. Perhaps it's your desire to form deeper friendships among one of the most compassionate, accepting communities in the world. Or maybe you just want to be able to better communicate your art on the dance floor with your partner and share your style with the most experienced dancers. Join our Teaching Director, Zack Buchillon, as he shares his extensive experience in the form of a thoughtful, engaging lesson series. Zack has attended a large number of different workshops where he has learned from and engaged with many of the most renowned international Lindy Hop instructors of our time! We welcome you to explore with other students and dive into the rich culture and history of the dance we are lucky to partake in. Here's the nitty gritty: 1) We begin with a s ... J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][email][events]


Friday 29 November 2019

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

Fri 11/29, 7:45-11 pm. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Friday at Thelma A. Boltin Community Center This event will cost $5 to help support the club and bring you more swing dancing events in Gainesville. There will be a friendly beginner lesson will to help you get into the swing of things. You may come alone or with a group of friends. Coming with a dance partner is not necessary and no prior dance experience is required. 7:45 - 8:00: Doors open 8:00 - 9:00: Beginner Lesson 9:00 - 11:00: Social Dance If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers. We hope to dance with you all soon. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


2020


January 2020


Wednesday 15 January 2020

GLX 2019 Gainesville Lindy Exchange

Wed 1/15/20. After many years, it is back. Welcome to the Gainesville Lindy Exchange. We are excited to offer a weekend of dancing in our home scene and cannot wait to see you there. Stay tuned as we reveal our venues, musical talents, and other exciting activities for this event. Pricing: All main and afternoon dances are free; late nights will be $10 each. Registration can be completed and updated information can be found on our website: https://gainesvillelindyexchange.weebly.com/. Gainesville. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


March 2020


Friday 6 March 2020

Sweet Swingouts VI

Fri 3/06/20 to Sun 3/08/20. Come join us as we make a return to the 20s at Sweet Swingouts VI: Jelly Rolls and Jam Circles! This year we're concocting an extra sweet event so don't miss out as we continue to roll out our exciting announcements. We would like to start by revealing two of our most important ingredients: 1) Carl Nelson and Nicole Zuckerman will be here to teach some sweet lessons. 2) Live music will be provided for both main dances. Come out and dance to the swingin' tunes of the local Gainesville band, Swing Theory. Please visit our website for more information: https://sweetswingouts.weebly.com/. Gainesville. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]

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