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Join us for a Valentine inspired dinner and dance! Enjoy a buffet dinner with cash bar for beer, wine & sodas; then dancing ‘til midnight with your favorite DJ, Frankie Hagan!

No partner necessary! Join our Singles club and get a discount… group discounts for 8 or 10 people. Contact Shari Huggett-Milton for more details!

Suggested dress: Dressy to Semi-formal
7p: Cocktails/Apps
7:30p: Buffet Dinner
8:30p: Dancing until 12a

By Feb 1st- Early Bird Dinner Dance Ticket:
$48 per person or $90 per couple
Dance Only: $12 per person

By Feb 8th- Dinner Dance Ticket:
$55 per person or $105 per couple

After Feb 8th- Dance Only $15 (starts @ 8:30)2-1


13697116_1383500168333061_2212298170445030646_nJoin us for a New Year’s Eve celebration and an evening in the Enchanted Forest to relive your Prom! It’s your 2nd chance to get it right! The evening will include your favorite dance music with DJ Frankie Hagan, cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, champagne toast @ midnight and get your pictures taken in the enchanted forest! Semi-formal—Formal Dress is suggested. The evening will include your favorite dance music, cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, champagne toast @ midnight and you can wander and lounge in the enchanted forest! Tickets are $45 per person / $85 per couple ***OR take advantage of our VIP Packages (listed below) VIP Package Includes all items listed above + *Professional Photos by Kate Pope Photography *Drinks *Special VIP Seating *Access to VIP ONLY Room w/ Special Desserts & Party Favors VIP tickets are $85 per person / $135 per couple *Details of VIP Package as follows: Professional photos is described as 1– 8×10 print and 1 sheet of wallet size OR digital image on a thumb Drive. You will get 3 poses in the decorated Enchanted Forest to choose 1 image for print on the spot. Photos must be taken between 9p-11:30p on 12/31/2016 @ SSBC and delivered via USPS within 3 weeks. All digital images in web format with KPP watermark will be available. Additional photos w/out watermark will be available for additional cost. Drinks included will consist of unlimited water and soda + 1 bottle of wine or 4 individual alcoholic drinks of your choice. Special VIP Seating will allow you to be seated in our special VIP section and your choice of table mates. Special momentous party favor to take home for each guest and VIP guests will have access to a separate VIP room with specialized desserts for VIPs only. Photos packages will be available on sight for all guests for additional charge, but all other VIP benefits will not be available for purchase. You must pre-reserve your VIP service and there are limited reservations available.

12/16 – Holiday Fantasy Ball










Deejaying the Holiday Fantasy Ball for Cary Arthur Murray at the City Club Raleigh from 6 until 11 PM. Tickets can be purchased from the Cary Arthur Murray. Dinner, performances, and social dancing!



Southern Star Ballroom Center, Inc. presentts the L1 Swing Dance Survival Series starting on Wednesdays @ 8p; and running from September 14th to October 19th, 2016.

Learn all the basics of the most popular social Swing dances. This class includes, East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, and more! Registration is recommended. Classes taught by celebrated swing dance instructor, Frankie Hagan: Dance Teacher.

This class is LGBT and Single Friendly.

E-mail SSBC with questions at southernstaroffice13@gmail.com, or contact Frankie Hagan at 919-696-5770.


Friday Night Practice Party

6/10 – Deejaying the Friday night practice party for the newly remodeled Cary Arthur Murray. this friday night at 8:15 PM. Come out and enjoy the great, social ballroom dancing!


5/13 – Friday Night Practice Party

5/13 – Deejaying the Arthur Murray Durham “Margaritaville”-themed, Latin only, Friday night practice party for festival at 8 PM! It’s going to be a great night!



4/23 – Three Ring Circus at Southern Star Ballroom

Deejaying the Three Ring Circus tonight for Southern Star Ballroom Center, Inc. I’l be the featured deejay in the ballroom room!
The Triangle area’s 1st ever 4th Saturday Dance that features a 3 room circus of dancing with a different genre of recorded music in each room. Free lesson West Coast Swing with admission @ 7:45p, dancing starts @ 8:15p until dancers go home! $15 at the door gets you into all 3 rooms or present your local dance club membership and get in for $12! $12 with valid student or military ID and admission drops to $10 after 10p… Dance till you drop! Cash bar bottled water, soda, beer & wine!13087460_10208286702818578_4357321760344411858_n

4/21 – 6 Week Wedding Dance Survival Course

Join Frankie Hagan: Dance Teacher for the all-new (Level 1) Wedding Dance Survival Course at Southern Star Ballroom Center, Inc. This class starts THIS WEEK at 8 PM on Thursday. This 6 Week Course is $75/pp. Register directly with the studio — or at the first night of class!


4/8 – Friday Night Practice Party

I’ll be deejaying an in-studio promotion and dance event for the Cary Arthur Murray. this Saturday evening from 7 PM until 9 PM. Should be a great time! Contact the studio for specifics on entry to the event for non students.


3/7 – Beginner II Lindy Hop Six Week Group Class


LINDY HOP is the ORIGINAL swing dance. It was derived from the Breakaway, tap dancing and the Charleston in the late 1920?s; and yes — It’s everything that you want swing dancing to be: excitement, energy, fun, and SO MUCH more. This class will build on the core moves of Lindy Hop: (the swing out, the lindy circle, transitions from 6 to 8 count moves, and basic turns), and start to develop styling and integration with basic Charleston patterns for Lindy. Gain access to an amazing tradition by developing and expanding upon a solid understanding of the dance fundamentals.


Basic knowledge of the swing out and the lindy circle are needed. An understanding of moving between 6 count and 8 count is required.


6 Weekly Sessions: For students age 15+. No Partner Necessary. Tuition: $75 for the entire 6 week course must be paid up front for entire 6 week session to SSBC. Drop-in classes are subject to instructor placement and $15 per person, per class.


Contact SSBC for payment and enrollment. 919-977-3467 and southernstarballroom@gmail.com.



6625-015 Falls of Neuse Rd. Raleigh, NC 27615