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7/30 – Jazz & Swing Night: Amra’s (Heckzapoppin’)

On Monday, July 30th, 2012 join Amra’s of Raleigh for an evening of Jazz and Swing at downtown Raleigh’s premiere Cigar & Cocktail Bar on Glenwood Avenue.
There is NO COVER to enjoy the evening and dancing–but PLEASE consider supporting the event by purchasing a cocktail from the bar. Monday night bar specials include $4 well drinks and $5 Cosmopolitans. Smoking is permitted. Multiple flat screens are positioned at and around the bar. Heavy duty smoke suckers will be employed during the evening to enhance non-smoker enjoyment and comfort.
MUSIC: Enjoy deejayed modern and swing era jazz from 7:45 PM until 11:30 PM (or later)! for ambiance or dancing with Deejay Frankie Hagan. Stay for the late night w/Frankie and enjoy a rich blend of classic & contemporary soul, R&B, funk, blues, and more — altogether, it’s the coolest hipster cocktail for your Monday night. Make Amra’s your destination!
DANCE CLASS: At 7:00 PM there’s a FREE Beginner Swing Dance Lesson w/Frankie Hagan provided there are at least two students in attendance. This week Frankie is going to work on beginner balboa concepts for those who attend!
PARKING: You can park close and conveniently on the street, or directly across the road – in the parking lot at 107 Glenwood after 5 PM.
AMBIANCE: Make yourself comfortable in a beautiful up-scale cocktail bar/premium cigar store in a setting with a gorgeous, vintage speakeasy feel. Enjoy the night air? — there’s outside seating on the patio when the weather permits. Wanna dance? – enjoy great music and a fast, dance shoe friendly hardwood floor in an atmosphere evocative of prohibition era speakeasies in Downtown Raleigh – right on trendy Glenwood Avenue – and all of this without being out too late on a work night. :)
What more do you need? – Great people, dancing, cocktails, cigars, food, hipster lounging, and so much more!!
Amra’s is bringing jazz & swing back to Raleigh!! Be a part of it!
www.amrasraleigh.com
www.dancefrankie.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Deejay-dancefrankie/197819213587854

7/23 – Jazz & Swing Night: Amra’s (Jazztastic)


On Monday, July 23rd, 2012 join Amra’s of Raleigh for an evening of Jazz and Swing at downtown Raleigh’s premiere Cigar & Cocktail Bar on Glenwood Avenue.

There is NO COVER to enjoy the evening and dancing–but PLEASE consider supporting the event by purchasing a cocktail from the bar. Monday night bar specials include $4 well drinks and $5 Cosmopolitans. Smoking is permitted. Multiple flat screens are positioned at and around the bar. Heavy duty smoke suckers will be employed during the evening to enhance non-smoker enjoyment and comfort.

MUSIC: Enjoy deejayed modern and swing era jazz from 7:45 PM until 11:30 PM (or later)! for ambiance or dancing with Deejay Frankie Hagan. Stay for the late night w/Frankie and enjoy a rich blend of classic & contemporary soul, R&B, funk, blues, and more — altogether, it’s the coolest hipster cocktail for your Monday night. Make Amra’s your destination!

DANCE CLASS: At 7:00 PM there’s a FREE Beginner Swing Dance Lesson w/Frankie Hagan provided there are at least two students in attendance. This week Frankie is going to work on beginner balboa concepts for those who attend!

PARKING: You can park close and conveniently on the street, or directly across the road – in the parking lot at 107 Glenwood after 5 PM.

AMBIANCE: Make yourself comfortable in a beautiful up-scale cocktail bar/premium cigar store in a setting with a gorgeous, vintage speakeasy feel. Enjoy the night air? — there’s outside seating on the patio when the weather permits. Wanna dance? – enjoy great music and a fast, dance shoe friendly hardwood floor in an atmosphere evocative of prohibition era speakeasies in Downtown Raleigh – right on trendy Glenwood Avenue – and all of this without being out too late on a work night. :)

What more do you need? – Great people, dancing, cocktails, cigars, food, hipster lounging, and so much more!!

Amra’s is bringing jazz & swing back to Raleigh!! Be a part of it!

www.amrasraleigh.com
www.dancefrankie.com

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Deejay-dancefrankie/197819213587854

SWING DANCING: Intermediate Lindy Hop (6 Week Class)

CLASS SERIES PRICING


NEW dance class in CARY!!

Get excited about SWING DANCING!! Melissa Garcia and Frankie Hagan are experienced lindy hoppers and they’re ready to share their knowledge and love of the original swing dance with YOU in their NEW 6-Week Intermediate Dance Series.

WHERE: The gorgeous Premier Dance Studio in Cary located at 1817 N. Harrison Avenue (Harrison Square Shopping Center), Cary, NC 27513 (919) 461-2295. A beautiful, friendly learning environment.

WHEN: Once a week at 9:00 PM for six weeks starting mid July on Wednesday nights. Class will be roughly 46 minutes in length. FIRST CLASS IS WEDNESDAY JULY 18TH!!

PREREQUISITES: General understanding of the swing out and the lindy circle. Basic knowledge of 6 count and 8 count lindy fundamentals and their use together.

DESCRIPTION: Lindy Hop is the ORIGINAL swing dance. This dance 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 focus building on core concepts to add more energy, speed, and diversity to the dance. Swivels wil be introduced, and Apache-style leads.

PRICING: To ensure your spot in class, we suggest registering and paying online. With this system, we currently accept credit cards via Paypal (payment button onwww.dancefrankie.com). If you’d like to pay in-studio, you may also pay by cash or check.

The prices below are for the entire 6-week series. There is no individual lesson pricing. You must spak with the instructors personally about entering the class late, or doing pickup sessions.

Class Series $65
Class Series (Student with ID) $55

www.dancefrankie.com (payment button on website)
www.justdancecary.com

CLASS SERIES PRICING

7/16 – Jazz & Swing Night: Amra’s (Hipster Kitty)


On Monday, July 16th, 2012 join Amra’s of Raleigh for an evening of Jazz and Swing at downtown Raleigh’s premiere Cigar & Cocktail Bar on Glenwood Avenue.

There is NO COVER to enjoy the evening and dancing–but PLEASE consider supporting the event by purchasing a cocktail from the bar. Monday night bar specials include $4 well drinks and $5 Cosmopolitans. Smoking is permitted. Multiple flat screens are positioned at and around the bar. Heavy duty smoke suckers will be employed during the evening to enhance non-smoker enjoyment and comfort.

MUSIC: Enjoy deejayed modern and swing era jazz from 7:45 PM until 11:30 PM (or later)! for ambiance or dancing with Deejay Frankie Hagan. Stay for the late night w/Frankie and enjoy a rich blend of classic & contemporary soul, R&B, funk, blues, and more — altogether, it’s the coolest hipster cocktail for your Monday night. Make Amra’s your destination!

DANCE CLASS: At 7:00 PM there’s a FREE Beginner Swing Dance Lesson w/Frankie Hagan provided there are at least two students in attendance. This week Frankie is going to work on beginner balboa concepts for those who attend!

PARKING: You can park close and conveniently on the street, or directly across the road – in the parking lot at 107 Glenwood after 5 PM.

AMBIANCE: Make yourself comfortable in a beautiful up-scale cocktail bar/premium cigar store in a setting with a gorgeous, vintage speakeasy feel. Enjoy the night air? — there’s outside seating on the patio when the weather permits. Wanna dance? – enjoy great music and a fast, dance shoe friendly hardwood floor in an atmosphere evocative of prohibition era speakeasies in Downtown Raleigh – right on trendy Glenwood Avenue – and all of this without being out too late on a work night. :)

What more do you need? – Great people, dancing, cocktails, cigars, food, hipster lounging, and so much more!!

Amra’s is bringing jazz & swing back to Raleigh!! Be a part of it!

www.amrasraleigh.com
www.dancefrankie.com

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Deejay-dancefrankie/197819213587854

SWING DANCING: Lindy Hop Fundamentals – Final

The final non-consecutive class session of Fundamental Lindy Hop is this Wednesday at 9 PM at the Premier Dance Cary NC (July 11th). The following week will be the first session of the 6 week Intermediate Lindy Hop class. This week we will be incorporating 6 count sequences within 8 count lindy hop movements! Kellie Baggett and I look forward to seeing you! ($15 for pick-up sessions in this series).

PREREQUISITES: None (Some Dance Experience is recommended, only attending these three classes is not enough to move into an intermediate course). Appropriate for beginners or for students focused on refining fundamental dance concepts.

DESCRIPTION: START here if you’ve had some dance experience, or are pretty confident. Lindy Hop is the ORIGINAL swing dance. This dance 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 focus on the core moves of Lindy Hop: the swing out and the lindy circle.

7/9 – Jazz & Swing Night: Amra’s (Opulence)

On Monday, July 9th, 2012 join Amra’s of Raleigh for an opulent evening of Jazz and Swing at downtown Raleigh’s opulent Cigar & Cocktail Bar on Glenwood Avenue.

There is NO COVER to enjoy the opulent evening and dancing–but PLEASE consider supporting the event by purchasing a cocktail from the bar. Monday night bar specials include $4 well drinks and $5 Cosmopolitans. Smoking is permitted. Multiple opulent flat screens are positioned at and around the bar. Heavy duty smoke suckers will be employed during the evening to enhance non-smoker enjoyment and comfort.

MUSIC: Enjoy opulently deejayed modern and swing era jazz from 7:45 PM until 11:30 PM (or later)! for ambiance or dancing with Deejay Frankie Hagan. Stay for the late night w/Frankie and enjoy a rich blend of classic & contemporary soul, R&B, funk, blues, and more — altogether, it’s the coolest hipster cocktail for your Monday night. Make Amra’s your destination!

DANCE CLASS: At 7:00 PM there’s a FREE Beginner Swing Dance Lesson w/Frankie Hagan provided there are at least two students in attendance.

PARKING: You can park close and conveniently on the street, or directly across the road – in the opulent parking lot at 107 Glenwood after 5 PM.

AMBIANCE: Make yourself comfortable in a beautiful up-scale cocktail bar/premium cigar store in a setting with a gorgeous, vintage speakeasy feel. Enjoy the night air? — there’s outside seating on the patio when the weather permits. Wanna dance? – enjoy great music and a fast, dance shoe friendly hardwood floor in an atmosphere evocative of prohibition era speakeasies in Downtown Raleigh – right on trendy Glenwood Avenue – and all of this without being out too late on a work night. :)

What more do you need? – Great people, dancing, cocktails, cigars, food, hipster lounging, and so much more!!

Amra’s is bringing jazz & swing back to Raleigh!! Be a part of it!

www.amrasraleigh.com
www.dancefrankie.com
www.petitelapgiraffe.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Deejay-dancefrankie/197819213587854

WEEKLY 7:00 PM Free Beginner Swing Class @ Amra’s

7:00 PM on Monday Nights at Amra’s Raleigh. There’s a FREE Beginner Swing Lesson with Frankie Hagan. NO EXCUSES. Come out and learn a little bit about dancing — or bring a friend or enemy and expose THEM!

This class will take place provided at least two students are available.  General dancing immediately follows the class.  Some weeks will involve special subjects like balboa or the Charleston.  Stay tuned for jazz & swing night events for details! Frankie is available at this time to discuss private lessons and other dance events in the community!!

7/2 – Jazz & Swing Night: Amra’s (Flag Pants)

On Monday, July 2nd, 2012 join Amra’s of Raleigh for an evening of Pre-4th of July Jazz and Swing at downtown Raleigh’s premiere Cigar & Cocktail Bar on Glenwood Avenue.

There is NO COVER to enjoy the evening and dancing–but PLEASE consider supporting the event by purchasing a cocktail from the bar. Monday night bar specials include $4 well drinks and $5 Cosmopolitans. Smoking is permitted. Multiple flat screens are positioned at and around the bar. Heavy duty smoke suckers will be employed during the evening to enhance non-smoker enjoyment and comfort.

MUSIC: Enjoy deejayed modern and swing era jazz from 7:45 PM until 11:30 PM (or later)! for ambiance or dancing with Deejay Frankie Hagan. Stay for the late night w/Frankie and enjoy a rich blend of classic & contemporary soul, R&B, funk, blues, and more — altogether, it’s the coolest hipster cocktail for your Monday night. Make Amra’s your destination!

DANCE CLASS: At 7:00 PM there’s a FREE Beginner Swing Dance Lesson w/Frankie Hagan provided there are at least two students in attendance.

PARKING: You can park close and conveniently on the street, or directly across the road – in the parking lot at 107 Glenwood after 5 PM.

AMBIANCE: Make yourself comfortable in a beautiful up-scale cocktail bar/premium cigar store in a setting with a gorgeous, vintage speakeasy feel. Enjoy the night air? — there’s outside seating on the patio when the weather permits. Wanna dance? – enjoy great music and a fast, dance shoe friendly hardwood floor in an atmosphere evocative of prohibition era speakeasies in Downtown Raleigh – right on trendy Glenwood Avenue – and all of this without being out too late on a work night. :)

What more do you need? – Great people, dancing, cocktails, cigars, food, hipster lounging, and so much more!!

Amra’s is bringing jazz & swing back to Raleigh!! Be a part of it!

www.amrasraleigh.com
www.dancefrankie.com

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Deejay-dancefrankie/197819213587854