Kevin’s Bash

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On Friday February 6, 2009, the Toronto Swing Scene came together for our asian brother Kevin and his awesome (and very sweet) wife NaYoung who is battling Lymphoma (a form of cancer). There was a performance provided by Hogtown Swing, music by the Gordon Webster trio featuring Bradley Harder and local lindyhopper Alisha Ruiss, a raffle with great prizes like passes to Stompology, Kingston Lindy Exchange, Ottawa Lindy Bomb and a Reservoir Lounge gift basket as well as a bake sale with lots of tasty treats made by members of the Lindy community. Read More…

Dancing at Non-Dance Venues

Every now and then I forget that not everybody in world dances non-stop, all the time. I know, it’s hard to believe. This thought usually comes to me when I stumble upon an awesome venue with a kickin’ band that is not a place where dancers go at all. Dancing at non-dance venues in the swing community is often referred to as “lindy-bombing”, but in reality that word lindy can be substituted for any dance style. Read More…