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Dancin Newz - August

Dancin Newz - August

August Issue - 2015

Dancin' Newz is provided as a courtesy to the entire dance community. Anyone is welcome to submit info regarding a special, one-time event. Email:
Deadline is the 25th of each month.
USA Dance Phoenix Chapter

Hello, Dancers!

Our Next Chapter Dance is
Saturday, September 12
th, 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.
(Doors open at 6:30)

Location: Arthur Murray - Phoenix
1210 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(cross street = 12th St.) Parking behind the building.

Lesson at 7:15. Instructor and Dance to be announced.
Performances, light refreshments, mixers, and dance hosts.

This will be a theme dance: Dancing thru the Decades
Costumes are encouraged but not required. Costumes can be anything from Roaring '20s to modern day attire.

Music will start with the 1920s and move thru to current. About 100 years worth of songs. In most cases, we'll play the original artist's original release, but for a few we'll use original release date, but a later artist or remastered version to ensure quality.

Click here to join USA Dance - Phoenix Chapter ##4033

Now is a Great Time to Join!

Deadline - Wednesday August 5, 2015

Midsummer Night's Ball Presented by the Flagstaff dance community and USA Dance Chapter ##4040.

Date: Saturday, August 8, 2015

Time: 7:00 to 11:00 pm.

Dinner from 7:00-8:00 pm, Dancing and Entertainment until 11:00 pm.

Dress is Formal / Semi-Formal

Cost: $55.00 Single / $100.00 Couple

USA Dance Members:

$50.00 Single / $90.00 Couple (include USA Dance membership number with payment)

Make checks or money order payable to: USA Dance Chapter 4040

Send payments to: USA Dance Chapter 4040

c/o Gary Millam

1133 W. Coy Dr.

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Credit Card: PayPal payment to:

Contact: or call 928-814-0157

For Special Dietary Requests please contact Carol Collins and we will try to accommodate your request.

Lodging for out-of-town guests: If you are a local dancer willing to host an out-of-town guest or you are an out-of-town guest looking for someone to host you, please email Carol at She will be the 'go-between' to try to set up accommodations. Please include your phone number for her to follow up with you.

Make your Reservations Now for
Our 10th Annual

Black Tie Event

Saturday, October 24th at IronOaks at Oakwood Country Club

TIME: Doors open at 6:00 for registration, no-host cocktail bar and open dancing.
Sit-down dinner served at 7:00. General dancing and entertainment from 8-11pm.

Dinner Choices:
Salmon - Fresh Atlantic Salmon served with Caramelized Onion Raspberry Sauce
Sirloin Steak - Top Sirloin Steak (cooked medium) marinated in Bordeaux wine topped with Rosemary Crema

Both entrees include roasted red potatoes and chef's veggies and flourless chocolate cake for dessert.
Gluten Free and Vegetarian meals are available upon request.

Please note: No outside food or alcohol allowed on the premises.

IronOaks at Oakwood Country Club
24218 S. Oakwood Blvd.
Sun Lakes, AZ 85248
PARKING: There will be plenty of parking in various lots around the premises.

Very Important Information: Enter at EJ Robson Blvd and Riggs Road.
Do not MapQuest or use your GPS. You will be taken to a "homeowners" only entrance.

ENTERTAINMENT: Music will be provided by DJ Girl Wonder (aka Val Hunt) with a tremendous selection of ballroom dancing music to keep you up and dancing and your toes tapping throughout the evening.
PERFORMANCE: Donovan Dominguez and Rose Dimov will delight us with a spectacular professional show.

PRICES: Members: $45 Non-members: $55

Reservations will be available at the September 12th USA Dance, unless sold out. Cash or check only.
Make checks payable to: Phoenix USA Dance ##4033

Checks and meal preferences can also be mailed to:

Beth Kahn - 2812 E Villa Theresa Drive - Phoenix, AZ 85032

Please include your email written legibly so we can email you a confirmation, as no tickets are distributed.

Please contact Beth Kahn – or 480-329-3127 for more information.

Free ~ Members Only Event ~ Free

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015

Location: Granite Reef Senior Center
1700 N Granite Reef Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Time: 11:30 - 3:15

Additional details to follow

Upcoming Dance Opportunities

Note: The following events are NOT USA Dance affiliated. For info on regularly occurring dance events, see "Ballroom at a Glance" on our website.

Arizona Dance Classic

3 – Day dance convention, featuring workshops, competitions, exhibitions, social dancing, vendors and more! All genres of dance, including Ballroom, Country and Swing. Competitions include ProAm, Amateur and Professional. Fabulous Saturday night dinner show with top performers in Ballroom, Country and Swing. Something for everyone, all levels and ages….

Date & Time: August 7th – 9th, 2015 Sunday, August 9th is Ballroom Day -
Contact Mona about competing or come out and cheer on your friends.

Price: Varies, tickets available for one day, one evening, all weekend, all-inclusive, Dinner show only, Spectator passes available.

Location/Address: We-Ko-Pa Resort
10438 N Fort McDowell Road
Scottsdale, Az. 85264

Contact info: Mona Brandt,,, 480-491-2393

In addition to the special events and one-time events listed in the Dancin' Newzcheck the websites below for information on dances and classes that are open to the general public:

Studio Websites:

Instructor Websites:

Event Submission Policy

The "Dancin' Newz" is intended to announce special, one-time events, new classes, and other dance related activities only.

Deadline: 25th of each month for the following month's issue
Events are listed on a space-available basis

All requests must be emailed to our Dancin' Newz Editor, Barb Michlin We welcome all dance studios, independent instructors and members/guests to send in information on events using the following format:
  1. Name of event:
  2. Brief description of event:
  3. Date & time:
  4. Price:
  5. Location/Address:
  6. Contact info – phone, email, website

Please note: all submissions are subject to editing. A limit of two events per studio/instructor per issue. No repeats of the same event in two consecutive issues.