The Global Dance Club List's purpose is to inform (students/staff/faculty/alumni) regarding FREE Dance/Cultural/Social Events at UCLA/LA.
Annual Members enjoy 200 Hours of Free Dance Lessons/Parties (over 50 Nights) at the UCLA Student Union Buildings
19th Year of Weekly Dance Lessons (Mondays Sept. 30, 2013 - Aug. 25, 2014)
New participants - New Members welcome every week
Mondays 7pm-11pm at Kerckhoff Hall GS
presented by the Dance Club Coalition:
Ballroom Dance Club & International Folk Dance Club at UCLA,
Historical Ballroom Dance Club at UCLA,
Social Dance Club, Global Dance Club
(with many events co-sponsored by other UCLA organizations too)
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Fall Quarter Dance Lessons end Monday December 2, 2013 at UCLA Kerckhoff Grand Salon
and features Swing Dance Party featuring live music until 11:30pm
Dance Lessons at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon
planned for the following Monday Nights 7pm-11pm
Fall Quarter 9/30-12/2/2013;
Winter Quarter 1/6-3/10/2014 and Saturday (1/25/2014)
Spring Quarter 3/31-6/2/2014
Fall Quarter 10/6-12/8/2014
(Mondays 6/23-8/25/2014 Summer Lessons often moved next door to Ackerman A Level VP Conf. Rooms 7pm-9pm and then outside the student union building 9pm-10pm, sometimes dancing until 11pm or going on frequent field trips to local restaurants during the Summer)
Sun. 8/24/2014, 10/19/2014 or 10/26/2014 11am Annual Sunday Brunch: Chinese Dim Sum in West L.A. RSVP (priority for current annual members)
Dance Lessons (Mondays 7pm-11pm and Saturdays 7pm-11pm or 8pm-12am) are sponsored by BDC/IFDC and Historical BDC and the other Dance Club Coalition.
During the school year members are invited to attend weekly DC Coalition Officer Meetings (Wednesdays 7pm-9pm at Ackerman 3508 10/2-12/4;
wednesdays 7pm-9pm at Ackerman 3516 1/8-3/12
or Wednesdays 8pm-9pm at Ackerman A-Level VP Conf. Room some Wednesdays 1/8-3/12 )
meetings prepare for the
Big Swing-Salsa-Tango Parties/Theme Dances/Culture Nights presented by the DC Coalition organizations.
and also sometimes include inspirational DANCE MOVIES.
The Wednesday Night officer meeting location changes each quarter.
Additional benefits include Saturday Night Theme Dances (with Lessons/Live Music/Food) on Saturdays
2013: 10/19 KGS or 10/26 KGS, 11/2 WJCC, 11/16 Powell, 12/14 WJCC;
2014: 1/25 KGS, 2/1 Powell, 2/8 WJCC, 3/1 KGS, 3/8 KGS, 4/12 KGS, 4/26 KGS, 5/3 KGS, 5/31/2014 Powell, 7/19/2014 KGS, 8/9/2014 KGS or Bruin Plaza or 8/16/2014 KGS or Bruin Plaza, 10/18 or 10/25/2014 KGS, 11/8/2014 WJCC, 11/15/2014 Powell
Event Locations including: UCLA Powell College Library 2nd Floor Rotunda, Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon (& Westside JCC Auditorium-off campus)
Several special events are at the UCLA Powell College Library 2nd Floor Rotunda 7pm-11pm (Saturdays 11/16/2013, 2/1/2014, 5/31/2014)
and Westside JCC Auditorium (Saturday Nights 8pm 11/2/2013, 12/14/2013, 2/8/2014, 11/8/2014, 12/6/2014 or 12/13/2014)
sponsored by the dance clubs or past presidents.
Additionally there are Officer Meetings Wednesdays 7pm-9pm 10/2-12/4 (Fall Quarter) at UCLA Ackerman Union Room #3508.
These Wednesday Night Officer Meetings sometimes feature inspirational Dance Movies at UCLA Ackerman Union (Winter/Spring Quarter Locations tba)
Weekly E-mails include information
re: Free Dance Lessons/Parties at UCLA
re: Free Concerts/Dances/Movies at UCLA/L.A.
re: Festivals/Culture Nights at UCLA (sponsored by various registered organizations)
and Citywide Festivals celebrating many cultures and countries
Updated Schedules at the clubs' websites
Weekly ballroom/cultural dance lessons
are Mondays 7pm-11pm Weeks 1-10 at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon
Fall/Winter/Spring Quarters Weeks 1-10.
KGS has a Great Wood Floor (with room occupancy limit of 155)
Mail in your annual or quarterly membership to guarantee your space.
Fall Quarter Meetings/Dance Lessons 9/30-12/2/2013
The 72nd Quarter of Weekly Dance Lessons 7pm-11pm at UCLA Kerckhoff Grand Salon with BDC/IFDC at UCLA.
Annual Field Trip to Tea Dances/Vintage Ballroom Dance Lessons at 26th Annual Vintage Fashion Expo starting 10/12-10/13/2013 moved from SM Civic Auditorium to new location: The L.A. Convention Center (dance lessons Saturday 2pm-4pm) $10 Admission, but usually Free w/RSVP to HistoricalDance@yahoo.com HBDC List
Members have numerous benefits/privileges
including Complimentary refreshments during club events, and at After-Party Field Trips to local restaurants, discounts at off campus lessons & parties, carpooling to special events...
Annual Membership Valid = 9/30/2013-8/25/2014
(includes Summer Lessons Weeks 1-10 before or after school year)
Please show your Annual Membership Card for complimentary refreshments (Ice-Cream Socials at club meetings after 9pm Mondays Weeks 1 & 10 each quarter), plus additional refreshments at After-Party Field Trips, and for discounted admission to off campus dance lessons/parties.
Meetings/Lessons/Special Events Mondays at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon are
sponsored by the Ballroom Dance Club & International Folk Dance Club, Social Dance Club, Global Dance Club
Highlights of Big Events at UCLA sponsored by the Ballroom Dance Club
10 quarterly/annual BIG Swing/Salsa/Tango/Contra Dance Parties usually w/Live Music (but live music is dependent on the # of supporting members, and the officers' fundraising to support each event)
Events at Ackerman Grand Ballroom (AGB) or Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon (KGS)
Mondays at 9pm enjoy: 10/21/2013 Salsa AGB, 12/2/2013 Swing at KGS, 2/10/2014 Tango KGS, 3/3/2014 Salsa AGB, 3/10/2014 Contra Dance (Lessons) 9pm (following swing dance lessons 7pm-9pm) at Kerckhoff GS, 4/21/2014 Salsa AGB, 6/2/2014 Swing KGS, 7/21/2014 Swing at KGS; and (Saturday 1/25/2014 The 1930's Swing Dance at Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon)
Locations include UCLA Ackerman Grand Ballroom & UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon
4 SATURDAY Night Annual Social Dance Parties w/Themes: 8pm-12am (sometimes ending at 2am)
(these events are free for current annual members)
Sat. Nov. 2, 2013 Ballroom w/Ragtime Theme at WJCC Aud. (Fall Quarter Semi-Formal) 8th Annual
Sat. Dec. 14, 2013 Ballroom w/Victorian Cotillion Theme at WJCC Aud. (Fall Quarter Formal) 9th Annual
Sat. Jan. 25, 2014 Swing Dance at Kerckhoff GS (14th Annual) 83rd Anniversary of Kerckhoff Hall
Sat. Feb. 8, 2014 Salsa at Westside JCC Aud. (5th Annual) Live Music (tent.)
Sat. Nov. 8, 2014 Ballroom w/Ragtime & Great Gatsby Theme at WJCC Aud. (Fall Quarter Semi-Formal) 9th Annual
Sat. Dec. 6 or 13, 2014 Ballroom w/Victorian Cotillion Theme at WJCC Aud. (Fall Quarter Formal) 10th Annual
Each year the dance clubs' present 20+ Culture Nights
(Monday Nights starting at 9pm at Kerckhoff GS) featuring special guest teachers & performing dance groups
(Co-Sponsored by BDC/IFDC, SDC & Global Dance Club)
No experience required. No Partner Required. Learn fun dances each Monday Night at 9pm
Regularly Scheduled Quarterly Culture Nights: Latin/Greek/Armenian/Middle East/USA
9pm Monday Nights at Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon (unless noted)
3X per year Latin Celebrations: Cultures include Cuban, Argentine, Mexican; (these include large scale salsa/tango parties in Ackerman-AGB with Live Music)
10/21/2013 (13th Annual Big) Fall Quarter Salsa Party featuring the Opa Opa (3rd Year) at Ack-AGB
2/10/2014 (3rd Annual) large scale Argentine Tango Party DJ Music with Special Guest Teacher/Performer, Michael Espinoza
(Annual #? for Winter Latin Culture Night with Michael) moved from Ack-AGB to Kerckhoff Grand Salon (wood floor!)
3/3/2014 (4th Annual on-campus Winter) Salsa Party featuring the Susie Hansen Latin Band (3rd Year) at Ack-AGB
4/21/2014 (7th Annual) Salsa Party featuring the Pablo Mendez Latin Band (new name: El Mosote) (6th Year) at Ack-AGB (possibly moved to KGS)
Greek/Balkan Dance (Lessons) 9pm Mondays at Kerckhoff GS
11/11/2013, 2/3/2014, 5/12/2014, 11/17/2014
(Special Guest Teachers have included Athan Karras, Larry Marcus, Preston, William Harvey since founding of Greek Culture Night in 2000 by folk dance teacher/club founder, James); Special Guest Participants include HASO (Hellenic American Students Association)
Armenian Dance Lessons with world famous teacher, Tom Bozigian Mondays 9pm at Kerckhoff GS
11/18/2013, 1/27/2014, 5/19/2014, 11/24/1014 and sometimes includes Tom's Armenian Orchestra to practice dances to live music plus performances with membrs of the Armenian Student Association (ASA) at UCLA
Last Winter 1/28/2013 (featured Live Music! and Armenian Food/Zankou Chicken!),
Armenian Culture Night regularly welcomes members from the Armenian Student Association at UCLA, since event founding in 2001.
Middle East Culture Nights features a variety of dance styles and include professional & student performances:
Mondays 9pm-10pm at UCLA Kerckhoff GS
5/6/2013 (Spring Quarter Week 6) Dances from/of Jerusalem with performance opportunity for club members at 9pm
11/25/2013 (Fall Quarter, Week 9) Arabic Culture Night featuring annual professional Belly Dance performance/teaching with Josie at 9pm at Kerckhoff GS
2/24/2014 (Winter Quarter Week 8) Persian Culture Night and includes both Persian and Arabic Belly Dance Performances/Lessons with Josie at 9pm at Kerckhoff GS
5/5/2014 (Spring Quarter Week 6) Dances from/of Jerusalem with performance opportunity for club members at 9pm
12/1/2014 (Fall Quarter, Week 9) Arabic Culture Night featuring annual professional Belly Dance performance/teaching with Josie at 9pm at Kerckhoff GS
USA Culture Nights (Mondays Week 10 Fall/Spring Quarters) include Swing Dance Lessons followed by Parties with Live Music featuring Swing Inc. (ten member professional band plus singers)
(Fall/Spring Quarter for several years featured the 17 member PCC Big Band, but since last year,
features Dennis Kaye's professional 10 piece band, Swing Inc. usually at Kerckhoff Grand Salon;
Monday 12/2/2013 KGS & 6/2/2014 (moved to Ackerman-AGB) 7pm-11:30pm
(Summer Swing Dance Party 7/21/2014 at KGS or outside at Bruin Plaza Stage:
held each year in the middle of Summer Session:
Monday 7/22/2013 at Bruin Plaza featured guest DJ Fonz and club president, Sara singing a few songs too...
Monday 7/23/2012 featured live music (six piece band) for the first time outside at Bruin Plaza Stage-moved from KGS)
Winter Quarter USA Culture Night (Monday Week 10) has featured a variety of fun American dance styles including Cajun/Zydeco dance instruction.
The evening begins with the regular Swing Dance Lesson earlier in the evening.
For Winter 2014 Monday March 10, 2014 at Kerckhoff Grand Salon
the dance clubs are aiming to present (for 3rd year) a Contra Dance Evening at 9pm with professional Contra Dance Caller, James Hutson explaining this fun American dance style for beginners to join on in.
(The regular Week 10 swing dance lessons 7:30pm-9pm at Kerckhoff GS 3/10/2014)
Week 10 of Winter Quarter also includes Special Annual After-Club Field Trip (leaving UCLA at approx. 10:30pm) with Annual Members enjoying a special treat at a very special place, near UCLA.
During Spring Quarter each year, in addition to the regular 5 Culture Nights: USA/LATIN/GREEK/ARMENIAN/MIDDLE EAST.
there are an additional 4 Culture Nights 9pm Mondays during Spring Quarter which include dance lessons/special annual workshops at 9pm
Spring 2014 Plan:
Swedish Dance: Learn The Hambo with William (European Culture Night) 3/31/2014
Chinese dance with Chinese Folk Dance Troupe or CCDC 4/7/2014
Hawaiian dance with Hawaii Club 4/14/2014
Tent. Date of 4/28 for 2014 Indian Bollywood Culture Night or Scottish Culture Night
club's first Scottish Culture Night was last year: 4/29/2013 with earlier start time of 8pm and this culture night and extended time until 11pm with support from local Scottish Dance Teacher/Musicians/Dancers.
Every week is special and different on Mondays at 9pm.
Join us, in celebrating the many cultures of the world through dance instruction and experiencing cool music.
Spring Quarter 2012:
Annual Ballroom Dance Club at UCLA Members & invited community members/swing dance/music fans
enjoyed two new guest instructors: Roscoe Farnsworth & Chester Whitmore (both world famous teachers/performers of Lindy Hop/Swing/Tap & more)
Ballroom Dance Club held their 1st Blues Dance Workshop at UCLA
Week 5: Monday April 30, 2012 7pm-9pm featuring world famous swing dance teacher, Roscoe Farnsworth at Ackerman 2nd Floor Lounge
(actually MOVED TO Ackerman Grand Ballroom)
Roscoe performed Swing Aerials & Trick Moves during the workshop. Then Roscoe DJ'd his favorites tunes for Blues/Swing/Salsa/Tango Dancing 10pm-11pm.
Historical Ballroom Dance Club delighted participants with special guest teacher/performer, Chester Whitmore
Saturday 4/27/2013, 4/28/2012 Hollywood Movie Magic Ball (9th Annual and 8th Annual) at Kerckhoff (KGS) with lessons 8pm-12am
featured 3+ Hours of Lindy Hop/Dance Workshops with Special Guest Celebrity Performer/Teacher/Band Leader/Tap Dancer/Swing Lindy Hopper,
Chester Whitmore & 2012 also featured Ron Parker (UCLA Alumnus) Co-Producer of the popular show, The History of Black Dance in America
Chester Whitmore performed Lindy Hop, Charleston & the history of line & social dances of the 20th century including video presentation of the original creators of the dances.
1 hour became 3 hour Master Class plus Tap Dance Performance for Finale at Midnight followed by his amazing stories til 2:30am at the Annual After-Club Field to Cafe 50's
where club members continued the swing dancing. Thank you to everyone that participated and who RSVP'd in advance to HistoricalDance@yahoo.com
Next Year Hollywood Movie Magic Ball will be Saturday 5/3/2014 at Kerckhoff GS (Guest Teacher to be determined, hopefully Chester Whitmore will join us again)
9pm Mondays at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon (Celebrating cultural dances from around the world)
Ballroom Dance Club & Historical Ballroom Dance Club co-sponsor the anniversary party of UCLA Kerckhoff Hall:
Annual Saturday Night Campus Event with Ballroom Dance Club/IFDC:
(14th Annual) 1930's Swing Night at UCLA (Swing Dance Party Sat. 1/25/2014 featuring Swing Inc.
Celebrating the 83rd Anniversary of Kerckhoff Hall (the student union donated by Mr. & Mrs Kerckhoff in 1931, a gift of 815K to create and furnish a gothic style building/student union) featuring Swing Inc. (ten piece professional swing band, Directed by Dennis Kaye).
Since 1998 Swing Inc. has presented fun/danceable music at on-campus Swing Dance Parties sponsored by the Ballroom Dance Club at UCLA.
The Campus Community also enjoys 13 Saturday Night Theme Dances co-sponsored by the Historical Ballroom Dance Club at UCLA
each event include vintage ballroom or Salsa dance instruction for beginners. No partner required. Costumes are optional.
Theme Dances inclue 8-9 Events on campus at Powell Library Rotunda or Kerckhoff GS
3 events off campus sponsored by club (11/2/2013 Great Gatsby Ball, 12/14 Victorian Cotillion Theme followed by modern ballroom dance party for club Fall Formal, 2/8/2014 Cuban Salsa Party)
plus several Saturday Night Events off campus sponsored by various dance organizations
(Field Trips include Jane Austen Ballroom Parties 10/5/2013 in Culver City, then bigger Jane Austen Autumn Ball on 10/19/2013 in Pasadena, Victorian Costume Balls in Pasadena in Nov/March/June, Ragtime & 1920's Balls Sundays/Fridays in Downtown L.A., Contra Dances, English Country Dances etc...)
10/19/2013 Ragtime Ball at UCLA (11th Annual) at Kerckhoff Grand Salon (Learn fun dances from 1910's and 1920's)
(Live Music!!! 2nd Year featuring The San Francisco Songbird, Mikal Sandoval)
(next year: 2014 either Oct. 18 or Oct. 25, 2014 at KGS)
11/16/2013 Waltz Night at UCLA (13th Annual) at Powell Library (new start time: 7pm)
11/15/2014 Waltz Night 14th Annual (Live Music!!! 2nd Year with Orchestra tent. based on funding)
2014 Theme Dances: Saturdays 8pm-Midnight: RSVP Required for events at UCLA Powell College Library Rotunda
1/25/2013 1930's Swing Night at UCLA (14th Annual) at Kerckhoff Grand Salon LIVE MUSIC!!! featuring Swing Inc. (10 member professional swing band plus singers
2/1/2014 Romeo & Juliet theme Italian Renaissance Ball at UCLA (11th Annual) at Powell Library Rotunda New Start Time: 7pm
(Tent. Plan: LIVE MUSIC featuring the S. California Early Music Consort Directed by Thomas Axworthy. plus special guests: Shakespeare UCLA, historical martial arts, Shakespeare poems/sonnet...)
2/8/2014 (note this is a week later than usual) Havana Nights Salsa Party (5th Annual) at Westside JCC Auditorium
3/1/2014 Presidents' Ball at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall GS (12th Annual). 2013 featured dancing waltz, minuet, polka to music with the Amarus String Quartet. (2014 possible live music for 2nd year with Amarus String Quartet)
3/8/2014 End of Winter Quarter Ballroom Dance Party (new theme dance) at KGS
4/12/2014 Great Gastby 1920's Ballroom Party New Theme Dance at KGS
4/26/2014 Baroque Ball at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salson (4th Annual).
Recently 4/20/2013 Baroque Ball had a Buccaneers Pirate Masquerade Theme (3rd Annual) and was held at UCLA Kerckhoff GS featuring complimentary Masks/Play Swords to complement the 17th century dance lessons and demonstrations by the UCLA Fencing Club)
5/3/2014 The 10th Annual Hollywood Movie Magic Ball at UCLA Kerckhoff GS
Recently 4/27/2013 Hollywood Movie Magic Ball (9th Annual) at Kerckhoff GS featured for second time legendary dancer/teacher, Chester Whitmore performing Lindy Hop, Tap Dance and the history of line dances in America with a dozen movie clips of the great dancers like Fred Astaire, Gene Kelley, Nicholas Brothers...
5/31/2014 The 17th Annual Jane Austen Ball at UCLA Powell College Library 2nd Floor Rotunda (new start time: 7pm)
7/19/2014 Revolutionary Ball at UCLA (11th Annual) at Kerckhoff Grand Salon (tent. location)
8/9/2013 Early California Fandango (4th Annual) at Kerckhoff Grand Salon or Bruin Plaza McClure Stage
see details at www.my.calendars.net/HBallroomDance
RSVP Required for events in Powell Library HistoricalDance@yahoo.com
and 3 off campus theme dances parties each year at Westside JCC Auditorium
(Off Campus are discounted or Free for current Annual Members of Ballroom Dance Club/UCLA)
BDC or HBDC Student President will make the announcement re: Free Admission for current Annual Members
The Westside JCC Auditorium is located at 5870 W. Olympic Blvd LA 90036 (2 lights East of Fairfax Blvd)
Non-Members pay $12 (Student $10) for entrance fee to off campus theme dances at Westside JCC
Saturdays 8pm-Midnight at WJCC (social dancing sometimes go to 2am)
11/2/2013 Great Gatsby/Somewhere In Time Movie/Ragtime Theme Fall Quarter Semi-Formal (8th Annual) at WJCC
Lessons/Theme for first 3 hours, 8pm-11pm, then modern social ballroom dance party 11pm-2am (featured singer Mikal Sandoval and her Time Travellers-musicians)
12/14/2013 Victorian Cotillion Theme Fall Quarter Formal (9th Annual) at WJCC
Lessons/Theme for first 3 hours, 8pm-11pm, then modern social ballroom dance party 11pm-2am
2/8/2014 Salsa Party (5th Annual) at WJCC
Salsa Lessons 8pm, Salsa Party until Midnight, them modern social ballroom dancing Midnight to 2am
Costumes are optional, and most include an abundance of delicious treats.
Themes/Vintage Dance Styles include Jane Austen Ball-Ragtime Ball-Victorian Cotillion Ball-Waltz Through Time-Romeo & Juliet theme Italian Renaissance Ball-The Presidents' Ball-Hollywood Movie Magic Ball-Early California Fandango-Civil War period dance-The Baroque Masked Ball (previously 3 Musketeers Masked Ball)...costumes are optional;
Club Members also enjoy complimentary carpooling (field trips) to off campus Theme Dances, festivals including Jane Austen, Victorian, Ragtime Balls, French-Italian-Greek-Armenian-Cuban-1920's, Equinox, Summer Solstice, Jazz, Swing, Salsa, Tango, International Folk Dance Festivals...
the email list informs dance/music fans of hundreds of free concerts/culture nights sponsored by various organizations & clubs at UCLA,
as well as 400+ Free Summer Concerts presented by locals parks/museums/cities/shopping malls.
Weekly Dance Events at UCLA (lessons/parties/culture nights) include numerous dance styles (Swing-Salsa-Tango-Ballroom-Waltz-Cha Cha-Foxtrot-Rumba-Greek-Armenian-Israeli-Persian-Arabic Belly Dance-Chinese-Hawaiian-Swedish-International folk dances from around the world, vintage/historical ballroom dance workshops with themes include various dance styles & time periods: early 20th century (Ragtime Ball & 1920's), 19th century (Victorian, Jane Austen Ball, Early California), Renaissance & Baroque dance styles...
Regular e-mail updates also may include free concerts/culture nights/dance theme movies at UCLA & citywide festivals, as well as dance lessons offered by the various instructors of the dance clubs (5X a Week off campus)
Thank you for supporting the Dance Club Coalition with your Annual Membership: Please enjoy at your convenience the 200 hours of dance lessons/parties/programming per year with Free Admission: 47 Nights (Mon/Sat) on the UCLA Campus (plus discounted or free admission for 3 special off campus club co-sponsored events-Saturday Night Theme Dances) plus free admission for dance lessons 4 weekends off campus afternoon special events donated by our club instructors: 4 Saturdays & 4 Sundays;
Join as a supporting annual member of the dance clubs for additional member benefits including complimentary refreshments at Mondays/Saturday events & at After-Club Field Trips to local restaurants, Performing Dance Group opportunities (lessons Mondays 6:30pm-7pm), Weekly Dance Movies (Wednesdays 7pm-9pm during Officer Meetings) and Officer Eligibility
& carpooling assistance to hundreds of off campus (FREE) Swing/Salsa/Tango Events, Festivals & Free Movies throughout L.A.
Limited to 155 Members per hour: Mail your annual membership during the Summer to guarantee your spot
Monday Oct. 6, 2014
begins 20th Year of Free Weekly Dance Lessons with Ballroom Dance Club & International Folk Dance Club (Where Great Romances Begin)
Now Accepting New Annual Members for 2014-15 with Member Benefits including lessons Mondays 7pm-11pm
Fall Quarter 10/6/2014-12/8/2014;
Special Events Fall Quarter 2014
Monday 10/27/2014 Big Salsa Party (14th Annual) will be next door at Ackerman Grand Ballroom (part of the 27th Annual New Student Welcome) 8pm-Midnight featuring live music with Opa Opa 9pm-12am (Salsa Lessons 8pm-9pm)
Monday 12/8/2014 Swing Dance Party (9th Annual) at Kerckhoff GS 7pm-11:30pm featuring Swing Inc. Directed by Dennis Kaye
Ragtime Ball at UCLA Sat. 10/18/2014 or 10/25/2014 at Kerckhoff GS
Waltz Night at UCLA Sat. 11/15/2014 at UCLA Powell Library will feature dance lessons throughout the evening (RSVP is Required for Admission). Celebrating 100th Free Admission on-campus Saturday Night Theme Dance at UCLA featuring lessons/DJ with James and Cynthia (founders of Historical BDC and BDC/IFDC)
Fall Quarter Ballroom Dance Parties Sat. 11/8/2014 featurign live 1920's Music with Mikal Sandoval and Her Time Travellers & Sat. 12/6/2014 or 12/13/2014 Victorian Theme Ballroom Party at Westside JCC Auditorium (Free for Current Annual Members of Ballroom Dance Club or Historical BDC)
Special Annual Field Trips: Fall Quarter
Vintage Fashion Expo (Sat/Sun Oct. ??) 11am-6pm moved from SM Civic to new location: L.A. Convention Center $12, Free w/RSVP to HistoricalDance@yahoo.com
Dance Lessons 2pm-4pm
FER Jane Austen Autumn Ball Sat. Oct./Nov. tba 2014 in Pasadena 7:30pm-12:30am
with partial scholarships for current Annual Members of Ballroom Dance Club/UCLA (includes 2 Meals: 4:30pm with special guest speaker; 10:30pm Dinner and optional dance lessons earlier in the day at 10am-Noon, 2pm-4pm)
Actually 5 full student scholarships were available last year for our annual student members.
e-mail HistoricalDance@yahoo.com to have your names forwarded to organization for scholarship consideration.
Membership Applications available at www.studentgroups.ucla.edu/ballroomdance/index.asp
Fall Quarterly Memberships are also available, but annual members enjoy many additional member benefits (including complimentary refreshments, carpooling and subsidized Saturday Night Theme Dances 13+ per year with lessons)
Save more money: Two-Year, Four-Year Supporting Memberships are also available.
Dance Lessons Mondays 7pm-11pm at Kerckhoff GS
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