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Friday January 05, 2018
Start: 01/05/2018 7:30 pm
End: 01/05/2018 10:00 pm

Colonial Dance featuring featuring the social dances that were popular in this country from 1730 to 1799. Our program will consist primarily of longways "country" dances as well as a few cotillions (the predecessor of quadrilles). With dances of various skill levels throughout the evening, there is sure to be something for beginners and experienced dancers alike.

Beginner-friendly / Bringing a partner is not required / Historical attire is optional

$5 payable at the door

Rancho Santa Susana Community Center (RSSCC) Dance Room
5005 - C Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA

Saturday January 06, 2018
Start: 01/06/2018 11:00 am

START: 01/06/2018 11:00 am
END: 01/06/2018 4:00 pm

On the first Saturday of January, the Montebello Historical Society invites you to their Commemoration of the Battle of Rio San Gabriel which took place in early January 1847 (prior to the Capitulation at Campo de Cahuenga); there will be a reenactment of this local battle fought in California during the Mexican American War, and also live fandango music and dancing which was such an important part of Early California life.

Sunday January 07, 2018
Start: 01/07/2018 1:30 pm
End: 01/07/2018 5:30 pm

The Historical Tea & Dance Society presents its Jane Austen Sunday Afternoon Dance Social; Beginners welcome; No partner needed; Afternoon tea

Dance instruction and practice. Tea and comestibles will be served. Costume not required. Beginners welcome. No partner required. Admission $20.


Pasadena Scottish Rite Hall
150 N. Madison Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
(cross streets: Colorado Boulevard and Walnut Street)

Friday January 12, 2018
Start: 01/12/2018 7:30 pm
End: 01/12/2018 10:00 pm

2nd and 4th Friday of every month, 7:30 to 10 pm, $5.

St. Luke's Episcopal Church
122 S California Ave
Monrovia, CA 91016

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Saturday January 13, 2018
Start: 01/13/2018 1:00 pm

Prepare for the Austen Evening

SATURDAY, JANUARY 13th, 2018: Beginner/Intermediate Class: 1 PM to 5 PM Admission: $13 (2 for $25), Payable at the door (Cash or Check only)

Wear comfortable shoes (No high heels, please)

AGE LIMIT: Attendees must be at least 13 years of age to attend the Jane Austen Evening and dance practices. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. This is an adult event and children are expected to behave as adults.

Start: 01/13/2018 7:00 pm

CICADA CLUB DEBUT! The Fresh Rhythm, a hot new 12-piece Big Band with unique and sophisticated sound with great dance music from traditional American popular music.

Dine and dance to Los Angeles' fresh new big band inspired by the genius of George Gerswhin, Nelson Riddle, Frank Sinatra, Cole Porter, Louis Armstrong, and Wynton Marsalis.

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information:

Sunday January 14, 2018
Start: 01/14/2018 4:00 pm
End: 01/14/2018 7:00 pm

Culver City English Country Dance

Social dancing in the English Country Dance style as danced from the Renaissance to the Regency.

Beginners welcome, no partner necessary, always live music.

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
(Note: new dancers are encouraged to come a little early for informal orientation.)
Cost: $10/general, $5/youth 18 and younger.

Lindberg Park Stone House, Lindberg Park, 5101 Rhoda Way, Culver City, 90230 (a few blocks from the intersection of Overland and Jefferson).

Start: 01/14/2018 11:30 pm

It’s the Campo’s Annual Celebration of the Signing of the 1847 Articles of Capitulation.

Admission is free.

Join us for a live re-enactment of the historic event, cannon firing salutes, music, fiesta dancing, a new arts and craft village and a re-enactors camp!

Woody's Food Truck will also be offering up some great food.

Sunday at 11:30 AM - 4 PM

Campo de Cahuenga
3919 Lankershim Blvd, Studio City, California 91604

Friday January 19, 2018
Start: 01/19/2018

Dance classes, dancing to live swing bands.

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Start: 01/19/2018 6:00 pm

Meet up with the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles for drinks in a local historic site.

Start: 01/19/2018 7:00 pm
End: 01/19/2018 10:00 pm

Monthly Victorian Dance at Simi Valley featuring Quadrilles, Group Dances, and Waltzes. Doors open at 7:00 pm and dancing begins at 7:30 pm. This dance is offered by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District in conjunction with the Simi Valley Senior Center.

Beginner-friendly / Bringing a partner is not required / Historical attire is optional

$5 payable at the door.

Simi Valley Senior Center, Multi-Purpose Room 116
3900 Avenida Simi, Simi Valley, CA
The Multi-Purpose Room is located close to the North Entrance of the building.

Saturday January 20, 2018

Dance classes, dancing to live swing bands.

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Start: 01/20/2018 9:30 am

Prepare for the Austen Evening

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 20th, 2018: Advanced Class: 9:30 AM to 12 Noon Beginner/Intermediate Class: 1 PM to 5 PM Admission: $13 (2 for $25) Half Day (either class) $25 Full Day (both classes), Payable at the door (Cash or Check only)

Wear comfortable shoes (No high heels, please)

Start: 01/20/2018 7:00 pm

17th Annual 1930s Swing Night at UCLA Kerckhoff Hall Grand Salon
is produced by the Ballroom Dance Club/Social Dance Club at UCLA
(other 12 Saturday Night Theme Dances are produced by Historical BDC)

7pm Doors Open
7:30pm Swing Dance Lessons
9pm Swing Dance Party featuring professional band, Swing Inc.

Free Admission, Donations/Annual Membership Welcome with Ballroom Dance Club at UCLA

Celebrating UCLA Student Union Building Kerckhoff Hall Grand Opening Jan. 20, 1931


Start: 01/20/2018 8:00 pm

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Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8 PM - 11:30 PM

Take a trip back to the 1940s for a vintage-style variety show! Come join us for our calendar release party fundraiser on January 20th, 2018 at American Legion Post 43 in Hollywood, CA! Special performances by The Beverly Belles & Honey Taps. Hosted by USAF Veteran Shannon Corbeil & USMC Veteran James Bane. Dress to impress! Doors open at 8PM. Show begins at 9PM.

American Legion Post 43 - Hollywood, CA
2035 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, California 90068

Sunday January 21, 2018
Start: 01/19/2018
End: 01/21/2018

Dance classes, dancing to live swing bands.

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Start: 01/21/2018 1:00 pm
End: 01/21/2018 5:30 pm

Latest: We shall be reviewing some of the dances of the upcoming Jane Austen Evening.

You are most welcome to join us at Third Sunday English Regency Dancing celebrating the world of Jane Austen, and the English Regency Period.

Doors open at 1pm. Dancing from One Thirty to Five Thirty in the afternoon.
There will be light refreshments, conversation, and Regency Dancing.

We shall be learning longways set dances, waltzes, a finishing dance, and one of Jane Austen’s favorite type of dance, the Cotillion.

Start: 01/21/2018 2:30 pm
End: 01/21/2018 4:45 pm

Come practice for the 2018 Dickens Fezzywig

Come and join us to learn a dance new to you or to practice an old favorite.

Janet Goeske Center located at 5257 Sierra St. in Riverside, CA.
No partner required. $5.00 Donation
We dance the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month, except holiday weekends.

From 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm we teach the basic steps to beginners.
Dancing is from 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm.

Questions, please contact Karen Rice

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