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Events on Campus

Open dance with the Rugcutters, Mondays 10 - 11 pm, Weitz Dance Studio (Room 168).Lesson from 9:30 - 10 pm.

Fall Term 2011 Event Calendar

Monday October 17th

  Lesson taught by Peter Strom,--Don't miss this one

Peter Strom is the founder of Uptown Swing and teaches internationally. He is coming to Carleton to teach two workshops in Weitz Dance Studio 168. Lessons are free to Carls (It will cost $7 for one lesson and $10 for both for non-Carleton students)

No experience or partners necessary, but please be on time!

Beginner Workshop @ 3pm

Intermediate Workshop @4:15pm


Saturday October 22nd

  St. Olaf's Fall Swing Dance Spectacular

St. Olaf's Fall Swing Dance Spectacular will be held in Dittman Studio 1. This is a great way to dance with new people and there will be LIVE music, which is always a lot of fun. 

There will be an intro blues lesson from 7-8pm then an intro swing lesson at 8:30. The jazz bands starts playing at 9pm and the dancing continues with late night blues from 12-2am.

We'll be walking over, from Sayles, at two different times. Meet us at 6:30pm to attend the lessons or at 8:30 pm to just attend the dancing portion of the night. 


Friday October 28-Saturday October 29

  Halloween Blues Weekend at Macalester

 A fun filled weekend of blues dancing. Lessons are offered for beginners. For more info click here.

Please email Ohlese if you want to attend. She will be arranging transportation.


Winter Term 2012 Event Calendar

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Mid-Winter Ball, 9 pm - 1 am, featuring two live bands in Great Hall, Sevy Tea Room. Sponsored by Campus Activities, free.


Spring Term 2011 Event Calendar

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Spring Swing Dance, 9 pm - 1 am, featuring a live band in Great Hall, plus student dance demonstrations during the band breaks. Your spring version of Mid-Winter Ball. Sponsored by Rugcutters and Social Dance Club, free.


Events at St. Olaf

Dance with the St. Olaf Swing Club, Wednesdays 9-11 pm, Dittman Studio One.

Events in the Twin Cities

Swing Night at the Wabasha Street Caves, Thursdays 7-10 pm. Live music, lesson at 6:15 pm. All ages, $7.00.

Late Night Swing at Tapestry Folk Dance Center, Thursdays 10 pm - 2 am. DJed music, lesson at 8 pm. All ages, $4 for students.

For a complete list of Twin Cities events, check out TC Swing's Events Calender. All ages events are listed in green.

Mid-West Lindy Fest, May 4-6 2012. MWLF is a nationally-recognized Lindy Hop and Jazz Dance workshop weekend, packed with workshops taught by the nation's top dancers, plus live band dances and the Amateur Lindy Hop Showdown competition. This event is open to dancers of all levels and attracts lindy hoppers from across the country.