It's nice to find someone with whom you like dancing...that happened for Evan and Lisa at the Platinum Party NYC at Club 412 on Fri, Dec 21
Lisa and Dave (her father) share a dance at WCSwing night at Ballroom DanceSport on Wed, Dec 19
Looks like another rough day in the Dance World. Margaux and Kim light up the holiday smiles at WCSwing night at The Palms on Mon, Dec 17.
Over 50 people attended the West Coast Swing Beginner Night at Flash Pointe Dance Station in Fairfield on Sat, Dec 1.
42 People came out for West Coast Swing at Smith's Dancing School in Westchester on Fri, Nov. 30.
Sandy and James enjoy their pre-Thanksgiving West Coast Swing night at Ballroom DanceSport in Westport, CT on Wed, Nov 21.
Ligaya makes every dance look amazing at West Coast Swing night at The Palms on Mon, Nov 19.
Two of the 85 happy dancers at the Platinum WCS & Hustle Party on Fri, Nov 16 at Club 412.
Ron and Kim are having a good time with 30 other people at The Palms on in Stamford on Mon, Nov. 5.
The Buzz Night Club in Chicago makes for a hot place for West Coast Swing, Hustle and Salsa on Sunday, Nov 4.
Glen and Beth strike a pose during the Chicago Rebel's Hustle Weekend on Nov 3.
Megan (police) and Jim (coast guard) were in enjoying West Coast Swing Halloween on Wed, Oct 31.
Three Hustle Halloween Sistas show off their bright smiles on Tues, Oct 30.
Josephine & Daryl enjoy West Coast Swing at The Palms on Mon, Oct 29.
Dancers party after they survive the Spins & Turns and WCS workshops with Erik & Anna at the Upper Valley Dance Club on Sat, Oct 27 in Hanover, NH
You don't have to be superhero to have a good time at West Coast Swing night at The Field on Wed, Oct 24.
It's this easy to have a good time at West Coast Swing night at The Palms in Stamford on Mon, Oct 22.
3 of the fun followers at the Platinum WCS & Hustle Party in NYC on Fri, Oct 19.
Some of the most attractive women from West Coast Swing night on Wed, Oct 17 at The Field. Even Virginia made a special appearance.
Father & daughter , Mike and Zoe, share a dance at Longfellows during West Coast Swing night on Sat, Oct 13.
Susan celebrates her birthday during Wed West Coast Swing night at The Field on Oct 10.
Anna Brady performs in NYC during the New Dance Group's Teacher's Showcase on Fri, Oct 5.
Caution!! Dancing can make you smile. Sharon and Bruce make it look easy on Wed, Oct 3.
West Coast Swing was smokin' with newcomers in Ludlow, VT on Sept 29.
One last dance at Black Bear Saloon on Sept 24 before West Coast Swing moves The Palms in Stamford, CT on Oct. 1.
2 Roller-dancers show the you can partner dance even on the granite pavement of Central Park on Sept 23.
Karen does a tuck with style during the Platinum Party at Club 412 in New York on Sept 21.
Photographs from my photo-shoot of the Martha Graham Dance Company. They perform from Sept 11 to 23 at the Joyce Theater in New York City.
Ed makes a funny face and earns his dance-ham stripes at West Coast Swing Night at The Field on Sept 11.
Gus and Josephine share a fun time at West Coast Swing night on Mon, Sept 10.
Alysia and Tony dance their booties off in Endicott, NY during the Southern Tier Swing Dance on Fri, Sept 7.
Stephanie and John show off their shadow at the NY Hustle Congress during the Labor Day Weekend.
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Pam and Bobby show off their West Coast Swing on Mon, Aug 27 at the Black Bear Saloon.
Erik spent some time at the Minnesota State Fair on Sat, Aug 25.
Lisa gets led by Jerry on her second day of West Coast Swing at The Field on Wed, Aug 22.
Denis and Jeannette do a cool underarm turn at The Platinum Party at Club 412 on Fri, Aug 17 in NYC.
The gang busts-a-move on West Coast Swing Night at The Field on Wed, Aug 15.
Mark and Sue do a "pinwheel" on Hustle at the Dream Cafe on Tues, Aug 14.
Virginia, one of our best followers, is also a smiling leader on West Coast Swing night on Wed, Aug 8.
Oxana and Ed show off their "Shadow" at Hustle Night in Norwalk on Tues, Aug 7.
Heidi and Bill (2 US Open Champions) show their stuff at WCS Night on Mon, Aug 6.
Guys - learn how to dance!
or I'll have to dance with both of them.
Steve and Jeanne enjoy some WCS at Smith's Dancing School on Fri, Aug 3.
Sandy and Michael flip their struts on Wednesday's West Coast Swing Night at The Field on Aug 1.
Sue and James do the Hustle on Tues, July 31.
Pam and Bill hit the pose on West Coast Swing night on Monday, July 30.
Diana and Christopher finish finger-spins at West Coast Swing night at the Polish Home in Windsor Locks, CT on Fri, July 27.
Scott has to go back to the Marines...the girls tried to prevent him from leaving at West Coast Swing night at The Field on Wed, July 25.
Cindy and James keep Hustle aflame at the Dream Cafe in Norwalk on Tues, July 24.
John Festa inspires the West Coast Swing community in CT with his special music on Mon, July 23 at the Black Bear Saloon.
3 more reasons to dance!
Yuka and Anna give a quick smile between dances at the Platinum WCSwing and Hustle Party on Fri, July 20. We had 81 people.
Margaux and Ed have a fun dance at WCS Night at The Field on Wed, July 18.
He's Back! Scott returns from Marine training for one month. Special thanks to Bill Cameron for a great Intermediate class at WCS Night at the Black Bear Saloon on Mon, July 16.
Carmen and Burce use one of their picturesque moves during the WCS dance on Sat, July 14 in Ludlow, VT.
Joe and Kim show how close dancing can make you feel at WCSwing Night on Wed, July 11.
Karen & Eddie get cozy while dancing at WCSwing Night on Monday, July 9.
Special thanks goes to Cheryl & Alain (and especially Cathy) for helping keep the WCS scene alive in Montreal, Canada on Thurs, July 5.
Anna and Alex look like they're having fun at Hustle Day at Club Ballroom in Derby, CT on Sat, June 30.
Reisa lights up the dance floor on Friday June 29 at WCS Night at the Polish Home in Windsor Locks, CT.
Ron and Kim work the slot at WCS Night at The Field in Black Rock, CT on Wed, June 27
Barbara and Jeff work the floor at WCS night on Wed, June 20.
Margaux and Ryan stay for their first social dances during West Coast Swing night on Mon, June 18.
After West Coast Swing, Break Dancers took over the Black Bear Saloon on June 18.
Over 50 people came to the workshops. Pam and Virginia embody a good time at Smith's Dancing School on Sat, June 16.
Yes, they were new to WCS at the NY Platinum Party on Fri, June 15
Marissa and friend make a cameo appearance to the Tues Hustle Party on June 13.
Jeff skipped golf to try West Coast Swing with Megan....good move! Pics of Mon, June 11.
Love is in the air for Deborah and Jerry at WCS Night at the The Field on Wed, June 6.
The Hustle Crew comes out in full force for Hustle Night on Tues, June 5.
Jane and Erik celebrated their birthdays during West Coast Swing night at the Black Bear Saloon in South Norwalk, CT on Mon, June 4
Darrell & Laura have a hot dance at the Univ of Wisconsin-Madison Ballroom Summer Kickoff Party on Sat, June 2.
3 Birthdays (Deborah, Jerry and Ester) were celebrated on West Coast Swing Night at The Field in Black Rock, CT on Wed, May 30.
Bobby and Renee strike a pose on Hustle night at the Black Bear Saloon in South Norwalk on Tues, May 29.
The polar bear cools off at the Bronx Zoo on May 25.
Scott Ruggio sent a letter to his dance friends from Paris Island during his training to become a Marine.
Read it here.
Virginia shows off Megan's braids on Hustle Night on Tues, May 22.
Bill and Katie have a great dance at West Coast Swing Night in South Norwalk on Mon, May 21.
4 Choreographers were featured during the finals of the Artists With Audiences Responding 2 Dance (AWARD) show on Sun, May 20 at the Joyce Soho.
86 Dancers were in attendance for the New York Platinum Party on Fri, May 18
Sue and Mark light up the smiles on Hustle night on Tues, May 15.
Bob & Colyn make struts look fun on West Coast Swing night on Mon, May 14.
Stella and her new friend play like dogs in Westport on May 13.
Over 77 people attended the West Coast Swing Workshops at Smith's Dancing School on Sat, May 12.
Virginia & Don at West Coast Swing Night in Black Rock, CT on Wed, May 9.
Bruce, Megan, Sharon &
Sandy & Bobby work the dance floor on Hustle Night on Tues, May 8.
Michael and Lorie enjoy their first night of West Coast Swing together on
Mon, May 7.
While Erik wasn't dancing, he was at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens on Sat May 5.
Alonzo King LINES Ballet company perfoms at the Joyce Theater in NYC May 1-6, 2007. See the photo shoot from May 1.
Dave and Jane are making West Coast Swing look easy on Mon, April 30.
Kevin and Precilla tear it up at Longfellow's West Coast Swing night last Sat, April 28.
The 4th week at The Field started an hour late...but some of us had fun on April 25.
Natalie at the Platinum WCS & Hustle Party in NYC on Fri, April 20.
3 Reasons (Virginia, Caroline & Kim) why I went to
West Coast Swing at the Field on Wed April 18.
Mark celebrates his birthday at Hustle night on April 17.
Father/Daughter team (Brian and Megan) make Hustle look so easy on April 17.
Megan makes WCS look good on Monday West Coast Swing night in South Norwalk on April 16.
Les Ballets Grandiva (all male) performs at Symphony Space in NYC this week Erik photographed their pre-view on April 16, 2007.
Bruce and Rose light up the dim room with smiles during WCS on Wed, April 11.
Lisa Paternoster teaches the Intermediate Hustle class on Tues, April 10.
Richmond Ballet performs Carmina Burana at the Joyce Theater this week. Erik photographed their pre-view on April 10, 2007.
I'm not sure it's possible to have more fun than Becky and Caroline at West Coast Swing night on Monday, April 9.
Salsa dancers give hustle a try at Buzz Nightclub in Chicago on Easter Sundays, April 8.
Angie and Anna (my performance partners) at the Chicago Rebels dance on Sat, April 7, 2007.
Bruce and some cute party crashers at West Coast Swing at the Field on April 4, 2007
Happy Birthday Sue!! at our Tuesday Night Hustle Party on April 3, 2007.
Ballet Memphis performs this week at the Joyce Theater in NYC...Erik was at their photo shoot on April 3, 2007.
Pictures from Erik & Anna's weekend in Newport, RI (March 31, 2007)
Bruce and Sue have a good time at WCS Night at The Field in Black Rock, CT on Wed, March 28.
Over 40 people came to dance on Mon March 26 at Scott Ruggio's honorary party as he prepares to depart for the Marines.
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Me Lead, You Follow!
(Scott & Virginia) at West Coast Swing at The Field in Black Rock, CT on Wed, March 21.
Dave and Mary are all smiles at Monday's West Coast Swing night on March 19, 2007
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Butterfly exhibit at the Museum of Natural History on March 17, 2007.
It was a pleasure to teach dance and East Coast Swing to the Trumbull Girl Scouts on Wed, March 14, 2007.
After I taught 5 WCS workshops, Dancers shook their groove-thing in Ludlow VT on Sat March 10, 2007
Bruce, Virginia & Scott laugh it up at the premier night of West Coast Swing at The Field in Black Rock, CT on March 7, 2007
Jane and her brother Dennis share a dance at Monday's WCS Night in South Norwalk on March 5, 2007.
Congratulations to Jennifer & my sister, Marina, on their wedding Day, March 3, 2007 in MA.
Scott and Becky on WCS Night on Feb 26, 2007
Eddie and Karen have a little dance at Monday Night's WCS on Feb 12, 2007.
Sharon & Katie turn on the smiles for WCS Night on Feb 5, 2007.
Katie & Bruce work the dance floor on Monday West Coast Swing Night at the Black Bear Saloon on Jan 29, 2007.
DiCapo Opera Theater combines Opera and Ballet in their production of Puccini's Messa Di Gloria and Le Villi on Fri, Jan 12
(photos by Erik Novoa)
Our community pulled it together for Kim Vanaman's Benefit dance on Sat, Jan 6.
Anna Brady during her January 6 outdoor photo shoot. (brrr)
A sneak peak at the intermediate class at Ziggy's on Wed nights in Fairfield, CT on Jan 2, 2007
Erik & Anna perform at the New Year's Extravaganza. (Thanks to Susan Chen for the photos).
Tiffany performs in the "Cabaret" New Year's Dinner Show at the New Year's Extravaganza on Jan 1, 2007.