Tag Archives: swing dancing

Happy Feet & Joyful Hearts

This past weekend, I had the great pleasure of attending a family reunion in York, PA. Actually, the “family reunion” was the Big Swing Thing, a celebration of swing music and dancing at the Valencia Ballroom, and the only person … Continue reading

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Life Magazine Loving the Lindy: August 23, 1943

Judging from the movies made during World War II, one would think that every service man and woman was an expert swing dancer, except, of course, for the goofy side-kick who was always stepping on the feet of the leading … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve at The Valencia!

New Year’s Eve at The Valencia Ballroom in York, PA, with our friends Al & Margo Smith, proved to be a wonderful event, but when sponsors stated that we would “swing in the New Year,” they weren’t kidding. The building … Continue reading

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