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The Occidental - Quartet

Date: Sunday 2nd August
Venue: The Occidental, 6-8 Vulcan Lane, Auckland
Time: 2 p.m. –  5 p.m.


The Last First Dance

Again, I’m feeling rather chatty.  There is just so much going right that I’ve got a lot to say.  It is just so nice to not have all the ups and downs and to feel like progress is made on every lesson. 1.104 mais palavras

Ballroom Dancing

The Blue Moon's Rich History in American Music

Friday night’s blue moon is a rare and special occurrence. Blue moons technically happen every two to three years, when two full moons appear in a single calendar-month. 623 mais palavras

1940's Vintage Hat

Just a little unique Hipstrrr touch.

Heath vs. Ros: Swing vs. Latin

Tremendous innovations in stereophonic recording saw stereo records take off in the late 1950s and the 1960s, with many record companies, enamoured with the technology, issuing discs that exploited it to the full, pushing the boundaries of stereo to the limits (and often beyond) of listening pleasure. 354 mais palavras


Swinging at Seaside

12×16 Pastel on textured pastel paper.  Girls swinging at Seaside, Oregon.

Pastel Art

Help For Heroes Swing Era Big Band Night

In Commemoration of the end of the 2nd World War, 70 years ago this year, we’re hosting a 1940’s Big Band Party Night, where all the profits will go to  to support members of our armed forces who have sustained life changing injuries from modern day conflicts. 182 mais palavras