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Annual Celebration of Harlem's famed dance the Lindy Hop & Harvest Moon Ball Legends! With Savoy Legends Sonny Allen & Barbara Billups

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ZOOM ID - 828 1268 4336 Passcode - HRR1107

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We are virtual again this year, being safe and considerate of our esteemed guests

Join us on a SAVOY SUNDAY for a Authentic Harlem Cultural Dance Experience: The Harlem Roots and Rhythm Urban Dance Festival for 2021! This annual event brings back the Legendary Dancers of the Savoy Ballroom and the Savoy Manor. These icons made history with the famed New York City dance contest The Harvest Moon Ball by showcasing Harlem's famed dance of the Lindy Hop!

This year we celebrate two Harvest Moon Ball Champs from the Savoy Ballroom era: Sonny Allen and Barbara Billups. Hear from them the importance of keeping a piece of this famed dance culture Home in Harlem! There will be a Dance Workshop, a Historical review of the Harvest Moon Ball contest and Lindy Hop’s critical input,

You’ll also hear special Remembrances of the HOT 5…. See who they are! The evening includes paying tribute to honor the career of the beloved Harvest Moon Ball King George Sullivan.

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1:30pm - 3PM - Dance Workshop : The Roots of Harlem's Lindy Hop! Solo Jazz and more https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learn-the-roots-of-lindy-hop-solo-jazz-and-more-tickets-188409476817

~ 6:pm -6:55PM -- Film Fest The Harvest Moon Ball History and Harlem's Input

(Separate event link coming)

~ 7PM - 7:30pm -- The History Of Lindy Hop and the Harvest Moon Ball

~ 7:30pm - 7:55pm -- Honoring the Hot Five of the Savoy Ballroom

~ 8 :00 pm - 8:30 PM -- 1958 Harvest Moon Ball Champs: Sonny Allen and Barbara Billups

~ 8:30pm - 8:40pm -- Harvest Moon Ball King : George Sullivan Tribute and Remembrances

~ 8:40pm - 9:20/25pm -- Video Dance Contest (Separate link coming for entries)

~ 9:30 - 10:30 -- Battle of the JAZZ Diva’s 2 - Featuring Vocalists from the Harlem NYC area to have you swinging and dancing!

~10:30 - 11:00 -- DJ'd Jazz/Swing Dance Social

~11 PM - End -- and we see you in 2022!

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The Harlem Roots and Rhythm Urban Dance Fest is made possible in part with funding from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation and is administered by LMCC.

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Organizer The Harlem Swing Dance Society

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The Harlem Swing Dance Society (THSDS) is the premier Harlem organization promoting, preserving, propagating and protecting Harlem’s rich Lindy Hop and Swing Dance culture in its Harlem home.  THSDS has been a non profit since 2010.  Our outreach is done by FYI sessions, lessons, performances, workshops and more. We love educating and energizing the reserging Harlem community and others about the full Lindy Hop and Swing Dance culture to stimulate a Youth rebirth and solid staple in the community.


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