Solid Sender – March 2015

The Frankie Manning Foundation presents: View this email in your browser FRANKIE MONTH  Announcing Frankie Month 2015  May is Frankie Month!  Frankie Manning’s birthday is May 26th but his birthdays never could be contained to just a single day of celebration. Let’s use the entire month of May to honor Frankie’s contributions to Lindy Hop […]

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Lindy Hop in Academia

By Brittney Stoneburg  With its origins as a street dance, Lindy Hop might seem an odd choice for academic research, but its rich history and profound impact on those who participate in its community has led to a numerous fascinating research projects and studies.  At Frankie100, a panel of dancers decided to tackle this very […]

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FMF Volunteer Adam speaks about Suiting Up Swing Style

May 26th – Suit up Swing Style and work #TheLindyLook Hey, I’m Adam and I come from one of the fastest growing Lindy hop scenes in the UK and Ireland – Belfast.    I only started dancing about two years ago but it has slowly taken over my life – going from attending classes once a […]

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Solid Sender: February 2015

The Frankie Manning Foundation presents: View this email in your browser Ambassador scholarships are awarded to dancers who will carry on Frankie Manning’s mission of “spreading the joy of lindy hop.” Our hope is that they will bring new populations into our community from all around the world.  This is now the fifth year of our Ambassador scholarships. […]

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