Featured Blog Posts
FMF VOLUNTEER FABRÍCIO SPEAKS ABOUT THE #IAMFRANKIEMANNING PROJECT
Hi, my name is Fabrício. I am an incurable optimist from Brazil. I love a good cup of coffee and all forms of art. I decided to be a volunteer for Frankie Manning Foundation because it is great to be part of something bigger than you that is helping to change people through dance. I also feel proud to connect our small but enthusiastic local scene the world community of lindy hop. The idea of #IamFrankieManning project is to create a symbolic bond between all of us and Frankie…
Read Fabrício’s guest blog post here.
FMF VOLUNTEER ADAM SPEAKS ABOUT SUITING UP SWING STYLE
Hey, I’m Adam and I come from one of the fastest growing Lindy hop scenes in the UK and Ireland – Belfast… I’m incredibly happy to be involved in the upcoming celebrations for Frankie Month – what would have been Frankie’s 101st birthday. We’d like as many people as possible to share in these celebrations and this is where we want you to join in by working#TheLindyLook on the 26th of May…
Read Adam’s guest blog post here.
Lindy Hop in Academia
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 topic, and Lindy Hop is slowly beginning to garner more attention from the world of higher education…
Read the full blog post here.
THE HARLEM SWING DANCE SOCIETY – March Update
Hello all! If you’ve been watching the weather its been EXTREMELY frigid in NYC – almost debilitating! Despite this life goes on, and The Harlem Swing Dance Society (THSDS) has interesting news to share….
Read the latest update from The Harlem Swing Dance Society here.