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Harlem’s Lindy Hop Legacy ft. Mama Lu Parks History & Her Dancers!

Oct 22, 2022 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Free

Join us for a rare Harlem treat: Meet and Greet the Legendary Lindy Hoppers and NYC Dance Contest Champs who kept Harlem’s Lindy Hop History alive and thriving from the 1950’s thru the 1980s! They did this in Harlem, NYC and AROUND the WORLD

A Special Panel and Rare Film discussion: Harlem’s Lindy Hop Legacy with Mama Lu Parks’ History and Harvest Moon Ball Champs!

Was Lindy Hop over and done when the Savoy Ballroom closed? NOPE

So what was happening in Harlem – and in the Boogie Down Bronx?

Please join us for the history and fun: Come back home where it all Began….

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Harlem Roots and Rhythm Urban Dance Festival 2022 is made possible with the help and generous grants from Friends of St. Nicholas Park, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) and West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC)

The Harlem Swing Dance Society (THSDS) is the premiere Harlem organization (non profit) preserving, promoting, propagating and protecting Lindy Hop and Swing Dance Culture in the village of Harlem

Details

Date:
Oct 22, 2022
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Other

Level
Open / All Levels
Event Type
Class
Absolute Beginner-Friendly
yes

Venue

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd
New York, NY 10037 United States

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