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Dec 18, 2009

IN THIS ISSUE:

*DRP ARTISTS*
-Thank You, Gregory Upcoming Tour Dates
-Swing Dance at the Cotton Club
-Free shipping on Miss Thang DVD!!!
-Int/Adv class with Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards
-Jazz Dance Class-Sue Samuels- New Class Schedule
-SAVE THE DATE: DC Tap Festival 2010


*EAST COAST*
-Dance Classes @ Broadway Dance Center
-Holiday Tap Jam at Smalls
-Tap Legacy Update - Happy Holidays
- BARRY'S 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEB RATION at Shutters

*MIDWEST*
-M.A.D.D. Rhythms Open House
-CHRP Holiday Specials!

*WEST COAST*
- See *WORLD-WIDE* NEWS UPDATES & EVENTS

*WORLD-WIDE*
-"Tapperina's Tales:" The Rise of The Phoenix
-TORONTO BLUE JAYS AUDITION NOTICE

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*DRP ARTISTS *
NEWS UPDATES & EVENTS
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Thank You, Gregory
A Tribute to the Legends of Tap
Upcoming Tour Dates


January, 15, 2010 Fox Theater, Hutchinson, KS

January 16, 2010 Carlsen Center, Overland Park, KS

January 20-21, 2010 Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, AK

January 23, 2010 Hancher Auditorium, Iowa City, Iowa

January 29, 2010 The Ritz Theater, Jacksonville, FL

January 31, 2010 The Kravis Center, West Palm Beach, FL

April 6, 2010 Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA

April 7, 2010 Kutztown University Kutztown, PA

April 9, 2010 Capitol Theater, Concord, NH

April 16, 2010 Delaware Valley Arts Center Frazer, PA



For more information: http://www.thankyougregory.com

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Holiday special! For a limited time only, purchase a copy of the award winning independent film "The Rise and Fall of Miss Thang" and get free shipping for all orders within the USA. Go to www.missthangmovie.com to get your DVD today.

Winner of the Best Feature Award at the International Black Film Festival of Nashville, The Rise and Fall of Miss Thang is a thrilling dance drama about a young Chicago woman who finds herself at a cross roads when her love for tap dance conflicts with her mother’s expensive addiction. The film stars internationally acclaimed dancer Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards, the only woman tap dancer to star in Broadway’s Bring N Da Noise, Bring N Da Funk.

Director Stacie E. Hawkins was born and raised in Aurora, IL and attended West Aurora Senior High School. She received her B.A. from the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff and her Masters in Film production from Chapman University in Orange County, California.

DVD’s are only $14.99! Get yours today at www.missthangmovie.com.

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SWING NIGHT AT THE COTTON CLUB
With Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and Omar Edwards

*Live Jazz Band*

When: Monday nights @ 9:45PM

Where: The Cotton Club (W 125th and Riverside)

Cost: $20

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INT/ADV TAP CLASS
With Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards
When: Every Thursday from 6:00-7:30PM
Where: Harlem Tap (W 149th, NYC)

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Jazz Dance Class-Sue Samuels- New Class Schedule

Monday 10:30 Beginner @ Broadway Dance Center
7:30 Basic @ Ailey

Tuesday 9:30 Adv/Beg @ 300 W. 43rd St. @ 8th Ave. 3rd floor (NEW)
1:30 Basic @ BDC
6 pm Beg @ Ailey

Wednesday 10:30 Beg @ BDC

Thursday 9:30 Adv/Beg @ 300 W. 43rd St (NEW)
1:30 Basic @ BDC

Friday 10:30 Beginner @ BDC
7:45 pm Beginner @ BDC

Saturday 4 pm Intermediate @ Ailey

Sunday 10:30 Beginner @ BDC

I look forward to seeing you there,
Love,
Sue Samuels

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SAVE THE DATE!

DC Tap Festival

March 26, 27, 28, 2010

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*EAST COAST *
NEWS UPDATES & EVENTS
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Dance Classes @ Broadway Dance Center

JUSTIN BOCCITTO
@ BROADWAY DANCE CENTER?Tuesday, Dec. 15th?Intermediate Tap: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
?Thursday, Dec. 17th
Intermediate Tap: 7:30pm - 9:00pm??Visit www.broadwaydancecenter.com?BDC ~ 322 W. 45th St. , 3rd Flr.??@ ARIAS DANCE:?Wednesday, Dec. 16th, 23rd, 30th?Adv./Beg. Tap: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
?Visit www.ariasdancenyc.com?Arias Dance ~ 300 W. 43rd St. , 5th Flr.

@ MANHATTAN MOVEMENT ARTS CENTER
Wednesday, Dec. 16th, 23rd, 30th
Adv./Beg. Theatre Dance: 7:30pm – 9pm

Visit www.manhattanmovement.com
MMAC ~ 248 W. 60th Street

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Event: Holiday Tap Jam at Smalls!!!
What: Jam Session
Start Time: Sunday, December 20 at 4:00pm
End Time: Sunday, December 20 at 7:00pm
Where: 183 West 10th Street @ 7th Ave

To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:
http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php&eid=209099842991&mid=195e752G2efdcaacG373ed20G7

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Dear Friend and Supporter,

As the holidays approach, we at the Tap Legacy Foundation just wanted to take a moment in this busy season to say thank you. Your support of the work we do makes it all the more worthwhile.

May all the love and warmth of the season fill your hearts with joy.

On behalf of the entire Tap Legacy Family.

Sincerely yours,

Andrew J. Nemr
President and Co-founder
Tap Legacy Foundation, Inc.
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BARRY'S 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEB RATION at Shutters

HEY, MUSIC BUDDIES, JUST FOUND OUT ABOUT BARRY'S 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEB RATION!

Barry's at Shutters Cafe & Bar TONIGHT & TOMORROW night from 8 p.m. as part of their great Re-Opening and Jazz Celebration Gala! Melba Joyce and Frank Senior will be at Shutters Saturday, Dec 19, at 8.. See below for complete schedule. CALL IN YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW: 212-279-3446.

Hope to see you tonight! love, cob
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Owners Bill Scala & Renown Chef Alfredo Proudly Invite You to:
SHUTTERS' GRAND RE-OPENING & JAZZ CELEBRATION GALA
& BARRY HARRIS' 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!
Tuesday December 15 through Sunday December 20, 2009
Shutters Café and Bar
433 West 34th Street, NYC
212-279-3446
(Located Between 9th & 10th Avenues; Reservations Suggested)

http://shutterscafe.home.att.net/
for Menu: http://shutterscafe.home.att.net/Menu.html


BARRY HARRIS' 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION & SHUTTERS' GRAND RE-OPENING WEEK!

Tues. 12/15 8 pm - Until
$10 Cover
Barry Harris' 80th Birthday Party
Leroy Williams All-Stars: Richard Wyands (p), Charles Davis (ts), Paul West (b), Leroy Williams (d)

Wed. 12/16 8 pm - Until
$10 Cover
Barry Harris' 80th Birthday Party
Chris Parks (g), Alex Stein (ts), Asher Stein (as), Richard Clements (p), Murray Wall (b), Jimmy Wormworth (d)

Thurs. 12/17 8 pm to 11 pm
$10 Cover
Vocalist Connie MacNamee, Sam Kulok (g), Debbie Kennedy (b);
Rossano Sportiello Solo Piano;
Aaron Graves Quartet
Vocalists Rick MacLaine & LaRE, Aaron Graves (p), Marcus McLaurine (b), TBA (d)

Fri. 12/18 8 pm to 11 pm
$10 Cover
Jazz Singers Workshop Collective
Ricky Demarco, Willie Gee, Dor Green, Ira Hawkins, Lela Keels, Sachiko Tatsuishi, James Austin (p), Bob Cunningham (b), John (Yah Ya ) Brown (d)

Sat. 12/19 8 pm to 11 pm
$10 Cover
Richard Clements Quartet
Vocalists Melba Joyce & Frank Senior, Josh Banks (as), Richard Clements (p), Murray Wall (b), Will Terrill (d)

Sun. 12/20 7 pm
$10 Cover
Euripides' Medea: One Act Play
Dor Green, Bob Cunningham (b);
Singers' Jam Session - Hosted by Carol Randazzo & Lela Keels
Burt Eckoff (p), Richard Clements (p), Murray Wall (b), John (Yah Ya) Brown (d)

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*MIDWEST *
NEWS UPDATES & EVENTS
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M.A.D.D. Rhythms
will hold our
Open House
all week from Monday, December 14, 2009
through Saturday, December 19th, 2009.
Students bring your family and friends to see what you have learned during the Fall session. If you are not a student of the M.A.D.D. Rhythms Tap Academy come and see what you have been missing and register for the Winter 2010 Session.
Don't know where we are located? Just scroll down a little further to view our address and contact info. We look forward to seeing you at the M.A.D.D. Rhythms Open House!

Studio: 773.256.1899?Phone: 773.604.1899?Fax: 773.604.1898?Email: info@maddrhythms.com
Join Our Mailing List!
M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Inc.
7059 S. Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60649
773.604.1899

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CHRP Holiday Specials!

Give the gift of rhythm this holiday season
with gifts from CHRP

http://www.chicagotap.org

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*WEST COAST *
NEWS UPDATES & EVENTS
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See *WORLD-WIDE* NEWS UPDATES & EVENTS

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*WORLD-WIDE *
NEWS UPDATES & EVENTS
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"Tapperina's Tales:" The Rise of The Phoenix

Jane Goldberg's Shoot Me While I'm Happy book makes a perfect last-minute Hannukah or Xmas Present!
Order Shoot Me While I'm Happy now at www.janegoldberg.org.
Check out Marcia B. Siegel's glowing review of Shoot Me in The Boston Phoenix: Tapperina's Tales.
Happy Holidays, whatever you may celebrate this season, from Jane and her team at Woodshed Productions/Changing Times Tap!
Order your copy of Shoot Me While I'm Happy at www.janegoldberg.org.
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TORONTO BLUE JAYS AUDITION NOTICE

This is a great summer job opportunity, please pass this on to
any women you know who fit the description below!


Toronto Blue Jays are seeking:

Attractive, energetic and fit
females 19+ for positions
on the J Force Fan Activation Team


Is this you or someone you know?
Great! Please click here for full audition details and requirements: www.bluejays.com/jforce


Sincerely,
Jen Shuber, Executive Producer Live Entertainment
Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club

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