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201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
(402) 342-0769

September 2011

Jitterbugs’ Night Out

September 2, 2011 @ 8:00 pm12:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday, repeating until November 22, 2013

Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

  Swing Dancing Every Friday night! Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the evening kicks off at 8:15 with a beginning swing dance lesson (no partner required). The deejays spin their tunes until midnight. This event is smoke-free, drug-free, and all ages are welcome. Alcohol is available from the bar downstairs. Dressing sharp is strongly encouraged. Lesson: 8:15 p.m. Dancing: 9:00 p.m. - midnight Location: The Eagles Ballroom is upstairs at FOE #38 on 24th & Douglas Price: $5.00 per…

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May 2013

Beginning Lindy Hop

May 20, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

9 weeks of Lindy Hop taught by Josie & Brian Langbehn

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June 2013

Shim Sham Shimmy Workshop

June 7, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Dips & Other Endings Workshop

June 14, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Beginning Lindy Hop

June 17, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

9 weeks of Lindy Hop taught by Josie & Brian Langbehn

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Swing Out Clinic Workshop

June 21, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Grand Marquis CD Release Party at Jitterbugs’ Night Out

June 21, 2013 @ 8:00 pm12:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

✬✬✬✬✬✬✬✬✬LIVE MUSIC! LIVE MUSIC!✬✬✬✬✬✬✬✬✬✬✬✬✬ The Grand Marquis have that classic, timeless 'straight-from-the-Kansas City-speakeasy' sound while injecting a vibrant relevance into their brand of hot swinging jazz & jumping blues. Versatile and buoyant, distinct and refreshing - a rhythm cocktail served by masterful musical mixologists. The Grand Marquis' music can bring to mind a variety of settings and places as well: Prohibition-era KC, the streets of New Orleans, 1950's Memphis and even 1930's Paris. But their sound remains grounded in a…

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Beginning Lindy Routine – The California Routine Workshop

June 27, 2013 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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California Routine Tricks Workshop

June 27, 2013 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Jitterbug Moves Workshop

June 28, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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July 2013

Lindy II

July 1, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

7:o0p.m.- 4 weeks ---$50 per person--Upstairs Eagles Beginning Lindy II will build on and refine material from Lindy 1 with an emphasis on rhythm and styling, plus lots of new steps! Knowledge of 6 & 8 count Lindy basics are required. No partner necessary, this class will rotate. *Space is limited*

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Lindy Hop 2

July 1, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

4 weeks of Lindy Hop taught by Josie & Brian Langbehn

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Jivin’ July Swing Dance Classes brought to you by Omaha Jitterbugs

July 2, 2013 @ 12:00 am3:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

_____________________CLASSES____________________________ Don't forget about the awesome workshops still happening with Spirit of Lindy workshop Project. Check them out here: https://www.facebook.com/events/654761701217145/ LINDY HOP II Starting Monday, July 1st 7:o0p.m.- 4 weeks ---$50 per person--Upstairs Eagles Beginning Lindy II will build on and refine material from Lindy 1 with an emphasis on rhythm and styling, plus lots of new steps! Knowledge of 6 & 8 count Lindy basics are required. No partner necessary, this class will rotate. *Space is limited* ROUTINES CLASS…

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Routines Class

July 11, 2013 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

7:30p.m.--4 weeks-- $50 per person--Upstairs Eagles Learn all the important routines from the Lindy Hop / Solo-Jazz Repertoire, and then some more right along with the performance team. Come be apart of the fun! Learn a routine and maybe even be on the performance team. This is an advanced class.

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Sizzle & Sweet Summer Swing Sessions

July 12, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

A fast-paced overview of essential foundations of vintage Jazz dance. Featuring the Lindy Hop Swing Out and the Charleston. Taught by Nate & Christy. (includes admission to Jitterbugs' Night Out)

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Solo Jazz Steps for Lindy Hop

July 29, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Intermediate - Is your Lindy feeling stale? That’s nothing some old jazz steps can’t cure! Boring people, stay home; this class is too interesting for you. Must be comfortable with Lindy Hop basics (Beginning Lindy Hop).

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August 2013

Beginning Lindy Hop

August 8, 2013 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Beginner - This nine-week class (formerly Lindy Hop 1 & Lindy Hop 2) will focus on the 6 & 8 count basics that form the foundation of Lindy Hop, the great American Swing Dance. Starting from scratch we will learn the essentials of the dance. No partner or experience necessary. Taught by Lindsay & Billy.

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Routines Class

August 15, 2013 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

7:30p.m.--4 weeks-- $50 per person--Upstairs Eagles Advanced Learn all the important routines from the Lindy Hop/ Solo Jazz Repertoire, and then some more. Come and learn the routines along side of the performance team.

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Flash & Trash

August 16, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Intermediate—Experience the ups and downs of swing dancing—literally. Dips, tricks, lifts and jam material for sure! (rotation optional) Includes admission to Jitterbugs' Night Out.

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September 2013

Lindy Hop 2

September 12, 2013 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Beginner/Intermediate - This four-week class is the sequel to the class formerly known as Lindy Hop 2. This material is now taught during the final four weeks of the Beginning Lindy Hop series.

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Cowtown Jamborama XI – Vintage Jazz and Swing Dance Festival

September 19, 2013 @ 7:00 pmSeptember 23, 2013 @ 12:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Omaha's Vintage Jazz and Swing Dance Festival The Omaha Jitterbugs invite you to a swing dance and jazz music weekend full of Midwest flavor. Fueled by warm hospitality, exciting late night dances, contests, top notch instruction, and more sweet corn than you can eat, the Cowtown Jamborama is just getting better and better in this 11th year! FEATURES INSTRUCTORS: Kim Clever, David Frutos from California, Peter Loggins, Mia Goldsmith from New Orleans, Dan Newsome and Elaine Silver from Seattle! *4…

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Friday Workshops

September 20, 2013 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your first class of the weekend to allow time for registration. Friday Get Up: Eagles Ballroom Upstairs 10:00 am Warmin’ UP Solo Jazz Mike 11:15 am Movementum Kim & David 12:30 pm LUNCH JAM 2:00 pm Social Lindy Hop Kim & David 3:30 pm Slides & Spins Peter & Mia Get Down: Eagles Ballroom Downstairs 11:15 am Pure Balboa Peter & Mia 2:00 pm Balboa Swing Peter & Mia Buy the Full Weekend…

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SPICY PICKLES

September 20, 2013 @ 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

This Des Moines, IA combo is music by dancers and for dancers. They will be playing dance music over the lunch hour throughout the weekend. Enjoy your lunch with a side of Spicy Pickles!   Buy our catered lunch package for Lunch on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: BUY NOW   Buy a Cowtown Jamborama Weekend Music Pass: BUY NOW   Buy the Full Weekend Music and Workshop Pass: BUY NOW

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Jitterbugs’ Night Out

September 20, 2013 @ 8:00 pm12:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

  Swing Dancing Every Friday night! Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the evening kicks off at 8:15 with a beginning swing dance lesson (no partner required). This week will feature LIVE JAZZ from the SHOTGUN JAZZ BAND from NEW ORLEANS, LA. Shotgun Jazz Band plays Traditional New Orleans Jazz in the streets of New Orleans and the French Market, as well as local and national jazz venues. The beautiful dance floor of the Eagles Ballroom will keep your feet…

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Saturday Workshops

September 21, 2013 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Get Up: Eagles Ballroom Upstairs 10:00 am Black Bottom Mike & Casey 11:15 am Air Steps Kim & David 12:30 pm LUNCH JAM 2:00 pm Moovin n Groovin Mike & Casey 3:30 pm Fun & Flashy Social Dips & Tricks Kim & David Get Down: Eagles Ballroom Downstairs 10:00 am Tranky Doo Revue Lindsay & Josie 11:15 am Two Way Communication Mike & Casey 2:00 pm Adv Balboa-Swing Peter & Mia Buy the Full Weekend Music and Workshop Pass: BUY…

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LITTLE HARPER BIG BAND

September 21, 2013 @ 8:00 pm12:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Stan Harper's all-star big band features some of Omaha's best jazz musicians. The beautiful dance floor of the Eagles Ballroom will keep your feet happy. The evening will include a couples Any-Swing-Goes dance contest and special performances.   Sign up for the Any Swing Goes dance contest: BUY NOW   Buy a Cowtown Jamborama Weekend Music Pass: BUY NOW   Buy the Full Weekend Music and Workshop Pass: BUY NOW

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Sunday Workshops

September 22, 2013 @ 8:00 am6:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Get Up: Eagles Ballroom Upstairs / All Experience Levels 10:00 am St. Louis Shag Christian & Jenny 11:15 am Musicality Call & Response Mike & Casey 12:30 pm LUNCH JAM 2:00 pm We’re Jammin' Kim & David + Mike & Casey 3:15 pm All-Skate Private Lesson All Instructors 4:30 pm Evolution of Early Jazz Dance Peter Buy the Full Weekend Music and Workshop Pass: BUY NOW

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Omaha Corn Eating Contest

September 22, 2013 @ 5:00 pm6:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

The Annual Corn Eating Contest. You've got to see it to believe it.  A ravenous spectacle, indeed, but not without a touch of beauty, class and finesse.  Past champions include Peter Loggins (who ended up with more in his lap than in his stomach), Andrew Thigpen (the cheerful MC was visibly demoralized even in the glow of victory), and Bill Butler (who went to the emergency room straight away after puking up some blood- no worries, he came out fine).…

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JOHNNY BOYD

September 22, 2013 @ 8:00 pm1:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

As the singer for popular neo-swing band Indigo Swing in the late 90s, Johnny Boyd crooned his way into the hearts of a generation of dancers. He's back again with a new band with new and old material for your dancing pleasure. The evening will be a 15-year reunion of sorts for former Stork Club regulars. GET TICKETS   Buy a Cowtown Jamborama Weekend Music Pass: BUY NOW   Buy the Full Weekend Music and Workshop Pass: BUY NOW

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Beginning Lindy Hop

September 23, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Beginner - This nine-week class (formerly Lindy Hop 1 & Lindy Hop 2) will focus on the 6 & 8 count basics that form the foundation of Lindy Hop, the great American Swing Dance. Starting from scratch we will learn the essentials of the dance. No partner or experience necessary.

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Routines Class

September 26, 2013 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

7:30p.m.--4 weeks-- $50 per person--Upstairs Eagles Advanced Learn all the important routines from the Lindy Hop/ Solo Jazz Repertoire, and then some more. Come and learn the routines along side of the performance team.

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Intermediate / Advanced Balboa

September 27, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Intermediate/Advanced—This class picks up where the two Intro and Intermediate classes leave off. There is a lot of review of the material taught in the other classes with and emphasis on small footwork, strong inward connection, and dancing at a variety of tempos. Moves taught in this class include may double-turns, cross-over variations, swivels, tuck turns, elbow catch, behind-the-back turns, triple-time footwork and more!

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October 2013

Intro to Solo Jazz & Shim Sham

October 24, 2013 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Beginner - Learn over 16 classic solo jazz steps including all the steps used in the original Shim Sham.

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Beginning Lindy Hop

October 25, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Beginner - This nine-week class (formerly Lindy Hop 1 & Lindy Hop 2) will focus on the 6 & 8 count basics that form the foundation of Lindy Hop, the great American Swing Dance. Starting from scratch we will learn the essentials of the dance. No partner or experience necessary. Includes admission to Jitterbugs' Night Out

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Jitterbugs’ Night Out

October 25, 2013 @ 8:00 pm12:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

  Live Music, Swing Dancing, Costumes The incredible UNO Big Band will be performing at JNO on October 25 at this year's Halloween Bash. So, come in costume. Proceeds will go to the UNO music department. Their gigs for Omaha Jitterbugs are an important part of the fundraising necessary to run a top-notch music program! Come out and show your support! $10 - no passes Doors open at 8p.m. Introductory lesson at 8:15 Swing dancing 8:45 till midnight. WHOOT! WHOOT!…

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Lindy Hop 2

October 28, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Beginner/Intermediate - This five-week class is the sequel to the class formerly known as Lindy Hop 2. This material is now taught during the final four weeks of the Beginning Lindy Hop series.

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November 2013

Routines Class (starting 11/7/13)

November 7, 2013 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Thursdays at 7:30pm for 4 weeks
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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7:30p.m.—4 weeks—$50 per person—Upstairs Eagles Advanced Learn all the important routines from the Lindy Hop/ Solo Jazz Repertoire, and then some more. Come and learn the routines along side of the performance team.

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Jitterbugs’ Night Out

November 22, 2013 @ 8:00 pm12:00 am
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Every Friday Night
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

  Swing Dancing Every Friday night! Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the evening kicks off at 8:15 with a beginning swing dance lesson (no partner required). The deejays spin their tunes until midnight. This event is smoke-free, drug-free, and all ages are welcome. Alcohol is available from the bar downstairs. Dressing sharp is strongly encouraged. Lesson: 8:15 p.m. Dancing: 9:00 p.m. - midnight Location: The Eagles Ballroom is upstairs at FOE #38 on 24th & Douglas Price: $5.00 per…

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Lindy Hop 2

November 29, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Fridays at 7pm for 4 weeks
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Beginner/Intermediate - This five-week class is the sequel to the class formerly known as Lindy Hop 2. This material is now taught during the final four weeks of the Beginning Lindy Hop series.

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Jitterbugs’ Night Out: Black Friday Turkey Trot

November 29, 2013 @ 8:00 pm12:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

On November 29, unwind from a chaotic day of Christmas shopping and work off those Thanksgiving calories at the Black Friday Turkey Trot. We'll be offering door-buster passes for the next JNO to the first 25 people admitted. $5 off pre-registered classes payed that night, and $5 added for every $20 you spend on Omaha Jitterbugs gift certificates — good for dances, classes, and merchandise!! Dress in black (and/or white) plus one other solid color for a chance to win…

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December 2013

Spins for your Lindy Hop

December 2, 2013 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Beginning/Intermediate Learn some spins and turns for your social lindy hop. Must be comfortable with a swing out. No partner required. This FREE workshop is part of the Spirit of Giving, a month of free workshops; Omaha Jitterbugs' gift of thanks to you.

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Jitterbugs’ Night Out USO Night

December 6, 2013 @ 8:00 pm12:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

December 6, Omaha Jitterbugs presents USO Night in honor of the courageous men and women of our armed services. Dress in uniform for special pricing; active duty military, reservists, and veterans enter free. This special theme night will include live music from the UNO Big Band. Eagles #38 Ballroom 24th & Douglas (upstairs). #10 admission. Includes a beginning swing dance lesson at 8:15. Dancing 'til midnight. Swing Dancing Every Friday night! Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the evening kicks…

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Balboa part I

December 9, 2013 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Beginning Learn the dance that became popular in Southern California during the 1930's. Wear your slippery shoes. No experience or partner necessary. This FREE workshop is part of the Spirit of Giving, a month of free workshops; Omaha Jitterbugs' gift of thanks to you.

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Balboa part II

December 9, 2013 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Beginning/Intermediate Adding on to Balboa I. No partner necessary. Must have some Balboa experience. This FREE workshop is part of the Spirit of Giving, a month of free workshops; Omaha Jitterbugs' gift of thanks to you.

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Jump Session Workshop

December 16, 2013 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Intermediate Learn simple & creative ways to put some 'hop' into your Lindy Hop. Must be comfortable with a Swing Out. No partner required. This FREE workshop is part of the Spirit of Giving, a month of free workshops; Omaha Jitterbugs' gift of thanks to you.

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Doin’ The Jive Jazz Routine

December 19, 2013 @ 7:30 am8:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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All LevelsLearn this fun solo jazz routine created in 2012 by Seattle dancers. This FREE workshop is part of the Spirit of Giving, a month of free workshops; Omaha Jitterbugs' gift of thanks to you.

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Jitterbugs’ Night Out Christmas Party

December 20, 2013 @ 8:00 pm12:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

On December 20 we officially celebrate the spirit of the season with the JNO Christmas Party: Tasty treats, dance contest, ugly sweater review, a gift exchange (white elephant or otherwise!) and lots of good cheer and good will to all! The holiday party will be at Eagles #38 Ballroom on 24th & Douglas (upstairs). $5 admission includes a beginning lesson at 8:15. Dancing 'til midnight. All ages. Bar available downstairs. Swing Dancing Every Friday night! Doors open at 7:30 p.m.,…

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1920’s Partner Charleston

December 27, 2013 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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BeginningLearn the dance crazy that swept the nation by storm in the 1920's. No experience or partner necessary. This FREE workshop is part of the Spirit of Giving, a month of free workshops; Omaha Jitterbugs' gift of thanks to you.

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January 2014

Open Practice Sessions

January 6, 2014 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
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Mondays at 6:30.
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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All Levels - $3/person Still have questions about your dancing? Looking to polish up your moves? You bring the material to practice, Brian and Josie will bring the tunes. No partner required.

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Tandem Charleston (starting 1/6/14)

January 6, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Mondays at 7:30 for 4 weeks
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Beginning/ Intermediate Learn one of the staple moves in Lindy Hop. Both leaders and followers dance Charleston in "tandem." Learn the basics plus more fancy variations of the Tandem Charleston. No partner required.

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The Jam Circle (starting 1/9/14)

January 9, 2014 @ 7:30 am8:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Explore the history, form, function, and theory of the jam circle. Also learn some moves and start to build custom combinations to use in social jam circles and cutting contests.

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Beginning Lindy Hop (starting 1/10/14)

January 10, 2014 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Fridays at 7:00pm for 9 weeks
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Beginner - Don't know how to swing dance? This is the class for you! This class focuses on the 6 & 8 count basics that form the foundations of the great American Swing Dance, Lindy Hop. Starting from scratch we will learn the essentials of the dance including rhythm, footwork, moves, and dancing socially. No partner or experience required. Includes admission to Jitterbugs' Night Out

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February 2014

Beginning Lindy Hop (starting 2/6/14)

February 6, 2014 @ 6:30 am7:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Beginner - Don't know how to swing dance? This is the class for you! This class focuses on the 6 & 8 count basics that form the foundations of the great American Swing Dance, Lindy Hop. Starting from scratch we will learn the essentials of the dance including rhythm, footwork, moves, and dancing socially. No partner or experience required.

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Sweet Lindy Hop Moves (starting 2/10/14)

February 10, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Mondays at 7:30 for 4 weeks
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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SWEET LINDY HOP MOVES A.K.A BRIAN AND JOSIE'S FAVORITES Beginning/ Intermediate Brian and Josie will be teaching their favorite moves and grooves that they never get tried of on the dance floor. Most of the moves will be a Lindy Hop emphasis. They just might become your favorites too!

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March 2014

WORKSHOP: Irrational & Infinite Moves for Lindy Hop

March 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Friday, March 14th 7p.m. ---$10 Intermediate Level Learn exciting Lindy Hop moves that never end and are very random! *Admission to Jitterbug's Night Out included. Whoo!!

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Lindy Hop 2 (starting 3/20/14)

March 20, 2014 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$50

Beginner/Intermediate - This four-week class is the sequel to the class formerly known as Lindy Hop 1. This material is now taught during the final four weeks of the Beginning Lindy Hop series.

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Routines Class: Tranky Doo (starting 3/20/14)

March 20, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Thursdays at 7:30pm for 4 weeks
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Intermediate/Advanced Learn all the important routines from the Lindy Hop/ Solo Jazz Repertoire, and then some more. Learn and grow along side the performance team. February: Big Apple. March: Tranky Doo.

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Awesome Lindy Moves (starting 3/21/14)

March 21, 2014 @ 7:00 am8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$50

Beginning This class will serve as an excellent follow-up to the Beginning Lindy Hop class. Learn some new moves beyond the basic Lindy syllabus. Some Lindy experience required.

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Beginning Balboa (starting 3/24/14)

March 24, 2014 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
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every Monday at 6:30pm for 4 weeks
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Beginning This class teaches the basics of Balboa and heavily emphasizes connection with you partner (there will be touching). This class teaches walks, paddle turns, crab walks, rights and lefts, and the come-around.

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Beginning Lindy Hop (starting 3/24/14)

March 24, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Mondays at 7:30pm for 9 weeks
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Beginning Don't know how to swing dance? This is the class for you! This class focuses on the 6 & 8 count basics that form the foundations of the great American Swing Dance, Lindy Hop. Starting from scratch we will learn the essentials of the dance including rhythm, footwork, moves, and dancing socially. No partner or experience required.

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April 2014

Lindy Hop 2 (starting 4/14/14)

April 14, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$50

Beginner/Intermediate - This four-week class is the sequel to the class formerly known as Lindy Hop 1. This material is now taught during the final four weeks of the Beginning Lindy Hop series.

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Beginning Lindy Hop (starting 4/18/14)

April 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Every Friday at 7pm for 9 weeks
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$80

Beginning Don’t know how to swing dance? This is the class for you! This class focuses on the 6 & 8 count basics that form the foundations of the great American Swing Dance, Lindy Hop. Starting from scratch we will learn the essentials of the dance including rhythm, footwork, moves, and dancing socially. No partner or experience required.

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May 2014

JamB

May 5, 2014 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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All right stop, Collaborate and listen Omaha Jitterbugs is back with a brand new invention: JamB is an opportunity to share ideas and run through dance steps on a gorgeous, spacious dance floor. No pressure to dress nice. Omaha Jitterbugs will be available to answer questions, or for private lessons (speak with individual instructors for prices). Admission is just $3. Open Practice. $3. DJ will be available to play requests.

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Beginning Lindy Hop (starting 5/15/14)

May 15, 2014 @ 6:30 am7:30 pm
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Thursdays at 6:30pm for 9 weeks
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$80

Beginning Don't know how to swing dance? This is the class for you! This class focuses on the 6 & 8 count basics that form the foundations of the great American Swing Dance, Lindy Hop. Starting from scratch we will learn the essentials of the dance including rhythm, footwork, moves, and dancing socially. No partner or experience required.

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Routines Class: Dean Collins Shim Sham (starting 5/15/14)

May 15, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Omaha Gives Dinner & Dance

May 21, 2014 @ 6:00 pm9:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Omaha Jitterbugs is partnering with the Artery for a free evening of music and entertainment as part of the Omaha Gives challenge sponsored by the Omaha Community Foundation. Enjoy dance performances from the Artery students and the Omahoppers. Vote in our battle of the DJs and cut a rug on the dance floor. Join us for a free cookout prior to the evening events. 6:00pm-9:30pm — Eagles Ballroom, 24th & Douglas. 6:00-8pm: Dinner & Dancing 7pm - Omahoppers Performance Artery…

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June 2014

Two Week Workshop (starting 6/2/14)

June 2, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Mondays at 7:30 starting June 2
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Two hour-long sessions to ship your lindy into shape. Technique and new material to help you move to the next level with your leading and following.

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Routines Class: Doin’ the Jive (starting 6/12/14)

June 12, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Intermediate Learn all the important routines from the Lindy Hop / Solo-Jazz Repitiore, and hen some more. February: Big Apple. March: Tranky Doo. April: Dean Collins' Shim Sham. June: Doin' the Jive. July: Al & Leon's Shim Sham.

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Beginning Lindy Hop (starting 6/16/14)

June 16, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Mondays at 7:30 starting June 16
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Don't know how to swing dance? This is the class for you! This class focuses on the 6 & 8 count basics that form the foundations of the great American Swing Dance, Lindy Hop. Starting from scratch we will learn the essentials of the dance including rhythm, footwork, moves, and dancing socially. No partner or experience required.

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Lindy Hop 2 (starting 6/19/14)

June 19, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Beginner/Intermediate - This four-week class is the sequel to the class formerly known as Lindy Hop 1. This material is now taught during the final four weeks of the Beginning Lindy Hop series.

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Intro to Swing: A Vintage Sampler (starting 6/20/14)

June 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Beginner. Learn the basics of all the great partner dances of the swing era in just four weeks.

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July 2014

WORKSHOP: Rhythms & Footwork for Lindy Hop

July 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Spirit of Lindy Workshops in the month of July. Workshops are $12 each or pick any 4 workshops for $40 or all 9 workshops for $80 (with preregistration).  

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WORKSHOP: Shim Sham with a Twist — Part 1

July 14, 2014 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Spirit of Lindy Workshops in the month of July. Workshops are $12 each or pick any 4 workshops for $40 or all 9 workshops for $80 (with preregistration).  

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WORKSHOP: Intro to Balboa

July 17, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Spirit of Lindy Workshops in the month of July. Workshops are $12 each or pick any 4 workshops for $40 or all 9 workshops for $80 (with preregistration).  

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WORKSHOP: Styling for Lindy Hop

July 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Spirit of Lindy Workshops in the month of July. Workshops are $12 each or pick any 4 workshops for $40 or all 9 workshops for $80 (with preregistration).

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WORKSHOP: Shim Sham with a Twist — Part 2

July 21, 2014 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Spirit of Lindy Workshops in the month of July. Workshops are $12 each or pick any 4 workshops for $40 or all 9 workshops for $80 (with preregistration).

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WORKSHOP: Intro to Charleston

July 24, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Spirit of Lindy Workshops in the month of July. Workshops are $12 each or pick any 4 workshops for $40 or all 9 workshops for $80 (with preregistration).

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WORKSHOP: Intro to Collegiate Shag

July 25, 2014 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Spirit of Lindy Workshops in the month of July. Workshops are $12 each or pick any 4 workshops for $40 or all 9 workshops for $80 (with preregistration).

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WORKSHOP: Shim Sham with a Twist — Part 3

July 28, 2014 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Spirit of Lindy Workshops in the month of July. Workshops are $12 each or pick any 4 workshops for $40 or all 9 workshops for $80 (with preregistration).

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WORKSHOP: Lindy Hop — Tandem Charleston

July 31, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Spirit of Lindy Workshops in the month of July. Workshops are $12 each or pick any 4 workshops for $40 or all 9 workshops for $80 (with preregistration).

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August 2014

Balboa Choreography (starting 8/1/14)

August 1, 2014 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Learn new Balboa patterns and moves in this four week class.

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Beginning Lindy Hop (starting 8/7/14)

August 7, 2014 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Don't know how to swing dance? This is the class for you! This class focuses on the 6 & 8 count basics that form the foundations of the great American Swing Dance, Lindy Hop. Starting from scratch we will learn the essentials of the dance including rhythm, footwork, moves, and dancing socially. No partner or experience required.

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The Jamborama Routine (starting 8/7/14)

August 7, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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An original routine choreographed by Omaha Jitterbugs instructors. Learn the routine in this special six-week class and perform it at this year's Cowtown Jamborama.

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Killer Diller Moves for Lindy

August 18, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Intermediate The Swing Out is killer but do you need more? This is the class for you! Learn more moves to add to your repertoire that are just as killer as the Swing Out! Some Lindy experience required.

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September 2014

Lindy Hop 2 (starting 9/11/14)

September 11, 2014 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Lindy Breakdown (Technique & Review)

September 18, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Intermediate This is a great opportunity for Lindy Hoppers of all levels to really focus on their basics, partnering and confidence with the dance.

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Beginning Lindy Hop (starting 9/19/14)

September 19, 2014 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Don't know how to swing dance? This is the class for you! This class focuses on the 6 & 8 count basics that form the foundations of the great American Swing Dance, Lindy Hop. Starting from scratch we will learn the essentials of the dance including rhythm, footwork, moves, and dancing socially. No partner or experience required.

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October 2014

Beginning Lindy Hop (starting 10/13/14)

October 13, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Beginner - This nine-week class (formerly Lindy Hop 1 & Lindy Hop 2) will focus on the 6 & 8 count basics that form the foundation of Lindy Hop, the great American Swing Dance. Starting from scratch we will learn the essentials of the dance. No partner or experience necessary.

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ROUTINES: The Lindy Chorus (starting 10/16/14)

October 16, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Intermediate - Learn the classic jazz choreography that makes up the Lindyhopper’s canon. May: Dean Collins’ Shim Sham, June: Doin’ the Jive, August: the Jamborama Routine (new choreography).

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Jitterbugs’ Night Out: 14th Anniversary

October 17, 2014 @ 8:00 pm12:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Live music from Stan Harper's Little Harper Big Band! Snacks, contests, prizes & surprises! Wear your fanciest, danciest clothes! Bring a friend, family! Share the joy of swing dance! Fourteen years is a really long time!   Jitterbugs' Night Out Swing dancing every Friday night! Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the evening kicks off at 8:15 with a beginning swing dance lesson (no partner required). The bands play until midnight. This event is smoke-free, drug-free, and all ages are…

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Lindy 2 (starting 10/24/14)

October 24, 2014 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Jitterbugs’ Night Out: featuring UNO Jazz Band

October 24, 2014 @ 8:00 pm12:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Live music from UNO Jazz Band! It's always an amazing party and a full house when we're joined by Pete Madsen and the UNO Jazz Band! Come enjoy a great night of dancing and support a the future of jazz music in Omaha! $10 admission goes to support the jazz music program at UNO & includes a beginning dance lesson at 8:15 p.m.   Jitterbugs' Night Out Swing dancing every Friday night! Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the evening…

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Jitterbugs’ Night Out: Halloween

October 31, 2014 @ 8:00 pm12:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

A favorite annual tradition. Come celebrate Halloween in full swing! Costume Contest with Prizes Dancing Skeleton performance by Omahahoppers $5 admission includes Beginning Dance lesson at 8:15.   Jitterbugs' Night Out Swing dancing every Friday night! Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the evening kicks off at 8:15 with a beginning swing dance lesson (no partner required). DJs spin tunes until midnight. This event is smoke-free, drug-free, and all ages are welcome. Alcohol is available from the bar downstairs (21+).…

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November 2014

Intro to Swing (starting 10/6/14)

November 6, 2014 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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A sampler for the beginner. This class will cover the basics of swing movement, connection, swing dance history, music, and basic steps for at least two different swing dances. An awesome place to start or even re-visit if you're looking to expand beyond your single-dance perspective.

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Beginning Balboa (starting 11/13/14)

November 13, 2014 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Beginner - Learn the basics of this amazing Southern California swing dance with Lindsay & Billy. If you like hugs, this is the dance for you! No partner or experience necessary.

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Jitterbugs’ Night Out: Turkey Trot Black Friday Dance

November 28, 2014 @ 7:00 pm12:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Work off that Tofurkey Dinner doing the thing you're most grateful for: dancing! With Door Prizes and a Doorbuster Sale on Lessons and Jitterbucks! $5 admission includes Beginning Dance lesson at 8:15 Advanced Balboa Workshop at 7pm ($5 extra)   Jitterbugs' Night Out Swing dancing every Friday night! Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the evening kicks off at 8:15 with a beginning swing dance lesson (no partner required). DJs spin tunes until midnight. This event is smoke-free, drug-free, and…

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December 2014

Jitterbugs’ Night Out: USO Dance

December 5, 2014 @ 8:00 pm12:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Free admission for veterans, active duty military and reservists! $5 admission includes Beginning Dance lesson at 8:15 Come early for a free collegiate foxtrot workshop at 7pm Dress your best. Enjoy complimentary donuts & coffee. RSVP on Facebook   Jitterbugs' Night Out Swing dancing every Friday night! Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the evening kicks off at 8:15 with a beginning swing dance lesson (no partner required). DJs spin tunes until midnight. This event is smoke-free, drug-free, and all…

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FREE WORKSHOP: Intro to 1920’s Charleston

December 8, 2014 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Beginning Learn the crazy dance that swept the nation! Omaha Jitterbugs’ students, volunteers and dancers have made this another great year and we would like to take this opportunity to say, “Thank you.” Throughout the month of December, we are offering a number of FREE dance workshops and we hope you will attend. These workshops will be a great opportunity to catch up with friends and make new ones. Thank you for being a part of the Jitterbugs family.

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FREE WORKSHOP: Air Steps

December 12, 2014 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Air Steps: Friday, December 12 at 7:00pm Intermediate Learn some tricks that leave the floor. Perfect for jam or performance material. Partner recommended. Omaha Jitterbugs’ students, volunteers and dancers have made this another great year and we would like to take this opportunity to say, “Thank you.” Throughout the month of December, we are offering a number of FREE dance workshops and we hope you will attend. These workshops will be a great opportunity to catch up with friends and…

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Jitterbugs’ Night Out: UNO Big Band

December 12, 2014 @ 8:00 pm12:00 am
Eagles Ballroom, 201 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

$10 admission includes Beginning Dance lesson at 8:15 Come early for a free air steps workshop at 7pm (partner recommended). Proceeds support UNO jazz band program. RSVP on Facebook   Jitterbugs' Night Out Swing dancing every Friday night! Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the evening kicks off at 8:15 with a beginning swing dance lesson (no partner required). DJs spin tunes until midnight. This event is smoke-free, drug-free, and all ages are welcome. Alcohol is available from the bar…

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