Art + Culture
Live at the Archway: Harlem Swing Dance Society
- Harlem Swing Dance Society with music by The JNote Quintet featuring Stephanie Jeannot 6pm
- Dance class! Learn the basics of swing dancing 6pm
- Puppets! Ask a Puppet 6pm
The Harlem Swing Dance Society is the premiere organization that shares the history of Lindy Hop and Swing Dance. Through weekly Tuesday Night Swing Dance Lessons, community collaborations, cultural events, informational talk-backs and more, the Harlem Swing Dance Society strives to bring back this historical dance art form and cultural staple back to its roots. Take a trip back in time and experience Harlem’s historic Savoy Ballroom.
Stephanie Jeannot is a singer/songwriter from New York City. She is the producer and radio show host of Jazz on the JNote, a jazz talk and music show which airs on the 24/7 rotation of wmecradio.com and on Sundays at 7:30PM on WNYE 91.5FM.
Live at the Archway marks the Brooklyn debut of Ask A Puppet,featuring advice from E. Pomme de Terre Cul de Sac Beaujolais Nouveau de Foie Gras, international bon vivant. Past questions include: Should I stop seeing any of the three people I’m dating? Is ‘happy’ the highest good?Should I move to Philly, or L.A.? What’s a good name for a bench? Stop by. Have a seat. Ask away.
Live at the Archway–a curated series from the DUMBO Improvement District & The Lighthouse–showcases the best of DUMBO and Brooklyn talent, presenting a broad range of music and performance genres. This season brings sizzling salsa, Colombian cumbia, swing dancing, world roots music, sultry R&B, an Italian modern dance troupe, puppetry, funk, DJs and more. With beer, wine and bites from The Lighthouse and epic scenery below the Manhattan Bridge, it’s the best place to be every Thursday night. Concerts & events take place on Thursday evenings at 6:00 p.m.