Friday, April 1, 2011
Shimmy Showcase Sunday
April 3 - Jannah presents “Ethnic Spice” with guest dancers Dalilah, Astrid, and Rebecca. Put some spice in your Sunday evening and please join us for a tasty dance treat! We’re signing up dancers for May 15 “Rainbows” showcase. Please read below for details and contact us at Shimmyshowcase@gmail.com if you’d like to perform. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT—Beginning May 1st, Shimmyshowcase will be moving to a new starting time of 6:00 pm! Everyone is invited to this cozy haven for a relaxing evening among friends. Select your favorite beverage, hot or cold, from an assortment of coffees, teas, smoothies or juice; add to that a tasty sandwich or pastry; and then seat yourself alongside our magic carpet to enjoy some really great dancing at NO cover charge! SHIMMY SHOWCASE at I-Candy Coffee will begin at 7:00 p.m. through April. Beginning May 1, we’ll start one hour earlier—at 6:00 p.m. I-Candy is located in Long Beach at 1708 E. Broadway; 562-437-3785. Please allow time for parking to avoid missing any of the fun. Since street parking around I-Candy Coffee is scarce, we recommend you try the perimeter of Bixby park located two blocks east of I-Candy Coffee at Broadway and Cherry. We appreciate your arrival 15 minutes before show time (earlier if you’re a performer!) so you can get your refreshments and grab a seat and allow us to begin promptly at the scheduled time. Below is our upcoming schedule for the next several Sundays. If you are a dancer interested in performing at an upcoming showcase, please read on to see which showcases have openings and then send an email with your preference to Shimmyshowcase@gmail.com ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ UPCOMING SHOWCASE CALENDAR ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ April 10 -- Amber is your coordinator for this Shimmyshowcase, and she welcomes Beach Bellies, and Ana to our magic carpet. Plus, she’ll be introducing Bathsheba making her first Shimmyshowcase appearance! Please join us in welcoming all these lovely ladies as they mesmerize you with their sensuous movements and captivating music. April 17 -- Speakeasy! A night of roaring 1920's inspired entertainment! Prohibition, Jazz, Charleston, Dixieland, flappers, gangsters, the red light district...... We left the Victorian Era with its constraints, rules and prudishness to revel in the full throaty fun of the barely acceptable just-this-side of the wrong side of the tracks. On this evening join coordinator Saviya and guest dancers Draca, Bella, and Siraj as they transform I-Candy into a Speakeasy where you can leave behind the conventions of polite society, and indulge yourself in uninhibited revelry. April 24 - DARK (No Shimmyshowcase) HAPPY EASTER! May 1 - Abraiha welcomes May, Liz, and Circe once again and introduces new dancer Shauntel to Shimmyshowcase. Celebrate May Day by joining us at I-Candy Coffee an hour earlier. Beginning with this showcase, we’ll be starting promptly at 6:00 pm. Please try to arrive around 15 minutes early so you can get a refreshing beverage or perhaps the sandwich and salad special and settle in your seat so you don’t miss one minute of these dazzling dancers’ performance. May 8—DARK (No Shimmyshowcase)—Happy Mothers’ Day! May 15 -- Jannah, your coordinator for this program presents another new Shimmyshowcase theme--“Rainbows.” Dancers, here is your opportunity to let your imagination and creativity run the full spectrum. Please contact us at Shimmyshowcase@gmail.com if you would like to demonstrate your colorful display of dance on I-Candy’s magic carpet and who knows, you might find a pot of gold! Remember, we’re now starting at 6:00 pm, so please mark that on your calendar so you won’t miss a minute of this intriguing program. May 22 - No Shimmyshowcase—(Gay Pride weekend, which means parking is even worse than usual!) for additional information, please visit our Blog at http://shimmyshowcase.blogspot.com/ .